ERIC Number: ED444954
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Enhancing Thinking through Cooperative Learning.
Davidson, Neil, Ed.; Worsham, Toni, Ed.
This collection of papers provides a theoretical foundation on current practice in cooperative thinking. The papers offer many practical methods that can be applied to a full range of classroom settings. After an introduction, "HOTSICLE: Higher Order Thinking Skills in Cooperative Learning Environments" (Neil Davidson and Toni Worsham), there are 17 chapters: (1) "A Perspective on the Evolution of Cooperative Thinking" (Barbara Z. Presseisen); (2) "The Many Faces of Cooperation across the Dimensions of Learning" (Robert J. Marzano); (3) "Cooperation: Worldview as Methodology" (Robert Samples); (4) "Co-Cognition: The Cooperative Development of Intellect" (Arthur L. Costa and Pat Wilson O'Leary); (5) "The Inclusion Process: Cooperative Metacognition for Discovering, Describing, and Assessing Thinking Skills" (Toni Worsham); (6) "The New School 'Lecture': Cooperative Interactions That Engage Student Thinking" (Robin Fogarty and James Bellanca); (7) "Some Thinking Skills and Social Skills That Facilitate Cooperative Learning" (Richard D. Solomon, Neil Davidson, and Elaine C. L. Solomon); (8) "Encouraging Thinking through Constructive Controversy" (David W. Johnson and Roger T. Johnson); (9) "The Touchstones Project: Learning To Think Cooperatively" (Howard Zeiderman, Geoffrey Comber, and Nicholas Maistrellis); (10) "Cooperating for Concept Development" (Linda Hanrahan Mauro and Lenore Judd Cohen); (11) "Think-Pair-Share, Thinktrix, Thinklinks, and Weird Facts: An Interactive System for Cooperative Thinking" (Frank T. Lyman, Jr.); (12) "Graphic Organizers: Collaborative Links To Better Thinking" (Jay McTighe); (13) "Cooperative Questioning and Critical Thinking" (Charles Wiederhold and Spencer Kagan); (14) "Enhancing Writing through Cooperative Peer Editing" (Carla J. Beachy); (15) "Designing Cooperatively Thoughtful Science Lessons" (Anita Stockton); (16) "The Use of Small Group Learning Situations in Mathematics Instruction as a Tool To Develop Thinking" (Tom Bassarear and Neil Davidson); and (17) "The World-of-Work Connection: Thinking Cooperatively for Career Success" (Paul Hilt). (All papers contain references.) (SM)
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Concept Formation, Cooperative Learning, Critical Thinking, Editing, Education Work Relationship, Elementary Secondary Education, Graphic Organizers, Higher Education, Inquiry, Intelligence, Interpersonal Competence, Lecture Method, Lesson Plans, Mathematics Instruction, Metacognition, Peer Evaluation, Planning, Questioning Techniques, Science Education, Small Group Instruction, Teacher Student Relationship, Teaching Methods, Thinking Skills, Writing Skills
Teachers College Press, 1234 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10027 ($21.95). Tel: 212-678-3963; Tel: 800-575-6560 (Toll Free).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Maryland Center for Thinking Studies, Baltimore.; International Association for the Study of Cooperation in Education, Santa Cruz, CA.
Authoring Institution: N/A