Whatever the purpose(s), groupwork is a process which needs to be carefully planned and managed if it is to work well. We know from student evaluation that students often get confused and frustrated over group work, particularly when it may affect their final grade. This section contains a few tips, examples and links to help you if you are planning to set a group assignment. It is based on frequently asked questions and you can work through it either from the list of questions or by using the navigation in the box to the right.
If you have useful experience or tips on groupwork which you would be prepared to share with other people, please let us know.