Pathway – Group Work as an Effective Learning and Assessment Experience

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View this video introduction to the learning path to better understand some best practices for setting up group assignments, guiding groups, and marking group work.

Teaching and Learning Conestoga (2022). Group Work as an Effective Learning and Assessment Experience. [12:18].

What’s Next?

After you’ve viewed this video, you may also want to take a look at some related faculty learning hub posts about group work:

Setting Team Contracts for Group Work​

Effective Group Work​

Managing Group Work

Oral Presentation no-shows

Marking Group Work​

Rubric Items and Riders​

These Conestoga process and procedure documents may also be of assistance:

Evaluation of Student Learning Procedure

Student Appeals Process

We welcome your feedback on this pathway.

Lauren Spring

Lauren Spring, PhD, has been a post-secondary educator since 2012. Before joining Conestoga as a Teaching and Learning Consultant, Lauren taught at Wilfrid Laurier, Brock, Ryerson, York, and the University of Toronto where she also completed her PhD in Adult Education and Community Development. She has also led workshops for students and faculty at colleges and universities across the country. Lauren holds an MA in International Development and has expertise in critical disability and mad studies, trauma work, research-based theatre, role-play simulations, and feminist and arts-based approaches to adult education and community engagement. Lauren has also worked as an educator at the Art Gallery of Ontario since 2008 where she designs and delivers art tours and workshops for elementary and high school students and diverse groups of adult learners.

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