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ERIC Number: EJ626648
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-1052-4800
The Benefits of Out-of-Class Group Study for Improving Student Performance on Exams: A Comparison of Outcomes in Active-Learning and Traditional College Biology Classes.
Sokolove, Phillip G.; Marbach-Ad, Gili
Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, v10 n3 p49-67 1999
Examined whether students who studied together outside class did better on exams than those who studied alone, and whether pedagogical method (cooperative/active learning versus lecture) influenced students' out-of-class study behavior. Mean exam scores were generally higher for students who studied in groups, regardless of teaching style, and students in the active-learning class were more likely to study with others. (EV)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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