Understanding the experience of being taught by peers: the value of social and cognitive congruence.

@article{Lockspeiser2008UnderstandingTE,
  title={Understanding the experience of being taught by peers: the value of social and cognitive congruence.},
  author={Tai M. Lockspeiser and P. O'Sullivan and Arianne Teherani and Jessica H. Muller},
  journal={Advances in health sciences education : theory and practice},
  year={2008},
  volume={13 3},
  pages={361-72}
}
BACKGROUND Medical schools use supplemental peer-teaching programs even though there is little research on students' actual experiences with this form of instruction. PURPOSE To understand the student experience of being taught by peers instead of by faculty. METHODS We conducted focus groups with first- and second-year medical students participating in… CONTINUE READING