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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