Cooperative learning: effective teamwork for engineering classrooms

Karl A. Smith

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Definition of cooperative learning and brief overview of types of cooperative learning groups - informal, formal, and base. Essential elements of a well-structured formal cooperative learning group. Professor's role in structuring a problem-based cooperative learning group. Summary of research support for cooperative learning.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)208-213
Number of pages6
JournalProceedings - Frontiers in Education Conference
StatePublished - Dec 1 1995


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