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March 2020 | 124 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
Being able to work in groups is an important skill to master at university – especially when you’re assessed on it. Learn how to master this key professional and life skill to become an effective team member.  

  • Build communication skills and get to know your team 
  • Define roles and workloads by playing to everyone’s strengths
  • Resolve challenges so you can avoid conflict.

Super Quick Skills provide the essential building blocks you need to succeed at university - fast. Packed with practical, positive advice on core academic and life skills, you’ll discover focused tips and strategies to use straight away. Whether it’s writing great essays, understanding referencing or managing your wellbeing, find out how to build good habits and progress your skills throughout your studies.

  • Learn core skills quickly
  • Apply right away and see results
  • Succeed in your studies and life.

Super Quick Skills give you the foundations you need to confidently navigate the ups and downs of university life.

 
Why am I being asked to work in a group?
 
What should I do first?
 
How does my group decide who does what?
 
How can I become a good team member?
 
How do we make sure we work well as a group?
 
How do we keep on top of our project?
 
How do we avoid conflict?
 
What makes a good final product?

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A Super Quick Skills Video

Watch our Super Quick introduction to working well in groups with one of the authors, Tom Reid.

 

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Mr Martin Spier
Linguistics, Canterbury Christ Church University
July 29, 2021

A practical look at group dynamics and the underlying theories. Works well as a guide for students who are being asked to do independent group work. Also useful to teachers who maybe struggling with setting up effective group work in the classroom, or employers looking to improve group dynamics.

Mr Nasrullah Anwar
Public Services, Runshaw College - Chorley
September 6, 2021

Diana Hopkins

Diana Hopkins is a linguist, teacher trainer, and author who has taught in higher education institutions across the world. Her book, Grammar for IELTS, has sold over 200,000 copies. She is now a Freelance Consultant, recently Course Leader in the Academic Skills Centre at The University of Bath, and a senior fellow of the Higher Education Academy (SFHEA). More About Author

Tom Reid

Tom Reid is a Freelance Consultant, recently Course Leader in the Academic Skills Centre at The University of Bath. He is a management specialist, and has designed and directed academic skills programmes at universities including Kent at Canterbury and Bath Spa. He is a senior fellow of the Higher Education Academy (SFHEA).  More About Author