ERIC Number: EJ1041373
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014
Abstractor: As Provided
Using Cooperative Structures to Promote Deep Learning
Millis, Barbara J.
Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, v25 n3-4 p139-148 2014
The author explores concrete ways to help students learn more and have fun doing it while they support each other's learning. The article specifically shows the relationships between cooperative learning and deep learning. Readers will become familiar with the tenets of cooperative learning and its power to enhance learning--even more so when it is carefully structured and sequenced to promote deep learning. Concrete examples also offer some practical applications.
Descriptors: College Instruction, Teaching Methods, College Students, Learning Strategies, Cooperative Learning, Problem Solving, Heterogeneous Grouping, Accountability, Peer Influence, Group Activities, Social Development, Leadership Qualities, Journal Writing, Visual Aids, Instructional Materials, Questioning Techniques
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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