Identification of Dysfunctional Cooperative Learning Teams Based on Students' Academic Achievement
Hsiung, Chin-Min, Journal of Engineering Education
Considerable evidence exists to suggest that students who study cooperatively reap significant benefits in terms of their learning performance. However, sooner or later, most cooperative learning teams have to deal with one or more members whose actions disturb the team. Unless these problems are quickly resolved, the cooperative learning team gradually becomes dysfunctional and the benefits of cooperative learning are diminished.
A method is proposed for identifying dysfunctional cooperative learning teams by comparing the academic achievement of students in a cooperative learning condition with that of students in an individual …
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Publication information: Article title: Identification of Dysfunctional Cooperative Learning Teams Based on Students' Academic Achievement. Contributors: Hsiung, Chin-Min - Author. Journal title: Journal of Engineering Education. Volume: 99. Issue: 1 Publication date: January 2010. Page number: 45+. © AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR ENGINEERING EDUCATION Oct 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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