Perceptions of EFL College Students toward Collaborative Learning

  •  Yingling Chen    


The purpose of the study was to understand the perceptions of EFL college students toward collaborative learning (CL). This qualitative research design used narrative approach since the study emphasized on each participant’s learning experiences with CL strategy. The data collection instruments for this research were consisted by interview questions. The researcher observed, took notes, and recorded Interview responses from each participant in order to understand their perceptions of collaborative learning. The finding of this study provides inspirations and motivation for English teachers to offer second language learners suitable curriculum and environment. Through collaborative learning, the results show that students quickly realize that they are able to solve problems as a group that they would not be able to solve as individuals. Students were satisfied by peer coaching, and peer review. Students worked together and brought effective strategies into the classroom activity.

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