International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Teamwork Competence Professor's Self-Assessment, a Study Case in the Universidad Politecnica de Madrid
Concepcion Gonzalez-Garcia, Maria J. Garcia-Garcia, Carmen Ruiz de Azcarate, Pilar Mamolar

In the current framework of university education in Spain several significant challenges should be raised. Among others, teachers have to integrate generic skills in their training programs, that is, they have to integrate both the evaluation and the development of skills. In this paper a self-assessment questionnaire on the performance of teamwork was applied to a group of teachers during workshop training. The aim was to improve the teaching and assessment of the skill that every teacher has to develop in their subjects. The findings show that teachers, who have achieved higher values, were the most motivated and interested in the development of generic skills. Furthermore, they improved their performance in their training during the workshop, but it is necessary to note that the length, the content and the methodology of each session, may have some influence.

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