ERIC Number: EJ298979
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Competition and Cooperation as Contradictory Norms in Urban Schools: A Sociological Perspective.
Thomas, William B.
Journal of Negro Education, v53 n2 p147-60 Spr 1984
Postulates that the use of competition and directed cooperation to maintain orderly classrooms discriminates against those less able to compete. Suggests the use of group projects to foster cooperation and enhance student discipline and morale. (CJM)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Based on a paper presented at the American Educational Studies Association Conference (Boston, MA, November 6, 1981).