Citations with the tag: GROUP work in education
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- Discovering Teamwork.
Knabb, Maureen T. // American Biology Teacher; Mar2000, Vol. 62 Issue 3, p211
Presents a cooperative group learning technique that encourage group interdependence among students called `discovering teamwork.' How to structure `discovering teamwork'; Incentives for group learning; Conclusion.
- Cooperative learning begins with team building.
Knabb, Maureen T. // Curriculum Review; Apr92, Vol. 31 Issue 8, p12
Discusses the significance of teamwork and social skills in using cooperative learning in math class. Activity teaches by Gail Sutton for building teamwork in her class; Steps of the activity; Results of the activity conducted by Sutton; More.
- Cooperative learning begins with team building.
Knabb, Maureen T. // Curriculum Review; Apr92, Vol. 31 Issue 8, p196
Discusses the significance of teamwork and social work in using cooperative learning in math classes. Activity build by Gail Sutton for building teamwork in her class; Steps of the activity conducted by Sutton; Results of the activity; More.
- Accommodating diversity through Peabody Classwide Peer Tutoring.
Mathes, Patricia G.; Fuchs, Douglas // Intervention in School & Clinic; Sep95, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p46
Describes a form of cooperative learning called Peabody Classwide Peer Tutoring (CWPT) that gives students increased opportunities to participated in strategic reading activities. Adapting Peabody CWPY; Case study.
- Cooperative learning in the elementary education classroom: Learning by experiencing.
Thomas, Bonnie B. // Journal of Instructional Psychology; Mar92, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p9
Discusses cooperative learning in elementary education. Impact of learning by experiencing in classroom education; Value of experiencing cooperative learning within the structure of education; Basic tenets of cooperative learning; Application of an cooperative learning to an experimental model...
- Cooperative learning: Perceptions of preservice teachers.
Ledford, Carolyn C.; Warren, Louis L. // Journal of Instructional Psychology; June97, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p105
Discusses the preservice teachers' misconceptions about cooperative learning. How the preservice teachers' perceptions affect in cooperative learning during their internship; The cooperative learning exercise; Application of cooperative learning.
- A review of cooperative learning: An alternative to...
Lindauer, Patricia; Petrie, Garth // Journal of Instructional Psychology; Sep97, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p183
Focuses on cooperative learning as an instructional strategy which allows teachers to choose and accomplish specific objectives. Cooperative learning strategies many teachers use for skills; Type of cooperative learning that may be used at all grades and in all subjects with winning teams...
- Cooperative reading really works.
Abromitis, Barbara S. // Reading Today; Feb/Mar94, Vol. 11 Issue 4, p26
Focuses on cooperative lessons to help students master content material and improve their social skills. Four components necessary for success of cooperative lessons; Ways for language arts teachers to design cooperative reading tasks.
- Research on cooperative learning: Implications for practice.
Nastasi, Bonnie K.; Clements, Douglas H. // School Psychology Review; 1991, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p110
Provides an overview of research on cooperative learning with an emphasis on issues related to the implementation of cooperative learning groups. Specific benefits of cooperative learning; Types of cooperative learning groups; Formation and implementation of groups.
Headley, Sue // Youth Studies Australia; Sep2000, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p60
Presents an abstract of the study `Effects of informal cooperative learning and affiliation motive on achievement, attitude, and student interactions,' by J.D. Klein and H.L. Schnackenberg from the 2000 issue of `Contemporary Educational Psychology.'
- Project Circus: Report on a project with 11-14-year-old pupils.
Prunster, Evi; Vigl, Monika // European Education; Summer94, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p27
Recounts a school project involving pre-teen and teenage youths in a circus presentation. Participants in the project; Phases of the project; Technical planning; Characteristics of a project reflecting the collective contributions of a group.
- Proactivity and partnership.
Cara, Sue // Adults Learning; Apr97, Vol. 8 Issue 8, p197
Focuses on learning communities and it's possible contribution on economic regeneration and prosperity. How the idea of Learning communities came to Britain through the work of Donald Hirsch; How the idea of the community as a basis for collaboration and development of learning is a powerful...
- The group retest: A route to effective cooperative learning.
