Difference between revisions of "Collaboration"

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Some authors distinguish between 'cooperation' as work that "is accomplished by the division of labor among participants" and 'collaboration' that involves "mutual engagement of participants in a coordinated effort to solve the problem together" (Roschelle, J., & Teasley, S., 1995). However, also in collaboration, task distribution can occur; but in contrast to cooperation, the subtasks are not independent, and coordination is needed to finally solve the problem (Dillenbourg et al, 1996).
 
Some authors distinguish between 'cooperation' as work that "is accomplished by the division of labor among participants" and 'collaboration' that involves "mutual engagement of participants in a coordinated effort to solve the problem together" (Roschelle, J., & Teasley, S., 1995). However, also in collaboration, task distribution can occur; but in contrast to cooperation, the subtasks are not independent, and coordination is needed to finally solve the problem (Dillenbourg et al, 1996).
  
Different strategies for supporting collaborative learning include [[Collaboratively observe|collaborative observing]] (see the [[Craig observing|Craig et al. study]]), [[Collaboration scripts|scripted collaboration]] (see the [[Rummel_Scripted_Collaborative_Problem_Solving|Rummel et al. study]]), and [[peer collaboration]] (see the [[Walker_A_Peer_Tutoring_Addition|Walker et al. study]]).
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Different strategies for supporting collaborative learning include [[Collaboratively observe|collaborative observing]] (see the [[Craig observing|Craig et al. study]]), [[Collaboration scripts|scripted collaboration]] (see the [[Rummel_Scripted_Collaborative_Problem_Solving|Rummel et al. study]]), and [[peer tutoring]] (see the [[Walker_A_Peer_Tutoring_Addition|Walker et al. study]]).
  
 
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Revision as of 10:51, 16 April 2007

In collaboration, two or more individuals are working together to solve a problem. They have to coordinate their activities to yield a successful result (Dillenbourg, P., Baker, M., Blaye, A., & O'Malley, C., 1996).

Some authors distinguish between 'cooperation' as work that "is accomplished by the division of labor among participants" and 'collaboration' that involves "mutual engagement of participants in a coordinated effort to solve the problem together" (Roschelle, J., & Teasley, S., 1995). However, also in collaboration, task distribution can occur; but in contrast to cooperation, the subtasks are not independent, and coordination is needed to finally solve the problem (Dillenbourg et al, 1996).

Different strategies for supporting collaborative learning include collaborative observing (see the Craig et al. study), scripted collaboration (see the Rummel et al. study), and peer tutoring (see the Walker et al. study).