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School Survey Questionnaires

Approved survey forms are used for each School or department. School forms are applied to each survey and cannot be altered. Instructors may select questions from a question library or add custom questions.

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Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences Teaching Survey Questions

strongly disagree (1), disagree (2), neutral (3), agree (4), strongly agree (5): (not applicable/no basis to judge – also available as options for #1, #4, #6, #7)

  1. I learned a lot from this course.
  2. The instructor created an atmosphere that kept me engaged in course content.
  3. The instructor was prepared for class.
  4. The instructor was available to me (in-person, electronically, or both).
  5. The instructor treated students with respect.
  6. The instructor evaluated my work fairly.
  7. The instructor provided feedback that was helpful to me.
  8. The standards the instructor set for me were: (too low, appropriate, too high)
  9. How many hours per week did you usually spend working on this course outside of classroom time?
    (<1, 1-3, 4-6, 7-9, 10+)
  10. What did you like best about how the course was taught? (comment)
  11. If you were teaching this course, what would you do differently? (comment)

For labs:

strongly disagree (1), disagree (2), neutral (3), agree (4), strongly agree (5): (not applicable/no basis to judge – also available as options for #2)

  1. The lab instructor was prepared for lab.
  2. The lab instructor was available to me (in-person, electronically, or both).
  3. The lab instructor clearly communicated what was expected of me in the lab.
  4. The lab enhanced my understanding of the class material.
  5. What did you like best about the lab instruction? (comment)
  6. If you were running this lab, what would you do differently? (comment)

For recitations:

strongly disagree (1), disagree (2), neutral (3), agree (4), strongly agree (5): (not applicable/no basis to judge – also available as options for #2)

  1. The recitation instructor was prepared for recitation.
  2. The recitation instructor was available to me (in-person, electronically, or both).
  3. The recitation instructor used appropriate examples to clarify difficult concepts.
  4. The recitation enhanced my understanding of the class material.
  5. What did you like best about the recitation instruction? (comment)
  6. If you were running this recitation, what would you do differently? (comment)

Katz Graduate School of Business – College of Business Administration Teaching Survey Questions

Course:

Scale (Items 1 – 3): hardly at all (1), to a small degree (2), to a moderate degree (3), to a considerable degree (4), to a very high degree (5)

  1. The course was intellectually challenging.
  2. The text and materials were helpful in learning concepts and techniques.
  3. The course increased my knowledge.

Instructor

Scale (Items 4-8): hardly at all (1), to a small degree (2), to a moderate degree (3), to a considerable degree (4), to a very high degree (5)

  1. The instructor was well prepared for class activities.
  2. The instructor effectively interpreted difficult or abstract ideas.
  3. The instructor provided appropriate feedback.
  4. The instructor created an atmosphere conducive to learning.
  5. The instructor was accessible to students. (do not answer if no basis to judge)
  6. Express your judgment of the instructor’s overall teaching effectiveness.
    (Ineffective, Only Fair, Competent, Very Good, Excellent)
  7. Would you recommend this instructor to other students?
    (Definitely not, Probably not, Probably yes, Definitely yes)
  8. What were the instructor’s major strengths? (comments)
  9. What were the instructor’s major weaknesses? (comments)
  10. What aspects of this course were most beneficial to you? (comment)
  11. What suggestions do you have to improve the course? (comment)

LAB/REC

  1. Did the labs/recitations contribute to your learning in this course? (not at all (1), to a small degree (2), to a moderate degree (3), to a considerable degree (4), to a very high degree (5)
  2. What grade do you expect in the course? (A, B, C, D, F, Other, Credit/No entry, Audit)
  3. What grade do you expect in this lab/recitation? (A, B, C, D, F, Other, Credit/No entry, Audit)
  4. What percent of the labs/recitations did you attend? (less than 25%, 26 – 50%, 51 – 75%, 76 – 100%)

Scale (questions 5 – 19): not at all (1), to a small degree (2), to a moderate degree (3), to a considerable degree (4), to a very high degree (5), NA

