- Team learning approach in education
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- Contents -- Teamwork in universities. READ THIS FIRST! -- Part One: Basics and context -- What do we mean by 'a team'? -- The benefits of working in a team -- Teamwork skills -- Academic teamwork and the job market -- Part Two: Getting started -- Get in your groups -- Get to know one another -- Formulate your ground rules -- The value of ground rules -- Mission statements -- Communication -- Meetings -- Taking decisions -- Check out your assignment and plan your work -- The project brief -- The elements of project work -- Programmes of work: the 'critical path' -- Allocating tasks -- Part Three: How are we doing? -- Progress on the project -- Progress from 'group' to 'team' -- Personal progress -- Part Four: Perspectives on team behaviour -- Tensions: the task, the team and the individual -- Team roles -- Management systems and team organization -- Team development: forming, storming, norming, performing ! -- The decision-making process -- Negotiation -- Cultural traits and differences -- Individual traits: 'cats' and 'dogs' -- Part Five: Teamwork issues and solutions -- The task: getting the work done -- Getting help from your teachers -- Sharing the work load: 'social loafing' -- The 'free rider' problem -- Focusing on the task -- Taking decisions: 'risky shift', 'group polarization' and 'groupthink' -- Personal and inter-personal issues -- The group that doesn't storm -- Getting your multi-cultural group to 'bond' -- Do teams need leaders? -- Dealing with a team member who tries to dominate -- Working constructively with someone you don't like -- Finding your place in the team -- Part Six: Benefiting from the experience -- Getting feedback - including appreciation -- Reflection -- Learning logs -- Reflective reports -- Applying for jobs -- Polishing up your CV -- Being interviewed -- Group tests in assessment centres -- Notes and references -- Further reading -- Background and acknowledgments.
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