Students are almost as effective as professors in university teaching

Research, Other literature type English OPEN
Feld, Jan; Salamanca, Nicolas; Zölitz, Ulf;
  • Publisher: Bonn: Institute of Labor Economics (IZA)
  • Identifiers: doi: 10.5167/uzh-148145
  • Subject: Department of Economics | Jacobs Center for Productive Youth Development | 330 Economics | university | Student instructors, university, teacher performance | I21 | I24 | student instructors | J24 | teacher performance
    • ddc: ddc:330
    acm: ComputingMilieux_COMPUTERSANDEDUCATION

Many universities around the world rely on student instructors—current bachelor’s and master’s degree students—for tutorial teaching, yet we know nothing about their effectiveness. In a setting with random assignment of instructors to students, we show that student inst... View more