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Learning in groups, rather than in formal lectures or presentations, allows students to have greater scope to negotiate meaning and express themselves and their own ideas. It also helps them to establish far more effective releationships, not only with their tutors and trainers but with each other. Yet many tutors and trainers find the leadership role required when working in groups difficult to perform satisfactorily and revert to their traditional role as subject expert and prime talker. This handbook is a truly comprehensive guide for anyone involved in groupwork, containing advice and practical exercises to develop group learning skills for both learners and tutors. This new edition has been thoroughly updated, containing valuable new material throughout on group learning and collaborating online, action research and the role of reflection and emotional intelligence.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415365260
ISBN-10: 0415365260
Format: Paperback
(246mm x 189mm x 20mm)
Pages: 360
Imprint: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 1-May-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - David Jaques

Independent Education Constultant, UK University of Leicester, UK

Books By Author David Jaques

Learning in Groups by David Jaques

Learning in Groups

Hardback, May 2006
$253.80