Collaboration is the process
in which people choose to work together
in order to accomplish a shared goal.
Collaboration encourages self-reflection and communication
in order to enhance collaborative problem-solving.
Collaboration is the ability to work effectively and respectfully together in diverse teams.
In education it leads to the participation in learning communities.
Collaboration is brought alive through Practical Steps such as:
Developing a vision of a common goal
Exercising flexibility and willingness to compromise
Valuing each individual's contribution
Accepting a shared responsibility
The building blocks of Critical Thinking include capacities such as:
An individual committed to critical thinking applies skills such as:
"Critical thinking has the potential
to be a deeply creative process."