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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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    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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    Research: Teamwork That Works

    This article provides tips on how to guide and structure students on group work assignments to make the most of collaboration. 

    The Secrets of Great Teamwork

    For a more recent exploration on how to structure teamwork in the classroom, seeHaas and Mortenson’s (2016) article in the Harvard Business Review on the secrets of great teamwork.