Collaborative Learning

Intended Learning Objectives (ILOs)
and Optimal Learning Methods

    
  
 
Based on 122 research papers

Learning Objective
Optimal Learning Method
Individual
Competitive
Collaborative
Acquiring specific, concrete knowledge in a given field
  
Developing simple skills e.g. spelling, using simple tools
  
Developing knowledge that requires substantial practice e.g. species recognition 
 
Quick assessment of a certain amount of resource materia 
 
Applying and sharing knowledge, principles 
 
Understanding complex concepts  
Problem-solving  
Enhancing creativity, thinking differently  
Understanding different perspectives  
Valuing diversity  
Managing prejudice, bias  
Developing positive attitude towards learning  
Developing positive self-esteem  


Source: Susan Fountain, UNICEF, NY, USA (1991): Teaching and Learning Methodology of Global Education, in "Education in the Changing World", Hungary

 
 
 Hari Srinivas - hsrinivas@gdrc.org
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