6.
Putting Students in Groups
Student feels
disconnected in large
group
Would feel more
comfortable in
smaller, intimate
group
7.
Putting Students in Groups
Too many in class for
one discussion group
Tough to come up
with original answer as
42nd student
Can make a unique
contribution in
smaller group
8.
Putting Students in Groups
Want to create
special groups
9.
Putting Students in Groups
Looking at the
Mechanics
17.
Putting Students in Groups
Student’s View
Students will see only
their discussion
18.
Focusing Announcements
Can make focused
announcements just to
one class section
Can make focused
announcements just to
that group
Announcements will
appear only on group
member’s Home Page
19.
Putting Students in Groups
First a couple of questions
How many do you
put in a group?
A regular discussion 20
A student project 10-12
20.
Putting Students in Groups
First a couple of questions
How do you select
members of a group?
Mix up high achievers with low?
Keep high achievers together?
Have students self select?
21.
Putting Students in Groups
First a couple of questions
Do you assign group
responsibilities?
Assigning will save time
Assigning will save frustration
Can rotate assignments
22.
Using Group Assessments
Groups of One
Journal Writing
English
Communication
Child Development
Lab Reports
23.
Using Group Assessments
Groups of one
Title
Student’s Name
Membership
Select that name
26.
Using Group Assessments
Group Projects
“Parallel Play” Group Projects
“Real” Group Projects
27.
Using Group Assessments
“Parallel Play” Group Projects
Group projects where members in the
group are not dependent on each other
to complete the task
They can help and inspire each other but grade
is not dependent on each other
36.
Using Group Assessments
“Real” Group Projects
Members divide duties and responsibilities and
work together to complete the task
Group projects where people in the
group are dependent on each other to
complete the task
37.
Using Group Assessments
“Real” Group Projects
Group Class Project:
Work together on a task
Grading Points
10 “bonus” participation from each other
20 evaluation of the final product
80 evaluation of the group process
38.
Using Group Assessments
“Real” Group Projects
Group Class Project:
A chapter in a group text.
Chapters will create an eBook
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