ERIC Number: EJ625771
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
Peer Collaboration on a Nonverbal Reasoning Task by Urban, Minority Students.
Samaha, Nancy Vanderhey; De Lisi, Richard
Journal of Experimental Education, v69 n1 p5-21 Fall 2000
Studied collaborative reasoning in 86 seventh-grade minority students in an urban low-income school. Students who collaborated had higher percentages of fully correct explanations on the posttest than those who worked alone. Collaborative experiences were beneficial for reasoning about unfamiliar, moderately difficult, nonverbal problems. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue titled "Learning with Peers: Multiple Perspectives on Collaboration."