Resources on studying with friends or classmates


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Resources for study groups/ study buddies

Study Groups
Advice from an SFU student on starting a study group.

Studying with Friends:  Why you need a Study Buddy (+ Tips) (Ivy Panda Blog) - Extensive information on the benefits of study buddies, how to select one, and how to collaborate with them effectively.

Study Habits: Study Groups (Gustavus Adolphus College)
Tips on who to invite, how to form, and how to conduct study groups.

Resources applicable to both study groups and project groups

NEW for COVID (Sept. 2020) Conducting Remote Study Groups (Oregon State University)

Working in Groups (UBC)
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.

Technologies for collaborating with group members

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