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ERIC Number: EJ918680
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0883-0355
When Collaborative Is Not Collaborative: Supporting Student Learning through Self-Surveillance
Kotsopoulos, Donna
International Journal of Educational Research, v49 n4-5 p129-140 2010
Collaborative learning has been widely endorsed in education. This qualitative research examines instances of collaborative learning during mathematics that were seen to be predominantly non-collaborative despite the pedagogical efforts and intentions of the teacher and the task. In an effort to disrupt the non-collaborative learning, small groups of eighth grade students engaged in self-surveillance where they viewed video data of their group's collaborations and then reflected collectively on their observations. A key finding from this research is that self-surveillance disrupted students' normalized patterns of collaborative learning creating greater opportunities for individual student learning and participation. Implications for student learning and pedagogy will be discussed.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Grade 8
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Language: English
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