Designing Effective Groupwork

Now that we’ve explored some of the benefits of group work, it’s time to consider its design.

Designing Engaging Group Work

Engage your students with different types of activities that are aimed at the higher levels of Bloom’s taxonomy. In addition to the activities presented here, what other strategies have you tried?


Designing Effective Groupwork

Successful group work starts with you. Faculty and students should have the same understanding of what students need to accomplish and the process to get there.


Click the titles in the accordion to learn more about group work considerations.



Before proceeding to the next section of the module, take a few moments to consider how you might use group work in your course(s). Enter your thoughts on the following prompts in the box below. Click Submit when complete.


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