1. Collaborative Learning engages students to work as a team in learning together, and is not just a matter of dividing up work among members of a team.
2. Targets of the core agenda of collaborative learning in cyberlearning for design and investigation can include motivational, social, and cognitive dimensions of interacting in groups.
3. Terms used to indicate the essence of learning together include: joint problem solving, intersubjectivity, shared/collective/group/distributed cognition, collective consciousness, and transactive discourse.
4. The core agenda of collaborative learning in cyberlearning is the design and investigation of social technologies to influence the interactions of students in groups, and thereby to increase learning in the group.
5. Research that investigates collaborative learning almost always include methods for analyzing students’ interactions, conversations, and participation in teams or groups — analyzing the process of collaborative learning is important.