Chapter 6- Cooperative Learning

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Chapter 6  Cooperative Learning one of the most important ways of learning but is used less than 20% of the time social learning Cooperation- working together to accomplish shared goals.  Cooperative learning- the instructional use of small groups wherein students work  together to maximize their own and each other learning Heterogeneous- group people and they are different Teaches students about different learning levels and allow to work off each  other Homogeneous- putting people in a group where they are similar Usually refers to academic level in school Common elements Shared learning goals- students demonstrate as a group and individually a mastery of  the subject Goal structure- specified in a way that students will interact with each other and the 
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Unformatted text preview: teacher during the instructional session Not all group learning is cooperative learning Groups arguing over divisive conflicts and power struggles A member sit quietly too shy to participate One member does the work while the other members talk about sports No one does the work, because the one that usually does all the work does not want to be a sucker A more talented member may come up with all the answers dictate to the group or work separately ignoring other group members Learning together essential components Pig face: P ositive interdependence I ndividual accountability G roup processing S ocial skills Face to face interaction...
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  • Spring '13
  • Johnson
  • Cooperative learning, different learning levels, Heterogeneous­ group people, school Common elements, learning goals­ students

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