Vockell, Edward L. // Contemporary Education; 1994, Vol. 66 Issue 1, p25
Discusses the group retest methodology for cooperative learning. Principles of cooperative learning; Student incentives in the group retest; Conducting a group retest.
- Persisting groups: An overlooked force for learning.
Wynne, Edward A.; Walberg, Herbert J. // Phi Delta Kappan; Mar94, Vol. 75 Issue 7, p527
Presents the recommendation of the authors to emphasize the principle of group persistence as a way to foster academic learning. Adoption of certain operating principles; Ways to create and use persisting groups.
- Status and expectancies.
Bracey, Gerald W. // Phi Delta Kappan; May95, Vol. 76 Issue 9, p727
Reports on researches conducted on the effectiveness of cooperative learning and heterogenous classrooms in the United States. Increasing of the level of participation of low-status students; Similarities between the assigning of competence and positive reinforcement; Nature of low expectations.
- Learning in groups.
Tice, Terrence N. // Education Digest; Mar1994, Vol. 59 Issue 7, p47
Focuses on cooperative learning and discusses a study reported by Vistor Battistich, Daniel Solomon, and Kevin Delucchi in the September 1993 issue of `Elementary School Journal.' `Interaction Processes and Student Outcomes in Cooperative Learning Groups'; Student achievement outcomes.
- Long-term groupings for better learning.
Wynne, Edward A.; Walberg, Herbert J. // Education Digest; May94, Vol. 59 Issue 9, p4
Makes recommendations for certain principles that American schools should adopt, based on what is currently known about groups in schools. The importance of keeping discrete groups of teachers and students together over long periods of time; Monitoring and directing group activities; Other aspects.
- The right start for cooperative learning.
Vermette, Paul // Education Digest; Sep94, Vol. 60 Issue 1, p35
Discusses common mistakes by teachers in the use of cooperative learning in secondary schools. Construction of own groups by students; Making of badly defined and long-term assignments; Giving of work done outside the classroom; Group-grading of work; Conditions for a successful implementation...
- Cooperative Learning: Abused and Overused?
Randall, Vickie // Education Digest; Oct99, Vol. 65 Issue 2, p29
Discusses three weaknesses of cooperative learning in the United States. Responsibility of group members for each other's learning; Design of the cooperative learning group; Inclination for fact mastery and neglect for higher order thinking.
- Helping group projects to work.
Randall, Vickie // Journal of Developmental Education; Fall98, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p38
Offers insight on how to deal with student dissatisfaction which relate to group work, in an attempt to create a successful group experience. What should be identified so as the complete the project; How an instructor can successfully assign students to groups; Need to encourage students to...
- Toward a Cooperative Effort: A Response to Slavin.
Johnson, David W.; Johnson, Roger T. // Educational Leadership; Apr89, Vol. 46 Issue 7, p80
Responds to an article by Robert Slavin regarding the research on cooperative learning. Basic elements emphasized in the approach to cooperative learning; Number of studies published by the authors in 12 years; Studies that compared cooperative and competitive learning; Flaw in Slavin's summary...
- Cooperative learning: An alternative to teaching at a medieval university.
Bodner, George M.; Metz, Patricia A. // Australian Science Teachers Journal; Mar1997, Vol. 43 Issue 1, p23
Evaluates the techniques of cooperative learning. Cognitive scientists' belief in a constructivist theory of knowledge; Whole-class interactive and noninteractive modes of instruction; Effect of cooperative learning.
- PREPARING STUDENTS FOR SMALL GROUP WORK IN THE CLASSROOM.
Hart, Gordon // Education; Summer75, Vol. 95 Issue 4, p351
If teachers are to use the technique of small group work in their classrooms, students need to be prepared emotionally and cognitively for such a learning technique. In this article three phases are described which help students become more comfortable and more skilled in working in small...
- Teacher study groups: A strategic approach to promoting students' literacy development.
Lefever-Davis, Shirley; Wilson, Cindy; Moore, Elizabeth; Kent, Andrea; Hopkins, Scott // Reading Teacher; May2003, Vol. 56 Issue 8, p782
Provides information on teacher study groups (TSG). Key features of TSG; History of TSG; Benefits of TSG.
- Meaningful cooperative learning is key.
