Description - Cooperative Learning by Adrian Ashman
This book gives recognition to the importance of cooperative learning, in contrast to the traditional classroom, as an effective approach to learning. Its coverage of the subject ranges across the educational spectrum, from pre-school years to university, and offers a fresh perspective on a topic that has gained increasing interest worldwide. With contributions from an international panel of leading experts in the field, this engaging text succeeds in providing key insights, linking the theories that underpin the study of group dynamics to their practical application in the classroom. It presents a comprehensive overview of this alternative educative approach; illustrating how cooperative learning experiences can promote socialisation and friendships, and facilitate learning. Illustrated with practical examples throughout, this book will be a crucial read for those who wish to attain a fuller understanding of the subject and unleash the significant potential of cooperative learning in any educational setting.
Robyn Gillies, School of Education at the University of Queensland, Australia Adrian Ashman is Professor of Education in the School of Education at the University of Queensland, Australia
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(234mm x 156mm x 19mm)
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Adrian Ashman is Professor of Education at the University of Queensland Robyn Gillies is at the University of Queensland, Australia