Join Oliver Schinkten for an in-depth discussion in this video The fundamentals of collaboration, part of Communication in the 21st Century Classroom.
- Although the ways that we're able to collaborate have…drastically changed, the core fundamentals of collaboration…have remained the same.…In this video I want to discuss some of these fundamentals.…First of all what is collaboration?…According to Merriam-Webster Dictionary,…collaboration is defined as working with another person…or group in order to achieve or do something.…When our students work together in groups,…it isn't enough to say that they got along or they behaved.…That's cooperation.…The purpose of collaboration is to accomplish or complete…a specific goal.…
For this reason, some of the key fundamentals of…collaboration include setting clear goals, communicating…these goals effectively with all members of the group…and then working together in order to accomplish the goals.…Having groups spend some time up front to define,…plan and outline a clear set of goals can be a critical step…in creating a high quality final product.…It's also important to be able to identify the strengths of…the collaborators and to clearly define roles…
- Introducing digital literacy to your class
- Understanding our digital citizenship and digital footprint
- Collaborating with Google Drive
- Implementing an LMS
- Offering video office hours using Google Hangouts
- Gathering student feedback with Google Forms
- Creating audio and video announcements
- Using social media to communicate with the community
Skill Level Beginner
1. Communication in the Digital Age
2. Communicate with Your Students
3. Communicate with Your School and District
4. Connect with Your Community
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