Challenges and serendipities: group working under conditions of social distancing and dual modes of delivery

Authors

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.47408/jldhe.vi22.734

Keywords:

Covid-19, Biosciences, foundation, HyFlex, teamwork, group work

Author Biographies

Sam Hopkins, University of Surrey

Teaching Fellow in Learning Development (Biosciences Foundation Programme)

Shelini Surendran, University of Surrey

Teaching Fellow in Biosciences, Biosciences Foundation Programme

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Published

2021-10-25

How to Cite

Hopkins, S. and Surendran, S. (2021) “Challenges and serendipities: group working under conditions of social distancing and dual modes of delivery ”, Journal of Learning Development in Higher Education, (22). doi: 10.47408/jldhe.vi22.734.