  1. The material covered in lab/recitation is well connected to the lectures.
  2. The lab/recitation instructor was well-prepared for the labs/recitations.
  3. The lab/recitation instructor appeared knowledgeable about course subject matter.
  4. The lab/recitation instructor clarified material covered in course lectures.
  5. The lab/recitation instructor showed interest in helping students understand the material.
  6. The lab/recitation instructor returned assignments within a reasonable amount of time.
  7. The lab/recitation instructor was concerned about students’ progress in the course.
  8. The lab/recitation instructor provided helpful answers to students’ questions.
  9. The lab/recitation instructor treated students with respect.
  10. The lab/recitation instructor provided constructive feedback on assignments.
  11. The lab/recitation instructor maintained an environment in which students felt comfortable asking questions.
  12. The lab/recitation instructor was available for help outside of the labs. Mark (NA) if you did not seek outside help.
  13. The lab/recitation instructor communicates effectively.
  14. The lab/recitation instructor comprehends students’ communication.
  15. The lab/recitation instructor led this lab effectively.
  16. Would you recommend this lab/recitation instructor to other students who are going to take this course? (No, Probably not, Probably yes, Yes)
  17. Your lab/recitation instructor would like to know if there is something you believe he/she has done especially well in teaching this lab section. (comment)
  18. Your lab/recitation instructor would also like to know what specific things you believe might be done to improve the teaching of this lab section. (comment)

College of General Studies Teaching Survey Questions

Scale: strongly disagree (1), disagree (2), neutral (3), agree (4), strongly agree (5): (not applicable/no basis to judge – also available as options for #1, #4, #6, #7)

  1. I learned a lot from this course.
  2. The instructor created an atmosphere that kept me engaged in course content.
  3. The instructor was prepared for class.
  4. The instructor was available to me (in-person, electronically, or both).
  5. The instructor treated students with respect.
  6. The instructor evaluated my work fairly.
  7. The instructor provided feedback that was helpful to me.
  1. The standards the instructor set for me were:
    (too low, appropriate, too high)
  1. How many hours per week did you usually spend working on this course outside of classroom time?
    (<1, 1-3, 4-6, 7-9, 10+)
  1. What did you like best about how the course was taught?
  2. If you were teaching this course, what would you do differently?

Hybrid and Web Courses Only

Scale: Strongly Disagree, Disagree, Neutral, Agree, Strongly Agree

  1. The directions for the use of online materials were clear.
  2. It was easy to navigate through the sections of the online course.
  3. Digital technology tools helped me engage in the course material.
  4. Online class activities fostered my interaction with other students.
  5. I participated more in the online environment than I would in a regular classroom setting.

For labs:

Scale
strongly disagree (1), disagree (2), neutral (3), agree (4), strongly agree (5): (not applicable/no basis to judge – also available as options for #2)

  1. The lab instructor was prepared for lab.
  2. The lab instructor was available to me (in-person, electronically, or both).
  3. The lab instructor clearly communicated what was expected of me in the lab.
  4. The lab enhanced my understanding of the class material.

Lab comments

What did you like best about the lab instruction?
If you were running this lab, what would you do differently?

For recitations:

Scale: strongly disagree (1), disagree (2), neutral (3), agree (4), strongly agree (5): (not applicable/no basis to judge – also available as options for #2)

  1. The recitation instructor was prepared for recitation.
  2. The recitation instructor was available to me (in-person, electronically, or both).
  3. The recitation instructor used appropriate examples to clarify difficult concepts.
  4. The recitation enhanced my understanding of the class material.

Recitation Comments

What did you like best about the recitation instruction?
If you were running this recitation, what would you do differently?

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College of General Studies Teaching Survey Questions

Scale
strongly disagree (1), disagree (2), neutral (3), agree (4), strongly agree (5):
(not applicable/no basis to judge – also available as options for #1, #4, #6, #7)

  1. I learned a lot from this course.
  2. The instructor created an atmosphere that kept me engaged in course content.
  3. The instructor was prepared for class.
  4. The instructor was available to me (in-person, electronically, or both).
  5. The instructor treated students with respect.
  6. The instructor evaluated my work fairly.
  7. The instructor provided feedback that was helpful to me.
  8. The standards the instructor set for me were:
    (too low, appropriate, too high)
  9. How many hours per week did you usually spend working on this course outside of classroom time?
    (<1, 1-3, 4-6, 7-9, 10+)
  10. What did you like best about how the course was taught? (comment)
  11. If you were teaching this course, what would you do differently? (comment)

Hybrid and Web Courses Only

Scale
(Items 12-16): Strongly Disagree, Disagree, Neutral, Agree, Strongly Agree

  1. The directions for the use of online materials were clear.
  2. It was easy to navigate through the sections of the online course.
  3. Digital technology tools helped me engage in the course material.
  4. Online class activities fostered my interaction with other students.
  5. I participated more in the online environment than I would in a regular classroom setting.

