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Can someone help me with an assessment tool(s) that might be used in a study done on Cooperative Learning (e.g., interviews, paper-and-pencil assessments, surveys, online questionnaires, observation methods)? From the attached studies, are there any ethical issues that might be most relevant to the assessment and data collection approaches that can be considered for a study on Cooperative learning? If so, how might it affect the ethical soundness of the assessment instruments and practices used in such a study? (STUDIES ATTACHED)

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Note: The following information is offered as a suggestions of a few examples that can be used for an assessments of this form of study. However, there are more questions and or feature that should be added to a design such as this; and the recommendation is to present the information graphically.

(a) Can someone help me with an assessment tool(s) that might be used in a study done on Cooperative Learning (e.g., interviews, paper-and-pencil assessments, surveys, online questionnaires, observation methods)?
Cooperative learning indicates working together to accomplish a shared goal. Thus, co-operative learning is the instructional use of small groups of students working together to maximize their ability (Dheeraj, & Kumari, 2013)It also involves defining the problem behavior and identifying situations in which behavior takes place (Sattler, 2002). According to Sattler, one can begin an interview assessing student behavior in several specific behaviors (e.g., classroom, lunchroom, etc. For instance, an interview may consist of statements referring to the child's change in behavior as follows:

• Change in the behavior
• Child's progress in the classroom
• Parental concerns
• Family adjustment
• Parents efforts
• Family stress
• Parent's attitude
• Family's socio-emotional support

Designing an Observational Assessment

*Observe the target behavior
You could begin by coding ...

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