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Success in Groupwork
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SUCCESS IN GROUPWORK

PAPERBACK BY HARTLEY, PETER; DAWSON, MARK

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ISBN
9780230272309
IMPRINT
PALGRAVE
 
 
EDITION
1ST ED. 2010
PUBLISHER
PALGRAVE MACMILLAN
STOCK FOR DELIVERY
IN STOCK
FORMAT
PAPERBACK
PAGES
128 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
21 JUL 2010

DESCRIPTION

This guide provides students with practical advice and ideas to help them work effectively with other people and get the most out of their group project. It takes the reader from forming a group, working together on a project, dealing with conflict, using online resources through to delivering a group assessment.

CONTENTS

Introduction.- Acknowledgements.- PART I: GETTING READY FOR GROUPWORK.- Why Groupwork Is Used In HE.- Key Challenges For Groups.- What You Can Do Beforehand.- PART II: CREATING THE TEAM.- How Groups Are Selected.- Making A Positive Start.- PART III: ORGANIZING YOUR GROUP.- Understanding The Task.- Organising Meetings.- Making Decisions.- PART IV: COMMUNICATION.- Reading The Group.- Effective Personal Communication.- Constructive Debate.- Dealing With Conflict.- PART V: ASSESSMENT AND REFLECTION.- Satisfying Assessment Criteria.- Reflecting On Your Experience.- Writing Up Your Reflection (Or Some Such).- Troubleshooting Guide.- References.- Useful Sources.- Index.