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Making Group Projects Work

Check out the favorite tips and tricks for implementing successful group projects in k-12, university and work settings.

How to Avoid the Free Rider Problem in Teams

Tom Vander Ark offers a plethora of advice on how to avoid a common problem in group work - a team member who does not contribute.

What are best practices for designing group projects?

The Eberly Center at Carnegie Mellon University has created this resource to help instructors plan and manage group projects.

Arranging Groups for Group Projects

John Warner offers tips and strategies for how to create groups for group projects that enhance the experience for students.


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Strategies for Working with Groups in the Online Classroom

A collection of resources, articles and tips on group work in online classrooms, applicable to face to face groups as well.


Tech Tip: Best Collaboration Tools

List of Tools

Commonsense curates a list of tools that support "productivity and creativity to share and collaborate on projects, give and take feedback, annotate, brainstorm, make media, or just hang out."


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EDUC 651 Project-based Learning in the Flipped Classroom

Learn how to integrate video apps and social media tools to enhance learning, Selection or creation of videos and other multimedia web-based learning objects, effective assessment, and collaboration techniques.

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