Collaborative learning: the effects of trust and open and closed dynamics on consensus and efficacy

  title={Collaborative learning: the effects of trust and open and closed dynamics on consensus and efficacy},
  author={Owen M. Harney and Michael J. Hogan and Benjamin J. Broome},
  journal={Social Psychology of Education},
The current study compared the effects of open versus closed group dynamics on perceived consensus, objective consensus, and perceived efficacy of collaborative learning in participants high and low in dispositional trust in the context of an Interactive Management (IM) session. Interactive management is a computer-mediated collaborative tool designed to enhance group problem-solving by facilitating cooperative inquiry and consensus. In the current study, two groups of 15 undergraduate… 
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