Matthews, Marian // Educational Leadership; Mar1993, Vol. 50 Issue 6, p64
Responds to Mara Sapon-Shevin and Nancy Schniedewind's article `Why (Even) Gifted Children Need Cooperative Learning' from the March 1993 issue of `Educational Leadership' and David W. Johnson and Roger T. Johnson's article `Gifted Students Illustrate What Isn't Cooperative Learning' from the...
Matthews, Marian // Scholastic News -- Edition 2 (Teacher's Edition); Sep2001, Vol. 58 Issue 1, p7
Offers tips on teaching teamwork among students.
- Research Shows the Benefits of Adult Cooperation.
Johnson, David W.; Johnson, Roger T. // Educational Leadership; Nov87, Vol. 45 Issue 3, p27
Discusses the results of a study on the benefits of cooperative learning in the teaching profession. Need for social interdependence and trust building; Promotion of positive interpersonal interrelationships, social support and self-esteem; Increase in productivity and expertise among teachers;...
- Group-Worthy Tasks.
Lotan, Rachel A. // Educational Leadership; Mar2003, Vol. 60 Issue 6, p72
Discusses the use of group learning activities to promote academic and social growth among students. Features of group-worthy task; Benefits of group work; Implications of group worthy tasks for educators and students.
- Why Does My Cruorine Change Color?
White III, Harold B. // Journal of College Science Teaching; Oct2001, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p106
Illustrates how a series of open-ended group assignments and associated classroom demonstrations can be built around a single article. Description of problem-based learning; Life-learning skills for students; Content objective of classroom demonstration; Characteristics of a good learning...
- CCOPERATIVE LEARNING-PART I: Cooperative Quizzes.
Jensen, Murray; Moore, Randy; Hatch, Jay // American Biology Teacher; Jan2002, Vol. 64 Issue 1, p29
Describes the structure needed for a cooperative quiz and documents how the quizzes can be used in different settings. Details on the theoretical underpinnings of cooperative learning; How to set the stage for a cooperative quiz; Comparison of individual versus cooperative quiz scores; Conclusions.
- ACADEMIC CLUBS AS A MECHANISM FOR INTRODUCING STUDENTS TO RESEARCH.
Norvilitis, Jill M. // College Student Journal; Sep2000, Vol. 34 Issue 3, p370
Attempts to encourage participation in academic research through a group project conducted under the auspices of an academic club. Failure of students to seek out opportunities to work with faculty in research; Feelings of students who participated in the research; Use of academic club research...
- Team building game introduces cooperative learning.
Norvilitis, Jill M. // Curriculum Review; Oct92, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p8
Focuses on a game for team building, an important prerequisite for successful cooperative learning in students. How `Categories Game' works.
- Can I tell the teacher that a group-project member is slacking off?
Cohen, Randy // New York Times Upfront; 3/14/2011, Vol. 143 Issue 11, p21
The article presents an answer to a question on how to deal with free riders in group projects.
- Whole-class projects.
Horn, Royal Van // Phi Delta Kappan; May98, Vol. 79 Issue 9, p717
Focuses on whole-class projects. The use of simple computer hardware and software; Historical places and markers; School visitors; Clip-art reorganization project; Digital picture archive; Closed-circuit television bulletin board.
- HERE TO STAY--OR GONE TOMORROW?
Slavin, Robert E. // Educational Leadership; Dec89/Jan90, Vol. 47 Issue 4, p3
Editorial. Focuses on the significance, relevance and applicability of cooperative learning in the U.S. education system. Drawbacks and dangers of widespread adoption of cooperative learning; Reasons for stability and longevity of cooperative learning in education system; Difficulties in...
- The Structural Approach to Cooperative Learning.
Kagan, Spencer // Educational Leadership; Dec89/Jan90, Vol. 47 Issue 4, p12
Discusses the structural approach to cooperative learning and its variation and difference from other structural methods. Difference between competitive and cooperative structures; Areas in which the structural approaches differ from each other; Reasons for various different structures as well...
- Group Investigation Expand Cooperative Learning.
Sharan, Yael; Sharan, Shlomo // Educational Leadership; Dec89/Jan90, Vol. 47 Issue 4, p17
Discusses the significance of group investigation in harnessing students' individual interests and its variation from other cooperative learning methods. Stages of implementation of group investigation in cooperative learning; Reasons for effectiveness of group investigation in education;...
- Cooperative Learning: The First Year.
