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Tutoring Options: Formal Study Groups

Here are guidelines for forming and running a formal study group, along with a list of common pitfalls. These guidelines are intended to be flexible, and to help you maximize the benefit you obtain from the experience. Make sure to refer to your syllabus to determine what is acceptable collaboration in a particular subject. See also Academic Integrity.

Forming a Formal Study Group

Running a Formal Study Group

At the first session:

For each session:

Pitfalls of a Formal Study Group