Effectiveness of Collaborative Learning in Enhancing Academic Performance in Creative Nonfiction Literary Essay Subject of Grade 12 HUMSS Students at Bestlink College of the Philippines
Keywords:collaborative learning, effectiveness
Collaborative learning is an educational approach that involves a joint intellectual effort by students or students and teachers together. It consists of exercises and activities through which students develop their knowledge by interacting with each other, which enables individual students to combine their expertise, experience, and ability to accomplish a mutual learning goal. The researchers used qualitative and descriptive research methods as the research design. The instrument used to gather the data were survey questionnaires and related literature. The results of the study showed that engaging in collaborative learning is highly effective because it does not only help the students to grow as a group but also individually. The findings showed that the most common activity used in collaborative learning are group reporting, role-playing, travel essay, and think-pair-share. Utilizing the collaborative learning technique is highly effective in enhancing the academic performance of the Grade 12 Humanities and Social Sciences Strand students, and one of its benefits is the development of cooperation and easily understandable lessons.