Focus on Groups

This workshop explores effective strategies for using the university Learning Management System (LMS) to encourage group work in integrated physical and virtual learning environments.


  • Plan and develop collaborative group activities that enhance the student experience in an integrated learning environment
  • Navigate the university LMS environment in order to develop group work activities
  • Choose the most appropriate online tools and activities to achieve the learning outcomes for a particular Unit of Study
  • Confidently create and manage Groups and group discussions, blogs and wikis within the University LMS

Best Practice

  • Matching the appropriate collaborative tools to the task
  • Developing collaborative activities for group work
  • Providing grading and feedback on collaborative activities