The jigsaw classroom is a research-based cooperative learning technique invented and developed in the early 1970s by Elliot Aronson and his students at the University of Texas and the University of California. Since 1971, thousands of classrooms have used jigsaw with great success. 7. Consider the learning process itself as part of assessment. Many studies such as those by Robert Slavin at Johns Hopkins have considered how cooperative learning helps children develop social and interpersonal skills. Experts have argued that the social and psychological effect on self-esteem and personal development are just as important as.
The Role of Cooperative Education In The Adult Learning Environment. Joseph F. Clark, III Embry Riddle Aeronautical University Daytona Beach, Florida. Abstract. Aviation, engineering, medicine, and law are three of many very complex fields of study, which require mastery of a great amount of information. This ERIC DIGEST provides an overview of collaborative learning and describes how the process of collaborative learning can become a part of formal or institutionalized adult education activities (as opposed to autonomous or independent adult learning groups).
Cooperative learning techniques can be loosely categorized by the skill that each enhances (Barkley, Cross and Major, 2005), although it is important to recognize that many cooperative learning exercises can be developed to fit within multiple categories.