Successfully working in groups in any setting (online or face-to-face) requires good communication. Many problems that arise when working in groups are due to group members not communicating at all or group members ignoring other members' attempts to communicate.
If your professor has assigned group work in your course, he/she will assist you in communicating with your group members. However, professors are not mind readers and will not know if group members are not communicating (or not contributing) without the other students reporting it.
Tips for communicating with fellow students:
Tips for communicating with professors:
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