Learning Design Toolkit

Communicating and collaborating

Introduction

We learn by connecting, communicating and collaborating with others.

Activity focus

  • contribute
  • discuss
  • brainstorm
  • explain
  • participate
  • guide/ coach/ assist/ support
  • clarify
  • provide feedback

Readings

Building community and collaboration - Educause

Across contexts and circumstances

How might you design for this
in a traditional 100% face to face context?
How might you design for this
to support learner-centred revision/review OR
learners who cannot attend class 100%?
How might you design for this
to support learners with special needs OR
a range of learning preferences?
How might you design for this
for learners who are existing workers
based in the field/workplaces?
How might you design for this
for learners who are
geographically dispersed?
  • small group work
  • class discussions
  • peer support strategies
  • informal conversation