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Revista Brasileira de Orientação Profissional

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ESTEVAM, Carolina; BASILIO, Ana Júlia; STICCA, Marina Greghi  and  VERSUTI, Fabiana Maris. Peer tutoring program in higher education: A case study. Rev. bras. orientac. prof [online]. 2018, vol.19, n.2, pp. 185-195. ISSN 1984-7270.

The literature shows that the transition period between high school and higher education has generated difficulties in adapting university students. Peer tutoring programs have been gaining ground in several countries due to the good results found to the well-being and adaptation process of newcomers. The present study aims to present a peer tutoring program in higher education. A total of 18 college students participated in this study, 9 of which were tutor and 9 tutoring students. Participants positively evaluated the program, for tutors met their initial demands by providing information regarding university and course, time management and study methods, to the tutors made it possible to contact with the practice.

Keywords : Peer tutoring; high education; college students; educational programs.

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