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  1. 1. Presentation on Cooperative Learning By Javed Iqbal Anjum PDT, PDCN for EDIP Project Ihr Logo
  2. 2. Roadmap  Session Learning Outcomes  What Cooperative Learning is?  Background of Cooperative Learning  Real Cooperative Learning  Importance of cooperative learning  Five key elements of cooperative leaning  Generalization from ResearchPDT JAVED IQBAL ANJUM Your Logo
  3. 3. Session Learning Outcomes  By the end of this session C.Ps could be able to;  Shared the definition and importance of cooperative learning,  Discuss strategies of cooperative learning  Implement cooperative learning in their respective learning ,PDT JAVED IQBAL ANJUM Your Logo
  4. 4. What Cooperative Learing is? Cooperative learning is a strategy which involves students in established, sustained learning groups or teams. http://learningandteaching.dal.ca/taguide/WhatisCooperativeLear Cooperative learning is an instructional strategy that simultaneously addresses academic and social skill learning by students. It is a well-researched instructional strategy and has been reported to be highly successful in the classroom. http://olc.spsd.sk.ca/DE/PD/instr/strats/coop/ Students work together in small groups and learn through interaction with each other while the teacher coaches the process. PDT JAVED IQBAL ANJUM Your Logo
  5. 5. Cont….. Cooperative Learning is the instructional use of small groups through which students work together to maximize their own and each other’s learning. Cooperative learning is a method of teaching and learning in which students team together to explore a significant question or create a meaningful project. “Cooperative learning is a teaching strategy involving childrens participation in small group learning activities that promote positive interaction. This digest discusses the reasons for using cooperative learning in centers and classrooms, ways to implement the strategy, and the long-term benefits for childrens education.” Lyman, Lawrence – Foyle, Harvey C. (1988). Cooperative Learning Strategies and Children. Eric Digest Database.PDT JAVED IQBAL ANJUM Your Logo
  6. 6. Background of Cooperative Learning Can be traced back to 1867 First introduced by educational reformer W.T. Harris Initiated in St. Louis, Goal- rapid promotion of elementary students PDT JAVED IQBAL ANJUM Your Logo
  7. 7. Why Cooperative Leaning Greater efforts to achieve. More positive relationships among students. Greater psychological health. Self-esteem Self-identity Social development Ability to cope with adversity and stress PDT JAVED IQBAL ANJUM Your Logo
  8. 8. Not all group learning is cooperative learning groups arguing over divisive conflicts and power struggles a member sits quietly, too shy to participate one member does the work, while the other members talk about sports no one does the work because the one who normally works the hardest doesn’t want to be a sucker a more talented member may come up with all the answers, dictate to the group, or work separately, ignoring other group members PDT JAVED IQBAL ANJUM Your Logo
  9. 9. Five Elements of Cooperative Learning Positive interdependence- a sense of sink or swim together 2. Face-to-face promotive interaction  helping each other learn, applauding success and efforts 3. Individual and group accountability  each of us has to contribute to the group achieving its goals PDT JAVED IQBAL ANJUM Your Logo
  10. 10. Cont….. 4.Interdependence and small group skills- communication, trust, leadership, decision making, and conflict resolution 5. Group processing- reflecting on how well the team is functioning and how to function even better PDT JAVED IQBAL ANJUM Your Logo
  11. 11. Types of Cooperative Learning  Formal Cooperative Groups last from one class period to several weeks.  Informal Cooperative Groups may last a few minutes to one class period.  Cooperative Base Groups are long term and last at least a year.PDT JAVED IQBAL ANJUM Your Logo
  12. 12. Types of Group formingPDT JAVED IQBAL ANJUM Your Logo
  13. 13. Five Phases of Cooperative Learning  In the “engagement” phase, the teacher “sets the stage” for the activity presented.  In the “exploration” phase, students work on the “initial exploration of ideas and information.”  In the “transformation” phase, this is where the students gather all of their thoughts about the information.  In the “presentation” phase, the students present their information to the other students.  In the “reflection” phase, the students “analyze what they’ve learned and identify strengths and weaknesses in the learning process that they went through.”PDT JAVED IQBAL ANJUM Your Logo
  14. 14. Generalizations from the Research on Cooperative Learning1. Organizing groups based on ability levels should be done sparingly.2. Cooperative learning groups should be rather small in size.3. Cooperative learning should be used consistently and systemically, but should not be overused.4. Student participation, teacher encouragement, and student- student interaction positively relate to improved critical thinking.PDT JAVED IQBAL ANJUM Your Logo
  15. 15. Food for Thought One of the most exciting developments in modern education goes by the name of cooperative learning and has children working in pairs or small groups. An impressive collection of studies has shown that participation in well-functioning cooperative groups leads students to feel more positive about themselves, about each other, and about the subject theyre studying Students also learn more effectively on a variety of measures when they can learn with each other instead of against each other or apart from each other. Cooperative learning works with kindergartners and graduate students, with students who struggle to understand and students who pick things up instantly. PDT JAVED IQBAL ANJUM Your Logo

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