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Participatory Learning Approach : A Research Agenda

@inproceedings{Shen2004ParticipatoryLA,
  title={Participatory Learning Approach : A Research Agenda},
  author={Jia Shen and Dezhi Wu and Vikas Manohar Achhpiliya and Michael Bieber and Roxanne Hiltz},
  year={2004}
}
The Participatory Learning Approach (PLA, pronounced “play”) engages students as active participants in the full life cycle of homework, projects and examination. PLA’s core idea is that students design the questions or projects, execute them, and then assess and grade their peers’ solutions. Each stage can be performed by individuals or by teams. Students should be able to observe (read) everything their peers do so they can learn further from others’ efforts. 

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