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1 Essential Question: Why cooperative learning with computer? Essential Question: Why cooperative learning with computer?

2 learning by small groups of students who work together in a common learning task. (Lucido P.,2012, Educational Technology 2) learning by small groups of students who work together in a common learning task. (Lucido P.,2012, Educational Technology 2) In the mid-1960s, cooperative learning was relatively unknown and largely ignored by educators. Elementary, secondary, and university teaching was dominated by competitive and individualistic learning. Cooperative learning is now an accepted and often the preferred instructional procedure at all levels of education. Cooperative learning is presently used in schools and universities in every part of the world, in every subject area, and with every age student. Introduction What is Cooperative learning? a successful teaching strategy in which small teams, each with students of different levels of ability, use a variety of learning activities to improve their understanding of a subject. Each member of a team is responsible not only for learning what is taught but also for helping teammates learn, thus creating an atmosphere of achievement. Office of Reseach June 1992 a successful teaching strategy in which small teams, each with students of different levels of ability, use a variety of learning activities to improve their understanding of a subject. Each member of a team is responsible not only for learning what is taught but also for helping teammates learn, thus creating an atmosphere of achievement. Office of Reseach June 1992

3 Contents 5 Elements Advantages and disadvantages Advantages and disadvantages Cooperative learning and the computer Cooperative learning and the computer Types of cooperative learning Types of cooperative learning

4 Social skills 5 Elements A common goal Interdependence Interaction Individual accountability

5 Advantages Encourages active learning while motivating students Promotes literacy and languages skills Increases academic performance Improves teacher Disadvantages Having conversation s that nothing to do with the lesson Students become impatient One student most doing the task.

6 Components of cooperative learning Assigning students to mixed- ability teams Establishing positive interdependence Teaching cooperative social skills Insuring individual accountability Helping groups process information

7 Types of Cooperative Learning Formal cooperative Informal cooperative Base group learning is structured, facilitated, and monitored by the educator over time and is used to achieve group goals in task work (e.g. completing a unit). Any course material or assignment can be adapted to this type of learning, and groups can vary from 2-6 people with discussions lasting from a few minutes up to an entire period incorporates group learning with passive teaching by drawing attention to material through small groups throughout the lesson or by discussion at the end of a lesson, and typically involves groups of two (e.g. turn-to- your-partner discussions) is effective for learning complex subject matter over the course or semester and establishes caring, supportive peer relationships, which in turn motivates and strengthens the student’s commitment to the group’s education while increasing self- esteem and self-worthit also makes the students accountable to educating their peer group in the event that a member was absent for a lesson. This is effective both for individual learning, as well as social support. Elements is effective for learning complex subject matter over the course or semester and establishes caring, supportive peer relationships, which in turn motivates and strengthens the student’s commitment to the group’s education while increasing self- esteem and self-worthit also makes the students accountable to educating their peer group in the event that a member was absent for a lesson. This is effective both for individual learning, as well as social support. Elements

8 References Internet Resources Book Lucido P.,2012, Educational Technology


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