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Tutoring Options: Informal Study Groups

Here are guidelines for forming and running an informal 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 Informal Study Group

Running an Informal Study Group

Setting up the group:

For each session:

Pitfalls of an Informal Study Group