Grading Team Projects in School
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This paper considers the many challenges of grading team projects in a classroom, which is often very difficult. According to the paper, "Cooperative Group Learning" by Johnson and Johnson is a method which allows an instructor to assess or grade the efforts of individual students within a group by assigning each a specific set of tasks. This method fosters cooperation and teamwork while rewarding individual members of the group for personal achievements.
From the Paper:"Working on a team project is similar to working on a team in an organization, but it is also very different. Teams in the business world are rewarded with a paycheck. While an individual's performance on that team may be part of their personal evaluation, they are seldom `rewarded' directly for their ability to cooperate within the group. That ability is generally an expectation of the job. In schools the method of `reward' is different from that of a business or of a sports team or any other kind of `team.' The goal, of course for any..."
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