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ERIC Number: EJ784571
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Dec
Pages: 5
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 11
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0889-9371
Levels of Collaboration: Where Does Your Work Fit In?
Marcoux, Betty L.
School Library Media Activities Monthly, v24 n4 p20-24 Dec 2007
To collaborate is to share--to collaborate at different levels is to share the responsibility for learning with more and more input. In this article, the author lists the academic areas enhanced by collaboration; the characteristics of collaboration behaviors between educators; and the six elements of successful collaboration. She briefly discusses the possibility of collaborating at different levels depending on the task at hand and offers a model of proactive vs. reactive streams of thought in collaboration. Finally, she outlines a Pyramid of Collaboration of the various levels of collaboration and offers a Collaboration Assessment Tool that will allow readers to determine what level best fits the work being done. (Contains 4 figures.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A