Reporting and Discussion
What can you say about the application of a guideline to an XP environment or the response XP folks to the guideline?
(Want responses both for individual and for group)
Reactions to Pair Problem Solving
Some questions (largely from "Pair Storytelling" exercise by Fred Grossman and Joe Bergin)
How did you feel when you were writing in a pair, compared to individual work?
What do you notice is the same or different about solo and pair writing?
Do you think the pair result is more creative or fulfilling than what you could produce alone?
Did you find yourself concentrating more or less during pairing?
Is it more fun to write alone or in a pair?
What do you like and what don't you like about writing alone and in a pair?
What was it like not knowing what your pair would type next?
Did your partner help you get the creative juices flowing?
Did the process help catch errors that might have occurred in the writing?
Did pairing seem to you to increase or decrease productivity?
Do you think that people get better at pairing over time?
How do you think the simulation differs from real-world pair programming?
What was this like for you?
Questions on this Exercise
Why give individuals 15 minutes, but groups 10 for each question?
Why have one person designated reported for question?
Why switch people from one group question to the other?
created May 14, 2003
last revised May 15, 2003