Investigate the influence on pupils' learning on applying cooperative learning in visual arts

Hin Tung AU

Research output: Other contributionHonours Projects (HP)

Abstract

Cooperative learning has been developing for many years. In recent years, there have been more studies on cooperative learning in different disciplines (Bobrick, B, 2008; Yip Chung Da, 2008; 馮停珍, 2006; 鄧耀南, 2016) and these data showed positive results on cooperative learning. Since there is less relevant research on cooperative learning in visual arts subject in Hong Kong, therefore, the researcher is interested to explore what are the possible reasons for visual arts teacher apply or not to apply cooperative learning in visual arts subject and how does cooperative learning influence and help pupils in learning visual art. The qualitative research approach is used in order to delve teacher views and student learning outcomes of cooperative learning to analysis. Through Semi-structured interviews with visual arts teachers in Hong Kong primary schools, the results of the findings that show that most of the interviewees’ assurance cooperative learning make positive influences on students in visual art subject. This study analyzed that there are some common influences of cooperative learning benefits to students in visual art. One specific influence has been found that cooperative learning in visual art that can improve students’ abilities of art appreciation and criticism. Research reveals that the teacher’s personal belief, internal examinations of SSPA and the students’ age could be the factors that influence on pupils' learning on applying cooperative learning in visual arts. It is hoped that the awareness cooperative learning in visual arts subject would be aroused and enable pre-service teachers and in-service teachers to apply cooperative learning.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 2019

Keywords

  • Cooperative learning
  • Visual arts education
  • Teaching and learning
  • Honours Project (HP)
  • Bachelor of Education (Honours) (Visual Arts) (Five-year Full-time)
  • Programme code: A5B063
  • Course code: ART4902

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