Edwards, Claudia; Stout, Judy // Educational Leadership; Dec89/Jan90, Vol. 47 Issue 4, p38
Focuses on the advice given by a group of Oklahoma teachers to other educators about the implementation of cooperative learning in classroom education. Components vital for success of cooperative learning; Suggestions for easy usage of cooperative learning by classroom teachers; Obstacles in...
- Making cooperative learning equitable.
Cohen, Elizabeth G. // Educational Leadership; Sep98, Vol. 56 Issue 1, p18
Presents information on how to lessen the barriers of cooperative learning for students. How teachers can create an equal-status interaction among her students; Causes of inequality among students; How to conduct the multiple-abilities treatment; Advantages for assigning competence to...
- COOPERATIVE LEARNING: A NEW DIRECTION.
Williams, Kimberly D. // Education; Fall96, Vol. 117 Issue 1, p39
Focuses on cooperative learning. History; Ideology behind cooperative learning; Methods; Shortcomings.
- Creating the conditions for successful teamwork in college courses: A systems approach to...
Bento, Regina F. // College Student Journal; Mar1997, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p137
Proposes a Teamwork Design Model to help faculty be aware of design variables that influence the likelihood of success of teamwork design decisions. Team as an open system; Design decisions' possible effect on input variables for the system and its internal process, structure and work technology.
- But that's not fair!
Mitchell, Greg // Primary Educator; 1997, Vol. 3 Issue 2, p3
Presents tips on how to assess group performance in school. Three basic ways groups can be formed; Criteria for success in group work assessment; Paths that can be taken to ensure that the benefits of collaborative work are not wasted.
- PAPERMAKING CLASSES AND WORKSHOP, A Selective List.
Mitchell, Greg // Fiberarts; Mar/Apr84, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p47
The article lists papermaking courses and workshops in the U.S., including a three-day sculpture workshop at the School of Art in Arizona State University, a papermaking courses at the University of Colorado's Department of Fine Arts, and a paper making courses at the California State University...
- COLLABORATIVE TEACHING BETWEEN A UNIVERSITY PROFESSOR AND AN ELEMENTARY TEACHER: KEY TO UNDERSTANDING.
Moore, Louise P.; Fuchs, Gordon E. // Education; Winter88, Vol. 109 Issue 2, p170
In an effort to improve understanding between university-based teacher educators and school-based educators, the authors embarked upon a program of collaboration. Working with a class of fourth graders for two years, the authors planned, taught, and reflected upon their collaborative teaching....
- Cooperative learning students take their education into their...
Moore, Louise P.; Fuchs, Gordon E. // Curriculum Review; Feb93, Vol. 32 Issue 6, p14
States that the cooperative learning is changing the face of education in Consolidated High School District 230. How the method vary from teacher to teacher; Advantages of the cooperative learning technique; How the district is committed to train the teachers in using the technique.
- Real-world grouping.
Dickinson, Dot // Science Scope; Nov/Dec96, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p44
Offers tips for forming random groups in a classroom setting. Selection of numbers, colors or candies; Formation of coed laboratories; Alphabetical grouping of students.
- How Cooperative Learning Can Enhance Mastery Teaching.
Davidson, Neil; O'Leary, Pat Wilson // Educational Leadership; Feb90, Vol. 47 Issue 5, p30
Focuses on the manner in which cooperative learning can enhance mastery teaching. Basics of mastery teaching; Principles of cooperative learning; Enhancement of lesson design; Contribution to a teacher's use of Instructional Theory into Practice model's categories of learning principles.
- cooperative learning.
Davidson, Neil; O'Leary, Pat Wilson // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009); 2009, Issue 21, p522
A definition of the term "cooperative learning," which refers to an educational strategy involving small, structured groups, is presented.
- Cooperative Learning in an Elementary Physical Education Program.
Dyson, Ben // Journal of Teaching in Physical Education; Apr2001, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p264
Examines the concept of cooperative learning in an elementary physical education program. Analysis of the research process; Perceptions of the cooperative learning program; Ability to improve motor skills.
- EDITOR'S NOTE.
Dyson, Ben // Journal of Teaching in Physical Education; Apr2010, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p111
The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including one on a study regarding cooperative learning and another on the leadership skills of teachers and coaches.