ERIC Number: EJ534323
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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Cooperative Learning: Making "Groupwork" Work.
Smith, Karl A.
New Directions for Teaching and Learning, n67 p71-82 Fall 1996
Cooperative learning is the use of small student groups as teams to accomplish a common goal, emphasizing positive interdependence, individual and group accountability, face-to-face interaction, team skills, and group processing. Using formal cooperative learning groups at the college level requires planning, monitoring of students' learning, occasionally with intervention, and feedback. A cooperative jigsaw strategy is detailed. (MSE)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
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