By Ahmad Ghaddar
When you are assigned a certain class-work, take-home project or oral
presentation by your teacher, do you prefer to work in a team or individually?
Do you think there is a difference between working in Teams and working
in Groups? If yes, what is it and which one do you prefer? Why?
How do you feel about assigned teams? If the teacher forces you to work
with someone you donít particularly like, do you try to put aside you sentiments
and make an effort to cooperate, or do you keep a negative attitude?
What criteria do you take into consideration when choosing your team
Do you think that you do a better job when you work in a team? Or
is it that you can manage your time better when you are alone?
Can you think of a personal experience or accomplishment where you felt
that you would have acted or done better if you had received help from
How do you respond to constructive criticism from your teammates?
In case of disagreements between you and the other group members of your
team, how do you try to settle the differences?
Name three elements you think are pivotal for the creation of a successful
Do you view the student body and the faculty here at ACS as one team? What
aspects of teamwork do they have? lack?
Do you think that humans are selfish by nature? Would the world be a better
place if people stopped being so isolationist and started working together
more? Why? Why not?