Or

Self-Paced Courses

Scale
(Items 12-15): Strongly Disagree, Disagree, Neutral, Agree, Strongly Agree

  1. I could access all components of the course.
  2. I was able to interact effectively with the instructor.
  3. There was an adequate amount of course materials available to meet my learning goals.
  4. Assignments reflected important aspects of the topics covered in the self-paced course.

For labs:

Scale
strongly disagree (1), disagree (2), neutral (3), agree (4), strongly agree (5): (not applicable/no basis to judge – also available as options for #2)

  1. The lab instructor was prepared for lab.
  2. The lab instructor was available to me (in-person, electronically, or both).
  3. The lab instructor clearly communicated what was expected of me in the lab.
  4. The lab enhanced my understanding of the class material.

Lab comments

What did you like best about the lab instruction?
If you were running this lab, what would you do differently?

For recitations:

Scale
strongly disagree (1), disagree (2), neutral (3), agree (4), strongly agree (5): (not applicable/no basis to judge – also available as options for #2)

  1. The recitation instructor was prepared for recitation.
  2. The recitation instructor was available to me (in-person, electronically, or both).
  3. The recitation instructor used appropriate examples to clarify difficult concepts.
  4. The recitation enhanced my understanding of the class material.

Recitation Comments

What did you like best about the recitation instruction?
If you were running this recitation, what would you do differently?

School of Computing and Information Teaching Surveys

Scale (Items 1 – 7): strongly disagree (1), disagree (2), neutral (3), agree (4), strongly agree (5) 

  1. The instructor stimulated my thinking.
  2. The instructor was enthusiastic about teaching the course.
  3. The instructor presented the course in an organized manner.
  4. The instructor maintained an environment where students felt comfortable participating.
  5. The instructor maintained an environment where students felt comfortable seeking assistance.
  6. The instructor provided helpful feedback.
  7. Assignments contributed to my understanding of the subject.
  8. Express your judgment of the instructor’s overall teaching effectiveness.
    (Ineffective, Only Fair, Competent, Very Good, Excellent)
  9. What did the instructor do to help you learn? (comment)
  10. What could the instructor do to improve? (comment)
  11. Do you have any other information that you would like your instructor to know? (comment)

For labs:

Scale (Items 1 -4): strongly disagree (1), disagree (2), neutral (3), agree (4), strongly agree (5): (not applicable/no basis to judge – also available as options for #2)

  1. The lab instructor was prepared for lab.
  2. The lab instructor was available to me (in-person, electronically, or both).
  3. The lab instructor clearly communicated what was expected of me in the lab.
  4. The lab enhanced my understanding of the class material.
  5. What did you like best about the lab instruction?
  6. If you were running this lab, what would you do differently?

For recitations:

Scale (Items 1 – 4): strongly disagree (1), disagree (2), neutral (3), agree (4), strongly agree (5): (not applicable/no basis to judge – also available as options for #2)

  1. The recitation instructor was prepared for recitation.
  2. The recitation instructor was available to me (in-person, electronically, or both).
  3. The recitation instructor used appropriate examples to clarify difficult concepts.
  4. The recitation enhanced my understanding of the class material.
  5. What did you like best about the recitation instruction?
  6. If you were running this recitation, what would you do differently?

School of Dental Medicine Teaching Survey Questions

Didactic Courses

Scale:
Strongly disagree
Disagree
Neutral
Agree
Strongly agree
Course

  1. The skills I was expected to develop in this course were clear to me.
  2. I developed the skills mentioned in question #1.
  3. I received resources that contributed to my learning of the subject matter.
  4. This course helped me realize the relevance of the subject matter.
  5. This course provided an effective learning experience for me.
  6. This course prepared me for the pre-clinical course/lab.
Course Director
  1. The course director presented the course in an organized manner.
  2. The course director explained/taught concepts clearly. (Answer only if the course director taught in the course.)
  3. The course director was available to students outside of class. (Answer only if you sought consultation with this course director outside of class.)
  4. The course director showed respect toward students.
Course Comments
  1. What aspects of this course best contributed to your learning?
  2. What aspects of this course could be changed to improve the students’ learning next year?

