This course will introduce you to collaborative and cooperative learning. We will explore ways to create successful learning and work teams. The content of the course is intended to provide some practical help to people who wish to use cooperative and collaborative learning in their classrooms or in other situations. We will explore what it means to be collaborative or cooperative and what impediments there might be. The primary focus of the course is on understanding why one might use cooperation or collaboration by examining underlying theory that might inform practical choices. The course will explore the journey towards a cooperative spirit and the outcomes that can result.
Angela O'Donnell (Educational Psychology)
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