ERIC Number: EJ608312
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: 0
Going Deeper: Formal Small-Group Learning in Large Classes.
Smith, Karl A.
New Directions for Teaching and Learning, n81 p25-46 Spr 2000
Describes formal, intensive small group activities in large college classes, as well as initiatives to redesign courses around small-group learning. Strategies include "jigsaw," structured controversy, problem-based cooperative learning, and restructured lecture-recitation-laboratory activities. Notes basis of such strategies in constructivist pedagogy. (DB)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue: "Strategies for Energizing Large Classes: From Small Groups To Learning Communities."