Facilitating Group Work to Maximize Learning
GSI-led labs and discussion sections often make use of groups to enhance students' learning. Group work is a powerful pedagogical technique, but it is also easy for students to be marginalized and disengaged during group activities. The role of the GSI is to ensure that all students are engaged and included in groups, and that individual learning is maximized. This session will model effective formation and management of student groups, including techniques for conflict resolution.