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Appendix E US/101 Version 5 1 Associate Level Material James Grantham 2.9.2012 Appendix E Collaboration Worksheet Write a 100- to 150-word response to each of the following questions: What are the advantages of having diversity in a collaborative learning environment? Sir/Madam Benefits from small-group learning in a collaborative environment include celebration of diversity. Students learn to work with all types of people. [ [ During small-group interactions, they find many opportunities to reflect upon and reply to the diverse responses fellow learners bring to the questions raised. Small groups also allow students to add their perspectives to an issue based on their cultural differences. This exchange inevitably helps students to better understand other cultures and points of view. On the other hand, a possible problem with cooperative learning involves racial and gender inequities. Research (Cohen 1986; Sadker et al. 1991; Linn and Burbules 1993) shows that in science, and perhaps in
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This note was uploaded on 02/16/2012 for the course US 101 101 taught by Professor Keller during the Spring '11 term at University of Phoenix.

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