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2015 PLTL Research Publications

Batz, Z., Olsen, B.J., Dumont, J., Dastoor, F., and Smith, M.K. (2015). Helping Struggling Students in Introductory Biology: A Peer Tutoring Approach that Improves Performance, Perception and Retention. CBE-Life Sciences Education, 14, 1-12, Summer. DOI: 10.1187/cbe.14-08-0120.

Chan, J.Y.K.., & Bauer, C.F. (2015). Effect of peer-led team learning (PLTL) on student achievement, attitude, and self-concept in college general chemistry in randomized and quasi- experimental designs. Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 52, 3, 319-346. DOI: 10.1002/tea.21197.

Dreyfuss, A.E., & Fraiman, A. (2015). Peer-Led Team Learning: An active learning method for the 21st century. Proceedings of 8th annual International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation, pp. 698-706; Seville, Spain, November 16-18; ISSN: 2340-1095.

Dreyfuss, A.E.,  Villatoro, M., Loui, M.C., Becvar, J., Saupe, G., & Johnson, W. (2015). Getting past the first year: Retaining Engineering majors. Proceedings of 2015 IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference, Session S3D; El Paso, Texas, October 21-24.

Finn, B. K., & Campisi, J. (2015). Implementing and Evaluating a Peer-Led Team Learning Approach in Undergraduate Anatomy and Physiology. Journal of College Science Teaching, 44(6), 38–44.

Gardner, L. (2015). Analysis of Student Performance in Peer Led Undergraduate Supplements. ProQuest Dissertations And Theses; Thesis (Ph.D.)–University of Kansas, 2015.; Publication Number: AAT 3723136; ISBN: 9781339057910; Source: Dissertation Abstracts International, Volume: 77-01(E), Section: A.; 227 p.

Gates, A.Q., Casas, C., Servin, C., Slattery, M.  (2015). Using Peer-Led Team Learning to build university-community college relationships. Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE), 2015. 32614. IEEE

Gosser, D.K. (2015). Peer-Led Team Learning: Origins, research and practice.  Linus Learning.

Johnson, E. C.,   Robbins, B. A., &   Loui, M. C. (2015).   What do students experience as peer leaders of learning teams? Advances in Engineering Education, vol. 4, no. 4, Summer 2015. Final manuscript

Liou-Mark, J., Dreyfuss, A.E., Han, Sandie, Yuen-Lau, L., Yu, K. (2015). Aim for Success: Peer-Led Team Learning supports first-year transition to college-level mathematics. Journal of Learning Development in Higher Education, Special Edition: Academic Peer Learning. ISSN: 1759-667X.

Merkel, J.C., & & Brania, A. (2015).  Assessment of Peer-Led Team Learning in Calculus I: A Five-year Study Innovative Higher Education, 40, 5, 415-428. doi:10.1007/s10755-015-9322-y

Payri, D. (2015). Cooperative learning: School education. International Journal of Scientific Research, 4, 7, 66-70. 7125-35646-1

Pelaez, N., Anderson, T.R., & Postlethwait, S.M. (2015). A vision for change in bioscience education: Building on knowledge from the past. BioScience, 65, 1, 90-100.  Doi: 10.1093/biosci/biu188

Rein, K.S., & Brookes, D.T. (2015). Student response to a partial inversion of an organic chemistry course for non-chemistry majors. Journal of Chemical Education, 92, 5, 797-802.

Rizky, N.L. (2015).  The Impact of Peer Led Team Learning on Students’ Cognitive and Leadership Skills in Learning Global Warming Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia | |

Snyder, J. J., Carter, B. E., & Wiles, J. R. (2015). Implementation of the Peer-Led Team-Learning Instructional Model as a Stopgap Measure Improves Student Achievement for Students Opting Out of Laboratory. CBE-Life Sciences Education, 14, 1, ar2. Doi: 10.1187/cbe.13-08-0168

Snyder, J. J., & Wiles, J. R. (2015). Peer led team learning in introductory biology: effects on peer leader critical thinking skills. PLoS One, 10, 1. Doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0115084. eCollection 2015.

Thomas, A.S., Bonner, S.M., Everson, H.T., & Somers, J.A. (2015). Leveraging the power of peer-led learning: investigating effects on STEM performance in urban high schools. Journal of educational research and evaluation, 21, 7-8, 537-557.

Trujillo, G., Aginaldo, P.G., Anderson, C., Bustamante, J., Gersinger, D.R., Pastor, M.J., Wright, J., Marquez-Magana, L., Riggs, B. (2015). Near-peer STEM Mentoring Offers Unexpected Benefits for Mentors from Traditionally Underrepresented Backgrounds.  Perspectives on Undergraduate Research and Training, 4, 1, Online (PURM 4.1).

Wofford, K. (2015). Anatomy Lab Instruction: Traditional versus a Peer Led, Web-Supported, Team Learning Model. Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences.

Yigsaw, A. (2015). Students’ Perception and Practice of Writing through Peer-Led Learning (PLL) at Bahir Dar University. Science, Technology and Arts Research Journal, 4, 1, 197-202. DOI:

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