Have you ever been frustrated with group work? Maybe you were the student who always carried the group when others slacked off. Or maybe there were scheduling conflicts that prevented group members from collaborating effectively.
Why do we "break" into groups anyway? Maybe a better way to think about group work is to "unbreak" into groups. This course will provide educators with strategies for developing, implementing, and assessing student group work.
- Identify the need for group work in education (and beyond).
- Address challenges to group work in education.
- Investigate strategies for group work using various online tools.