The ability to work in groups is one of the top requirements of employers. Students, on the other hand, tend to hate them. This comes from years of experience with dysfunctional teams caused by a lack of instruction on how to work successfully in a group. The good news is that TLS has resources to help you help your students.
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Faculty Planning: Group Assignment Planning Worksheet
Sorting students into groups: What Kind of Group Member Are You Sorting Quiz
Improving Group Climate Presentation
Managing Conflict Presentation