Helping Students Reflect on Their Interpersonal Skills: The Team Performance Scale (TPS)

Many instructors of program evaluation incorporate team-based service projects into their courses. What is often overlooked is that it provides a golden opportunity for students to reflect on the interpersonal skills necessary for teamwork. This paper explains how two instructors leveraged service project working groups to include reflection on interpersonal skills. Minor changes were made to the Team Performance Scale (TPS), a tool used for Team-Based Learning in medical education.