Group work: Resources

Resources and References


A cross-disciplinary resource list collated from LDHEN/SEDA suggestions

General websites on group work in HE

Assessing group work, University of Melbourne

Enhancing Experiences of Group Work, University of Technology, Sydney

Collaborative Learning: Group Work and Study Teams, University of California at Berkeley

LearnHigher groupwork project

University of Melbourne guide for students


Advice for Students on working in groups

MMUBS guidelines for students on group working

LearnHigher groupwork project


Other References used in this section

Heathfield, Mike (1999). Group-based Assessment: an Evaluation of the Use of Assessed Tasks as a Method of Fostering High Quality Learning. Assessment Matters in Higher Education. S. Brown and A. Glasner, SRHE: 132-145.

Hinds, PJ, Carley, KM, Krackhardt, D and Wholey, D (2000). "Choosing work group members: Balancing similarity, competence, and familiarity." Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes 81(2): 226-251.

Marr, L. and Forsyth, R. (2010). Identity Crisis: Working in HE in the 21st century. Stoke on Trent, Trentham Books (available as an ebook: (MMU login required))

Moon, J. (2009). Making Groups Work. York, HEA.

Michaelsen, LK, Watson, WE and Black, RH (1989). "A realistic test of individual versus group consensus decision making." Journal of Applied Psychology 74(5): 834-839.

Further reading

Healey M and Addis M, 2004 Use of peer and self-assessment to distribute group marks among individual team members: Ten years experience, in Healey M and Roberts J (Eds) Engaging students in active learning: case studies in geography, environment and related disciplines, Cheltenham: University of Gloucestershire, Geography Discipline Network and School of Environment pp116-121