Category - Collaborative Learning

Interactivity & The 5 Ts that Make it...

Ian Forsyth (Teaching & Learning Materials & The Internet, 3rd edition,  p. 135) defines interactivity as emulating the traditional classroom He lists the 5 Ts that cause interactivity to fail on the Internet (pp. 19 -23) time...

Digital Storytelling

A digital story is a personal experience represented in narrative format. The script is amplified by including video, music, still-frame imagery, and the author’s voice. A digital story typically lasts for two to three minutes. Web 2.0:...

Sample Collaborative Learning Tasks &...

Guided Reciprocal Peer Questioning The goal of this activity is to generate discussion among student groups about a specific topic or content area. Faculty conducts a brief (10-15 minutes) lecture on a topic or content area. Faculty may assign...

Types of Groups and Groupwork

GROUPWORK Various names have been given to this form of teaching, and there are some distinctions among these: cooperative learning, collaborative learning, collective learning, learning communities, peer teaching, peer learning, reciprocal...

Collaborative Learning Techniques

That’s the title of the book by Barkley, Cross and Major, a copy of which I purchased a few months ago. The authors distinguish ca. 30 Collaborative Learning Techniques, or CoLTS for short, and divide them into five categories.  Here is a...