Course Evaluation

Directions: Please Fill in the Following.

First Name:

Last Name:

ID Number:

What is your section number? The 10:20 class is section 502, while the 1:50 class is section 505.

What is your gender?

Directions: Choose your response to each of the following.

1. When the professor uses PowerPoint, I learn better when:

I have a copy of the slides with parts missing, so I have to fill them in as we go.
I do not have a copy of the slides, so that I have to write all the notes myself.
I have a full copy of the PowerPoint.
The professor does NOT use any PowerPoint at all.

2. Did watching the various online lectures that were available on the protected homepage help you learn?

3. Did an organized study group that met regularly help you learn?

If you were in an organized study group, how many were in your study group?
(type in the number or enter 0 if you were not in a study group)

4. Which computer operating system do you use?

5. Which version of the textbook did you read most of the time?

If you read the electronic version, you could only read it online, download it 2 pages at a time, or print out 2 pages at a time. How did you read it?

6. Which of the following textbook delivery methods would you be most likely to use to read the book, if they were available?

7. Which type of homework do you think you learn more from?

8. How frequently should homework be due to help you learn?

9. Did you do any of the optional on-line homework practice or non-graded assignments?

10. Did the on-line homework help you learn?

11. How many attempts would help you learn more with the on-line homework?

12. Did you find our class homepage useful?

13. Did the sample exams help you learn?

14. Did the online exam reviews (the screencasts of the prof. working the sample exam) help you learn?

15. How many of the four online exam reviews did you watch? (type in number 0-4)

16. How many of the four online exam reviews did you download? (type in number 0-4)

17. Which version of the online exam reviews did you watch?

18. Is there an additional format you would prefer?

If yes, which format? (type in response)

19. What program did you use most often to watch the online exam reviews?
Other:

20. What device did you use most often to watch the online exam reviews?
Other:

21. Knowing that many students feel anxious toward their chemistry courses, please tell me what factors contributed to any anxiety you may have felt toward chemistry this semester.

(Type in your response. The textbox will scroll as you type.)

22. Of all the homework systems you have used (OWL, MindTap, Aleks, Sapling, etc.) which helped you learn the most and Why?

(Type in your response. The textbox will scroll as you type.)

23. Did this course make chemistry seem relevant to your daily life? Explain why or why not.

(Type in your response. The textbox will scroll as you type.)

24. Did using the clickers help you learn? Explain why or why not.

(Type in your response. The textbox will scroll as you type.)

25. Would you recommend that a friend take a 101-102 course that uses clickers?

Yes.
No.
Undecided

26. Did you gain any learning from completing the special assignement essay?

Yes.
No.
Undecided

27. When did you have highschool chemistry? Ex: 2006-2007 school year

28. Is this semester the first time you have taken chem 101?

Yes.
No.

29. Do you believe your highschool chemistry course had an impact on your Chem 101 grade?

 
Very positive impact
Somewhat positve impact
No impact
Somewhat negative impact
Very negative impact
 
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2 3
4

5

 

30. Did you take the 111 laboratory concurrently with the 101 lecture?

Yes.
No.

Directions: Dr. Williamson do not follow the chapter order as presented in the textbook, but instead follow a sequence of atoms to molecules to reactions. Please complete the following questions with the order in mind:

31. What impact did this order have on your learning in chemistry 101?

  Very positive impact Somewhat positive impact No impact Somewhat negative impact Very negative impact  
  1 2 3 4 5  

32.What impact did this order have on your progress in chemistry 111 (the lab course) compared to other students who had a different professor?

  Very positive impact Somewhat positive impact No impact Somewhat negative impact Very negative impact Didn't take chem 111 this semester
  1 2 3 4 5 6  

Directions: Rate following activities to show if they helped (or would have helped) you understand the chemistry concepts. Please rate these to describe the class you would like to have. Choose one number for each:

1 = Most helpful
2 = Somewhat helpful
3 = Neutral
4 = Usually NOT helpful
5 = NOT helpful at all

33. Completing the on-line homework.

Most helpful 1 2 3 4 5 NOT helpful at all

34. Doing homework in the textbook.

Most helpful 1 2 3 4 5 NOT helpful at all

35. Watching the online exam review before each exam.

Most helpful 1 2 3 4 5 NOT helpful at all

36. Doing the sample exams from the web.

Most helpful 1 2 3 4 5 NOT helpful at all

37. Watching the instructor doing problems.

Most helpful 1 2 3 4 5 NOT helpful at all

38. Solving clicker problems in class.

Most helpful 1 2 3 4 5 NOT helpful at all

39. Hearing the instructor "lecture" on topics.

Most helpful 1 2 3 4 5 NOT helpful at all

40. Reading the textbook.

Most helpful 1 2 3 4 5 NOT helpful at all

41. Working with a tutor.

Most helpful 1 2 3 4 5 NOT helpful at all

42. Observing demonstrations of chemical phenomena being studied in lecture.

Most helpful 1 2 3 4 5 NOT helpful at all

43. Hearing about chemistry applications in everyday life or my future career.

Most helpful 1 2 3 4 5 NOT helpful at all