Cooperative learning strategies employ many of the following characteristics and strategies in the classroom: positive interdependence, face-to-face interaction, individual accountability, social “What percent of the students are overtly active at once?” Source: Kagan Cooperative Learning. 2.2.4 Principles of cooperative learning Principles of cooperative learning as outlined by the Northern Province Department of Education (2001:20) includes the classroom organization and the learner skills. Cooperative Learning is fundamentally a simultaneous approach. How Cooperative Learning Is Used in the Classroom 9 4.1 Organizing Groups Voluntary and open membership 2. (Alexandre Dumas) How can it be implemented? The origins of cooperative learning Cooperative learning is an approach to teaching that fits well within the tradition of learner-centred pedagogy, dating back at least to the writings of John Dewey at the turn of the 20th century. The jigsaw is a cooperative learning technique with a three-decade track record of successfully increasing positive educational outcomes. 2.2 What Research has Found about Cooperative Learning 3. Just as in a jigsaw puzzle, each piece--each student's part--is essential for the completion and full understanding of the final product. For this to be a cooperative learning situation, there needs to be an accepted common goal on which the group is rewarded for its efforts. If a group of students has been assigned to do a report, but only one student does all the work and the others go along for a free ride, it is not a cooperative group. The Elements of Cooperative Learning 6 3.1 Positive Interdependence 3.2 Collaborative (Social) Skills 3.3 Processing Group Interaction 3.4 Heterogeneous Grouping 3.5 Individual Accountability 4. Advantages of using cooperative learning Cooperative learning is supported by one of the strongest research traditions in education, with thousands of studies conducted across a wide range of subject areas, age groups, ability levels and cultural backgrounds. 1. The manner in which it can be implemented asks for a lot of efforts from a number of different units which collaborate to manage to meet the curriculum to the principles of collaborative learning. Cooperative learning is the structured, systematic instructional technique in which small groups work together to achieve a common goal (Slavin, 1991). If applicable, explain the implication created. Classroom organisation is the conditions that the educator must create like positive The Cooperative Principle A basic underlying assumption we make when we speak to one Democratic member control 3. If each student's part is essential, then each student is (PDF) Cooperative learning: Principles and practice | Jason Anderson - This article provides an overview of cooperative learning and its influence on TESOL, including its origins in mainstream US education, its past and current influences in ELT, and the two core principles underpinning cooperative learning. The Principles of Cooperative Learning in an Oral Communication Course in English: A Descriptive Analysis 149-168, ISSN 1659-0104, julio-diciembre, 2014 class and the connection of CL with the students’ performance in a giv-HQ OLQJXLVWLF VNLOO LQ WKH ODQJXDJH FODVVURRP VSHFL¿FDOO\ )DU]DQHK While the principles and practices of cooperative learning draw upon Dewey's work, they derive more directly Co-operative Theory, Principles & Practice 7 VALUES OF CO-OPERATION Cooperatives are typically based on the cooperative values of "self-help, self-responsibility, democracy and equality, equity and solidarity" and the seven cooperative principles. cooperative learning creates a "One for all and all for one attitude." A cooperative Discussions and activities both take place all at once. Objective: Given a short dialogue which makes use of the maxims, identify the maxim in play, and explain your answer.