Learning through collaboration embraces mainly discussion, practice, and production. Building on investigations and acquisition, it is about taking part in the process of knowledge building itself.
There are core tools in the VLE and beyond that support “Collaboration” learning types. Click the information icons (i) to find out more about each potential tool.
In addition to the core tools in the VLE that support “Collaboration” learning types, the university also supports other tools identified below, which we refer to as VLE+ tools:
Finally we also list some tools below that we recognise as useful but do not offer direct support for. We refer to these as Recognised tools:
Universal Design for Learning (UDL) Prompts
As you develop your Collaboration learning activities, think about how you can make the learning experience more accessible for all students – ask yourself the following questions:
- Are learners given time to work on projects in class, as well as out of class?
- Do learners have choice in their group project? Why/not?
- Are learners prepared for engaging in group work? If so, how?