Sample Survey Questions: Instruction


Question Options


  • How helpful are the assignments to your learning in the course? [1 = not at all helpful to 5 = extremely helpful]
  • How have the assignments contributed to your learning in the course? Does anything stand out as particularly helpful? [open]


  • How much is the workload in this course compared to your expectations? [A lot less than expected to A lot more than expected]
  • How is the workload in this course? Is it what you expected? [open]
  • On average, how many hours per week are you spending on this course outside of class time? [number]

Anything confusing or unclear

  • Is there anything confusing or unclear in this course? What is it? [open]
  • What is causing you the most difficulty in this course? Are there any specific concepts that are causing difficulty, or anything regarding the virtual format that could be addressed? [open]

Particularly interesting content

  • What has been the most interesting thing you have learned so far? [open]
  • What are you most interested in learning in the next half of the course? [open]

Most important thing learned

  • What is the most important thing you’ve learned so far? [open]


  • How has this course impacted your view of the world around you? [open]


  • What do you predict will be particularly challenging in the remaining half of the semester? [open]