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From Team Charters to Reflections: Six Steps for a Successful Group Project

I teach a business writing course, and I used to dread assigning group projects. While I valued the lessons teamwork provided, those takeaways were often overshadowed by complaints over differing personalities and grading criteria.

Then March 2020 hit.

After a languishing year on Zoom, and once everyone was able to return safely to the classroom in August 2021, I decided to try group projects again, but with significant changes. Thankfully, those changes were a success.

Here are the steps I took:

Originally posted at Faculty Focus