Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.

Nicola Dimelow Paper @ Learning and Teaching Conference 2012


Published on

Nicola Dimelow's Conference Paper at Sheffield Hallam University's Learning and Teaching Conference 2012

Published in: Education, Career
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

Nicola Dimelow Paper @ Learning and Teaching Conference 2012

  1. 1. University? Bullying and Group harassment work Negative PositiveSchool Work experience experience
  2. 2.  64 %agree/strongly agree that group work experience was positive Positive reports of group work experiences (in percentages) 90 80 70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0 worked well together improved negotiation conflict resolution project management listen to other peoples skills skills views
  3. 3. Reported negative experiences during group work (in percentages)100 90 80 70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0 problems as individuals gossiping not talking to bullying or falling out I did most of deadlines not each other harrassment the work approached completing their share of the work
  4. 4.  Reduced contribution to task: 28.1% (n=16)admitted to contributing less to a group assignment  not understanding the task (25%),  preference to working alone (37.5%),  other students being more intelligent (25%),  negative group behaviours (12.5%),  members not listening to ideas (18.8%)  too many other commitments (18.8%)
  5. 5.  Group work has many positive aspects however when tutors are designing the task they need to  Be available to individuals who are experiencing difficulties  Set up a code of conduct for collaborative working  Consider if it is fair to have group work tasks that are assessed