Group work assessment is vital in enabling students to develop the attributes, qualities and skills they need for collaborative activity and team work during their learning in higher education and in employment.
It is important to look at how the process of group and team working can be effectively assessed, as there is often an emphasis on assessing the outcome or the 'product' (assessment artefact).
Explore the snapshot, workshop activity and video assets and learn more about group work assessment.
Professor Sally Brown and Professor Margaret Price point to the key issues in using group work assessment. They also consider the problems with group and the importance of assessing the 'process' and the 'product' of collaborative working.