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    Research: Groups of diverse problem solvers can outperform groups of high-ability problem solvers

    Researchers assigned participants to two groups based on their individual performance in a computational model. Groups composed of members representing a range of individual scores on the computational model outperformed those comprised of only the highest scoring individuals, highlighting the...

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    What are Student Groups? (Canvas)

    Groups are like a smaller version of your course and are used as a collaborative tool for students to work together on group projects and assignments.

    Pair and Share (ablConnect)

    The ablConnect database highlights Harvard examples of active learning strategies including debate, pair and share, and peer instruction. 

    Research: Enhancing teaching and learning through dialogue: a student and staff partnership model

    Researchers describe and analyze a model for developing student–staff partnerships to enhance teaching and learning, where students act as consultants providing timely and focused feedback to instructors on aspects of their practice, finding that face-to-face follow-up meetings produced the best...

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    Ethical Collaboration (Usable Knowledge)

    Harvard Graduate School of Education's Usable Knowledge discusses ethical collaboration and offers examples to help instructors understand students' pressure to achieve.

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