Group Projects and Collaboration

Back from Spring Break, this week’s piece is an interview between Brian Mathews and his colleague Tom Ewing. Their discussion addresses group work and creating environment for collaborative learning in the classroom. Tom and Brian conclude on possible reasons...

Assessing group work

Students working in groups has several advantages. Peer learning enhances overall learning because, when well-constructed, it encourages students to explain themselves, defend positions, contribute to joint-problem solving, as well as learn about people and positions...