Collaboration Prompt

Team Members:

  • Maria is a history major. She is detail-oriented and well-organized. She prefers to “stay in the background” of group projects, but will contribute. 
  • Jack is a pre-med major. He likes concrete tasks and needs clear deadlines to thrive. He is comfortable working with money and financing.
  • Anna is an engineering major. She leads several groups on campus, and enjoys taking on responsibility. She is passionate about the project, and conceived the initial idea for the workshop.
  • Tim is a biology major with a graphic design background. He’s creative and is interested in interacting with the public.

Scenario:

You are creating a two hour STEM-focused workshop for local middle-schoolers located on JMU’s campus. You will need to reserve a room, advertise for the workshop, design curricula, and secure $300 in funding from local sponsors. Additionally, two team members will need to teach on the day of the workshop. Given what you know about the team members, assign two specific tasks to each team members, and briefly explain your choices. 

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Aubrey Colombo

For Maria's first task, she would be in charge of reserving the room due to her being well-organized and detail oriented. After she would design the curricula, making sure that it is well organized and detailed so it can be understood when the day comes. She will...

Taylor Goldstein

Maria- I think Maria should be responsible for reserving the room because she is well-organized and most likely to get the job done. Therefore, she would also be perfect for designing curricula because she is very detail-oriented so she will include all the...

Amanda Keenan

Based on the skills that everyone has. I believe the best people to add to the team would be Tim and Maria. I initially picked Tim because he would be best to lead one the workshop classes as well as come up with the curricula needed for the workshops. He seems...

Emma Karpovich

Maria- reserve a room and design curricula Maria was chosen to reserve a room because she is well-organized, so she would be perfect for getting in touch with JMU faculty and organizing to reserve a room for the workshop. She also was chosen to design curricula...

Emily Sullivan

After reviewing the skillsets of the members, I have decided which tasks each member should complete. Maria is detailed oriented and well-organized. Her skills would be most utilized reserving the study room and designing the curricula. Reserving the rooms is...

Olivia Sigler

I would assign Anna and Tim to teach on the day of the workshop. Anna is an obvious choice because of her passion for the project. She was the one who had the initial idea for the workshop. Also, she is a natural born leader, has ties to the community, and enjoys...

Kara Casalino

Maria- Maria's first job should be advertising for the workshop. It was mentioned that she is "detail oriented" and prefers to "stay in the back." She can use her skills to create capturing and persuasive advertisements. She also doesn't need to have face-to-face...

Nick Rettle

Two Team Members:  After examining the scenario, I decided to choose Anna and Tim as the two people that would be teaching during the time of the workshop. First, Anna: She is an obvious pick because of her passion for the project, and her extensive involvement in...

Samantha Snead

Maria: With Maria being detail-oriented and organized, it would be best to put her in charge of reserving a room for the workshop as she could work out the needed details of this best. Maria and Tim could work together on designing the curricula, as combining her...

Jasmine Lesky

After reading about the students and the tasks that need to be completed I feel that I have found 2 good rolls for each of them for which they would do well in. I feel as though in Marias description she is a smart, organized girl and would be willing to help out...

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