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You may wish to choose several evaluation questions from among those listed here. (They can be cut and pasted into the document format “Student Rating Form”.)
Questions of General Applicability:
I find the format of this class (lecture, discussion, problem-solving) helpful to the way that I learn.
I feel that this class format engages my interest.
I feel comfortable speaking in this class.
I learn better when the instructor summarizes key ideas from a class session.
I find the comments on exams or other written work helpful to my understanding of the class content.
I find that this class stimulates my interest in reading about this subject outside of class.
I feel comfortable approaching the instructor with questions or comments.
I think that I would learn better if a different format were used for this class (suggested below).
Questions Applicable for Problem-Solving or Laboratory Classes:
The problems worked in this class help me in working other problems on my own.
The problems worked in this class help me in learning the content ideas in this class.
I feel that I learn how to solve problems more easily when I work with a group of students.
I find the laboratory lectures helpful in understanding the purpose of the experiment.
I find the instructor's comments during laboratory help my understanding of key steps in the experiment.
I find the comments on my written laboratory reports helpful in understanding the experiment.
I learn more from the laboratory when I am given questions about it to think about first.
I learn more from the laboratory when I am given questions about it to write about first.
Questions for Discussion-Oriented Classes:
I find class discussions help me in understanding the readings.
I find class discussions help me in understanding key ideas in the course.
I learn more if class discussions are more structured.
I feel that class discussions are dominated by one or a few people.
I learn better when I have more of a chance to speak.
I learn more from discussions when I am given a question to think about first.
I learn more from discussions when I am given a question to write about first.
Questions for Classes Using Team or Group Work:
I feel that I learn more when I work with a group.
My group works well together
I feel that I need more guidance for our group work.
I find that working in a group confuses me.
I find it helpful if the instructor summarizes results obtained as part of group work.
I find it helpful to get feedback from my group on my own performance in the group.
I think that groups work better when each person has an assigned role in the group.
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