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ERIC Number: EJ826507
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Apr
Pages: 13
Abstractor: As Provided
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ISSN: ISSN-0959-4752
The Effects of Cooperative Learning and Feedback on E-Learning in Statistics
Krause, Ulrike-Marie; Stark, Robin; Mandl, Heinz
Learning and Instruction, v19 n2 p158-170 Apr 2009
This study examined whether cooperative learning and feedback facilitate situated, example-based e-learning in the field of statistics. The factors "social context" (individual vs. cooperative) and "feedback intervention" (available vs. not available) were varied; participants were 137 university students. Results showed that the feedback intervention clearly supported learning. Feedback proved especially beneficial for students with little prior knowledge. Cooperation did not promote learning outcomes; however, group performance in the learning phase was superior to individual performance. Also, cooperative learning enhanced perceived performance and perceived competence. Probably, collective efficacy had a halo effect on self-efficacy. (Contains 6 tables and 1 figure.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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