Resources and Acknowledgements


Interpersonal Skills at Work, Guirdham, Maureen (1990)

Although this book mainly examines interaction in the workplace, there is a useful chapter on working in groups covering group theory, group roles and skills for effective group work.

Using People Skills in Training and Development, Rae, Leslie (1999)

Contains useful information on group working and group roles.

Using Group-based Learning in Higher Education - Thorley, L & Gregory, R (eds) (1994)

This book is generally aimed at tutors, however, it provides information on the main aims of group work and its importance in Higher Education.

Advice on Group Working

Working in Groups: A Quick Guide for Students


Many thanks to those who provided valuable information about group working:

University of South Australia

Queens University Belfast

Sheffield Hallam University – Assessing Groupwork project

Flinders University Adelaide, Australia