Clinical Courses

Scale:
Strongly disagree
Disagree
Neutral
Agree
Strongly agree

Clinical Course Director

(to be answered only if student sought consultation with this course director outside of class)

  1. The course director was concerned about students’ progress in the course.
  2. The course director showed respect toward students.
  3. The course director was available to students outside of class.
  4. The course director communicated effectively.
Clinical Instructor
  1. The clinical instructor provided helpful answers to students’ questions.
  2. The clinical instructor showed respect toward students.
  3. The clinical instructor provided constructive feedback on clinical procedures.
  4. The clinical instructor maintained an environment in which students felt comfortable seeking assistance.
  5. The clinical instructor encourages the practice of evidence-based dentistry.
  6. The clinical instructor helped me to improve my skills in patient management.
  7. The clinical instructor facilitates independent clinical care.
  8. The clinical instructor models professional behavior.
  9. The clinical instructor models ethical behavior.
Course Comments
  1. What aspects of this course best contributed to your learning?
  2. What aspects of this course could be changed to improve the students’ learning next year?

Preclinical Courses

Scale:
Strongly disagree
Disagree
Neutral
Agree
Strongly agree

Preclinical Course
  1. The material covered in preclinic is well connected to the lectures.
  2. The skills I was expected to develop in this preclinic were clear to me.
  3. In this preclinic, I developed the skills mentioned in the previous question.
  4. In this preclinic, I received resources (e.g., models, handouts) that contributed to my learning of the subject matter.
  5. I was given enough information prior to preclinic to be prepared for preclinic.
  6. This preclinic helped me realize the relevance of the subject matter.
  7. This preclinic provided an effective learning experience for me.
Preclinical Course Director
  1. The course director showed respect toward students.
  2. The course director was available to students outside of class. (Answer only if you sought consultation with this course director outside of class.)
  3. The course director taught/modeled procedures clearly. (Answer only if the course director taught in the course.)
  4. The course director communicated effectively.
Preclinical Bench Instructor
  1. The bench instructor provided helpful answers to students’ questions.
  2. The bench instructor provided an appropriate level of assistance to aid my learning.
  3. The bench instructor showed respect toward students.
  4. The clinical instructor provided constructive feedback on assignments.
  5. The clinical instructor maintained an environment in which students felt comfortable asking questions.
Course Comments
  1. What aspects of this preclinic best contributed to your learning?
  2. What aspects of this preclinic could be changed to improve the students’ learning next year?

School of Education Teaching Survey

Face to Face Classes

Scale (Items 1 – 7): strongly disagree (1), disagree (2), neutral (3), agree (4), strongly agree (5)

  1. The instructor stimulated my thinking.
  2. The instructor was enthusiastic about teaching the course.
  3. The instructor presented the course in an organized manner.
  4. The instructor maintained an environment where students felt comfortable participating.
  5. The instructor maintained an environment where students felt comfortable seeking assistance.
  6. The instructor provided helpful feedback.
  7. Assignments contributed to my understanding of the subject.
  8. Express your judgment of the instructor’s overall teaching effectiveness.
    (Ineffective, Only Fair, Competent, Very Good, Excellent)
Comments
  1. What did the instructor do to help you learn?
  2. What could the instructor do to improve?
  3. Do you have any other information that you would like your instructor to know?

Online Courses

Self-Ratings
Scale (Items 1 – 3): much less (1), somewhat less (2), about the same (3), somewhat more (4), much more (5)

  1. Compared to most courses you have taken, amount that you contributed to your learning:
  2. Compared to most courses you have taken, amount that you learned:
  3. Compared to most courses you have taken, amount of increased interest in the subject:
Instructor

Scale (Items 4 – 15): hardly at all (1), to a small degree (2), to a moderate degree (3), to a considerable degree (4), to a very high degree (5) 

