Promoting Collaborative Learning in The Online Environment: How Can Faculty Overcome Challenges?
By Nancy A. Walker, Ph.D. How do adult students benefit from a collaborative learning environment? As an online facilitator/faculty member, we are to foster and support collaboration between students. Needless to say, there are always challenges to this collaborative journey due to the online learning/teaching format. How can we lessen these and have a smoother collaborative application? Collaborative learning is learning and working toward a common goal in peer group facilitation. Learners are normally at different levels taking responsible for their own learning, as well as the learning of others in the group. Adult students in particular benefit from a […]