Gayatri. G, Dr. P. Felvia Shanthi
Abstract: This paper comparatively examines the relationship between Collaborative learning and Scholastic Achievement of students to identify the significant difference in the research variables and in their dimensions. For these purpose 205 boys and 195 girls from class IX were selected at Random in Kanchipuram Educational District. Survey method is adopted by administering the tool of five point scale. The study focused on the data collected through Rating Scales and the study measured Collaborative Learning and Scholastic Achievement ie., marks obtained in the exams were collected from the students mark register as a part of personal data collection. The scores are converted into percentage and analyzed for the study. The data collected from the tools were subjected to various statistical analyses. The results of the analysis were presented in the form of tables and interpreted appropriately to arrive at logical Findings and Conclusions. It is found that the correlation between the dimensions of Collaborative Learning was significant and also seen that the three inter correlation were positive. It is found that the positive correlation between the Overall Collaborative Learning and Overall Scholastic Achievement was negligible. It may be concluded that on the basis of findings, the students have had better Affective and Social aspect in Collaborative Learning. Few demographic variables such as Gender, Syllabus, Medium of Instruction, Fathers Education, Mothers Education and Management of School brought slight differences in research variables.
Keywords: COLLABORATIVE LEARNING, SCHOLASTIC ACHIEVEMENT