Do groups enhance or impair performance?
Does the thought of a “group project” send shivers down your spine? If so, you aren’t alone. Many students prefer working alone to working in a group. But before you dismiss the benefits of working together, let’s explore what the research says about whether groups enhance, or impair, performance.
This assignment fulfills/Supports:
For this Discussion Board, complete the following steps:
In your initial post, thoroughly discuss the following:
Citing Sources: You must use APA style to reference your source(s) at the end of your submission. For this assignment, you must include reference information for your textbook and any articles or publications you use. Information on how to format reference information (including a reference generator) in APA style can be found on the Purdue Online Writing Lab website at https://owl.purdue.edu/owl/research_and_citation/apa_style/apa_formatting_and_style_guide/general_format.html (opens in a new window).
Acceptable Length: 300-500 word initial post; 2-3 sentence responses to at least two classmates.
Grading criteria: For full points you must fully comply with each component of the Discussion Board Rubric.
Specifications: Post your initial response to the questions early in the assignment period so that others have time to respond to you. *NOTE*: You must submit your initial post before you will be able to view the posts of other students. This prevents students from simply re-wording the posts of classmates.
To Submit: When you are ready to make your initial post, click on the “Module 2 Discussion Board” link above. You will not see any other posts. Click on “Create Thread” to type and post your initial post. Once your initial post is submitted, you will be able to read and reply to your classmates’ posts.