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For or Against Group Projects?

Most people have had an experience with that lazy group in a project. Where the teacher announces their group and they know that they will have to do the entire project alone. Then stay up late and do all the work, and everybody gets the same grade! Or that one uncooperative person who must do their idea, but doesn’t even help on it. I have had numerous experiences exactly like that. I usually stayed up doing all the work because if I didn’t do it, nobody would. It made me so mad when they got the same grade as me, or even higher for not doing anything! I am against assigning group projects because of controlling group members, lazy groups, and being put with people who don’t get along.

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