Assessing Students in GroupsIndividual Accountability explains how to form productive groups and assess individual student performance in group work. David W Johnson and Roger T Johnson, prominent experts in cooperative learning, provide many practical resources that teachers can put to immediate use, including scoring sheets, observation forms, learning contracts, classroom activities, and questionnaires. Key concepts are clearly defined in each chapter and a comprehensive glossary is included.This user-friendly and insightful guide includes chapters on: } when and where to use groups } making groups productive } developing an assessment plan for groups } assessing performances of individual group members } self-assessment in groups } peer assessment in groups.This valuable book presents a wide range of procedures for assessment in an easily understood and practical format, and supplies checklists, illustrations, diagrams, and examples in each chapter.
Series Editors' IntroductionPrefaceAbout the Author1. The Power of Cooperative Groups2. Structuring Productive Groups3. Developing an Assessment Plan for Groups4. Using Groups for Individual Assessment5. Assessing Groups as a Whole6. Incorporating Peer Assessment in Groups7. Cultivating Self-Assessment in Groups8. Designing Group Experiences for Assessment9. Putting It All TogetherReferencesIndex