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ERIC Number: EJ797242
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006
Pages: 23
Abstractor: Author
ISSN: ISSN-0021-3667
Grouped Out? Undergraduates' Default Strategies for Participating in Multiple Small Groups
Gillespie, Diane F.; Rosamond, Sally; Thomas, Elizabeth
Journal of General Education, v55 n2 p81-102 2006
This qualitative study examined students' descriptions of their experiences in classroom groups in an interdisciplinary arts and sciences program. Using a grounded theory approach, we found that students used descriptive names to navigate complex group demands. Their reductionist strategies interfered with learning, prevented flexibility, and pointed to small group fatigue.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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