Cooperate and Feel Great is an informative training manual designed for teachers who want to install cooperative learning methods into their classrooms. This is a valuable text and manual for all experienced teachers who wish to improve their use of cooperative learning skills; students in undergraduate and graduate-level curriculum, method, and administration courses; and teachers enrolled in K-12 instructional workshops.
Dwight C. Holliday is Assistant Professor of Education at Murray State University in Murray, Kentucky. Professor Holliday holds a Ph.D. Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Southern Mississippi and a M.Ed. in Administration and Supervision from Southeastern Louisiana University.
Chapter 1 Introduction to Cooperative Learning Chapter 2 Learning Goal Structures Chapter 3 Cooperative Learning Promotes Chapter 4 Basics Elements of Cooperative Learning Chapter 5 Student Roles Chapter 6 Teaching Cooperative Skills Chapter 7 Processing Chapter 8 Group Evaluation Form Chapter 9 Student Evaluation Form (self) Chapter 10 Group Evaluation Form (students) Chapter 11 Student Evaluation Form Chapter 12 Group Evaluation Form Chapter 13 Effective Small Groups Chapter 14 Planning Effective Lessons Chapter 15 Lesson Plan Worksheet Chapter 16 STAD Chapter 17 Jigsaw Chapter 18 Cooperative Problem-Solving Chapter 19 Structured Controversy Chapter 20 Group Investigation Chapter 21 Other Cooperative Learning Strategies Chapter 22 Cooperative Starters Chapter 23 Appendix Chapter 24 Teambuilding and Class-Building Chapter 25 Dealing with Problem Behaviors Chapter 26 Trouble Shooting Chapter 27 Glossary