Content Collection - Area

Collaborative learning

To use digital technologies to foster and enhance learner collaboration. To enable learners to use digital technologies as part of collaborative assignments, as a means of enhancing communication, collaboration and collaborative knowledge creation.

Teaching

In both cooperative and collaborative learning the students work in smaller groups in order to accomplish learning goals. Collaborative learning is learning in groups or teams to solve problems, working peer-to-peer complete tasks, or build new knowledge. The collaboration promotes…

Challenge based learning is a student-centred approach where students collaboratively answer the challenge. The challenge is focusing on a big idea reflecting a community, relationships, sustainability, democracy, etc. This approach is divided into phases: engage, investigate, act. In the whole…

Project-based learning (PBL) is a teaching method that engages students' learning with real-world, meaningful projects. In PBL, students work in groups. Usually, this approach can last the whole semester. The students are engaged on from the beginning, from the defining…

Problem based learning is student cantered collaborative approach where the students are immersed into the problem solving. The problems are open-ended and reflect the real-world scenarios. This authenticity engages learners to understand the importance of the content and motivates them…

Inquiry-based learning is an educational strategy in which students actively participate and perform self-directed investigations on a topic or a problem defined previously. In this process, the students follow and apply recognisable methods and practices, formulate a hypothesis, and ask…

Pause procedure is an activity also applicable in online teaching. The educators structure the lessons in smaller chunks. During the session, they interrupt (pause) the lecturing to let students share their 3-5 key takeaways and/or any questions they might have.…

Jigsaw is a cooperative learning technique where each student is important for the completion and full understanding of the final results of the activity.Firstly, the students are divided into groups. Each group works on the overall topic, but the task…

To support the educators and assist in grouping learners (which can be time-consuming to organise) the virtual assistant overtakes the task. The virtual assistant enables grouping student based on different criteria depending on teacher’s pedagogical goals and judgement:Example of near…

Documents, tables, etc. can be edited jointly with the document editing tools. These enable the joint creation and editing of files. In most cases, everyone who is authorised to access the files can edit them simultaneously. The changes made by…