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International Journal of Educational Research

Volume 23, Number 3

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 9

  1. International perspectives on cooperative and collaborative learning: An overview

    Neil Davidson

    pp. 197-200

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  2. Cooperative learning in German schools

    Gunter L. Huber

    Despite decades of appreciation of CL in scientific discussions of education and in curriculae, it is a rare event in the average German classroom. Rather than looking for external circumstances... More

    pp. 201-211

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  3. Cooperative learning in Japan

    Shuji Sugie

    Cooperative small groups are frequently used in Japanese schools. The principles of Buzz Instruction, one model of CL, are outlined as an illustration of Japanese CL. Additional applications of... More

    pp. 213-225

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  4. Cooperative group work: A perspective from the U.K

    Helen Cowie

    This chapter explores three major strands in the development of CL approaches in the U.K. The first examines the role of cooperative group work in facilitating the personal growth of the individual... More

    pp. 227-238

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  5. Cooperative learning in an African context

    Cedric A. Taylor

    In Africa there has really been no historical development of cooperative learning because of the influence of missionary and colonial education in establishing a Western form of schooling. This is ... More

    pp. 239-253

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  6. Cooperative learning in latin America: A perspective from the alternative education experience

    William Brown & Pamela Bohrer Brown

    Alternative education experiences in Latin America which have been inspired by Brazilian educator Paulo Freire's ideas are analyzed in the light of cooperative learning. Critical awareness and... More

    pp. 255-265

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  7. Cooperative learning in Israel: Historical, cultural and educational perspectives

    Rachel Hertz-Lazarowitz & Tamar Zelniker

    This chapter examines 20 years of CL practices in Israel, from historical and ideological perspectives. The examination reveals that U.S.A. methods of CL are inherently culture-bound, and that... More

    pp. 267-281

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  8. Cooperative learning in the heterogeneous Israeli classroom

    Hanna Shachar & Shlomo Sharan

    The group investigation method of cooperative learning (CL), and its contribution to the heterogeneous classroom, is the subject of this article. A wide range of ethnic and cultural diversity among... More

    pp. 283-292

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  9. Cooperative learning in cultural contexts: An integrative review

    Barbara J. Shwalb & David W. Shwalb

    This chapter critiques the previous seven chapters, summarizing key points and leading to general conclusions about contextual influences on CL. First, considering the seven reviews of research... More

    pp. 293-300

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