The literature review will include the development of cooperative learning (CL) and in-depth review on one of its derived teaching strategies, Student Team Achievement Division (STAD). It will highlight the emergence of STAD, major issues, debates, and recent investigations regarding its effectiveness, achievability, and practicability. The conclusion of this literature review provides a participative action inquiry into possible interventions. The literature review is highly relevant to the suggested research interest for some of the theoretical and conceptual frameworks and methodologies are searched and based on the existing STAD practice and knowledge in these two decades. The areas include the longitudinal and latitudinal review of relevant conceptual framework and methods, which further refine the newly proposed research questions and enhance their workability and practicability. Copyright © 2015 the author(s), with first publication rights granted to the journal.
CitationChim, H. (2015). Literature review of the cooperative learning strategy: Student Team Achievement Division (STAD). International Journal of Education, 7(1), 29-43. doi: 10.5296/ije.v7i1.6629
- Cooperative learning
- Research methodology