Publications

An interaction of student ethno cultural background with reward structure in group learning

The current study seeks to address a gap in the literature concerning the interaction between variables associated with the configuration of group learning contexts and variables associated with students themselves.

Author(s): Hurley, E.A., Allen, B. A. & Boykin A. W.
Publication: Cognition & Instruction
Year: 2009

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Cooperative learning in the social studies: balancing the social and the studies

More than twenty-five years of experimental research in schools indicates that outcomes, particularly achievement outcomes, are affected by how teachers structure and implement cooperative learning methods. One can think about effective use of cooperative learning in social studies as being attentive to both the social and the studies.

Author(s): Slavin, R.E., Chamberlain, A.M., & Hurley, E.A.
Publication: Stahl, Robert J. & Van Sickle, Ronald L., (Eds.), Cooperative Learning in the Social Studies Classroom: An Introduction: 2nd Edition, Tempe Arizona: National Council for the Social Studies Bulletin.
Year: 2009

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The Performance Gap: Stereotype Threat, Assessment & the Education of African American Children

We should realize that such models contribute most when they bring us closer to a critical mass of evidence that the issues behind the performance gap are not separable from the broader issue of inequity in the United States.

Author(s): Hurley, E.A.
Publication: Noel S. Anderson & Haroon Khareem (Eds.) Education as Freedom: African American educational thought and ideology (Critical essays). Rowan & Littlefield, Lexington Books, Lanham MD.
Year: 2009

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