Group dynamics in the language classroom

    Murphey, Tim

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    Group dynamics is one of the most, if not the most, important areas for teachers who wish to create a well functioning, interactively supportive classroom for language learning. The presentation in this video looks briefly at the recent research and theory in the area and the practical aspects of dealing with forming, transition, performing, and closing with groups. The cohesive group, shifting leadership styles, student roles, and the contribution of the environment, and how we can adjust it, are demonstrated and discussed. Here’s a sample. For more, visit our Tim Murphey Tips playlist.