Encouraging Students to Work Cooperatively In
and Out of Class
Morning workshop topics-
Afternoon workshop topics-
Comparing cooperative and collaborative learning paradigms
using cooperative writing and Pair-reading activities
Using a Write and Swap cooperative activity to explore
the benefits of student centered learning
Group processing- how can our groups work more effectively?
Round Robin brain storming activity to explore faculty
concerns regarding the implementation of cooperative learning programs.
2. Dealing with large amounts of information through
a cooperative activity known as the Jig Saw method to analyze the psychological
benefits of cooperative learning.
Icebreaker- What 5 things does your group have in common?
Group Processing using T-charts
One Minute paper- An assessment tool which will help us
reflect upon the days Activities- this will be followed by the pair-share
Think-Pair-Share followed by a whole group discussion-
where do we go from here?
Additional web sites dealing with CL
Sabotaging Cooperative Learning: or, Snatching Defeat from the Jaws
Teaching and Learning Methods and Strategies
Cooperative/Collaborative Learning - Faculty Liaison-
ACTIVE AND COOPERATIVE LEARNING (R.M. Felder)
The Jig Saw Classroom