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  • June 28, 2015 -  Global Education Day at the International Society for Technology in Education Conference (ISTE), Philadelphia, PA USA 
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Your Name and Title: Dr. Harjeet Kaur Bhatia  (Associate Professor)

School, Library, or Organization Name:Jamia Millia Islamia, India



Co-Presenter Name(s): Ms. Rasna Solanki

Country from Which You Will Present: India


Language in Which You Will Present: English

Target Audience (such as primary school teachers, high school administrators, students, etc.): School teachers and teacher educators

Short Session Description (one line): Importance of group work in education

Full Session Description (one paragraph minimum): With competition becoming the buzz word as an individual's worth is considered to be his/her individual attainment there is need to focus on the qualities that would make a person successful in life. A person does not compete in life with family or community members but works in groups and cooperates and collaborate. If groups are so important there in life of the individuals the education system must respond and foster group work and skills so that the students may lead a productive and effective life.

In the proposed  paper, an attempt is made to  briefly describe the terms `group`, and `group work’, its significance and the skills required to make group work successful and effective.  Another related issue that arises in academic group work is that of assessment, the paper also relates to group work & assessments specifically peer & self assessment .

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Tags: Group, assessment, collaboration, work

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This is a duplicate. Please delete. To edit proposals, go to the OPTIONS button in the upper right hand corner, and edit discussions. 


Please delete this duplicate so that people do not get confused. 


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