Educational Psychology Review

, Volume 19, Issue 1, pp 65–83

Technology in Support of Collaborative Learning

Original Article

DOI: 10.1007/s10648-007-9042-7

Cite this article as:
Resta, P. & Laferrière, T. Educ Psychol Rev (2007) 19: 65. doi:10.1007/s10648-007-9042-7


This paper reviews the research conducted in the last 20 years on the application of technology in support of collaborative learning in higher education. The review focuses primarily on studies that use Internet-based technologies and social interaction analysis. The review provides six sets of observations/recommendations regarding methodology, empirical evidence, and research gaps and issues that may help focus future research in this emerging field of study.


Collaborative learningTechnology for collaborative learning

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Curriculum and Instruction, Learning Technology CenterThe University of Texas at AustinAustinUSA
  2. 2.Laval UniversityQuebec CityCanada