Faculty Blog: How do you define collaboration?

Evidence suggests that having students explain things to each other provides increased retention and depth of understanding.  This suggests that we should encourage discussion of class and homework.  However, allowing this kind of collaboration can lead to outright copying or make it difficult to measure an individual’s effort and understanding.  How do you define collaboration so students can strike this balance as they do the work for your class?


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