Monthly Archives: January 2015

Group Work Can Be Gratifying: Understanding & Overcoming Resistance to Cooperative Learning

Shimazoe, J & Aldrich, H. (2010) Group Work Can Be Gratifying: Understanding & Overcoming Resistance to Cooperative Learning.  College Teaching, 58, pp. 52-57. “Despite decades of successful implementation at the K-12 level, cooperative learning (CL) has been slow to catch … Continue reading

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Toward a social pedagogy of classroom group work

Blatchford, P., Kutnick, P., Baines, E. & Galton, M. (2003) Toward a social pedagogy of classroom group work.  International Journal of Educational Research 39 pp. 153-172. “In any classroom, pupils will be drawn together for many purposes and we can … Continue reading

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Effective Group Dynamics in E-Learning: Case Study

Fisher, M., Thompson, G.S., & Silverberg, D.A. (2004-5) Effective Group Dynamics in E-Learning: Case Study. Journal of Educational Technology Systems 33 (3) pp. 205-22 “Investigating the participant structure that works in online courses helps us design for, and facilitate, collaboration.  … Continue reading

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Why some groups fail: A survey of students’ experiences with learning groups

Feichtner, S. B., & Davis, E. A. (1984). Why some groups fail: A survey of students’ experiences with learning groups. Journal of Management Education,9(4), 58-73. “From the (often blind) viewpoint of instructors, we had always viewed group work as an added … Continue reading

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Mobile Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning

Looi, C., Wong, L., & Song, Y. (2013). Mobile Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning.  In Hmelo-Silver, C. E. (Ed.). The international handbook of collaborative learning. (pp. 233-249). New York: Routledge “Computer-supported collaborative learning (CSCL) researchers have explored the types of interaction that … Continue reading

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Collaboration Scripts in Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning

Fischer, F., Kollar, I., Stegmann, K., Wecker, C., Zottmann, J., & Weinberger, A. (2013). Collaboration Scripts in Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning.  In Hmelo-Silver, C. E. (Ed.). The international handbook of collaborative learning. (pp. 233-249). New York: Routledge “Information and communication technologies … Continue reading

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Designing Collaborative Learning Through Computer Support

Dennen, V.P. & Haodley, C. (2013). Designing Collaborative Learning Through Computer Support.  In Hmelo-Silver, C. E. (Ed.). The international handbook of collaborative learning. (pp. 233-249). New York: Routledge “Collaborative learning with technology is more than the use of some tool; … Continue reading

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Problem-Based Learning: An Instructional Model of Collaborative Learning

Hmelo-Silver, C.E. & DeSimone, C. (2013). Problem-Based Learning: An Instructional Model of Collaborative Learning.  In Hmelo-Silver, C. E. (Ed.). The international handbook of collaborative learning. (pp. 233-249). New York: Routledge “Problem-based learning (PBL) is a learner-centered pedagogical approach in which … Continue reading

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The Group Investigation Approach To Cooperative Learning

Sharan, S., Sharan, Y., & Tan, I.G. (2013). The Group Investigation Approach To Cooperative Learning.  In Hmelo-Silver, C. E. (Ed.). The international handbook of collaborative learning. (pp. 233-249). New York: Routledge “Cooperative learning is a generic approach to teaching that … Continue reading

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Organizing Collaborative Learning Experiences Around Subject Matter Domains

Cornelius, L.L., Herrenkohl, L.R., & Wolfstone-Hay, J. (2013). Organizing Collaborative Learning Experiences Around Subject Matter Domains.  In Hmelo-Silver, C. E. (Ed.). The international handbook of collaborative learning. (pp. 233-249). New York: Routledge “Outside of institutions of formal education, students participate … Continue reading

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