Free-riding in Group Work - Mechanisms and Countermeasures

Per Ola Börjesson, Ali Hamidian, Eligijus Kubilinskas, Ulrike Richter, Kim Weyns, Per Ödling

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Studies have shown that group work offers great
possibilities for deeper learning compared to some more
traditional teaching formats [1], but it can also lead to some new problems such as free-riding. Different aspects of group psychology and behaviour as well as impropriate group sizes can be used to explain why and how free-riding develops in groups.
With careful course planning teachers can seriously discourage students from free-riding. Especially the grading system should be carefully chosen not to promote free-riding but to stimulate deeper learning
Titel på värdpublikation[Host publication title missing]
FörlagFaculty of Engineering, LTH at Lund University
StatusPublished - 2006
Evenemang4:e pedagogiska inspirationskonferensen, 2006 - Lunds tekniska högskola, Lund, Sverige
Varaktighet: 2006 juni 1 → …
Konferensnummer: 4


Konferens4:e pedagogiska inspirationskonferensen, 2006
Period2006/06/01 → …

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