Group work assessment is vital in enabling students to develop the attributes, qualities and skills they need for collaborative activity and team work during their learning in higher education and in employment.
It is important to look at how the process of group and team working can be effectively assessed, as there is often an emphasis on assessing the outcome or the 'product' (assessment artefact).
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Professor Sally Brown and Professor Margaret Price point to the key issues in using group work assessment. They also consider the problems with group and the importance of assessing the 'process' and the 'product' of collaborative working.
Professor Sally Brown and Professor Margaret Price discuss how we can effectively assess group work. They also explore how we can support students throughout the whole process of group work assessment, from preparing students to de-briefing them.
Professor Sally Brown and Professor Margaret Price discuss how we can set up and design group work assessment by working with students to establish ground rules, forming groups appropriate to the task, and employing complex assessments.
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