The PAL³ project - the good, the bad and the ugly

Authors: Jeary, S., Atfield-Cutts, S., Mayes, H. and Bates, N.

Conference: Education Enhancement Conference 2010

Dates: 20 May 2010

Publisher: Bournemouth University

Place of Publication: Poole, England


The PALĀ³ project is designed to enhance the student learning experience by providing a knowledge base and resource to the Peer Assisted Learning (PAL) community within BU.

With the increase in the use of social networking sites, the use of a portal that will enhance communication and discussion at the three different levels of PAL mentoring is both timely and innovative. It will give students, PAL student tutors and PAL staff tutors suitable fora in which to record knowledge and experience.

The use of the portal can be monitored using web usage statistics which will enable detailed records to be made for evaluation purposes which when enhanced by questionnaires and focus group outputs will give a rich seam of data.

Source: Manual

Preferred by: Sherry Jeary, Heather Mayes and Suzy Atfield-Cutts