Findings Student feedback: 1. In terms of task completion, students reported a much higher success rate in the structured sessions compared to the first session. This suggested that structuring the task helped more groups to follow the task through to a conclusion.
A Hall M Lewis C Reay
Students felt most able to make progress ‘on their own’ when they had done the expert groups.
3. Just giving students a role (rather than an area of expertise) appeared less beneficial in helping individuals to complete the task.