Episode 82: How to Create Respectful Group Projects

You’ve assigned a group project, and for weeks, no one reports a problem. But at some point in the middle or late in the term, as the deadline approaches, you start getting bombarded by questions and complaints (and denials) about their peers. Join Dinur and Adam as they talk about how to handle the dreaded […]

Episode 45: Group Work – and Free Riders

One of the reasons students don’t like group work is because, inevitably, there will be a student in their group who does no work and avoids every meeting – and still gets the same grade as the rest of the group. We call this a “free rider” in group studies. How can we, as teachers, […]