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Table 3 EM TBL student survey results for 2016/2017 academic year

From: Team-based learning improves knowledge and retention in an emergency medicine clerkship

Survey question Average response* Standard deviation
1. Team members encouraged one another to express their opinions 4.62 0.604
2. My team actively discussed multiple points of view before deciding on a final answer 4.58 0.682
3. Discussions in the team helped me to understand better and organized my knowledge 4.46 0.709
4. Team members used performance feedback to help the team to be more effective 4.03 1.045
5. Team members made an effort to participate in discussion 4.40 0.787
6. Team members more engaged with the topic in TBL than standard didactic lectures 4.38 0.764
7. Team members shared and received criticism without making it personal 4.49 0.616
8. Different points of view were respected by team members 4.62 0.578
9. Team members consistently paid attention during group discussion 4.31 0.900
10. Team members were prepared with the sessions learning outcomes 4.38 0.678
11. Topic selection was good 4.63 0.698
12. Topic learning outcomes covered the entire topic 4.32 0.886
13. Reading material provided covered the learning outcomes 4.40 0.766
14. Time provided for topic preparation was good 4.25 0.902
15. Question for individual and team were directly related to the learning outcomes 4.45 0.708
16. I found TBL more productive method than standard didactic lectures 4.48 0.903
17. I found TBL more enjoyable method than standard didactic lectures 4.62 0.823
18. I prefer all topics in TBL format 4.20 1.107
19. Overall, TBL is a good learning method 4.62 0.654
  1. *65 of 66 students completed the survey. Likert scale was 1 strongly disagree to 5 strongly agree