Collaborative Communication Tools and Technologies

Collaborative communication is at the core of most daily activities and impacts the way people live, learn, and participate in society (at least in the most economically developed countries). Collaborative communication tools and technologies allow for communication between two or more people and support the establishment of shared goals, mutual respect, trust development, and acceptance of different perspectives. Tools and technologies bring clarity and precision to processes, communication, and collaboration. This entry first defines collaborative communication and then discusses tools and technologies that support collaborative communication. It concludes by discussing collaboration in education and education technology.

Collaborative Communication

Humans long for interconnectedness with other humans. Since the dawn of humankind efforts have been made to establish deep, long-lasting connections with other individuals, other groups of humans, and ...

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