One of the strongest assets any student can have is the ability to work well within a team. Teamwork means power and support, and it’s essential to success. Let Collaboration Fluency show you how great minds can come together.
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Collaboration Fluency refers to team working proficiency characterized by the unconscious ability to work cooperatively with virtual and real partners in online and face-to-face environments to create original products.
Collaboration Fluency is defined by the 5Es.
This includes establishing: the group; roles and responsibilities; the norms; the scope of the project; information needs; leadership; and committing it all to a group contract.
At this stage the group visualizes, defines, and examines the purpose, issue, challenge, preferred solution, or goal. They also develop an agreement on the outcome and the criteria for evaluating it.
Engineering a workable plan means breaking out all the necessary steps to get us from where we are to where we want to be. Again, the team works together to work backwards from the end and develop the plan.
Here the plan is put into action with a focus on the development of a tangible and viable solution or product that best utilizes the individual strengths of the various members of the collective.
Examine involves looking back at the process and determining if the challenge was met and the goal achieved, looking at areas of improvement, recognizing contributions, and giving constructive feedback.