Art. 03 – Vol. 22 – No. 3 – 2012

General Strategy of On-line
Cooperative Learning

Cristina Niculescu
Institutul de Cercetări pentru Inteligenţă Artificială „Mihai Drăgănescu” al Academiei Române

Iuliana Dobre
Catedra de Informatică, Universitatea Petrol-Gaze din Ploieşti

Abstract: The present article is an overview of the online cooperative learning strategies and categories practiced today within higher education learning process and it also defines a general strategy of on-line cooperative learning. The researchers Mark. A. May and Leonard W. Dobb (1937) have drafted the very first cooperative learning theory after they found that people who cooperate and work together to achieve shared goals were more effective and efficient in quantity and quality than those who were trying to achieve independently the same goals. Since then many researchers have contribute to the development of the cooperative learning theory as this theory has evolved from direct interface between people to computer assisted cooperative learning.

Keywords: cooperative learning, strategies, categories, on-line learning.


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