Cooperative Learning

Kristen McMaster, University of Minnesota, and Doug Fuchs, Vanderbilt University
Alert Issue 11, Spring 2005

Cooperative learning (CL) is an instructional method that makes use of small, heterogeneous groups of students who work together to achieve common learning goals (Johnson & Johnson, 1992). Researchers have reported mixed results for CL in improving the academic achievement of students with disabilities.

Cooperative Learning - Alert Issue 11

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