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25. Rating the Professor

An Overview of "Rating the Professor"

"Rating the Professor" is a training team exercise that helps teams look at their perceptions and prejudices. By secretly dividing the group into two teams and giving them descriptions which only vary by one word, the group can judge how easily they are influenced by what they are told. Additional worksheets explore the nature of false perception.

Aims of this Teambuilder

The 3 aims of "Rating the Professor" are:
To demonstrate the nature of perception
To underline the concept of individual prejudices
To encourage people to keep open minds and not judge too readily

How to Use this Teambuilder

Like all these training team exercises, "Rating the Professor" provides you with a comprehensive guide to using this exercise on any teambuilding event. The Teambuilder will show you how to prepare, how to introduce the exercise, how to run it with possible variations and alternatives, and how to debrief and lead a post-exercise discussion.

"Rating the Professor" also comes with the following worksheets and resources:
Worksheet 01: Rating the Professor
Worksheet 02: Rating the Professor
Worksheet 03: The Necker Cube
Worksheet 04: The Dot in the Triangle
Worksheet 05: Faces with a Candle
Worksheet 06: Old Hag or Young Woman?
Worksheet: Self-Assessment
Worksheet: Exercise Evaluation
Appendix 01: Perception

Complementary Products

You can find other training team exercises in the MTL E-Manuals and MTL 1daycourseplans series. You can also collect other Teambuilders such as Picture Puzzles and The Interviewer's Office or download the complete set of 40 Teambuilders as a MTL Bumper Bundle. 

Price of this product: £12.95

Delivery Method:
This product can be downloaded directly from this site.