60-Second SoTL – Episode 29

This week’s episode, hosted by Stephen Gyan, features an article from the Journal of Educational Psychology and explores contributing factors of social loafing as a challenge to students’ overall engagement in collaborative learning spaces:

Gabelica, Catherine, Sven De Maeyer, and Michaéla C. Schippers. 2022. “Taking a Free Ride: How Team Learning Affects Social Loafing.” Journal of Educational Psychology 114: 716–33. https://doi.org/10.1037/edu0000713.

View a transcript of this episode.

60-Second SoTL is produced by the Center for Engaged Learning at Elon University.

About This Episode’s Host

This episode was hosted by Stephen Gyan, a Graduate Apprentice for the Center for Leadership at Elon University. Stephen is in the 5th cohort of Elon University’s Master of Arts in Higher Education (MHE) program.

Read More about Collaborative Projects and Assignments

  • Gillespie, Diane, Sally Rosamond, and Elizabeth Thomas. 2006. “Grouped Out? Undergraduates’ Default Strategies for Participating in Multiple Small Groups.” Journal of General Education 55 (2): 81-102. https://www.jstor.org/stable/27798042
  • Kang, Sung Mo. 2022. “Internal Fights Over Resources: The Effect of Power Struggles on Team Innovation.” Frontiers in Psychology 13 (November): 996737. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2022.996737. [Open Access]
  • Van den Bossche, Piet, Wim H. Gijselaers, Mien Segers, and Paul A. Kirschner. 2006. “Social and Cognitive Factors Driving Teamwork in Collaborative Learning Environments: Team Learning Beliefs and Behaviors.” Small Group Research 37 (5): 490–521. https://doi.org/10.1177/1046496406292938.

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