Lesson 2.2.4: Small Group Evaluation Forms
- Develop four to five questions based on what you want to know about small group work and what you most want students to notice about their small groups.
- Before handing out the form, explain the rationale behind it.
- After class, tally and summarize the results.
- After sharing the results with the students, have them get into groups to suggest solutions to the concerns raised.
- Students have input on the advantages and disadvantages of small groups.
- It is a way of detecting conflicts early, before permanent damage is done to the group process.
Students that dislike group work may try to sabotage the process.
Group Work Evaluation Form
Directions: Please respond honestly and constructively to the questions below by circling the responses you most agree with.
- Overall, how effective do you find the group work in this class?
1 2 3 4 5 Totally Ineffective Mostly Ineffective Somewhat Effective Very Effective Extremely Effective
- Out of the ____ group members, how many have participated actively
most of the time?
1 2 3 4 5 None One Two Three Four
- To what extent are you learning more from the group than you probably
1 2 3 4 5 To no extent To very little extent To some extent To a great extent To the full extent
- If you wish, suggest one change the group could make to improve its
Angelo, Thomas A. and K. Patricia Cross. Classroom Assessment Techniques: A Handbook for College Teachers. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1993. Print.
Another example of a small group feedback.