Sometimes it's hard to be a good group member.
Why is it so hard to just write up your section of your group project? Sometimes you just can't bring yourself to write it!
This handy video explains why we procrastinate, and more importantly, it gives some great techniques to stop the cycle.
My favorite technique is setting a timer for homework time. I can focus on anything for 30 minutes at a time.
Sign up for Google account and you'll have a nice collection of collaborative tools to make your group projects easier to manage.
Google Docs make collaborative writing and presentations easy to use.
Group projects are designed for students to learn how to work with a variety of different types of people and negotiate different types of situations.
While it's good to find teammates that have different skills and experiences, it's also very important to make sure that you are able to work with those people.