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How to Be Productive on Group Assignments

Jess Ekstrom | Posted 04.28.2016 | College
Jess Ekstrom

There will always be circumstances in your life where someone doesn't pull through, so you're better off learning how to deal with it now.

Internship. Check. Job Offer. Check. Career That Is Fulfilling...?

Garrett Mintz | Posted 01.26.2016 | College
Garrett Mintz

In high school, it was very clear of what to do to get to college. You get good grades. In college, it was very clear of what to do to get a job offer. You get good grades, internships and leadership positions in extracurricular activities. But what about pursuing a career that is fulfilling?

Three Clues Your Group Is Dumb (And How to Fix It)

Edward Muzio | Posted 08.12.2013 | Business
Edward Muzio

The research is clear: Groups working together in the right ways to solve shared problems produce clever, rational, highly intelligent solutions, surp...

The Most Successful Way To Brainstorm

Art Markman, Ph.D. | Posted 12.22.2011 | Healthy Living
Art Markman, Ph.D.

The problem with group brainstorming sessions is that the technique is often ineffective. Groups that get together to generate ideas often generate fewer ideas than the individual would generate if they worked alone.

What Our Founding Fathers Didn't Know Might Help Us

Edward Muzio | Posted 11.29.2011 | Politics
Edward Muzio

We may want to update some of our old processes with our new knowledge. To that end, I humbly offer four truths of human interaction that are only about fifty years old.

Life Lessons Learned from American Idol: Group Work Hurts

Kristen Durkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Kristen Durkin

Like it or not, most, if not all collegiate level programs, will involve group assignments and teamwork to help prepare you for the work place.

How To Conquer Your Group Project

Hack College | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Hack College

Unfortunately, sometimes group projects turn into unwelcome burdens where one or two people are left with the load while the other members slide by without caring too much.

Embracing the Twitter Classroom

Jessica Gross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jessica Gross

The point of teaching students to use social media isn't just to embrace a novel trend: it's to help students become literate in our networking-based society.