Design And Evaluation Of A Collaborative Learning Environment

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Design and evaluation of a collaborative learning environment
This research showed that friendship and meaningful learning tasks helped to promote individual accountability and positive interdependence, and the use of progress reports and product versions was useful for coordinating and monitoring the learning process. However, the study concludes that additional strategies might be needed for more effective collaboration to take place. My theory of incorporating test results into the mix may be what’s needed!(Wang, 2009)
Factors Influencing Creativity in Virtual Design Teams: An Interplay between Technology, Teams and Individuals. This study looks at the configuration of virtual teams working on a design project. The interviews from 39 participants, and the review of documents provide insight into the participant’s perceptions of creativity and their experience of designing in virtual teams. (Chamakiotis, Dekoninck, & Panteli, 2013)
Are Two Heads Better than One? Pair Work and Grammatical Accuracy. This study suggests that student collaboration in pairs has a positive effect on overall grammatical accuracy. Is it likely that the same holds true for pairs working on a visual-spatial problem that requires critical thinking?(Storch, 1999)
Promoting effective helping behavior in peer-directed groups Collaborative peer learning environments have received increasing attention in classrooms due to the potential for improving learning and achievement.…
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