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Student Guide to Group Work

Academic Integrity at YorkU

Academic integrity refers to a set of conventions that scholars follow in their work, and which generates credibility, trust, and respect within the academic community." - SPARK

The unauthorized use of AI tools could be considered plagiarism. Refer to your course syllabus to see what guidelines your instructor has provided around the use of AI for your course.

When in doubt, ask!

Tips for Working in Groups

  • Establish ground rules​
  • Determine what success looks like​
  • Establish group roles​
  • Communicate, listen, resolve conflict​
  • Show up, be fully present​
  • Be prepared, do the work

Additional Resources

Group Work ContractPDF
Sample template for creating a group work contract.
Group Work Personal Skills ReflectionPDF
Reflection sheet for identifying the skills you bring to group work
Student Guide to Group Work Learn all of the tips and tricks you need to succeed working in a group
Group Work Learning Skills Workshop