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Resources on dealing with group projects at university

 

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Group projects: Working effectively as a team
Practical strategies to help your team work together, and for a positive group project experience.

Teamwork makes the dream work! (Oregon State University) - Comprehensive resource including planning templates and information about working across time zones and cultures.

NEW for COVID (Sept. 2020) and also applicable to group projects Conducting Remote Study Groups (Oregon State University)

Supporting Collaboration (UBC)
Discusses online tools for writing and creating images collaboratively, as well as for sharing resources.

Group work and Presentations page (University of Guelph)
3 resources, including a short video, that give you tips on getting started, creating good group dynamics, and dealing with any problems that may arise

Getting going in group work handout (University of Saskatchewan)
A practical tool to help you organize your project group.

Getting going in group Work (University of Saskatchewan)
Suggestions for what to cover in your first project group meeting, to set your team up for success!

Surviving group projects (University of Minnesota)
A site covering all aspects of group projects, using a video dramatization as an example..

Working in groups (UBC)
Presents information, in video format and text, about starting out, setting goals, knowing your strengths, resolving conflict, and working together.

Group process (UBC)
Covers ground rules, meeting schedule, rules & roles, and supporting tools.