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Taking time to plan at the beginning of your group project will set you up to succeed. As a group, analyse your task. Read the assignment instructions and the marking rubric. Agree on a goal. See Planning for more ideas.

Ensure that everyone is involved and assign group roles. Acknowledge any differences in culture, skills, and abilities that your group members bring. Someone may be more comfortable as a leader while another member might like to be a researcher or an editor. See the Starting page for ideas, or create your own roles that will suit your project or assignment.

Create a group timeline and schedule any virtual meetings. See Planning for more information on how to create a group timeline.

Be mindful of everyone’s time zones. If you need to have a virtual meeting, agree on an appropriate time for all group members.