Guidelines for Groups

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To have rules can be very useful in group work contexts. The following suggestions include some of the issues and starting points from which groups can be encouraged to agree their own set of rules

Have respect for each other. - Respect each other’s ideas - Respect the other group members - Don’t interrupt each other - Everyone’s opinion should count - Be honest with each other

All group members should do an equal amount of work. - Everyone should share the responsibility of the tasks - Don’t take over and don’t let others take over

Your group should have a common understanding of goals that need to be achieved. - Help each other to understand all concepts

Be open to compromise. - Be willing to cooperate with others on their ideas - Keep an open mind - Vote on disagreements

Effective communication. - Make sure everyone is able to be vocal about their ideas and problems - Give ideas no matter how “off” you may think they are - Listen effectively - Don’t be critical

Time management. - Attend and arrive on time to all group meetings - Be flexible about meeting times - Keep on task (limit talk about non-related events)

Be happy in the group you are in.

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