Teaching Teamwork and Collaboration
Are you ready to use team projects in your course? Use these resources to guide your teamwork design and to assess students' gains in collaboration skills.
For Scholarship in Practice courses - these resources will be useful in meeting the learning outcome: Collaborate in order to bring about a successful outcome:
Rubric for Teaching Students Collaboration Skills
Are you ready to use team projects in your course? Use this rubric to assess your readiness for launching a team project in your course.
Faculty members’ success in stimulating student learning via team assignments rests largely on two issues: (1) purpose--why they seek to use team projects, and (2) implementation--how well they incorporate team assignments into their courses.
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