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Facilitating group maintenance

By Adam Morgan,

Earlier this year Katie Duncan interviewed Jurgen Schulte and myself about a maintenance session I run in Jurgen’s class. In that interview I suggested that student groups can benefit from having some maintenance-related discussions. I also briefly outlined the three short activities that I run as part of this...

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Learning about group work

By Andrew Francois,

It is a shared responsibility for both teachers and learners to make group work effective. Group work skills should not be assumed and need to be taught if students are to be work ready. Being an effective team member and collaborator is an important professional and personal attribute.

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Group-scaping: cultivating good team dynamics for group assignments

By Katie Duncan,

What if there was a way to help students cultivate good team dynamics for group assignments? Enter IML’s Adam Morgan and Dr Jurgen Shulte.

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SPARKPLUS: Your Self and Peer Assessment Resource Kit

By Andrew Francois,

How can you use SPARKPLUS to ensure fairness and equity in group work? Find out more with this recap from this year’s LX.lab Technology Showcase.

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WATCH: Inclusive practice belongs at UTS

By Amy Grady,

Whether it's a student, a coworker or yourself, there is most likely someone in your life who has accessibility requirements. Meet some of the UTS Access Ambassadors as they explain the importance of inclusive and accessible group work.

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Group work enhances the student experience

By Andrew Francois,

Often maligned by students, group work has been perceived as a lazy approach to teaching, a cheap alternative to individual instruction. This is far from the truth.

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4 tools students can use for group assessments

By Amanda Sampol,

On average, how many emails do you get from students complaining about group work? How much time do you spend dealing with issues of student collaboration, accountability and time management? If this sounds familiar, you should try introducing students to collaborative platforms for their group assessments.

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My students don’t talk!

By Georgina Barratt-See,

What do you do to get students engaging and interacting in your classroom? Get the discussion flowing with these tips.

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