Course summary and objectives 

This course explores the broader meaning of collaboration, and your understanding of it. In today’s workplace young people are expected to collaborate and this course helps you to understand what we mean by collaboration. It helps you to design lessons where students can develop collaboration skills. It will also introduce you to the dimensions of collaboration which are: students working in groups or pairs, sharing responsibility, making substantive decisions together, and being co-dependent on one another.

Course objectives:

To frame and answer the questions: 

  • What are the big ideas in collaboration? 
  • What does working together mean? 
  • What does shared-responsibility mean? 
  • What does making substantive decisions mean? 
  • What does working interdependently mean?