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Education and Human Development Master's Theses

1988

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The Effect Of Cooperative Learning On Test Performance, James T. Hahn Apr 1988

The Effect Of Cooperative Learning On Test Performance, James T. Hahn

Education and Human Development Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to determine if cooperative learning in the form of study games could have an effect on student test performance. The subjects were 96 eighth grade students at a suburban New York State school. The 96 students were divided into 4 classes of 24 each. The course that the students were enrolled in was physical science, which was a mandatory course at this particular school. The cooperative learning technique of utilizing games as a means of study was developed by Robert E. Slavin, at Johns Hopkins University. The particular series and steps of the games ...