Discovering Students’ Cognitive Perspective on the Use of Cooperative Learning in EFL Classroom

Nida Fauziah, Nita Sari Narulita Dewi, Arini Nurul Hidayati, Fuad Abdullah


Cooperative learning is a learning method in which students with different learning abilities are conditioned to work together in a group to achieve the same learning goals. Johnson, Johnson, and Smith (2013) added that in cooperative learning students can work together and maximize their learning. This study aims to explore what students' cognitive perspectives have experienced when learning English in the classroom using the cooperative learning method. The data collection technique used was semi-structured interviews conducted on three students as participants in this study. The data was processed qualitatively using thematic analysis. The findings of this study indicate positive things based on students' learning experiences using cooperative learning methods, namely, among others, students are able to find partners who can support and increase their effectiveness in learning and also the emergence of responsibility in learning achievement.


cognitive perspective; cooperative learning; EFL classroom.

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ISSN 2407-151X (online)



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