Effect of Collaborative Learning on the Academic Achievements of Post-Graduate Students at University of Agriculture Faisalabad

  • Aqsa Azam IEERD, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad.
  • Humaira Hina IEERD, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad.
Keywords: Diverse Personality of Members, Academic Achievements, Alternative Points of View, Manipulation for Projection.


Higher education plays an important role in human life by creating new information, transferring it to students and bringing up revolution. Standards of teaching are very important for academic achievements of students in higher education. Bringing up the standard of teaching requires advanced learning organizations to ensure that the education they offer meets to the students’ desires both today and for the next. Collaborative learning is an instructional way of learning and teaching in which a group of students cooperate to tackle an issue, accomplish a piece of work, and generate new thoughts. In the condition of collaborative learning, socially and spiritually characteristics are tested as they hear alternative points of view, and are required to verbalize and protect their thoughts. In this manner, students start to generate their own theoretical ideas and do not depend on specialists and books structure. Despite of the effectiveness of collaborative learning in teaching leaning process a very limited research work is organized to highlight the obstacles that effect collaborative learning manipulation for projection of related to its for reaching influences of the collaborative learning. In collaborative learning, the students have an opportunity to speak with companions, generate their own thoughts, share believes and other structure. The study entitled “Effect of collaborative learning on the academic achievements of post-graduate students” was conducted at University of Agriculture Faisalabad. The post graduate students of faculty of education were the target population of this study. The total students of M.Sc. education (2nd and 4th) semesters were 160. The sample size of 113 students was selected by using online software www.surveysystem.com with confidence interval five percent and confidence level ninety-five percent. Simple random sampling technique was used for sample selection. For data collection, a well-developed questionnaire was used for this study. For analyzing the data collection, SPSS (Statistical Package for Social Sciences) was used. The result indicated major facilitating factors and inhabiting factors . The facilitating factors were using A.V aids in classroom, each member of group participate with preparation, and relaxed environment. Inhabiting factors were competition, diverse personality of members, and no-weightage of group members’ effort.