Working with Others

The following resources are designed to help you assess and develop your students’ working with others skills.

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Groupwork role play

This workshop activity facilitates participants to practice their groupwork skills whilst negotiating a response to a given scenario. It provides the opportunity to plan and film responses to create more groupwork opportunities and discover new digital skills. The outputs of these could be edited into a more formal video should you wish to develop them into future teaching material, but consent would need to be gained from each participant for this.

There are 5 scenarios (one for each group of students) in the Group work skills MS Word document and one MS Word tutor guidance sheet.
Learning Outcomes

● To practice groupwork skills

● To understand common reasons why groupwork projects fail

● To develop employability competencies

● To learn filming and editing techniques

Activity time: 60 minutes

Types of media: Worksheet, Lesson Plan, Handout/s

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Observing Conversations

This resource offers a session plan, which aims to help students develop conversation styles and techniques, based on effective use of questioning styles and to appreciate the impact of body language. This activity is designed to be used in a workshop relating to listening and interpersonal skills, particularly relating to active listening, establishing and maintaining conversations and the impact of body language.

Activity time: 30 minutes

Types of media: Handout/s, Helpsheet

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