  1. The instructor presented the course in an organized manner.
  2. The instructor was well-prepared for class.
  3. The instructor managed class activities effectively.
  4. The instructor interpreted difficult concepts clearly.
  5. The instructor showed enthusiasm in teaching the class.
  6. The instructor facilitated the development of problem-solving skills.
  7. The instructor maintained an environment where students felt comfortable asking questions.
  8. The instructor showed respect for the questions and perspectives of students.
  9. The instructor gave students sufficient guidance for assigned work.
  10. The instructor evaluated my work fairly.
  11. The instructor provided helpful feedback.
  12. The instructor was available for assistance when needed. (Answer only if you sought assistance.)
  13. Express your judgment of the instructor’s overall teaching effectiveness.
    (Ineffective, Only Fair, Competent, Well above average, Excellent)
  14. Would you recommend this instructor to other students?
    (Definitely not, Probably not, Probably yes, Definitely yes)

Course

Scale (Items 18 – 25): hardly at all (1), to a small degree (2), to a moderate degree (3), to a considerable degree (4), to a very high degree (5)

  1. Course was well organized.
  2. Course objectives and requirements were presented.
  3. Course covered stated objectives.

How much did the following contribute to your learning in this course:

  1. Written assignments
  2. Readings
  3. Handouts
  4. Small group discussions
  5. Laboratory
  6. Would you recommend this course to other students?
    (Definitely not, Probably not, Probably yes, Definitely yes)
Teaching Comments
  1. What were the instructor’s major strengths?
  2. What were the instructor’s major weaknesses?
Course Comments
  1. What aspects of this course were most beneficial to you?
  2. What suggestions do you have to improve the course?

LAB/REC

  1. Did the labs/recitations contribute to your learning in this course? (not at all (1), to a small degree (2), to a moderate degree (3), to a considerable degree (4), to a very high degree (5)
  2. What grade do you expect in the course? (A, B, C, D, F, Other, Credit/No entry, Audit)
  3. What grade do you expect in this lab/recitation? (A, B, C, D, F, Other, Credit/No entry, Audit)
  4. What percent of the labs/recitations did you attend? (less than 25%, 26 – 50%, 51 – 75%, 76 – 100%)

Scale (questions 5 – 19): not at all (1), to a small degree (2), to a moderate degree (3), to a considerable degree (4), to a very high degree (5), NA

  1. The material covered in lab/recitation is well connected to the lectures.
  2. The lab/recitation instructor was well-prepared for the labs/recitations.
  3. The lab/recitation instructor appeared knowledgeable about course subject matter.
  4. The lab/recitation instructor clarified material covered in course lectures.
  5. The lab/recitation instructor showed interest in helping students understand the material.
  6. The lab/recitation instructor returned assignments within a reasonable amount of time.
  7. The lab/recitation instructor was concerned about students’ progress in the course.
  8. The lab/recitation instructor provided helpful answers to students’ questions.
  9. The lab/recitation instructor treated students with respect.
  10. The lab/recitation instructor provided constructive feedback on assignments.
  11. The lab/recitation instructor maintained an environment in which students felt comfortable asking questions.
  12. The lab/recitation instructor was available for help outside of the labs. Mark (NA) if you did not seek outside help.
  13. The lab/recitation instructor communicates effectively.
  14. The lab/recitation instructor comprehends students’ communication.
  15. The lab/recitation instructor led this lab effectively.
  16. Would you recommend this lab/recitation instructor to other students who are going to take this course? (No, Probably not, Probably yes, Yes)
  17. Your lab/recitation instructor would like to know if there is something you believe he/she has done especially well in teaching this lab section. (comment)
  18. Your lab/recitation instructor would also like to know what specific things you believe might be done to improve the teaching of this lab section. (comment)

Swanson School of Engineering Teaching Survey Questions

Graduate and Undergraduate Classes

  1. Please select the major you are enrolled in. Check at most 2 programs. If you are currently a freshman or an undeclared major, select your anticipated major from the list (or select Undeclared if you are unsure).
Undeclared
Bioengineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Computer Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Engineering Science
Environmental Engineering
Industrial Engineering
Materials Science & Engineering
Mechanical Engineering

Scale (Items 2 – 7): strongly disagree (1), disagree (2), neutral (3), agree (4), strongly agree (5)

