, Volume 30, Issue 1, pp 26–40 | Cite as

CLTV: Collaborative learning television

  • Kenneth A. Bruffee


There is evidence that, contrary to popular assumption, television viewing and learning involve a high degree of social interaction. If so, then performance-motivated programing in educational television militates against learning. Collaborative learning television would promote learning by taking advantage of the social nature of watching television and the social nature of learning. Viewers would be organized into semiautonomous learning groups so that learning would occur through the focused conversation of a community of peers.


Collaborative Learning Television Viewing Social Engagement Learning Group Educational Television 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kenneth A. Bruffee
    • 1
  1. 1.The City University of New YorkBrooklyn

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