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Cooperative Learning and Computer-Based Instruction

Educational Technology Research and Development Volume 40, Number 3, ISSN 1042-1629


Examines the origins of small-group learning and distinguishes cooperative learning from other methods. Highlights include assessing the effects of cooperative learning, including cognitive effects; designing effective software for cooperative groups, including accountability, interdependence, interaction, ability grouping, age, collaborative skills, and group processing; and recommendations for future research. (81 references) (LRW)


Hooper, S. (1992). Cooperative Learning and Computer-Based Instruction. Educational Technology Research and Development, 40(3), 21-38. Retrieved April 9, 2020 from .

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