ERIC Number: EJ646301
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Social Loafing in a Co-operative Classroom Task.
North, Adrian C.; Linley, P. Alex; Hargreaves, David J.
Educational Psychology: An International Journal of Experimental Educational Psychology, v20 n4 p389-92 Dec 2000
Investigates whether social loafing (the tendency for individuals to reduce their input when performing as part of a group) existed in a collaborative educational task employing groups of three and eight participants. Indicates that individuals working in smaller groups were more productive than those working in larger groups. (CMK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom