One part of the series “Assessing Learning in Australian Universities”
Centre for the Study of Higher Education (CSHE) and Australian Universities Teaching Committee (AUTC)
http:www.cshe.unimelb.edu.au/assessinglearning (opens in new window)
Printable document: http://www.cshe.unimelb.edu.au/assessinglearning/docs/Group.pdf (opens in new window)
- Comprehensive document for staff who need to assess group work
- Provides an overview of why it is important to assess group work in University. Looks at Issues and concerns about group work
- Advice for getting group work assessment started and supporting learning
- Looks at options for assessment and tabulated approaches to assessment and advantages and disadvantages
Judith E. Sims-Knight, Richard Upchurch, T. A. Powers, Sara Haden, and Raluca Topciu
http://fie.engrng.pitt.edu/fie2002/papers/1462.pdf (opens in new window)
Scholarly paper looking at how team skills can be assessed.
Includes self assessment criteria used and statistical analysis
http://w3.unisa.edu.au/policies/manual/ (opens in new window)
http://w3.unisa.edu.au/gradquals/staff/program/tasks.asp (opens in new window)
Outlines a large number of assessment items and identifies what possible Graduate Quality development can occur.
After graduation employers may ask students to undergo a Graduate Skills Assessment, a national test of generic skill development. In their documentation the GSA talks about collaboration in terms of interpersonal understandings.
Document may be helpful for those wanting to develop criteria for assessing Graduate Quality 4.
Full document (Stage 1 validity study) available here
http://www.dest.gov.au/highered/eippubs/eip03_2/03_2.pdf (opens in new window)
Agenda and Minutes Microsoft word has an agenda/minutes template that students can use to generate these documents. In word, select file, New, New from template, General templates, Other documents, Agenda wizard.