Team diversity is one of the core advantages of learning in groups, and new research has shown its benefits for project innovation. The study, conducted at the Israel Institute of Technology, found that inclusion of people from various academic disciplines and levels in classroom settings helps students create innovative and implementable solutions. Individual differences, researchers find, invite students to approach situations in various ways, and stimulate new ideas and perspectives.
You can read the full blog post in Hello World issue 11 here. For the original research article, see.