ERIC Number: EJ674085
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2003
Reference Count: 0
Free Riding in Group Projects and the Effects of Timing, Frequency, and Specificity of Criteria in Peer Assessments.
Brooks, Charles M.; Ammons, Janice L.
Journal of Education for Business, v78 n5 p268-72 May-Jun 2003
Students in an interdisciplinary business course (n=330) worked in teams on 3 modules and completed 3 peer evaluations. An evaluation system that provided specific feedback at early and multiple points during group projects helped reduce the problem of free riding and improved student perceptions of group work. (Contains 23 references.) (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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