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Assessing Students in Groups
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Assessing Students in Groups
Promoting Group Responsibility and Individual Accountability



February 2004 | 224 pages | Corwin
Assessing Students in Groups: Promoting Group Responsibility and Individual Accountability explains how to form productive groups and assess individual student performance in group work. David W Johnson and Roger T Johnson, prominent experts in cooperative learning, provide many practical resources that teachers can put to immediate use, including scoring sheets, observation forms, learning contracts, classroom activities, and questionnaires.

Key concepts are clearly defined in each chapter and a comprehensive glossary is included.

This user-friendly and insightful guide includes chapters on:

} when and where to use groups

} making groups productive

} developing an assessment plan for groups

} assessing performances of individual group members

} self-assessment in groups

} peer assessment in groups.

This valuable book presents a wide range of procedures for assessment in an easily understood and practical format, and supplies checklists, illustrations, diagrams, and examples in each chapter.

 
Series Editors' Introduction
 
Preface
 
About the Author
 
1. The Power of Cooperative Groups
 
2. Structuring Productive Groups
 
3. Developing an Assessment Plan for Groups
 
4. Using Groups for Individual Assessment
 
5. Assessing Groups as a Whole
 
6. Incorporating Peer Assessment in Groups
 
7. Cultivating Self-Assessment in Groups
 
8. Designing Group Experiences for Assessment
 
9. Putting It All Together
 
References
 
Index