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About the author

David Kimber Associate Professor (Business Education) Department of Accountancy

Faculty of Business RMIT GPO box 2476V Melbourne 3001


Improving Student Learning with Group Assignments

David McDonald Lake Superior State University


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Frederick Mosteller, Marjorie Olson, and Cleo Youtz

Center for Evaluation, Initiatives for Children

American Academy of Arts and Sciences

April 10, 1996


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A presentation to the annual meetings of the American Educational Research Association,

Chicago, IL, April 3-7, 1991. [revised, 20 January, 1996

Lawrence W. Sherman, Professor

Department of Educational Psychology,

Center for Human Development, Learning and Teaching,CHDLT

School of Education and Allied Professions,(SEAP)

Miami University, Oxford, Ohio 45056,

E-MAIL: LS8CEDPF @ MIAMIU.MUOHIO.EDU FAX: [513] 529-3646 VOICE PHONE: (513)-529-6642. URL:


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