Group Projects and Group Grading:Work in ProgressBy Roger ArangoWhen students produce projects collaboratively, how should they begraded? This instructor of public administration describes a groupproject he designed and then graded in three ways: he gave a groupgrade, students graded their own effort, and students graded othersin their groups.
Cooperative learning I have included this web site as it has an interesting section on handling problems within cooperative groups and some case study samples with answers. This is an online module from PennState Uni designed for 1st year uni students.
Checklist for Evaluating CollaborativeLearning The following checklist is available as a download in DOC format from PennState uni as part of their istudy program for 1st year students. http://www.google.com.au/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=3&ved=0C EIQFjAC&url=http%3A%2F%2Fistudy.psu.edu%2FFirstYearModules%2FCoopera tiveLearn%2FChecklist.doc&ei=44CXT6PvG- G1iQe_5JiFBg&usg=AFQjCNEMY_wMftUKqA5tbyYYHwSW_fhGBA&sig2=3KOE umgHXSfgKwFVVeOhQQ