Publisher description for Collaborative learning techniques : a handbook for college faculty / Elizabeth F. Barkley, K. Patricia Cross, Claire Howell Major.


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Counter This landmark book introduces the concepts and principles of collaborative learning and then goes on to present specific techniques and exercises organized according to learning objectives. It explains how to form groups, assign roles, build team spirit, deal with problems, and promote and assess participation. Each exercise is carefully described and illustrated through examples, and is accompanied by critical information regarding its complexity, time needed to complete it, variations, appropriate locations, and pointers for effective use.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Team learning approach in education Handbooks, manuals, etc, College teaching Handbooks, manuals, etc