Peer-led Team Learning [PLTL]

Peer-Led Team Learning (PLTL) is a nationally recognized model of teaching and learning that originated in a chemistry course at the City College of New York in 1991. In PLTL, students who have done well are recruited to be
peer-leadersstudents who facilitate small-group learning as an integral part of the course. Each week, the peer-leaders meet with their group to engage in problem solving and discussion of course material. The PLTL model has been adapted to many institutions nationwide across all STEM disciplines, and an extensive body of research has demonstrated that PLTL improves student learning. 

PLTL: A Dialog



Get Started with PLTL

A Quick Introduction to PLTL 

Learn More about Leader Training, Materials, and Starting PLTL
A Meta-Analysis of Research on Effectiveness of PLTL
Join the PLTL Community!

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Upcoming Events

Introduction to PLTL, Sample Workshops with Peer-leaders, Examples of Successful Programs, Materials for Workshops,Tips for Training Peer-leaders, Creating a flipped classroom for PLTL

Research Methods for PLTL.

July 22-24, City College of New York

 Implementing PLTL, Creating Animating Lessons & Online Quizzes, Using Models  for PLTL to Teach Chemical Kinetics and Thermodynamics, Chemical Bonding for the Transition Metals, Chemistry: Exploring the Molecular Vision: a new text for General Chemistry.
July 8, 2015  1:30 - 2:30

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New PLTL Book!

Peer-led Team Learning: Origins, Research and Practice
A new updated guide to PLTL with an authentic history of PLTL, analysis of research on PLTL, and a detailed guide to implementation. 
Linus Learning, 2015



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Contact:  Dr. David K. Gosser, Jr.  (Director, Center for PLTL)
               Chemistry Department
               The City College of New York
               138th St. & Convent Ave. 
               New York, NY  10031
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