ERIC Number: EJ395314
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
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For Many Teachers, Classroom Lecture Is Giving Way to Projects that Students Tackle in Small Groups.
Watkins, Beverly T.
Chronicle of Higher Education, v35 n47 pA9,12 Aug 2 1989
With collaborative learning, the professor no longer acts like an expert dispensing knowledge to passive students. The professor becomes "a guide, rather than an authority figure." Undergraduates are used as teaching assistants, peer tutors, and members of research teams. (MLW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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