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"In order for collaboration to be effective, each member of the group must have a good foundation of knowledge about the subject at hand. The member with the most knowledge will typically present the most applicable ideas, and the members with the…"
"I have to correct what I said in my last entry for this thread. I have just learned that studies have shown that working collaboratively is no more, or even less efficient than working individually as the answers typically come from the most…"
"Nice answer. I like the idea of discovery or collaborative learning. It is applicable in some situations, but given the curriculum, we don't have the time to make it a major focus or mode of learning. Sometimes the most efficient way of…"
"Nice article.Here's the question that pops into my head: What is the content that is the focus of the cheating? It seems to me there are two different (way more but for simplicity sake I stick with two) areas of learning- facts and…"
"Look at where we are with society and our contrivances. We have come a long way in the last one hundred or so years. This was all done under the old educational system and old fashioned idealisms. Often very little focus on collaboration in schools.…"
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