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ERIC Number: EJ551094
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0002-4805
Cooperative and Competitive Learning Environments and Their Effects on Behavior, Self-Efficacy, and Achievement.
Punch, Keith F.; Moriarty, Beverley
Alberta Journal of Educational Research, v43 n2-3 p158-60 Sum-Fall 1997
A study of groups of fifth graders working in competitive or cooperative learning conditions found that in the cooperative condition, most student interactions were on-task, whereas in the competitive condition, all student interactions were off-task. Groups that began the term in the competitive condition and then switched to cooperative learning had difficulty changing to on-task behaviors. (SV)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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