Author: Jane L. Fowler Genre: Group work in education Publisher: ISBN: 1875378715 Book Pages: 68 Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi
For many students, working in groups or teams can be a negative and frustrating experience caused by inadequate forming, contracting, planning and organising. This book contains activities and information about working groups and follows the journey a group may take from formation to termination.
Author: Isa N. Engleberg Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines Publisher: Houghton Mifflin College Division ISBN: 0618215549 Book Pages: 433 Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi
This introductory text for group communication courses presents both classic and current theories of small group communication, focusing on how groups work. The authors' great attention to balancing theory and practice will doubtless continue to be praised by students and instructors alike in this the third edition of this best selling text. Highlights of this third edition include: - New! Group Motivation - Chapter 11: Motivation and Groups discusses the differences between, and the value of, intrinsic and extrinsic motivation and rewards - New! Diversity and Participation section added to chapter three. This section establishes a framework for understanding and applying communication theory, methods, and tools to diverse groups in later chapters - New! Virtual Groups boxes feature in every chapter. In response to the fact that group interaction is no longer always face-to-face, the authors have added information on how to work in and lead virtual teams - New!Model of Leadership Effectiveness, applying and balancing leadership theories with an emphasis on specific leader functions, strategies, and communication skills - Expanded Instructors Resource Manual - This highly praised resource has been expanded to include: new features, assignments, exercises, assessment tools, test questions, and presentation software
Author: Isa N. Engleberg Genre: Performing Arts Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed ISBN: 9781292052854 Book Pages: 332 Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi
Using the guiding principle of balance, Working in Groups provides students with practical strategies, built on theory and research, for communicating and working successfully in groups. Looking at both how groups work and how to work in groups, this accessible and user-friendly text gives students the tools to apply group communication theories, methods, and skills—helping them become more effective and ethical group members. Comprehensive, up-to-date coverage includes traditional topics, from development and climate to leadership and problem solving, as well as key contemporary areas such as “team talk,” communication apprehension, group goal setting, group motivation, critical thinking and argumentation, and listening.
Author: Trevor Tyson Genre: Social Science Publisher: Macmillan Education AU ISBN: 073294564X Book Pages: 244 Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi
Examines the field of small group dynamics, focusing on the behaviour and processes typical of management, planning, decision making and learning groups. For this second edition, the "key concepts" approach has been retained.
Author: Isa N. Engleberg Genre: Performing Arts Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed ISBN: 9780205912766 Book Pages: 400 Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi
This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Updated in its 6th edition, Working in Groups provides readers with practical strategies, built on theory and research, for communicating and working successfully in groups. The authors use the guiding principle of balance while looking at both how groups work and how to work in groups. This accessible and user-friendly text gives readers the tools to apply group communication theories, methods, and skills—helping them become more effective and ethical group members.
Author: David Jaques Genre: Education Publisher: Psychology Press ISBN: 0749430915 Book Pages: 310 Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi
The book, rateher than a formal lectures or presentations, allows students to have greater scope ot negotiate meaning and express themselves and their own ideas. It also helps them to establish far more effective relationships, not only with their tutors and trainers but with each other. It can also play a central role in developing key profesional skills, such as listening, presenting ideas, persuasion ...