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  • 1. Reality dictates that school face the fact that each classroom, especially in public or government schools, may not be equipped with appropriate number of computers. The creativity of the teacher will have to respond to the situation, and so cooperative learning will likely be the answer to the implementation of IT Introduction
  • 2. DEFINING COOPEATIVE LEARNING
  • 3. Cooperative or Collaborative Learning Is learning by small groups of students who work together in a common learning task. It is also called Group Learning.
  • 4. 5 Elements are needed to be truly cooperative learning A common goal Interdependence Interaction Individual accountability Social skills
  • 5. Advantages of Cooperative Learning Encourages active learning, while motivating students.
  • 6. Increases academic performance.
  • 7. Promotes literacy and language skills.
  • 8. Improves teachers effectiveness.
  • 9. In addition, there are studies which show that cooperative learning enhances: 1.Personal and social development among students. 2. Self- esteem 3.Social relations between racially and culturally different students.
  • 10. Disadvantages of Cooperative Learning • Students in the group are having conversations that has nothing to do with the lesson. • Students becoming impatient with others in the group ceasing to work cooperatively. • One bright students doing the most of the work.
  • 11. Cooperative learning and the computer Based on a study conducted, researchers agree that the computer is a natural learning vehicle for cooperative (at times called promotive) learning.
  • 12. Cooperative learning and the computer Thus, it shows that when students work with computers in groups, they cluster and interact with each other for advice and mutual help.
  • 13. Cooperative learning and the computer Moreover, given the option to work individually or in a group, the students generally wish to work together in computer- based and non-computer-based activities.
  • 14. Cooperative learning and the computer Reflecting on this, psychologists think the computer fosters this positive social behavior because it has a display monitor – where they look something in common.
  • 15. Components of cooperative learning • Educators are still wary about the computer’s role in cooperative learning. Thus they pose the position that the use of computers do not automatically result in cooperative learning.
  • 16. Components of cooperative learning • There therefore assign the teacher several tasks in order to ensure collaborative learning. These are: -Assigning students to mixed-ability teams -Establishing positive interdependence
  • 17. Components of cooperative learning -Teaching cooperative social skills -Insuring individual accountability, and -Helping groups process information
  • 18. Components of cooperative learning These are in addition to assigning a common work goal in which each member of the group will realize that their group will not succeed unless everyone contributes to the groups’ success.
  • 19. Components of cooperative learning It is also important for the teacher limits learning group clusters (six is the ideal number in a group) so there can be closer involvement in thinking and learning.
  • 20. END!