James Gregory, Anusha S Rao
Anusha S. Rao
Friday, March 4, 2016, 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. EST
Collaborative learning is associated with higher academic achievement and student engagement, in both face-to-face and online learning environments, and has been found to have a positive impact on a wide variety of students. In this session, participants will learn the basics of designing collaborative learning tasks, evaluating collaborative learning, and dealing with common problems associated with collaborative learning. Additionally, specific collaborative learning techniques appropriate for discussions, problem-solving, and writing will be discussed and modeled. Strategies for both online and face-to-face settings will be addressed.