  1. The instructor stimulated my thinking.
  2. The instructor was enthusiastic about teaching the course.
  3. The instructor presented the course in an organized manner.
  4. The instructor maintained an environment where students felt comfortable participating.
  5. The instructor maintained an environment where students felt comfortable seeking assistance.
  6. The instructor provided helpful feedback.
  7. Assignments contributed to my understanding of the subject.
  8. Express your judgment of the instructor’s overall teaching effectiveness.
    (Ineffective, Only Fair, Competent, Very Good, Excellent)
Comments
  1. What did the instructor do to help you learn?
  2. What could the instructor do to improve?
  3. Do you have any other information that you would like your instructor to know?
Swanson Engineering Questions
  1. The instructor was accessible
    (Strongly disagree, Disagree, Neutral, Agree, Strongly agree)
  2. Please provide advice to future students: What could you have done to improve your learning in this course? (comment)

Undergraduate Classes

ABET Questions

Please rate the degree to which this course has improved … (scale: not at all (1), very little (2), some (3), a lot (4), a great deal (5)

  1. Your ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering.
  2. Your ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of science.
  3. Your ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of mathematics.
  4. Your ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare.
  5. Your ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of global, cultural, and social factors (i.e., sustainability principles).
  6. Your ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of environmental and economic factors (i.e., sustainability principles).
  7. Your ability to effectively communicate verbally with a wide range of audiences.
  8. Your ability to effectively communicate in writing to a wide range of audiences.
  9. Your ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations.
  10. Your ability to make informed judgments that consider the impact of engineering solutions in global and societal contexts (i.e., sustainability principles).
  11. Your ability to make informed judgments that consider the impact of engineering solutions in economic and environmental contexts (i.e., sustainability principles).
  12. Your ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide an inclusive environment, collaboration, and leadership.
  13. Your ability to function effectively on a team whose members together establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives.
  14. Your ability to develop appropriate experiments.
  15. Your ability to conduct appropriate experiments.
  16. Your ability to analyze and interpret data and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions.
  17. Your ability to embrace new learning strategies to independently acquire and apply new knowledge to solve engineering problems.
For labs:

Scale: strongly disagree (1), disagree (2), neutral (3), agree (4), strongly agree (5): (not applicable/no basis to judge – also available as options for #2)

  1. The lab instructor was prepared for lab.
  2. The lab instructor was available to me (in-person, electronically, or both).
  3. The lab instructor clearly communicated what was expected of me in the lab.
  4. The lab enhanced my understanding of the class material.
Lab comments
  1. What did you like best about the lab instruction?
  2. If you were running this lab, what would you do differently?
For recitations:

Scale: strongly disagree (1), disagree (2), neutral (3), agree (4), strongly agree (5): (not applicable/no basis to judge – also available as options for #2)

  1. The recitation instructor was prepared for recitation.
  2. The recitation instructor was available to me (in-person, electronically, or both).
  3. The recitation instructor used appropriate examples to clarify difficult concepts.
  4. The recitation enhanced my understanding of the class material.
Recitation Comments
  1. What did you like best about the recitation instruction?
  2. If you were running this recitation, what would you do differently?

Graduate School of Public Health Teaching Survey Questions

Scale (Items 1 – 7): strongly disagree (1), disagree (2), neutral (3), agree (4), strongly agree (5)

  1. The instructor stimulated my thinking.
  2. The instructor was enthusiastic about teaching the course.
  3. The instructor presented the course in an organized manner.
  4. The instructor maintained an environment where students felt comfortable participating.
  5. The instructor maintained an environment where students felt comfortable seeking assistance.
  6. The instructor provided helpful feedback.
  7. Assignments contributed to my understanding of the subject.
  8. Express your judgment of the instructor’s overall teaching effectiveness.
    (Ineffective, Only Fair, Competent, Very Good, Excellent)
Comments
  1. What did the instructor do to help you learn?
  2. What could the instructor do to improve?
  3. Do you have any other information that you would like your instructor to know?

GSPH Questions

  1. I am taking this course as an elective.
    (No, Yes)
  2. Compared to other courses, in this course I have learned:
    (Much less, Somewhat less, About the same, Somewhat more, Much more)

Scale (Items 14-20): hardly at all (1), to a small degree (2), to a moderate degree (3), to a considerable degree (4), to a very high degree (5)

  1. Course objectives were presented.
  2. Stated objectives agreed with what was taught.
  3. Course made a worthwhile contribution to my professional development.
  4. Assigned work was appropriate to credits.
  5. Course content reflected recent developments in the field.
  6. Course content duplicated that of other courses I have taken.
  7. Would you recommend this course to other students?

