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Harjali – International Journal of Learning and Change, 2017
This study aimed to investigate the teachers' perception toward the implementation of cooperative learning in the classroom. The research applied a qualitative phenomenological design that used a purposeful sample of six teachers at Junior High School Classrooms in Ponorogo, East Java, Indonesia. Data collected via in-depth interviews, participant…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cooperative Learning, Teacher Attitudes, Qualitative Research
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Gillies, Robyn M. – International Journal of Educational Psychology, 2014
Cooperative learning is widely recognized as a pedagogical practice that promotes socialization and learning among students from kindergarten through to college level and across different subject areas. Cooperative learning involves students working together to achieve common goals or complete group tasks. Interest in cooperative learning has…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Educational Research, Group Structure, Teacher Role
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Hastie, Peter A.; Casey, Ashley – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2014
This paper provides a commentary on research on models-based practice within physical education and presents a tutorial that aims to guide the reporting of future research using pedagogical models. Three key elements are presented that could be considered as essential for inclusion in any methods section in order for readers to gain an accurate…
Descriptors: Fidelity, Investigations, Physical Education, Models
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Kibble, Jonathan D.; Bellew, Christine; Asmar, Abdo; Barkley, Lisa – Advances in Physiology Education, 2016
The goal of this review is to highlight the key elements needed to successfully deploy team-based learning (TBL) in any class, but especially in large enrolment classes, where smooth logistics are essential. The text is based on a lecture and workshop given at the American Physiological Society's Institute on Teaching and Learning in Madison, WI,…
Descriptors: Teamwork, Classroom Techniques, Teaching Methods, Case Studies
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Johnson, David W.; Johnson, Roger T.; Smith, Karl A. – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2014
Cooperative learning is an example of how theory validated by research may be applied to instructional practice. The major theoretical base for cooperative learning is social interdependence theory. It provides clear definitions of cooperative, competitive, and individualistic learning. Hundreds of research studies have validated its basic…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Instructional Improvement, College Instruction, Theory Practice Relationship
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Kalaian, Sema A.; Kasim, Rafa M.; Nims, Julia K. – Journal of Technology Education, 2018
This study reports the results of a meta-analysis synthesizing the available literature on the effectiveness of various forms of small-group learning methods on the academic achievement of college students in undergraduate engineering and technology classrooms. The meta-analytic results showed that cooperative learning, collaborative learning,…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Technology Education, Small Group Instruction, Instructional Effectiveness
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Chen, Qiuxian; Liu, Yuan – International Journal of Higher Education, 2017
Informed by emergent learning theories and multiple evidenced benefits, cooperative learning has developed into a widely accepted organization mode of class in the Western context. For the same reason, cooperative learning is transferred, during the past decade, into classrooms of Confucian Heritage Culture (CHC) contexts. Concerns, however, are…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cooperative Learning, Confucianism, Academic Achievement
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Hung, Woei; Flom, Elicia; Manu, Jacob; Mahmoud, Enaz – Journal of Interactive Learning Research, 2015
An effective learning community helps foster positive student learning experiences and outcomes. However, in distance learning environments, the communication barriers inevitably hinder the interaction among the students because of the lower levels of social presence. These barriers present challenges in building learning communities in an online…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Online Courses, Communities of Practice, Teaching Methods
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Rappel, Linda – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2017
This paper reviews the literature on workplace and transformational learning to explore how spirituality can be accessed to encourage individual growth through the development of critical awareness while providing a sense of direction in the workplace as part of organisational learning. In communities and societies where organisations may have…
Descriptors: Workplace Learning, Religious Factors, Transformative Learning, Learner Engagement
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Thibaut, Lieve; Ceuppens, Stijn; De Loof, Haydée; De Meester, Jolien; Goovaerts, Leen; Struyf, Annemie; Boeve-de Pauw, Jelle; Dehaene, Wim; Deprez, Johan; De Cock, Mieke; Hellinckx, Luc; Knipprath, Heidi; Langie, Greet; Struyven, Katrien; Van de Velde, Didier; Van Petegem, Peter; Depaepe, Fien – European Journal of STEM Education, 2018
The shortage of graduates in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) has led to numerous attempts to increase students' interest in STEM. One emerging approach that has the potential to improve students' motivation for STEM is integrated STEM education. Nonetheless, the implementation of this new instructional strategy is not…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Secondary Education, Teaching Methods, Problem Based Learning
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Apugliese, Andrew; Lewis, Scott E. – Chemistry Education Research and Practice, 2017
Meta-analysis can provide a robust description of the impact of educational reforms and also offer an opportunity to explore the conditions where such reforms are more or less effective. This article describes a meta-analysis on the impact of cooperative learning on students' chemistry understanding. Modifiers in the meta-analysis are purposefully…
Descriptors: Chemistry, Science Instruction, Meta Analysis, Cooperative Learning
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Turgut, Sedat; Gülsen Turgut, Ilknur – International Journal of Instruction, 2018
In this research, the effects of cooperative learning on mathematics achievement in Turkey were examined by meta-analysis method. For this purpose, the average effect size value and the average effect size values of the moderator variables (cooperative learning technique, education level, learning domain and implementation period) were calculated.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cooperative Learning, Mathematics Achievement, Meta Analysis
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Snyder, Sara M.; Knight, Victoria F.; Ayres, Kevin M.; Mims, Pamela J.; Sartini, Emily C. – Education and Training in Autism and Developmental Disabilities, 2017
Recently researchers have begun exploring the efficacy of interventions designed to improve text comprehension skills for students with developmental disabilities (DD). Text comprehension is essential for understanding academic content as students with disabilities make progress in the general education curriculum. This article focuses on single…
Descriptors: Developmental Disabilities, Intervention, Reading Comprehension, Research Design
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Hilton, Annette; Hilton, Geoff – Teaching Science, 2016
In many scientific contexts, students need to be able to use mathematical knowledge in order to engage in scientific reasoning and problem-solving, and their understanding of scientific concepts relies heavily on their ability to understand and use mathematics in often new or unfamiliar contexts. Not only do science students need high levels of…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Mathematics Skills, Mathematical Concepts, Problem Solving
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Murphy, Daniel – International Journal of Research in Education and Science, 2016
This study is a literature review to investigate the effects of implementing technology into a high school mathematics classroom. Mathematics has a hierarchical structure in learning and it is essential that students get a firm understanding of mathematics early in education. Some students that miss beginning concepts may continue to struggle with…
Descriptors: Technology Integration, Technology Uses in Education, Literature Reviews, Mathematics
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