Workshop Feedback Forms are an effective means of collecting information from participants about their workshop experience. These forms are prepared in advance, confidential, and completed in the last few minutes of a workshop or afterwards (anytime ranging from a few minutes to a few months later).
A print-based or electronic feedback form distributed at the end of a workshop should take no longer than 5 minutes to complete, and is typically used to assess how satisfied participants are with their experience and what they have learned. If you are interested in finding out how participants have applied their new knowledge and skills, then consider conducting a feedback survey months later.
You may use a pre-existing feedback form or create your own.
You may choose to either ask open-ended questions, which allow you to more deeply understand participants’ feedback, or use a Likert-scale, which is useful for measuring attitudes and feelings.
- Feedback on participant satisfaction and engagement.
- “As a result of this workshop, I felt motivated to learn.”
- Feedback on learning.
- “As a result of this workshop, are you able to ____?”
- “Before this workshop, how comfortable did you feel ____?”
- “How has your comfort doing ____ changed as a result of this workshop?”
- “How likely is it that you will do ____ as a result of this workshop?”
- Feedback on facilitation.
- “The facilitator related to participants in ways that promoted mutual respect.”
- “The facilitator stimulated my interest in the workshop topic.”
- “The facilitator made the objective(s) of the workshop clear.”
- “The facilitator encouraged participants to actively participate.”
- “The facilitators’ methods were effective and appropriate.”
- Feedback on logistics.
- “The workshop space was physically accessible.”
- “The facilities provided for this workshop were appropriate (e.g., classroom, furnishings).”