process during which the participants share tasks related to goal-formation, question posing, explanation and information search. Such learning diverges from ‘cooperative learning’ in terms of highlighting the intellectual significance of collaboration beyond mere task completion. Collaborative learning is, in essence, a trialogical process
focused on shared objects of activity
, and it cannot be accounted for, adequately, simply by reference to collaborative situations, interactions or learning effects.
See also computer-supported collaborative learning
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