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2012 Conference Proceedings

Students at the Center of Learning: Perspective on Challenges Facing Traditional Pedagogies
Stephanie Marshall Higher Education Academy, United Kingdom

A History of Peer-Led Team Learning – 1990-2012
A.E. Dreyfuss Peer-Led Team Learning International Society

Focus on Peer Leaders and Training:

Workshop Bonding via the Group Project
Crystal Acosta, James E. Becvar, and Geoffrey Saupe The University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX Department of Chemistry

Major Components of Successful Leadership Training
Jacob Brett Kimbrell University of West Georgia, Carrollton, GA Department of Chemistry

The Scholarship of Peer-Led Team Learning: My progression from student leader to faculty
Amy Diegelman-Parente Mercyhurst University, Erie, PA Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Using Bloom’s Taxonomy in a Peer-Led Workshop in Probability and Statistics
Frank Aline, Suhua Zheng, Yi Ming Yu New York City College of Technology, CUNY, Brooklyn, NY Department of Mathematics

No Stupid Questions
Timothy P. Brown, James E. Becvar, Juan C. Noveron, and Geoffrey Saupe University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX Department of Chemistry

How is the Peer Leader Experience Enhanced Through a Community of Practice?
Maureen Cauthen New York City College of Technology, CUNY, Brooklyn, NY Peer Leader Training Course

This Is Not Just Tutoring
Sandie Han, Juan Mejia, Amelise Bonhomme, Alma Plaku, Gendaris Tavera New York City College of Technology, CUNY, Brooklyn, NY Department of Mathematics

Enhancement of Public Speaking Paved Through Peer-Led Team Learning
Narges Kalantarian, James E. Becvar, Mahesh Narayan, and Geoffrey B. Saupe University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX Department of Chemistry

How Can the Peer Leader Support Students’ Learning in Workshop?
Connie Lu New York City College of Technology, CUNY, Brooklyn, NY Peer Leader Training Course

A Speed of One Molar Per Second Presents Some Blocks In the Road
Jonathan Muñiz, Geoffrey Saupe, James E. Becvar, and Mahesh Narayan University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX Department of Chemistry

Peer Leaders Training – Workshop Style
Mitsue Nakamura, Sara Wilder University of Houston Downtown, Houston, TX Department of Computer and Mathematical Sciences

How Can the Peer Leader Help Students in Workshop Trust their Partner’s Knowledge?
Alma Plaku New York City College of Technology, CUNY, Brooklyn, NY Peer Leader Training Course

How Can the Peer Leader Help Students’ Learning Through Questioning?
Jonathan Okoro New York City College of Technology, CUNY, Brooklyn NY Peer Leader Training Course

Training Student Facilitators to Lead Peer-Led Group Discussions in Computing and the Sciences
Mandy Raab, Stephen Jodis Saint Vincent College, Latrobe, PA The Herbert W. Boyer School of Natural Sciences Mathematics, and Computing

How Can Female Students in a Math Workshop Increase their Problem-solving Capabilities?
Gendaris Tavera New York City College of Technology, CUNY, Brooklyn, NY Peer Leader Training Course

Let My People Go
Diana Yañez, Geoffrey Saupe, James E. Becvar University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX Department of Chemistry
Implementations:

Implementing a Comprehensive PLTL Program at San Jose City College, An Hispanic Serving Institution: A Longitudinal Series of Strategies to Overcome Barriers toward Sustainability
Madeline Adamczeski and Robert Gutierrez San Jose City College, San Jose, CA

Hub n’ Spokes: A Model for Centralized Organization of Peer Led Team Learning at Florida International University
Jose Luis Alberte, Alberto Cruz, Nataly Rodriguez, Thomas Pitzer Florida International University, Miami, FL Department of Biology

Why Attendance is Mandatory in Workshops: Comparison of Course Grades of Workshop Attendees vs. Non-attendees with Similar GPA and SAT Scores
Lucille Garmon University of West Georgia, Carrollton, GA Department of Chemistry

