ERIC Number: EJ274030
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1982
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When Compatibility Interferes with Group Effectiveness: Facilitation of Learning in Small Groups.
Shaw, Marvin, E.; Webb, Jeaninne N.
Small Group Behavior, v13 n4 p555-64 Fall 1982
Examined whether compatible groups facilitate learning more than incompatible groups. Used peer groups to facilitate learning in college courses. Computed compatibility scores for pairs and four-person groups working together. Used examinations to measure peer group procedure effectiveness. Results did not indicate a positive relationship between inclusion compatibility and performance. (RC)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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