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Discipline Examples of Small Group Learning

This page provides links to examples of explicit and implicit research skill development and assessment in small group contexts.

Currently, all examples are from the University of Adelaide’s Small Group Discovery Experience (SGDE). More general examples are available on the RSD page; examples with Masters students are also available.

The examples are from:

Engineering (First Year Mechanical Engineering: Graphics Design and Communication, 300 students)


Arts (Music: three students)


Health Sciences (Oral Health: Human Biology, 40 students)


Education (Graduate Certificate in Higher Education: Reflective Practice in L&T, 12 students)


Sciences (Animal Science: watch this space)

Research Skill Development

Established October 2006

School of Education

6.22, 10 Pulteney Street
The University of Adelaide
SA 5005


Dr John Willison
T: +61 8 8313 3553

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