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group work

noun, Sociology
1.
a method, used by professional social workers, of aiding a group or members of a group toward individual adjustment and increased participation in community activity by exploiting the mechanisms of group life.
Origin
1940-1945
1940-45
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Examples for group work
  • The four or five members of each group work on a particular project all semester.
  • Make sure group work has clear objectives and is connected to the competencies for that evening.
  • Other students may value and benefit more from environments that emphasize group work and collaborative learning.
  • Place self-stick note symbols or flags on the large community wall map as the small-group work ends.
  • Resistance also surfaces because medicine is not structured for group work.
  • We do a lot of group work and give them a lot of feedback.

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