Describe the benefits and limitations of cooperative/collaborative learning?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 9, 2019, 8:18 pm ad1c9bdddf
Cooperative learning is a successful teaching strategy in which small teams, each with students of different levels of ability, use a variety of learning activities to improve their understanding of a subject. Each member of a team is responsible not only for learning what is taught but also for helping teammates learn, thus creating an atmosphere of achievement. Students work through the assignment until all group members successfully understand and complete it.
Cooperative efforts result in participants striving for mutual benefit so that all group members:
- gain from each other's efforts. (Your success benefits me and my success benefits ...
The benefits and downfalls are cooperative and collaborative learning.