ERIC Number: ED113773
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: 0
Instruction in and about Small Group Discussion. Theory Into Practice.
Book, Cassandra; Galvin, Kathleen
This booklet is one in a series designed to bridge the gap between theory and practice by suggesting specific classroom activities based on current educational theory and research. Approximately half of the booklet is devoted to a review of current research and theory concerning small group discussion and interaction. The second half presents group exercises in an attempt to analyze group development and processes, group norms, group cohesiveness, conformity, problem solving, decision making, networks, roles, leadership, environment, and interpersonal atmosphere. (LL)
Descriptors: Communication (Thought Transfer), Educational Research, Group Activities, Group Discussion, Group Dynamics, Group Experience, Group Structure, Learning Activities, Theories
Speech Communication Association, 5205 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, Va. 22041 ($1.40 members, $1.50 non-members); National Council of Teachers of English, 1111 Kenyon Road, Urbana, Ill. 61801 (Stock No. 23481, $1.40 member, $1.50 non-member)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.; Speech Communication Association, Annandale, VA.
Note: Theory into Practice (TIP) Series