The release of the alpha version of LEAD’s collaborative software took place on May 31st. The alpha version was released under the code name CoFFEE. CoFFEE supports a range of collaborative learning situations in the classroom. The alpha version includes several collaborative tools, such as a threaded discussion tool, a graphical tool, a notes tool and a collaborative writing tool.
More information about CoFFEE can be obtained from LEAD’s national research coordinators: