Features

Here is an overview of some notable TEAMMATES features. The help page contains more details about how to use these features.

Team peer evaluations

Team peer evaluations
Have a team project in your course? Set up a 'team peer evaluation session' for students to give anonymous peer feedback to team members.

Students can provide confidential peer evaluations to you too.

Flexible feedback paths

Flexible feedback paths
There are many other feedback paths available. Some examples:
a) feedback between teams
b) from instructors to students
c) from each student to three other students

Powerful visibility control

Powerful visibility control
If you plan to publish the responses collected, you can set the visibility level for each question i.e. who can see the
(i) response text,
(ii) the identity of the feedback giver, and
(iii) the identity of the feedback receiver.

Reports and statistics

Reports and statistics
There are many report formats for viewing responses collected, e.g. Group by team, then by feedback giver.

Some statistics for the responses are available too.

Fine-grain access control

Fine-grain access control
You can add more instructors (e.g. co-lecturers, visitors, tutors, etc.) to your courses and give them different access levels.

If required, you can even set which sessions of which section of students are accessible to a particular instructor.

Different question types

Different question types
Essay questions, MCQ questions, Multiple select questions, Numeric scale questions, 'Distribute a fixed number of points among options' questions, questions measuring contribution in team projects, and more choices coming soon...

You can even generate MCQ options from student names, as illustrated in the above example.

Reuse past questions

Reuse past questions
Once you have a perfect set of questions configured for a session, you can reuse those questions later, without needing to configure the same questions from scratch again.

TEAMMATES also provides some session templates to choose from.

No signup required for students

No signup required for students
Students can submit responses and view published responses using the unique links TEAMMATES emails them, without having to login or signup.

If they login to TEAMMATES using their Google accounts (optional), they can access all TEAMMATES courses in one page and access even more features such as setting up profiles.

Downloadable data

Downloadable data
You can download the collected responses (and statistics) as spreadsheets.

The collected data belongs to you and you may delete your data from TEAMMATES any time.

Shareable comments

Sharable
You can add comments about responses collected. You can even share these comments with students/instructors.

Fine-grained visibility control is available for comments too. For example, you can give a comment to a student that the receiving student can see while other students in the course can only see the comment text but cannot see the recipient name.

Student profiles

Student profiles
You can get students to upload more information about themselves, including a profile picture. Such extra data can help you remember current/past students better. [photo source]

You can access all data about a student in one page, just by typing a part of the student’s name in our search box. In a single page you can see,
* Student’s profile
* All feedback given/received by the student
* All comments received by the student

Powerful search

Powerful search
TEAMMATES has a powerful search feature to locate details about students or past comments.

Given above is an example of searching for a student whose name you are not very sure of.

Support for big courses

Support for big courses
TEAMMATES can support a course of any size (even beyond 1,000 students), as long as you divide the students into sections of no more than 100 students. There is no limit on the number of courses or sessions you could have either.

For more details about these features, visit the Instructor Help page or email us.