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Veenman, Simon (2005), "Effects of a Cooperative Learning Program on the Elaborations of Students During Help Seeking and Help Giving", American Educational Research Journal, 42, 115-151.



  • Refers to the manner in which a student approaches and processes the help seeking process. Requesting an explanation of process( how to obtain the solution) not the answer


  • Why did you multiply it by 4?


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