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This section addresses questions that are commonly raised when incorporating collaborative learning. The answers provided were written by the web author from his and his colleagues personal experiences working with students in small learning groups. Also, several references are noted below that address similar issues.

If you have a FAQ you'd like to add to our list, please send an email message with the FAQ and an answer if possible to Tony Jacob

Bonwell, C. C., and Eison, J. A. (1991). Active learning: Creating excitement in the classroom. ASHE-ERIC higher educationreport No. 1. Washington, D.C.: The George Washington University; School of educationand Human development.

Cooper, M. M. (1995). :Cooperative learning. An approach for large enrollment courses>" Journal of Chemical Education, 72 (2), 162.

Cooper, J., Prescott, S., Cook, L., Smith, L., Mueck, R., and Cuseo, J. (1990). Cooperative learning and college instruction: Effective use of student learning teams. California State University Foundation, Long Beach, CA.

Felder, R. M., Brent, R. (1994). "Cooperative learning in technical papers: Procedures, pitfalls, and payoffs." in ERIC Document Reproducion Service Report ED 377038.

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