"For Those Who Are Passionate About Reaching The Younger Generation"

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Teaching Team Evaluation Form

Dr. Mark Senter

Teaching Team Evaluation Form

Department _____________________

Date _____________

Evaluator ______________

The purpose of this evaluation is to build on the strengths of the teaching team and to expand the horizons of the teachers with regard to the teaching/learning process.

Check evaluated items on the lines (continuums) provided and include comments as frequently as possible.

PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS OF TEAM MEMBERS

1. Warmth

Friendly, loving

Comment:

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Cold, distant
2. Enthusiasm

Appropriate

Comment:

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Inappropriate
3. Self-revealing

Open

Comment:

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Closed

PREPARATION FOR LEARNING

4. Arrival time of team members

Early

Comment:

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Late
5. Room preparation

Attractive, uncluttered

Comment:

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Dull, messy
6. Lesson Preparation

Mastered

Comment:

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Dependent

METHODS EMPLOYED

7. Circle the Methods Used:

Buzz groups
Case studies
Cassette tapes
chalkboard
charts
conversation
choral readings
creative writing
direct bible study
Discussion
Drama
Field Trip
Filmstrips/slides
Flannelgraph
Interview
Lecture
Making things
Maps
Memorization
Models
Object lessons
Overhead projector
Picture studies
Playing Bible learning
Problem solving
Projects
puppets
Question/Answer
Quiz
Reports
Review
Role Play
Singing
Skits
Story Telling
Testimony

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8. Appropriateness

Communicated well

Comment:

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Unrelated to lesson
9. Skill in use

Effective

Comment:

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Ineffetive

TEAMWORK

10. Cooperation among teachers

Strong

Comment:

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Weak
11. Discipline

Appropriate

Comment:

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Lacking or excessive
12. Organization

Effective

Comment:

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Ineffective

CONTENT OF LESSON

13. Biblical Basis

Adequate

Comment:

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Inadequate
14. Mastery of biblical teachings

Strong

Comment:

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Weak
15. Practical Application

Life Related

Comment:

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Theoretical

STUDENT PARTICIPATION

16. During early arrival activities

Strong

Comment:

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Weak
17. In large group settings

Strong

Comment:

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Weak
18. In small group settings

Strong

Comment:

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Weak

IMPACT OF LESSON

19. State simply the apparent lesson Aim __________________________________________

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20. To what extent were aims accomplished?

Largely accomplished

Comment:

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Largely unaccomplished
21. Evidence of learning

Strong

Comment:

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Weak

SUMMARY

22. What were the strengths of the teaching/learning process observed today?

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23. What were the weaknesses of the teaching/learning process observed today?

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24. What strength can be used even more effectively? How?

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Author

Mark H. Senter III is chair of the Department of Educational Ministries and associate professor of educational ministries at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, Illinois. He has been at Trinity since 1982. Prior to that, Senter served as youth pastor for 11 years and as pastor of Christian education at Wheaton Bible Church for 7 years.

Senter's areas of expertise include youth ministry, volunteerism, administration, and continuing education. He is a member of the North American Professors of Christian Education. He is a consultant for churches and parachurch agencies in periods of transition.

Senter's publications include Reaching a Generation for Christ (co-edited with Richard Dunn) (Moody 1997), The Coming Revolution in Youth Ministry (Victor 1992), Recruiting Volunteers in the Church (Victor 1990), and The Complete Book of Youth Ministry (co-edited with Warren Benson) (Moody 1987). He contributed to More Than Conquerors and his numerous articles have been published in periodicals such as Youthworker, Moody, Christianity Today, Leadership, and Christian Education Journal. Senter has also written chapters for other volumes on youth ministry.

Permissions

This tool was taken from the end of? chapter eleven of Recruiting Volunteers in the Church, by Mark Senter III, Victor Books, copyright 1990 by SP Publications. Currently out of print. Used by permission of Mark Senter.

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