The Effect of a Training Program Based on The Cooperative Learning Strategy the Development of Social Skills of Students with Learning Disabilities in Southern Mazar- Jordan

Mohammad A Yousef


The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of cooperative learning based training program on developing social skills among students with learning difficulties in Southern Mazar educational directorate.

This study aimed at the effect of using the cooperative learning strategy in developing the social skills of the students enrolled in the source rooms in the Directorate of Education of the Southern Mazar educational directorate. The sample consisted of (82) students (59) male and (23) female students distributed in (9) schools where the sample was randomly divided into experimental group studied through cooperative learning and another studied through the traditional method. The researcher has developed a scale to measure social skills which has been verified through the implications of validity and reliability.

The study found that there were statistically significant differences at the level of (α ≤ 0.05) between the average teachers' estimates on the performance of the sample members in favor of the experimental group in the development of social skills and the absence of significant differences at the level of significance (α ≤ 0.05) Due to the gender variable and grade level among students with learning difficulties on the social skills index that was developed for the purposes of this study after the application of the training program.

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