Post-Course Evaluation: For Minute-taking

We would like to know how the WordTask course on writing minutes that you recently attended has affected your minute-taking on the job. Your answers to the 9 questions below will allow us to relate the course objectives to the improvements you have noticed in your minutes. We also hope the survey gives you a chance to reflect on how, and to what degree, your minute-taking has changed.


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The minute-taking process

1. Have you applied the minute-taking process,that is, the specific techniques for before, during, after the meeting?


2. Have any factors in your job made the minute-taking process difficult to apply?


3. By how much would you estimate that you have reduced the time spent on your minutes as a result of using the minute-taking process?


4. Of the techniques offered in the course, which of them do you think have improved the quality of your minutes? (Select as many as apply to you.)

Techniques used before the meeting
Techniques used during the meeting
Techniques used after the meeting


5. What improvements, if any, do you or your readers observe in your minutes since you started applying the process? (Select as many as apply to you.)

You achieve desired response from your reader.
Readers now see clearer action items.
Readers note details under clear agenda items.
Readers note better style and grammar.

You now receive fewer revision comments.

Comments on improvements observed:

Strategies and techniques

6. Have you had an opportunity to write a meeting agenda to support the minutes?

7. If yes, in what ways did this pre-meeting technique change the way you write?

8. Have you been able to write meeting notes during the meeting that differ from the final minutes format that you wrote after the meeting?


9. Do you think your attitude toward your minute-taking has changed since taking the course? (Select as many as apply to you.)

Less overwhelmed by minute-taking
More confident
More in control of your ideas

Comments on changed attitude toward minute-taking:

General comments on the course or its value to your work:

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