Group work online can offer a wide range of benefits to your learners. You will likely need to structure the group work a bit more, provide some additional supports and do a bit of pre-planning to help your online learners be successful in their collaborative experience of working in a group towards a common goal.
This video (3:39) will provide a brief overview of facilitating group work online.
- Best Practices for Large-Enrollment Online Courses, Part 2: Managing groups, peer review, and other peer-to-peer interactions
- Online Students Don’t Have to Work Solo
- Review these Group Project Resources to help you get started forming the group project instructions, the team charter, and peer evaluations.
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