Rate each of the following according to how much it contributed to your attainment of the course objectives:

Scale (Items 21-27): very little, moderate amount, very much, not applicable

  1. Lectures
  2. Discussions
  3. Readings
  4. Audio-visuals
  5. Assignments (to include: exams, projects, and written papers)
  6. Classroom activities
  7. Lab/recitation
  8. Were there guest lectures/multiple instructors in this course?
    (No, Yes) If yes, next question to be asked.
  9. Were the guest lectures/multiple instructors used effectively?
    (Hardly at all, To a small degree, To a moderate degree, To a considerable degree, To a very high degree)
Course Comments
  1. In future offerings of this course, what do you feel should be added or given more time or emphasis? Feel free to suggest ideas which you think would improve the course.
  2. What improvements could be made to the course? (What could be added? What could be deleted? Do you have any other suggestions?)

LAB/REC

  1. Did the labs/recitations contribute to your learning in this course? (not at all (1), to a small degree (2), to a moderate degree (3), to a considerable degree (4), to a very high degree (5)
  2. What grade do you expect in the course? (A, B, C, D, F, Other, Credit/No entry, Audit)
  3. What grade do you expect in this lab/recitation? (A, B, C, D, F, Other, Credit/No entry, Audit)
  4. What percent of the labs/recitations did you attend? (less than 25%, 26 – 50%, 51 – 75%, 76 – 100%)

Scale (questions 5 – 19): not at all (1), to a small degree (2), to a moderate degree (3), to a considerable degree (4), to a very high degree (5), NA

  1. The material covered in lab/recitation is well connected to the lectures.
  2. The lab/recitation instructor was well-prepared for the labs/recitations.
  3. The lab/recitation instructor appeared knowledgeable about course subject matter.
  4. The lab/recitation instructor clarified material covered in course lectures.
  5. The lab/recitation instructor showed interest in helping students understand the material.
  6. The lab/recitation instructor returned assignments within a reasonable amount of time.
  7. The lab/recitation instructor was concerned about students’ progress in the course.
  8. The lab/recitation instructor provided helpful answers to students’ questions.
  9. The lab/recitation instructor treated students with respect.
  10. The lab/recitation instructor provided constructive feedback on assignments.
  11. The lab/recitation instructor maintained an environment in which students felt comfortable asking questions.
  12. The lab/recitation instructor was available for help outside of the labs. Mark (NA) if you did not seek outside help.
  13. The lab/recitation instructor communicates effectively.
  14. The lab/recitation instructor comprehends students’ communication.
  15. The lab/recitation instructor led this lab effectively.
  16. Would you recommend this lab/recitation instructor to other students who are going to take this course? (No, Probably not, Probably yes, Yes)
  17. Your lab/recitation instructor would like to know if there is something you believe he/she has done especially well in teaching this lab section. (comment)
  18. Your lab/recitation instructor would also like to know what specific things you believe might be done to improve the teaching of this lab section. (comment)

Graduate School of Public and International Affairs Teaching Survey Questions

Self-Ratings

  1. Is this course required for you?
    (No, Yes)
  2. In which program are you enrolled?
    • Energy and Environment – MID
    • Energy and Environment – MPA
    • Governance and International Public Management – MID
    • Governance and International Public Management – MPA
    • Human Security – MID
    • Human Security – MPIA
    • International Political Economy
    • NGOs and Civil Society
    • Policy Research and Analysis
    • Public and Nonprofit Management
    • Security and Intelligence Studies
    • Urban Affairs and Planning – MID
    • Urban Affairs and Planning – MPA
    • MPPM
    • PhD
    • Does not apply

Scale (Items 3 – 5): much less (1), somewhat less (2), about the same (3), somewhat more (4), much more (5)

  1. Compared to most courses that you have taken, how much work did you do for this course?
  2. Compared to most courses that you have taken, how difficult did you find this course?
  3. Compared to most courses that you have taken, how much did you learn in this course?
Instructor