A Peer-led Workshop Experience in an Introductory Mathematics Class
Laura Ghezzi, Mursheda Ahmed, Maureen Cauthen, Christopher Chan, Tamika Hendricks, Trung Tran New York City College of Technology, CUNY, Brooklyn, NY Department of Mathematics

Implementation of PLTL in a Freshman Biology Course at The University of Houston-Downtown
Yuanyuan Kang, Lisa Matsell, Mitsue Nakamura University of Houston-Downtown, Houston, TX Department of Natural Sciences

From Peer-Assisted Learning to Peer-Led Team Learning at City Tech: A Historical Overview
Janet Liou-Mark, A.E. Dreyfuss, Laura Yuen-Lau, Connie Lu, Sereta Scott, Jodi Ann Young, Lori Younge New York City College of Technology, CUNY, Brooklyn, NY Department of Mathematics

Implementation and Institutionalization of PLTL in a Caribbean University: Successes, Challenges and Implications
Novelette Sadler-McKnight and Imron Miller The University of the West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica Department of Chemistry

Peer-Led Team Learning at the University of West Georgia
Dusty D. Otwell, Shastina L. Oglesbee, Brenton A. Bishop, and J. Brett Kimbrell University of West Georgia, Carrollton, GA Department of Chemistry

Peer-Led Team Learning: A General Chemistry Approach
Diana Samaroo New York City College of Technology, CUNY, Brooklyn NY Department of Chemistry

Academic Peer Instruction (API) Program for Remedial Algebra at LaGuardia Community College
Frank Wang, Andi Toce, Joyce Zaritsky LaGuardia Community College, CUNY, Long Island City, NY Department of Mathematics
Pilot Implementations:

PLTL in the Developmental Writing Classroom
Aaron Barlow, A.E. Dreyfuss, Jennifer Sears, Amelise Bonhomme, Renee Clarke, Sung Soo Moon, Jodi-Ann Young, and Lori Younge New York City College of Technology, CUNY, Brooklyn, NY Department of English

San Jose City College Peer Leaders Share their Expertise in Leading and Evaluating Effective PLTL Workshops
Ngan Kenzie Hong, Athena Ford, Tuan Nguyen, and Phat Huynh San Jose City College, San Jose, CA Department of Chemistry

Supporting a Community of Women in STEM through the Navigation by Mentoring and Peer Leadership Program
Janet Liou-Mark, Reneta D. Lansiquot, Karmen Yu, A.E. Dreyfuss, Reginald Blake, Suhua Zeng, and Milica Jevtic New York City College of Technology, CUNY, Brooklyn, NY Department of Mathematics

Learning Programming Logic Using Executable Flowchart
Ongard Sirisaengtaksin University of Houston Downtown, Houston, TX Department of Computer and Mathematical Sciences

Successful Implementation of PLTL for CMCE 1110
Melanie Villatoro, Marcelo Moreira, Yineng Liang New York City College of Technology, CUNY, Brooklyn, NY Department of Construction Management and Civil Engineering Technology
Evaluation:

The PLTL Leader Boost
Jose Luis Alberte, Alberto Cruz, Nataly Rodriguez, Thomas Pitzer Florida International University, Miami, FL Department of Biological Sciences

Achieving Student Success Using Peer-led Team Learning
Ann Darnell, James Becvar, Benjamin Flores, Helmut Knaust, Jorge Lopez, and Josefina Tinajero University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX

Peer Leading Helps More Than the Students Being Led
Nicole Dominguez, Jessica G. Salazar, Mahesh Narayan, and James E. Becvar University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX Department of Chemistry

Workshop Adaptability
Jesus Guzman, James E. Becvar, and Geoffrey Saupe University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX Department of Chemistry

