Peer Helping: Training Issues
Units: 1.5, Hours: 3-0
An examination of the use of peers in the helping/learning process in a variety of populations and settings. Topics include the theory and research in peer helping, peer tutoring, peer mentoring and peer counselling. Emphasis will be placed on skill building and training expertise necessary to organize and train a variety of peer groups in educational and community settings. Experiential learning cycles will be emphasized.
Note: Participants are strongly urged to take this course concurrently with 435B.
Undergraduate course in Educational Psychology and Leadership Studies offered by the Faculty of Education.