ERIC Number: EJ484293
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
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A Descriptive Study of Naturally Occurring Discussion in Cooperative Learning Groups.
Deering, Paul D.; Meloth, Michael S.
Journal of Classroom Interaction, v28 n2 p7-13 1993
Study examined the content and form of elementary students' discussions in cooperative groups. Researchers recorded group discussions during whole language literacy instruction. Across classrooms, much verbal interaction was oriented toward academic and procedural talk, although the cognitive level of the discussions was low. Some grade level and teacher differences surfaced. (SM)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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