Collaborative teams : [The investigation of how collaborative processes and team dynamics impact on collaborative teaching in a New Zealand context]
Baker, Karen; Rowley, Rich; Madipour, Farhad
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Citation:Baker, K., Rowley, R., & Mehdipour, F. (2016, October). Collaborative teams :[The investigation of how collaborative processes and team dynamics impact on collaborative teaching in a New Zealand context]. Paper presented at Core Education uLearn16, Rotorua, New Zealand.
Permanent link to Research Bank record:https://hdl.handle.net/10652/3726
The focus of this research in progress is to explore teachers’ perceptions of the nature and impact of collaborative teaching by specifically addressing practice-based collaborative interactions. The main question that guides our research is: how do collaborative processes and team dynamics operate within collaborative teaching in a New Zealand context? Subquestions are; How do teachers define collaborative teaching in their own contexts? and, what are the key factors that prevent teachers from working collaboratively? Our methodology takes a mixed methods approach, combining both quantitative and qualitative data gathered from a web-based survey