Collaborative learning enables students to play a more active role in their learning. It stimulates critical thinking, improves communication skills and fosters a sense of community and responsibility among students. Through discussions, students can articulate their ideas, refine concepts and develop interpersonal and communication skills. For teachers, collaborative learning and group-based projects can often reduce marking and feedback load associated with individual assessment.
Collaborative learning can be achieved with the help of technology using:
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