Great news! Professors Peter Graf and Catherine Rawn have received UBC funding towards their project ‘Fostering Peer Learning & Assessment Skill’. This project will create and evaluate the tools and support materials needed for including a pedagogically valid and reliable peer assessment component in the Psych 101 & 102 classes.
As part of this project, the UBC Memory & Cognition Laboratory is conducting focus group sessions to gather feedback on various workshop elements to ensure they meet the interest and needs of Psych 101 and 102 students.
Sign up and help the department improve current peer assessment methods!
About the study
- The purpose of this study is to develop instructional materials that could be used for training peer learning skills in Psych 101 and 102 students
- The study involves one 3-hour focus group meeting (with refreshment breaks), on dates to be determined
- Meetings will be scheduled either from 9 am to noon, or from 1 to 4 pm
- Each focus group meeting will include between 8 to 12 participants
- Each participant receive a $30 honorarium
If you’re a Psych 101 or Psych 102 student and you’re interested in participating, email UBCPeerStudy@gmail.com for information about the time, date and location of the next focus group meeting.