Collaborative learning is an
educational approach to teaching
and learning that involves groups
of learners working together to
solve a problem, complete a task,
or create a product.
Collaborative learning is a situation in which
two or more people learn or attempt to learn
something together. Findley (1987).
Approaches to collaborative
Learning is an active process
Learning requires a challenge
Learners benefit when exposed to diverse viewpoints
Learning flourishes in a social environment
In the collaborative learning environment
Characteristic of collaborative
Face-to-face promotive interaction.
Appropriate use of collaborative skills.
Four Collaborative Learning
NUMBERED HEADS TOGETHER
Develops higher level thinking skills
Promotes student-faculty interaction and
Increases student retention
Builds self esteem in students
Promotes a positive attitude toward the