Cooperative Learning

  title={Cooperative Learning},
  author={Robert E. Slavin},
  journal={Review of Educational Research},
  pages={315 - 342}
  • R. Slavin
  • Published 1 June 1980
  • Education
  • Review of Educational Research
Research on classroom cooperative learning techniques, in which students work in small groups and receive rewards or recognition based on their group performance, has been increasing in the past few years. This review summarizes the results of 28 primary field projects lasting at least 2 weeks, in which cooperative learning methods were used in elementary or secondary classrooms. The pattern of research findings supports the utility of cooperative learning methods in general for increasing… 

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