Activity time: 15 Minutes
Types of media: Handout/s, Webpage, Helpsheet
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This is a resource includes tips and an idea for a peer-group activity which aims to help students find solutions for any work distractions.
(This resource can be freely repurposed and reused)
This information/resource was last updated in June 2021.
This post was originally added to LearnHigher on: January 4, 2012
About this resource
This activity is included in the LearnHigher workshop, Get started and keep going. It can also be run as a standalone activity or embedded in subject teaching.
Like all LearnHigher resources, resources for this activity are freely available for use and adaptation for educational purposes under the terms of a Creative Commons Licence.
Dealing with distractions: working out some possible solutions
Working in small groups:
Our research has shown that students prioritise advice from their peers. Getting students to share with the whole group offers the presenter a chance to comment on peer-led strategies. Passing the post-its on several times ensures anonymity, and adds humour and informality.