ERIC Number: ED077841
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
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Learning in the Small Group. A Classroom Manual Based on a National Seminar.
Institute for Development of Educational Activities, Dayton, OH.
The small-group process is discussed in relation to its use as a teaching method; the objections to and advantages of small groups are enumerated, and numerous group interaction diagrams are listed. Also, various exercises and guidelines for successful group application are presented. A final section is devoted to the different kinds of groups and their special application to certain teaching methods and subject matter. Groups listed are the open-discussion group, the tutorial group, the assigned-roles group, the research group, the task flexibility group, the investigative group, the heuristic mode, the group talk model, the brainstorming group, the socratic-analysis group, the value-clarifying group, and the colloquium. A small group bibliography is included. (JB)
Descriptors: Group Discussion, Group Dynamics, Group Instruction, Group Structure, Role Playing, Self Directed Groups, Teaching Methods
Institute for Development of Educational Activities, Inc., 5335 Far Hills Avenue, Suite 300, Dayton, Ohio 45429 ($2.00)
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Authoring Institution: Institute for Development of Educational Activities, Dayton, OH.