Authentic collaboration means students:
- work together on a common task, project or goal
- have equal contribution and accountability
- are dependent on the whole group.
Collaboration includes the sharing and refinement of ideas, problem-solving, designing, prototyping, testing, evaluating, recording and presenting.
Visit Leap into...Collaborative LearningExternal link (https://digital.library.adelaide.edu.au/dspace/handle/2440/71211) the Centre for Learning and Professional Development at the University of Adelaide provides a detailed discussion of Collaborative Learning, including an explanation of what collaborative learning is and how it can be used by teachers (retrieved July, 2017).