Collaboration is a life skill needed in the work place. Multinational corporations rely heavily on collaborative efforts as teams of engineers might be working on component parts of an innovative product while located in different countries around the world. Collaborative work with the schools increases student achievement.
- Development of higher-level thinking, oral communication, self-management, and leadership skills.
- Promotion of student-faculty interaction.
- Increase in student retention, self-esteem, and responsibility.
- Exposure to and an increase in understanding of diverse perspectives