“A group has to have a membership of two or more people.” The group should have a shared or common goal and there should be a feeling of interaction and interdependence among the group.
-Class discussion or activity-based around something that has come up in a class.
-Tutorials-two or more student meeting with a tutor and working together on a topic.
-Seminars-a group of students meeting with a tutor. Typically working together on a topic covered in a lecture program.
-Group assigments-where students are asked to produce something collectively.
SWOT you group work:it stands for Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Treats.
-What are your group strengths?
-What are your weaknesses?
-What opportunities are there for you in group work?
Belbin’s group roles:This includes eight key roles that has been identified in group activities.
Adair’s processes: A theory about the roles of each member of the group that tends to led to arguments.
How to succeed:
-Prepare research, open research folders, analyze task.
-Follow action plan-undertake targeted research and active reading
-Plan any outline.
-Prepare first draft.
-Leave a time lag.
-Review, revise and edit.
-Hand work in on time.