This video describes the basics of collaborative learning and faculty from various disciplines describe how they use collaborative learning in their courses.
Instructors at Patrick Henry Community College (Martinsville, VA) talk about Cooperative Learning. This video was posted on You-tube by the Southern Center for Active Learning Excellence (at http://youtu.be/iFn4H-5faE8).
Examples and Resources
Faculty-coached, In-class Problem Solving allows students to work on problems collaboratively, in a structured context, while the professor guides the process. Developed by the SERC Pedagogical Service Project
Team-Based Learning presented by the Team-Based Learning Collaborative. This site provides information, resources and videos that explain what team-based learning is and how to use it to engage your students.
Process Oriented Guide Inquiry Learning(POGIL) POGIL is a student-centered strategy; students work in small groups with individual roles to ensure that all students are fully engaged in the learning process.
Assessment of Collaborative Learning by EDUCAUSE. "EDUCAUSE is a nonprofit association whose mission is to advance higher education through the use of information technology." http://net.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/ELI80084.pdf Page 10 of the document contains links to other resources on assessment.
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