�Cooperate is when you don't fight�: Students' Understandings of Their Classroom Learning Environment

Wallace, John; Venville, Grady; Ching-Yang Chou
May 2002
Learning Environments Research;2002, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p133
Academic Journal
This interpretative study of a Grade 8 science classroom in Western Australia investigated students' understandings of the nature of the classroom learning environment. Student and teacher interviews about selected items in a learning environment questionnaire are used to reveal several patterns in participants' understandings of their environment. We conclude with some theoretical insights about how individuals experience their environment and some methodological implications for future classroom environment research.


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