ERIC Number: EJ329062
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Publication Date: 1985
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Cooperative Learning: Applying Contact Theory in Desegregated Schools.
Slavin, Robert E.
Journal of Social Issues, v41 n3 p43-62 1985
Reviews research on instructional methods designed to operationalize the principal elements of Allport's contact theory of intergroup relations. These cooperative learning methods, which employ ethnically mixed learning groups who are rewarded for learning as a group, have had positive effects on intergroup relations and on the academic achievement of majority and minority students. (KH)
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