In the first of a series of four posts on collaborative classrooms, Jo McKenzie discovers what the facilitators of the Festival of Learning Design learned about running sessions in these exciting spaces.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.