The Place and Importance of Cooperative Learning in the Globalizing World.
The aim of education in the globalising world is to cultivate individuals who believe in the supremacy of the law and democracy and can think freely, who possesses a sense of personal responsibility and who has developed his skills of utilizing the attained knowledge and competences all through his life. In order to equip the students with the implied knowledge and skills, educators are using various methods. Among these methods, the latest and the most perennial one is the cooperative learning method. In this article, ample information will be given on the method itself and its critical characteristics, and its role on ensuring social competence and democratic attitude will be discussed.
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