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ERIC Number: EJ1106671
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Feb
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-1305-8223
Promoting Cooperative Learning in Science and Mathematics Education: A Malaysian Perspective
Zakaria, Effandi; Iksan, Zanaton
EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education, v3 n1 p35-39 Feb 2007
The purpose of this article is to discuss the current shortcomings in science and mathematics education in Malaysia. The use of cooperative learning as an alternative to traditional method is emphasized. Cooperative learning is grounded in the belief that learning is most effective when students are actively involved in sharing ideas and work cooperatively to complete academic tasks. This article would also focus on selected studies done locally and their expected educational outcomes. A challenge involved in implementing cooperative learning is also discussed.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Malaysia
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