From: "Schuster, Steven R. (UMC-Student)"
To: "Glaser, Rainer E." Subject: RE: Dynamics Reports Date: Fri, 1 Dec 2000 01:01:05 -0600 The A-Team's Dynamics Report Professor Glaser, I will also bring in a hard copy tomorrow in class. I could not remember if you had a preference. Thanks Brooke Gregory Jill Stiens Steve Schuster Scott Matz Melissa Steward Jessica Van Winkle As the demands on a college student increase with higher level courses, study groups are almost essential for the success of most students. The A-Team unanimously agrees that the current system is a great idea but a few improvements would increase its usefulness. For example, Melissa and Jessica worked together often, and they feel that possibly forming groups later in the term would allow people to get to know each other and make more useful groups. Brooke and Jill study together often as well, but they believe they would have done so regardless of the group. Scott and I discussed chemistry outside of class a few times, but he did not feel part of the group. Personally, the group helped me somewhat because Brooke and I met before the first two exams in the Pershing lounge, and my scores reflected the benefits of those meetings. However, I suggest that a required group project similar or identical to group projects of previous years early in the semester would bring the group together more. Increased comfort between strangers would lead to more activity in the group. Overall, we all believe the formation of groups should be continued in future years, but we also believe that it needs some improvement.