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When is Teaming Covered?

Teaming is introduced in ENGR111 during Class 1.1* and Class 1.2*.

Teaming concepts are revisited at the beginning of ENGR112 during Class 16.1*.

The TTI DISC Profile is discussed in Class 17.2*.

*Explaination of Class numbering System


Class 1.1: Introduction to Engineering and Problem Solving
Understand the motivation beind teaming in the Engineering curriculum
Explain the grading methods for teamwork
Class 1.2: Introduction to Teaming
Introduction to teaming - benefits, responsibilities
Teaming activities in ENGR111
Evaluation of teams
Stages of team development
Roles of team members
  Code of Cooperation
Class 16.1: Teaming
Review team roles, code of cooperation, and other teaming aspects
Class 17.2: Behavior Profiles
  Know how to use the DISC profile to improve individual and team performance in ENGR 112

Class Agenda

Class 1.1: Introduction to Engineering and Problem Solving
Lecture material on teaming expectations and grades
Class 1.2: Introduction to Teaming
Team HW Assignment - Prepare a document with a Code of Cooperation, Keirsey data for each member, action plan, and team schedule
Individual and team exercise
  Lecture material on team definition, common teaming problems, and team building issues
Individual and team exercise
Lecture material on team roles, stages of team development, and code of cooperation
Class 16.1: Teaming
Lecture materail on effective teamwork and team maintenance
Lecture Material on listening skills and constructive feeback
Team HW assignment - complete the DISC Profile, Code of Cooperation, Action Plan, and Team Schedule
Class 17.2: Behavior Profiles
  Lecture Material on how to interpret TTI DISC Profile results
  Team exercise
  HW assignment

Why is Teaming Important?

A Team is a small group of people with complementary skills who are committed to a common purpose, performance goals, and approach for which they hold themselves mutually accountable.

Texas A&M freshman engineering curriculum uses Kersey Character Testing to establish teams with a variety of personality types. The DISC Profile gives a detailed explanation of how these different personality types interact and how to maimize the communication between team members.

Links to Class Materials

  • Class 1.1 Powerpoint
  • Class 1.2 Powerpoint
  • Class 16.1 Powerpoint
  • Kersey Character Testing
  • DISC Profile

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