> > Cooperative Learning > An individual made the comment on the list that for every positive piece > of research, he could counter with another research finding (my > paraphrase). I would like to see your "total" list of these findings. > While I am aware of some research findings which fail to establish the > superiority of cl, I cannot think of any where it is not found to be at > least as effective as lecture or some other method. Could you clarify your > comment? > > David K. Pugalee > Saginaw Valley State University > I find the statement "as effective as lecture or some other method" not necessarily relevant. I am inclined to think that differnt teaching methods are more effective in different subjects. I urge the curriculum researcher to help teachers understand when to best use different teaching methods, instead of throwing them differnt names of teaching methods and expect them to create their own programs in dark.