EdShare upgraded

A screenshot from EdShare with the folder icon highlighted.

EdShare is the University’s institutional repository for learning resources, making them accessible by all members of the University. This is in contrast with resources uploaded to Blackboard, which can only be viewed by students enrolled on the relevant module. Staff and students

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Peer feedback on group work

A graphic showing four students, graded with percentages 51% (- 12), 68% (+ 68), 63% (+ 0), 70% (+ 7). Text above reads "Rewarding contributions but the average remains the same".

The ability to work as part of a team is an essential skill for graduates, and most programmes include opportunities for students to develop it through participation in group projects. This is not always an easy experience for students who are used to individual assignments, and there are often tensions around communication and contribution. In particular, students are very unhappy if team members perceived as ‘free-loaders’ get the same shared grade as those who have done all the work.

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