COM 101 Fall 2009 . Group Projects Tips & Recommendations for Students Prepared by Michelle Serafino . Group Projects – How to get Started . Get to Know Your Group Members Most of the time, students are assigned to groups with other students they don’t know: Introduce yourself
Tips & Recommendations for Students
Prepared by Michelle Serafino
Set Guidelines for Meetings & Attendance
Consider Choosing a Group leader/Facilitator
Delegate Responsibilities to Group Members
Contribute & Participate…but Don’t Monopolize
Maintain Respect for Group Members
The Busy Group Member:
The Chatty Group Member:
The Bossy Group Member:
Keep in mind that learning to deal with these situations will be important in both your college years and in the working world.
While these experiences may not be pleasant, they are giving you information that you can apply in the future where you will inevitably be faced with some sort of conflict.
Almost all career choices will require collaboration with others, team work, cooperation and the ability to compromise.
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