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Closers: A Download from Design Your Own Games and Activities

Closers: A Download from Design Your Own Games and Activities

Sivasailam Thiagarajan

ISBN: 978-0-787-97053-6 May 2003 Pfeiffer




Closers are activities that help you wind down a training session. Having an effective closer helps participants achieve a combination of objectives, including summarizing the content, reviewing major learning points, testing for mastery, providing feedback, planning for application activities, and celebrating the completion of the session. This download provides instruction and precaution in using closers, explanation of several different types of closers, and several activities designed for closing a training session.


  • To review and summarize the key ideas from the training session
  • To provide evaluation feedback to team members and other teams
  • To explore the difference between individual and team evaluation, process and product evaluation, and inclusive and exclusive evaluation
  • To explore the differences between affirmative and critical feedback, anonymous and open feedback, quantitative and qualitative feedback

Group Size: 12 or more, divided into 4 or 5 teams of 3 or more members. Works best with 20 to 30 participants, divided into teams of 5.

Time Required: 15 minutes

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