Collaborative and Cooperative Learning


  • Benefits of Collaborative Learning
    Collaborative learning is an educational approach to teaching and learning that involves groups of learners working together to solve a problem, complete a task, or create a product. This review article outlines benefits of learning in collaboration style, begins with the concept of the term and continues with the advantages created by collaborative methods. This paper sets out major benefits of collaborative learning into four categories of; social, psychological, academic, and assessment benefits. Each of them is further subdivided to more specific themes.
  • Active/Collaborative Learning (Accelerated Learning Program)
  • The Role of Class Discussion in the Learning-Centered Classroom (League for Innovation in the Community College)
    The sixth in the annual Cross Papers series by K. Patricia Cross, at the 2002 Innovations Conference, March 17 - 20, 2002, Boston Marriott Copley Place. In The Role of Class Discussion in the Learning-Centered Classroom, Cross defines and describes successful discussion techniques and provides tips for faculty who want to make their class discussions more learning centered and productive.