Peer collaboration and individual learning: incubation, contradiction and collective insight

Christine Howe, D. McWilliam, G. Cross, K. Littleton (Editor), D. Faulkner (Editor), D. Miell (Editor)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


Recently, interest has shifted away from considering just the outcomes and products of collaborative work, towards analyzing the interactions themselves. This shift to a more process-oriented account of productive group-work has brought with it an interest in understanding the nature of productive talk and joint activity and researchers have attempted to identify interactional features which are important for learning and cognitive change.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationLearning to Collaborate: Collaborating to Learn
Place of PublicationNew York, USA
Number of pages224
Publication statusPublished - 2004


  • collaborative learning
  • education
  • group work
  • individual learning

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