What Traits do Peer Leaders Use to Help Their Students?
Milica Jevtic New York City College of Technology, CUNY, Brooklyn, NY Peer Leader Training Course
New Directions:

PLTL in Pajamas: Lessons Learned
Jose Luis Alberte, Alberto Cruz, Nataly Rodriguez, and Thomas Pitzer Florida International University, Miami, FL Department of Biology

PERC: A Model for Peer-facilitted Learning in Urban Secondary School Classrooms Sarah Bonner, Leslie Keiler, Pamela Mills Hunter College, CUNY, New York, NY; York College, CUNY, Queens, NY; [NYC High School TASE’S Talk About Their Experience] [NYC High Schools- PERC Teachers Talk about their Experience]

Developing a Community of Practice Among Peer Leaders: The Leadership Seminar
A.E. Dreyfuss, Janet Liou-Mark, Amelise Bonhomme, Travion Joseph New York City College of Technology, CUNY, Brooklyn, NY

Classical Music Stimulates Community College Students’ Perception and Engagement during Chemistry Laboratories
Iván Rivera-Torres LaGuardia Community College, CUNY, Long Island City, NY Department of Natural Sciences

Peer Advisors Make Connections with First Year Learning Communities
Ilia Silva, Lauri Aguirre, Anna Acevedo, Justin Ramos, Dany Salas New York City College of Technology, CUNY, Brooklyn, NY The First Year Learning Communities

Case Study of Peer-Led Team Mentoring and Team Learning through Hands-on Robotic Design Project
Andy Zhang, Iem Heng, Fritzpatrick Roque, Aindan Murphy, Ethan Wong, Bijin-Bayat Makhtari, An Lin, Ali Harb, Alexander Barbaran New York City College of Technology, CUNY, Brooklyn NY Department of Mechanical Engineering Technology
Campus Leadership by the Peer Leaders:
Foundation of the Leaders, by the Leaders, and for the Leaders
Farhad Zonoozi, Mahesh Narayan, and James E. Becvar University of Texas at El Paso Department of Chemistry

The PLTLIS 2012 Conference Proceedings
Editors: A.E. Dreyfuss and Jose Alberte-Dueñas
© 2013 The Peer-Led Team Learning International Society

The PLTLIS 2012 Conference Organizing Committee
Jose Alberte-Dueñas, Florida International University James Becvar, University of Texas at El Paso Larry Blumer, Morehouse College Alberto Cruz, Florida International University A.E. Dreyfuss, New York City College of Technology, CUNY Lucille Garmon, University of West Georgia Janet Liou-Mark, New York City College of Technology, CUNY Mitsue Nakamura, University of Houston-Downtown Dusty Otwell, University of West Georgia Thomas Pitzer, Florida International University Ongard Sirisaengtaksin, University of Houston-Downtown Ellen Goldstein West, PLTL National Dissemination Grant, Former Co-PI Tony West, Pictographer Laura Yuen-Lau, New York City College of Technology, CUNY

Acknowledgments
The Conference Organizing Committee thanks Russell Hotzler, Bonne August, Marcela Armoza, Stephen Soiffer, Jewel Escobar, Lauri Aguirre, Al Vargas, David Turkiew, Jeff Novak, Tony West, Chinedu Chukuigwe, Laura Yuen-Lau, Norma Khoury, George Lowe, Philip Li, Lubosh Stepanek, Roberta Becvar, Beili Wang, Amelise Bonhomme, Megan Massaro, Stephanie Williams, Office of Reprographics, Office of Media Services, and the City Tech Peer Leaders

 The 2012 PLTLIS Conference was supported through conference registrations, The City Tech Foundation NSF STEP Grant #0622493 MAA Tensor Foundation Grant City Tech Black Male Initiative and private donors

2013 Conference Proceedings:
The Second Annual Peer-Led Team Learning International Society Conference May 30-June 2, 2013 University of Houston-Downtown 2013 Proceedings available in 2014

 

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