Peer-Led Team Learning

  • Pratibha Varma-Nelson Northeastern Illinois University
Keywords: Higher Education, Peer Led Team Learning


This article describes the Peer-Led Team Learning ( PLTL) model of instruction and the critical components for its successful implementation and dissemination. It speculates about the future of PLTL and reflects on the lessons learned by the PLTL coalition as it evolved from a small consortium to a national network of about 160 faculty, fourteen hundred peer leaders and over fifteen thousand students from several disciplines, institutions and states.