Evaluating Collaborative Learning Processes

  • César A. Collazos
  • Luis A. Guerrero
  • José A. Pino
  • Sergio F. Ochoa
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2440)


Understanding and analyzing collaborative learning processes require a fine-grained sequential analysis of the group interaction in the context of learning goals. Several researchers in the area of cooperative work take as a success criterion the quality of the group outcome. Nevertheless, recent findings are giving importance to the quality of the cooperation process itself. This paper presents a set of indicators which main objective is to evaluate the collaborative learning process. We have defined an experiment with a tool instrumented to gather data from groups working in a simple task. This data is then useful to build the cooperation indicators, which in turn allow us to estimate the quality of the work process.


Collaborative Learning Collaborative Work Cooperative Learning Success Criterion Educational Leadership 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • César A. Collazos
    • 1
  • Luis A. Guerrero
    • 1
  • José A. Pino
    • 1
  • Sergio F. Ochoa
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceUniversidad de ChileSantiagoChile

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