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5.5 Cooperative Learning

Resources and activities for Cooperative Learning

Site: Alma
Course: TRIG Course- Alma College Winter 2015
Book: 5.5 Cooperative Learning
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Date: Monday, August 3, 2020, 2:26 PM

1 What is Cooperative Learning?

Cooperative Learning is found in the Red Zone of the Framework for Instructional Planning. The Red Zone is also known as Creating the Environment for Learning.


McREL Definition

Cooperative Learning

Provide students with opportunities to interact with each other in groups in ways that enhance their learning. (UTCITW p. 8)

View the video for an introduction to this category of instructional strategies.

To continue to the Instructional Resources and Activities for Cooperative Learning, click on the arrow in the lower right corner or navigate using the Table of Contents on the left hand side of your screen.

2 Instructional Resources and Activities

Click on the image below to view the Cooperative Learning presentation. (Note: The presentation will open in a new window or new tab depending on your browser settings. The course will remain open in the other window or tab.)

Cooperative Learning Presentation

Suggested Text Reading: Chapter 3, pages 73-87 in “Using Technology with Classroom Instruction that Works, 2nd ed.”

The Digital Portfolio activities you will complete for Setting Objectives and Providing Feedback are outlined for you within the context of the presentation. Note: If the slide numbers are not viewable, hover your mouse in the bottom left corner of the presentation and they will appear.

  • Cooperative Learning activities are located on Slides 18 and 24.

You are now ready to move on to the next activity: 5.6 Sharing your Module 5 "Digital Portfolio" Work