This unit describes the skills and knowledge to participate in collaborative learning environments as part of tertiary study. It addresses the skills to participate in group activities, peer evaluation and discussion.

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Vocational and further education (TAFE)
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Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit's learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines. Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills: - participate in group activities; - develop planning tools; - ask for and give feedback verbally; - respond in discussion; - prepare questions and answers for group activities; - develop strategies and tasks in collaborative activities; - respond to group tasks; - use reflective processes to evaluate learning; - determine appropriate language to use to meet the purpose; - deal with possible break downs in group activity; - seek assistance as required, and; - prioritise activities and work to agreed timelines.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - planning tools to complete a task; - peer evaluation protocols to conduct peer evaluation, and; - privacy principles related to group tasks.

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