• Psychology
  • Published 2001

'I'd rather vomit up a live hedgehog' - L2 students and group assessment in mainstream university programs

@inproceedings{Strauss2001IdRV,
  title={'I'd rather vomit up a live hedgehog' - L2 students and group assessment in mainstream university programs},
  author={Pat Strauss},
  year={2001}
}
Many of the L2 students enrolled in mainstream programs at tertiary institutions experience grave difficulties with English as a medium of instruction. Although group work appears to offer these students numerous benefits, the assessment of group work projects is proving to be a thorny issue. The student whose words gave rise to the title of this article had little doubt as to his feelings about group assessment (Zariski 1997), and it is clear from the literature that group assessment is a… CONTINUE READING