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Cooperative Learning [microform] : Increasing College Faculty Instructional Productivity / David W. Johnson and Others
Bib ID 5546658
Format BookBook, MicroformMicroform, OnlineOnline
Author
Johnson, David W
 
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Description Washington, DC : ERIC Clearinghouse on Higher Education, 1992 
3 p. 
Series

ERIC Digest.

Summary

This ERIC digest looks at how college faculty can use cooperative learning principles to ensure that students actively create their own knowledge and work together to achieve shared learning goals. The first section describes cooperative learning and recommends training professors to apply an overall system to build cooperative activities, lessons, and strategies. The following section discusses concrete ways in which to implement cooperative learning organized around three approaches: (1) formal learning groups which last for various lengths of time to complete a specific task or assignment; (2) informal learning groups which are temporary, ad hoc groups which last for only one discussion or one class period; and (3) base groups which are long-term, heterogeneous cooperative learning groups with stable membership whose primary responsibility is to provide each student the support, encouragement, and assistance needed to progress academically. A final section mentions that over 600 studies have supported the efficacy of cooperative learning and emphasizes the role that faculty play in creating the experience. Three references are included. (JB)

Notes

Availability: ASHE-ERIC Higher Education Reports, The George Washington University, One Dupont Circle, Suite 630, Washington, DC 20036-1183 ($1; full report, $17).

Sponsoring Agency: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.

Contract Number: RI88062014.

ERIC Note: For full report, see ED 343 465.

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May also be available online. Address as at 14/8/18: https://eric.ed.gov/

Reproduction Microfiche. [Washington D.C.]: ERIC Clearinghouse microfiches : positive. 
Subjects College Faculty.  |  College Instruction.  |  Cooperative Learning.  |  Group Activities.  |  Group Discussion.  |  Grouping (Instructional Purposes)  |  Higher Education.  |  Instructional Effectiveness.  |  Student Participation.  |  Teacher Effectiveness.  |  Teacher Role.  |  Teaching Methods.  |  Learning Groups  |  ERIC Digests
Form/genre ERIC Publications.  |  ERIC Digests in Full Text.
Other authors/contributors ERIC Clearinghouse on Higher Education  |  George Washington Univ., Washington, DC. School of Education and Human Development
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