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Peer Tutoring

  1. Marika Ginsburg-Block

Published Online: 30 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470479216.corpsy0654

Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology

Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology

How to Cite

Ginsburg-Block, M. 2010. Peer Tutoring. Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology. 1.

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  1. University of Delaware

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 JAN 2010


Peer tutoring is an instructional strategy that employs peer interaction for the purpose of teaching and learning. Peers are defined as individuals of comparable stature, such as school-age children.


  • education;
  • learning;
  • peer relationships;
  • peer tutoring;
  • tutoring