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ERIC Number: EJ911830
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Aug
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 20
ISSN: ISSN-1990-3839
A Comparative Research on the Effectivity of Cooperative Learning Method and Jigsaw Technique on Teaching Literary Genres
Gocer, Ali
Educational Research and Reviews, v5 n8 p439-445 Aug 2010
One of the basic purposes of language and literary education is to maintain a target population and the use of proper attitude, method and technique in proper learning environments. Therefore, proper attitudes and methods are to be resorted for students to become active elements of the environment throughout the learning-teaching process. One of the methods to attain this aim is the cooperative learning and jigsaw technique. Having this method and technique utilized interlockingly, they maintain a significant parallelism in terms of structural aspects and functionality, and thereby operate decisively in the development of language skills. In this study, having focused on the use of cooperative method and jigsaw technique in teaching literary genres, an attempt was made to assess their effectivity. Making use of both quantitative and qualitative research, this study was preceded over a work group, which comprised 60 students. In accordance with the qualitative and quantitative findings attained, therefore, cooperative learning and jigsaw technique were found to be more effective than conventional teaching methods. (Contains 4 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Grade 11; Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Turkey