Designing for informed group formation

Hanne Westh Nicolajsen, Alice Juel Jacobsen, Marianne Riis

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A new design ―project preparation‖ preparing for the group formation in problem based project work is proposed and investigated. The main problem is to overcome group formation based on existing relations. The hypothesis is that theme development and group formation are somewhat counterproductive. Following research based design methodology an experiment separating the two was initiated.This was to provide for more openness and creativity in contrast to a design in which existing relations seem predominant.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationDesigns for learning 2012, 3rd International Conference Exploring Learning Environments, 25-27 April 2012, Copenhagen, Denmark : Conference Proceedings
EditorsRikke Ørngreen
Number of pages2
Publication date2012
ISBN (Print)978-87-995328-0-3
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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