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Cooperative learning
Definition of cooperative learning.

Cooperative Learning Techniques.

Advantages and disadvantages of cooperative learning.

Definition of competitive classroom.

What is collaborative learning.

By the end of this class student will be able to:
Define cooperative classroom and competitive learning.

Know the advantages and disadvantages of cooperative learning.

learn the techniques of cooperative learning.

Distinguish the differences between collaborative and cooperative learning
The term
refers to the lessons and academic content taught in a school or in a specific course or program.
New Terms:
Cooperative learning.
Competitive classroom.
Collaborative learning.
Cooperative Learning involves structuring classes around small groups that work together in such a way that each group member's success is dependent on the group's success.
Competitive learning refers to students who work against each other to achieve a good grade and only some of them succeed.
Cooperative Learning
a method of instruction that has students working together in groups, usually with the goal of completing a specific task.
* There are different kinds of groups for different situations
develop leadership skills , ability to work with others as a team
Cooperation is not having students sit side-by-side at the same table to talk with each other as they do their individual assignments.

Cooperation is not assigning a report to a group of students where one student does all the work and the others put their names on the product as well.
There is a crucial difference between simply putting students into groups to learn and in structuring cooperative interdependence among students
Cooperative Curriculum
Students may explain things better to another student than a teacher to a class.
Questions are more likely to be asked and answered in a group setting
Higher ability students are in a position to be models; lower ability students get the benefits.
Interpersonal and collaboration skills can be learned in a cooperative learning activity
It has the potential to produce a level of engagement that other forms of learning cannot

In groups of mixed ability, low-achieving students become passive and do not focus on the task.

High stakes create increased chances for conflict and therefore need for conflict resolution skills.
It is difficult for the teacher to be sure that the groups are discussing the academic content. .

Higher ability students may not experience the challenge that they would with other higher ability students.
Lower ability students may feel perpetually in need of help rather than experiencing the role of leader
Competitive learning
Competitive learning exists when one student goal is achieved, all other students fail to reach that goal.
-there is only one winner, all other students must fail.
- May be linked to high anxiety levels, self-doubt, selfishness and aggression.
- May promote cheating.
- Interferes with the capacity to problem solve.

Applying through an activity
Collaborative learning & how it differs of cooprative learning
To sum up
Barkely, E.F., Cross, K.P. & Howell Major, C. (2005). Collaborative learning techniques: A handbook for college faculty. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
Cooperative Learning Techniques
A good give-and-take discussion can produce unmatched learning experience as students.

*articulate their ideas.
*respond to their class mates.
*points and develops skills in evaluating.
Reciprocal teaching
explaining, providing feedback, understanding alternative perspectives.

*note taking.
Problem solving
*developing strategies and analysis.
*benefit from the feedback of peers.

Writing -organizing ideas-
*writing essays.
*peer editing.
Graphic organizers - discovering patterns&relationships
It's a powerful tool for converting complex information in to meaningful displays.
Three stay-One stray
student can take break from their work and send one member to the other groups to describe their progress.
*Group grid:
student practice classifying and organizing information in a table.
What are the new terms for today class?

Who can define any two of them?

What are the techniques of cooperative learning?

Mention any two advantages or disadvantages of cooperative learning?

What is the major difference between collaborative and cooperative learning?

The Cooperative Classroom: Empowering Learning by Lynda A. Baloche.
- Social skills assumed or ignored.
- No interaction between pupils.
Collaborative learning is a method of teaching and learning in which students team together to explore a
significant question or create a meaningful project.

Discussing a lecture.
Students from different schools working together over the Internet on a shared assignment
Cooperative learning, which will be the primary focus of this workshop, is a specific kind of collaborative learning.
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