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Collaboration: a Literature Review Research Report

  title={Collaboration: a Literature Review Research Report},
  author={Hanh Thi Phan and Jolana Rivas and Tian Song},
Collaboration is the “mutual engagement of participants in a coordinated effort to solve a problem together.” Collaborative interactions are characterized by shared goals, symmetry of structure, and a high degree of negotiation, interactivity, and interdependence. Interactions producing elaborated explanations are particularly valuable for improving student learning. Nonresponsive feedback, on the other hand, can be detrimental to student learning in collaborative situations. Collaboration can… Expand
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