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Articles tagged "group work"

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Name plates and small groups

Dr Françoise Boucek notes the simple technique of using name plates in front of participants in seminars/workshops to produce a more congenial atmosphere.

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Debates with large groups

Dr Françoise Boucek describes her experience of organising large group debates as part of her politics module.

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Debates with small groups

Dr Françoise Boucek talks about her use of debates in teaching with small groups, the practical aspects and benefits.

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Feedback Strategies for Group Work: Contracts and Variation

Dr Amit Rai describes the feedback strategies that he uses on his module as the students do group work, using student contracts and varying the feedback methods.

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Seeding groups

Prof Norman Fenton discusses the experience of coping with the diverse backgrounds of the students by seeding the groups for group projects.

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Industry simulated group projects

Prof Norman Fenton describes how one of the major group projects is designed to simulate the real-life industry environment, including uncertainties and changes in requirements.

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The larger picture and teamwork

Dr Akram Alomainy describes how  the group work and labs on his course are used to develop skills such as teamwork and also an understanding of the larger picture in which their current picture fits.

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Self-selected groups

Prof Peter McOwan explains why he allows self-selected groups for some group coursework.

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