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ERIC Number: EJ1018406
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0963-8253
Why Teach Cooperative Problem-Solving in Adult Education?
Walker, Ann
FORUM: for promoting 3-19 comprehensive education, v55 n2 p217-225 2013
This article explores aspects of the theory and practice of cooperative problem solving in education from the perspective of community-based adult learning. It describes how society can benefit from using collaborative and questioning approaches as a positive alternative to more confrontational methods of resolving differences and how collective inquiry is recognised as having sound educational value. Illustrative examples from the Workers' Educational Association show how cooperative problem solving can make a difference to students and their communities.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Adult Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom
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