What is Cooperative Learning? - Definition & Theory


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How can we define cooperative learning?

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1. Which of the following is NOT a type of cooperative learning?

2. Where is cooperative learning utilized?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combination will help you to evaluate your understanding of cooperative learning. You will be tested on the types of cooperative learning and where it is used, as well the abilities that cooperative learning promotes.

Quiz and Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on various aspects of cooperative learning, including:

  • The definition of cooperative learning
  • Where cooperative learning is commonly applied
  • Types of cooperative learning
  • What research has to say about cooperative learning and abilities

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allows students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related cooperative learning lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding cooperative learning and interpret it correctly
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as formal and informal cooperative learning
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as cooperative learning and individualist learning

Additional Learning

To learn more about cooperative learning, review the accompanying lesson on the Theory of Cooperative Learning. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define cooperative learning and the different types of cooperative learning
  • Understand how cooperative learning is utilized in classrooms
  • Understand how individualistic learning is different from cooperative learning
  • Understand the benefits of cooperative learning
  • Define individualistic learning