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Building Effective Student Teams: What, How, and Why

SpeakerCheelan Bo-Linn
Date Nov 13, 2013
Time 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm  
Location 428 Armory
Sponsor Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning
Contact Cheelan Bo-Linn
Phone 217.244.3859
Event type Conference/Workshop
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With the increased demand for students to work effectively in teams, many instructors have implemented short-term and semester-long team projects in their courses. There are many benefits derived from this type of cooperative learning strategy if key issues are addressed.

  • What are some of the considerations for making this a valuable learning experience?
  • How should teams be created?
  • What are important skills that students should learn?
  • What makes a good team assignment?
  • How do we assess team work?

We'll address these questions and more in this highly interactive workshop. Handouts with sample assessment forms will be provided.

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