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Q: How do the Main forum discussions foster collaborative learning?
A: Main forum discussion foster collaboration in learning by allowing students to be heard by others and share ideas in a safe environment. The main forum addresses weekly topics and the views of students and the facilitator.
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User: How do the Main forum discussions foster collaborative learning?

Weegy: Main forum discussion foster collaboration in learning by allowing students to be heard by others and share ideas in a safe environment. The main forum addresses weekly topics and the views of students and the facilitator.
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User: Why do you think collaboration helps improve your critical thinking skills?

Weegy: Learning could be fostered by collaboration since if there's a topic on which you are not knowledgeable, then your partner might be well versed on that specific topic, [ and vice versa.The concept of collaborative learning, [ the grouping and pairing of students for the purpose of achieving an academic goal, has been widely researched and advocated throughout the professional literature. The term "collaborative learning" refers to an instruction method in which students at various performance levels work together in small groups toward a common goal. The students are responsible for one another's learning as well as their own. Thus, the success of one student helps other students to be successful. Proponents of collaborative learning claim that the active exchange of ideas within small groups not only increases interest among the participants but also promotes critical thinking. According to Johnson and Johnson (1986), there is persuasive evidence that cooperative teams achieve at higher levels of thought and retain information longer than students who work quietly as individuals. The shared learning gives students an opportunity to engage in discussion, take responsibility for their own learning, and thus become critical thinkers ................. ] ]
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