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Erdogan, Fatma – Eurasian Journal of Educational Research, 2019
Purpose: It is assumed that cooperative work and critical thinking skills will come into prominence in 2020. In this context, the aim of this study is to examine the effect of cooperative learning supported by reflective thinking activities on seventh grade students' critical thinking skills during mathematics course. Method: In this study, a…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Reflection, Critical Thinking, Middle School Students
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Baradaran Rahimi, Farzan; Kim, Beaumie – International Journal of Technology and Design Education, 2019
Adolescents develop skills and ideas from their interest-driven practices, which shape a type of literacy that may differ from the traditional ideas of literacy. This paper takes a qualitative approach to identify adolescents' activities through interest-driven participatory design. We interacted with grade 9 students at a Western Canadian school…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Design, Career Education, Technology Education
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Labonté, Chantal; Smith, Veronica R. – Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 2019
In the current study, the researchers examine the validity of a questionnaire assessing students' perceptions of their self-directed and collaborative learning with and without technology with a group of Canadian middle school students. Lee and colleagues (2014) developed the 18-item questionnaire to assess high school students' perceptions of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Test Validity, Questionnaires, Independent Study
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Baser, Derya; Ozden, M. Yasar; Karaarslan, Hasan – Research in Science & Technological Education, 2017
Background: Blending collaborative learning and project-based learning (PBL) based on Wolff (2003) design categories, students interacted in a learning environment where they developed their technology integration practices as well as their technological and collaborative skills. Purpose: The study aims to understand how seventh grade students…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cooperative Learning, Active Learning, Student Projects
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Zhang, Haiyan; Peng, Wen; Sun, Liuhua – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2017
Cooperative learning is one of the most recognized and fruitful research areas in modern education practice. It has been widely used in many countries as an effective teaching strategy to improve class efficiency and students' comprehensive language ability since the 1990's. This paper takes JA Junior High School, a rural junior high school in…
Descriptors: Rural Schools, Foreign Countries, Cooperative Learning, Teaching Methods
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Wang, Hsin-Hui; Chen, Hsiang-Ting; Lin, Huann-shyang; Huang, Yu-Ning; Hong, Zuway-R – International Journal of Science Education, 2017
This longitudinal study explored the effects of a Cooperation-driven Socioscientific Issue (CDSSI) intervention on junior high school students' perceptions of critical thinking (CT) and self-regulation (SR) in Taiwan. Forty-nine grade 7 students were randomly selected as an experimental group (EG) to attend a 3-semester 72-hour intervention; while…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Junior High School Students, Longitudinal Studies, Cooperative Learning
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Caicedo Triviño, Paula Andrea – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2016
Seventh grade teachers at a Colombian public school chose cooperative learning as a strategy to improve student's social performance and as a tool to get learners to enrich their academic level. This article reports on an action research and innovation project focused on the results eight students obtained in their written performance in English…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cooperative Learning, Middle School Students, Adolescents
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Asakawa, Machiko; Kanamaru, Ayako; Plaza, Taron; Shiramizu, Chie – TESL-EJ, 2016
With the Ministry of Education, Sports, Science and Technology calling for junior and senior high school English classes in Japan to be more communicative and taught in English, teachers need effective tools to help make their classrooms more interactive. Cooperative learning activities have the potential to increase interaction among students and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Cooperative Learning
Gonzales, Wilkinson Daniel Wong; Torres, Patrisha Lliane O. – Online Submission, 2016
Departing from Gonzales and Torres' (2015) quantitative quasi-experimental study on the effectiveness of cooperative learning (CL) on Grade 8 students in a private school in Manila, the present study attempts to uncover possible findings in the affective dimension through a 25-item survey questionnaire that quantitatively gauges the Grade 8…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Grade 8, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Contreras León, Janeth Juliana; Chapetón Castro, Claudia Marcela – HOW, 2016
This article is a report of a pedagogical intervention which was developed with a group of seventh graders during their English as a foreign language class in a public school in Bogotá. It is part of an investigation in which the main purpose was to foster students' classroom interaction through the use of cooperative learning principles from a…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Grade 7
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Mazur, Amber D.; Brown, Barbara; Jacobsen, Michele – Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 2015
The flipped classroom is an instructional model that leverages technology-enhanced instruction outside of class time in order to maximize student engagement and learning during class time. As part of an action research study, the authors synthesize reflections about how the flipped classroom model can support teaching, learning and assessment…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, Blended Learning, Inquiry, Active Learning
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Lemos Tello, Nubia Consuelo – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2012
The daily observation of class sessions has enabled me to recognize that students possess a feeling of self-distrust in oral activities. For this reason, I designed a study carried out with a group of twelve eighth graders. This article illustrates an action research project conducted to enhance students' confidence when speaking on an online…
Descriptors: Speech Skills, Speech Communication, Radio, Grade 8
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Hossain, Md. Anowar; Tarmizi, Rohani Ahmad – Eurasian Journal of Educational Research, 2012
Problem Statement: Gender differences in the effects of group learning play a contested role in mathematics education. Several researchers concluded that male students perform better on mathematics than female students. Whilst on the other hand, others reported that female students perform best under the group learning setting whereas the male…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mathematics Achievement, Mathematics Instruction, Gender Differences
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Parra Espinel, Julie Natalie; Fonseca Canaría, Diana Carolina – HOW, 2010
This study describes an investigation we carried out in order to identify how the specific roles that 7th grade public school students assumed when they worked cooperatively were related to their development of speaking skills in English. Data were gathered through interviews, field notes, students' reflections and audio recordings. The findings…
Descriptors: Public Schools, High School Students, Grade 7, Student Role
Baki, Adnan; Yildiz, Cemalettin; Aydin, Mehmet; Kögce, Davut – Online Submission, 2010
This study aims to determine the views of the teacher and students views on a practice carried out by using group investigation technique of cooperative learning method. The study was conducted with 20 students at 8th grade at a public elementary school in Trabzon during the spring term of 2008-2009 school year. Case study research method was used…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Student Attitudes, Cooperative Learning, Grade 8