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Group work booklet

Author: Colin Neville, Peter Hartley, Mark Dawson (University of Bradford)
Description: This booklet provides a comprehensive guide to student group work. It covers topics such as how and why groupwork is used in HE, getting started with your group, personalities and roles, communication, dealing with conflict, reviewing progress and making decisions.
Estimated activity time: 1 hour
Type of media: Webpage
Licence: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 3.0
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Category: Group Work
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GROUP WORK BOOKLET

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This booklet provides a comprehensive guide to student group work. Contents:

    1. The importance of groupwork
    2. How groups are used with students in HE
  1. Why groups fail
  2. Personality and group roles
  3. Group development and change
  4. Cultural differences in group behaviour
  5. Making discussion work
  6. Ways of getting started
  7. Reviewing group progress
  8. Dealing with conflict
  9. Making group decisions

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