Peer Supported Learning

Peer Supported Learning Member - PSL

Description

This student demonstrated a self-regulated and active approach to learning and attended at least ten (10) Peer Supported Learning sessions per semester, per university course. They collaborated with peers outside of regularly scheduled classes to foster deeper understanding of challenging academic concepts and to contribute to the development of a community of learners within their discipline.

Position Overview

Peer Supported Learning (PSL) Members are students who demonstrate a self-regulated and active approach to learning. They voluntarily attend at least ten (10) PSL sessions per semester, per university course. They collaborate with peers outside of regularly scheduled classes to foster a deeper understanding of challenging academic concepts and contribute to the development of a community of learners within their discipline.

PSL Members are students who take control of their learning, dedicate time to attend at least ten (10) PSL sessions per semester, take an active role in their own learning and the learning of others, work with other PSL attendees, and engage in all session activities.

Position Requirements

  • Must attend at least 10 PSL sessions per semester, per course.

Graduate Attributes Associated

Students in this position will gain skills in collaboration, disciplinary expertise, foundations for lifelong learning, inquiry and ways of knowing, oral communication, and written communication.

Position Type

  • This is a Work-Op position
  • Number of positions: multiple

Sign Up Directions

For more information, please contact Shelley-Anne Gajda, Coordinator, Peer Supported Learning, Centre for Experiential Learning at Shelley-Anne.Gajda@viu.ca. To apply for this position, please submit a resume and a cover letter mentioning the course and course section you wish to support.