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|標題:||A Study of the Impact of Cooperative Learning on 7th Graders' Interpersonal Relationship and English Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing Skills
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Since twelve-year public education was implemented in 2014, cooperative learning (CL) had been considered one of the effective ways to facilitate students' learning and develop their portable abilities during their schooling. The purpose of the study was to understand the impact of CL on students' interpersonal relationship, the influence of CL on their English skills and the impact on students of various achievement groups. Thus, the following are the research questions:
1. What are the effects of CL on students' interpersonal relationships?
2. Can students who received CL improve their English listening, speaking, reading and writing skills?
3. What are the impacts of CL on the High-, Average- and Low-Achievers?
This research implemented CL in a 7th grade EFL class for 12 weeks in a given junior high school in Taichung. In addition, student learning experience survey, student interpersonal relationship scale, classroom observation sheet, student weekly journals, and mini-focused group interview were used as qualitative instruments to collect data throughout the research.
Finally, it was found that:
1.The effects of CL on students' interpersonal relationships are positive.
2.Students who received cooperative learning increase their reading, writing and speaking skills. There was no statistically significant difference on listening tests though.
3.The impacts of CL on the High-, Average- and Low-Achievers are positive.
Based on the results of the study, several recommendations were provided for English teachers, school administration and future studies.
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