Students are almost as effective as professors in university teaching

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Feld, Jan; Salamanca, Nicolas; Zölitz, Ulf;
(2017)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.5167/uzh-148145
  • Subject: Department of Economics | 330 Economics | Student instructors, university, teacher performance
    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
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