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ERIC Number: EJ888660
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 14
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 45
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1937-0814
Cooperative Interactions in Peer Tutoring: Patterns and Sequences in Paired Writing
Duran, David
Middle Grades Research Journal, v5 n1 p47-60 2010
The research analyzes the interaction of 24 students (12 pairs) of secondary students when using peer tutoring techniques to learn Catalan. Students worked together in a program to produce an authentic writing experience. Significant increases were observed in pre- and posttest Catalan attainment scores of students. An analysis of the interactivity, or joint activity highlighted the emergence of 2 patterns: the tutor's active pattern and the tutee's reactive pattern. Different styles of cooperative interactions were also identified, tutors tended to utilize cooperative messages, and tutees tended to initiate collaborative messages. A sequential analysis of the exchanges in the peer tutoring session identified 3 types of sequences: collaborative, tutorial and the initiation-response-feedback. (Contains 5 tables and 1 figure.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Spain