Working in Groups
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Publisher : Houghton Mifflin College Division
Release Date : 2002-07-31
ISBN 10 : 9780618215546
Pages : 433 pages
Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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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

Working in Groups

by Isa N. Engleberg,Dianna Wynn

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

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Groups Work

by Jane L. Fowler,Amanda J. Gudmundsson,Leanne M. Whicker

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.

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Working with Groups

by Trevor Tyson

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.

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Working in Teams

by Malcolm Payne

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Working in Groups

by Isa N. Engleberg,Dianna R. Wynn

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

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Working in Groups

by Isa N. Engleberg,Dianna Wynn

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Working in Teams

by Brian A. Griffith,Ethan B. Dunham

An engaging, relevant text, Working in Teams explores the major concepts related to team success and prepares students to lead and work in and lead collaborative, interdependent environments. Authors Brian A. Griffith, PhD, and Ethan B. Dunham EdM, MBA, teach readers to accomplish specific goals in teams, foster the development of individual members, and transform “high-potential” groups into “high performing” teams. Readers will develop a strong, practical foundation in topics essential to effective teamwork: team design and development, interpersonal dynamics,

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Learning in Groups

by David Jaques

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 ...

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Successful Group Work

by Tim O'Sullivan,Jenny Rice,Simon Rogerson,Carol Saunders

This concise guide covers all the practical skills that students need to work effectively in a group in higher and further education. Using a variety of interactive teaming activities, students can practice the main principles. A number of case-study and real-life examples are also included.

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Groups

by Glyn Elwyn,Trisha Greenhalgh,Fraser Macfarlane

In this introductory text, the author presents the law relating to child care and the reforms introduced by the Children Act 1989, assessing its impact on child care practice and procedures. Focusing on a practical interpretation of the law by the use of hypothetical examples, practice notes and recommendations, the book illustrates its relevance to those working in the caring and health professions, and incorporates details of various sets of Guidance and Regualtions issued by the Department of Health. In addition

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Working with Groups

by Lily Becker

The book responds to the need for an introductory text on group work practice in South Africa. It is concerned with the setting in which group work is practiced, and outlines the contemporary context and a theoretical overview of group work practice. The remainder of the chapters reflect on a variety of client populations and problem situationism as well as contemporary societal issues.

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Team Writing

by Joanna Wolfe

Built around real group interactions, Team Writing is a flexible, hybrid resource that pairs videos with a brief print book. Based on research revealing major problems at all stages of peer group work, the book shows how written communication can help technical writing students contribute to team projects in a meaningful way — and provides strategies for dealing with the breakdowns that can derail a project’s success. Numerous examples highlight the kind of written communication that helps teams thrive. Short,

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Working in groups and teams

by The Open University

This 8-hour free course explored team working, including how to create successful teams, team roles, managing conflict and evaluating performance.

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Working More Creatively With Groups

by Jarlath Benson

First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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Group Work in the Schools

by Bradley T. Erford

Group Counseling in the Schools is the first text of its kind to recognize the increasing specialization needs of school counselors and to focus exclusively on what a school counselor needs to know to provide effective prevention and intervention group work with students. School counselors now make up close to one-half of the counselors graduating from master's level training programs, and this text recognizes that group work in schools is very different from group work in the clinic. While few

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Working with Children in Groups

by Kathryn Geldard,David Geldard

With its effective outcomes, relative speed and reduced costs, the group format is becoming increasingly popular for work with children in counselling and educational settings. Drawing from their extensive experience of running childrens groups and training group leaders, Kathryn and David Geldard describe the entire process of running groups from the initial planning to post-group evaluation.Topics covered include the benefits and disadvantages of running groups and the types of group available, as well as the planning, designing, implementation and

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Working More Creatively With Groups

by Jarlath Benson

This text presents the basic knowledge required to set up and work with a group. It looks at how to plan and lead a group successfully and how to intervene skillfully.

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Promoting Effective Group Work in the Primary Classroom

by Ed Baines,Peter Blatchford,Peter Kutnick

Promoting Effective Group Work in the Primary Classroom, 2nd ed. is designed to enhance teachers’ and teaching assistants’ confidence in engaging their children in effective group work, allowing for more active participation, more on-task focus and higher levels of achievement. This accessible second edition is packed full of valuable strategies for teachers and fun activities for children, offering guidance on how to create an inclusive and supportive classroom by developing the social, communicative and group working skills of all pupils.

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Working in Groups

by Pauline Maskell

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Group Work in the Primary Classroom

by Maurice Galton,John Williamson

Drawing on the work of Vygotsky, the authors look at the social and emotional advantages children can gain from working together. They use case studies derived from the ORACLE II group work project at Leicester, and also take into account the advances made in collaborative group work in other countries. The result is a set of guidelines from which teachers can plan policies suitable for their own schools.

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