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Cornell University

The Group Work Institute

Upcoming Institute:

December 4, 2017

Click Here to Apply Online

Application Deadline:

November 20, 2017


Examine ways to design, implement, and assess group assignments for your courses. Through hands-on workshops, discussions with colleagues, and interviews with students about their group learning experiences, learn to design short or long term group assignments that support your teaching goals

  • Brings tenured and tenure-track faculty together to explore the benefits and challenges of integrating group work into courses.

  • Focuses on designing and implementing group assignments that help students achieve your learning outcomes,

  • Explores ways to create groups, facilitate smooth interactions, anticipate problems, efficiently administer projects, and assess both individual and group learning.

  • Shares sample group contracts, tasks, plans, grading rubrics, and peer evaluation forms.

    Who? Open to a maximum of 15 faculty members. When reviewing applications, care will be given to include faculty from a broad range of disciplines.

    What? This day-long Group Work Institute will feature working sessions, guided discussions, and networking events led by Cornell faculty and CTI staff. These hands-on sessions will culminate in a poster session where participants can share their group work plan. 

    When? Monday, December 4th, 2017 from 9AM - 3PM


Completed applications should be submitted by November 20th, 2017.

Having trouble with the online application? Contact for assistance.

Please note that there may be photographers from the Center for Teaching Innovation at this event. The photos may appear on the CTI website or on our Twitter page. Contact if you do not wish to be photographed. Thank you.

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