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dc.contributor.authorAlexander, W Robert Jen_NZ
dc.contributor.authorMcDougall, R Stuarten_NZ
dc.date.available2011-04-07T03:06:15Z
dc.date.copyright2001en_NZ
dc.identifier.citationAlexander, W. R. J., & McDougall, R. S. (2001). Collaborative problem solving in student learning (Economics Discussion Papers Series No. 110). University of Otago. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/10523/1046en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10523/1046
dc.description.abstractIt had been apparent to teaching staff of our department for some time that the tutorial system in place for large introductory-level classes was not functioning optimally. Tutorials were re-designed around problem solving and applications of theory, undertaken by students in small groups. Assessment was also re-designed in keeping with the changed course emphasis. In evaluating the success or otherwise of this change in the approach to the conduct of tutorials, we used both quantitative and qualitative techniques. The qualitative responses of both students and tutors were very positive. Quantitative evidence of improved outcomes is harder to adduce, but we did find sufficient evidence to encourage us to extend the changes to other large classes.en_NZ
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dc.publisherUniversity of Otagoen_NZ
dc.relation.ispartofseriesEconomics Discussion Papers Seriesen_NZ
dc.relation.urihttp://www.business.otago.ac.nz/econ/research/discussionpapers/DP0110.pdfen_NZ
dc.subject.lcshHB Economic Theoryen_NZ
dc.titleCollaborative problem solving in student learningen_NZ
dc.typeDiscussion Paperen_NZ
dc.description.versionUnpublisheden_NZ
otago.bitstream.pages24en_NZ
otago.date.accession2006-03-22en_NZ
otago.schoolEconomicsen_NZ
otago.openaccessOpen
otago.place.publicationDunedin, New Zealanden_NZ
dc.identifier.eprints285en_NZ
otago.school.eprintsEconomicsen_NZ
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