Group investigation is designed to help students

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Unformatted text preview: lls (Arends, 1997). Jigsaw is cooperative learning strategy that was designed by Aronson and his colleagues (Aronson, Blaney, Sikes & Snapp, 1978). Students are assigned to groups of four or five, and the material that needs to be learned is divided into a 56 number of parts that equals the number of students in each group. Each member of the group is assigned a part of the information to learn. Members from each group who have the same assigned material meet as expert groups to learn the assigned material. They then return to their group to teach what they have learned. Students are individually tested on all of the material. Jigsaw gets its name because each group member only has a part of what she or he needs to know. Jigsaw is designed to help students acquire academic information (Arends, 1997). Group Investigation is designed to help students acquire complex academic information and inquiry skills (Sharan, Kussell, Hertz-Lazarowitz, Bejarano, Raviv, & Sharan, 1984). Students are formed into five or six member research teams and select a topi...
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This document was uploaded on 03/29/2014 for the course EPS 324 at N. Arizona.

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