Professional Development for Cooperative Learning. Issues and Approaches.

  title={Professional Development for Cooperative Learning. Issues and Approaches.},
  author={Celeste M. Brody and Neil Davidson},
This book is about training K-12 teachers to adopt a cooperative learning paradigm in their classrooms. It provides a collection of solicited essays aimed at instructing future trainers of public school teachers in America. The book consists of 15 chapters by leaders in the field. In addition there is an introduction and an afterward by the editors. The contributions summarize the principles of major efforts in teacher professional development over the past decades. In addition to… 

Essential Features of a Teacher Education Programme for Cooperative Learning

Abstract What are the main features of a successful programme for preparing teachers to use cooperative learning methods in their classrooms? In seeking an answer to this question, many researchers

Developing cooperative learning in initial teacher education: indicators for implementation

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Sustained Professional Development on Cooperative Learning: Impact on Six Teachers' Practices and Students' Learning

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Developing Assessment for Learning Practice in a School Cluster: Primary and Secondary Teachers Learning Together

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Teachers’ Experiences of Implementing the SPRinG Programme in Schools

The chapter complements the previous chapters in that it draws upon the reflections of teachers who have worked with SPRinG; moving from theory to practice as well as adding classroom insights

A Brief View of Cooperative Learning 1 from Across the Pond, Around the World, and Over Time

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Teaching and Learning in the Language Teacher Education Course Room:

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Collaborative learning in pre-service teacher education: primary school teachers' competence and educational practice

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Learning Culture of CHC Students: Its Support and Challenge to Cooperative Learning

Literature on educational change has warned that students play an important role in determining the success of educational reforms. Whatever reform is planned, reformers have to remember that the

Collaborative learning in pre‐service teacher education: an exploratory study on related conceptions, self‐efficacy and implementation

In this study, the actual position of collaborative learning (CL) in teacher education is examined. One hundred and twenty teacher educators and 369 student teachers are surveyed on general

Computer Support for Knowledge-Building Communities

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Cscl : Theory and Practice of An Emerging Paradigm

This book discusses how to support teachers Transitioning to Project-Based Science Practices in a New Paradigm Shifts and Instructional Technology, and some examples of such support can be found in the textbooks of the 1990s and 2000s.

Organizational Learning and Communities-of-Practice: Toward a Unified View of Working, Learning, and Innovation

Recent ethnographic studies of workplace practices indicate that the ways people actually work usually differ fundamentally from the ways organizations describe that work in manuals, training

Computer Supported Collaborative Learning

The influence of peer interaction on planning and information handling strategies and the negotiation of dialogue processes in joint planning in a computer based task are investigated.

Situated Learning: Legitimate Peripheral Participation

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Computers and the collaborative experience of learning