[opensource] Group Dynamics

Steven James Samuel Stapleton stapleton at mps.ohio-state.edu
Tue May 23 07:32:08 EDT 2006

Yeah, I notified the prof, but that didn't change the work load, or get a 
new group.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Michael Haig" <haig.1 at osu.edu>
To: "Steven James Samuel Stapleton" <stapleton at mps.ohio-state.edu>
Cc: <opensource at cse.ohio-state.edu>
Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2006 12:38 AM
Subject: Re: [opensource] Group Dynamics

> I'm just curious, but do you notify the professor when such a
> situation arises?  I always get made fun of for doing it, but
> everytime I'm in a situation where group members do not pull their
> weight, I notify the professor and then keep detailed records of what
> each member contributes.
> I had a similar situation in my senior design group last quarter.  We
> had one member that just disappeared in the middle of the quarter and
> then showed up the day of the final presentation and was like "what am
> I presenting?"  Luckily, after the first week of him being gone we
> notified the professor and immediately kept track of what everyone
> contributed.  This helped a lot because the class work was immense and
> was difficult being short a member.
> Michael Haig

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