Scale (Items 6 – 10): hardly at all (1), to a small degree (2), to a moderate degree (3), to a considerable degree (4), to a very high degree (5)

  1. The instructor explained subject matter in a way that made it understandable.
  2. The instructor presented course content in an organized way.
  3. The instructor provided useful feedback on work submitted or presented. (Do not answer if no basis to judge.)
  4. The instructor stimulated student interest in this subject.
  5. The instructor maintained an environment where students felt comfortable asking questions.
  6. Express your judgment of the instructor’s overall teaching effectiveness.
    (Ineffective, Only Fair, Competent, Well above average, Excellent)
Course

Scale (Items 12 – 23): hardly at all (1), to a small degree (2), to a moderate degree (3), to a considerable degree (4), to a very high degree (5)

  1. Course objectives were presented and discussed.
  2. Course was consistent with the stated objectives.

How much did each of the following contribute to you learning in this course?

  1. Lectures
  2. Discussions
  3. Readings
  4. Homework Assignments
  5. Exams
  6. Projects
  7. Written papers
  8. Handouts
  9. Classroom Activities
  10. Student Presentations
  11. Would you recommend this course to other students?
    Definitely not, Probably not, Probably yes, Definitely yes)
  12. Would you recommend this instructor to other students?
    (Definitely not, Probably not, Probably yes, Definitely yes)
Teaching Comments
  1. What were the instructor’s major strengths?
  2. What were the instructor’s major weaknesses?
Course Comments
  1. What aspects of this course were most beneficial to you?
  2. What suggestions do you have to improve the course?

LAB/REC

  1. Did the labs/recitations contribute to your learning in this course? (not at all (1), to a small degree (2), to a moderate degree (3), to a considerable degree (4), to a very high degree (5)
  2. What grade do you expect in the course? (A, B, C, D, F, Other, Credit/No entry, Audit)
  3. What grade do you expect in this lab/recitation? (A, B, C, D, F, Other, Credit/No entry, Audit)
  4. What percent of the labs/recitations did you attend? (less than 25%, 26 – 50%, 51 – 75%, 76 – 100%)

Scale (questions 5 – 19): not at all (1), to a small degree (2), to a moderate degree (3), to a considerable degree (4), to a very high degree (5), NA

  1. The material covered in lab/recitation is well connected to the lectures.
  2. The lab/recitation instructor was well-prepared for the labs/recitations.
  3. The lab/recitation instructor appeared knowledgeable about course subject matter.
  4. The lab/recitation instructor clarified material covered in course lectures.
  5. The lab/recitation instructor showed interest in helping students understand the material.
  6. The lab/recitation instructor returned assignments within a reasonable amount of time.
  7. The lab/recitation instructor was concerned about students’ progress in the course.
  8. The lab/recitation instructor provided helpful answers to students’ questions.
  9. The lab/recitation instructor treated students with respect.
  10. The lab/recitation instructor provided constructive feedback on assignments.
  11. The lab/recitation instructor maintained an environment in which students felt comfortable asking questions.
  12. The lab/recitation instructor was available for help outside of the labs. Mark (NA) if you did not seek outside help.
  13. The lab/recitation instructor communicates effectively.
  14. The lab/recitation instructor comprehends students’ communication.
  15. The lab/recitation instructor led this lab effectively.
  16. Would you recommend this lab/recitation instructor to other students who are going to take this course? (No, Probably not, Probably yes, Yes)
  17. Your lab/recitation instructor would like to know if there is something you believe he/she has done especially well in teaching this lab section. (comment)
  18. Your lab/recitation instructor would also like to know what specific things you believe might be done to improve the teaching of this lab section. (comment)

School of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences Teaching Survey Questions

Begin spring 2021

Scale (Items 1 – 7): strongly disagree (1), disagree (2), neutral (3), agree (4), strongly agree (5) NA

  1. The instructor was prepared.
  2. The instructor engaged students in the learning process.
  3. The instructor gave useful feedback on assignments.
  4. The instructor kept students informed of their progress.
  5. All students were welcomed, respected, and valued in the learning environment.
  1. What is your judgment of the instructor’s overall teaching effectiveness?
    Scale: (1) ineffective (2) only fair (3) competent (4) very good (5) excellent
  1. The course was organized.
  2. Class activities contributed to a collaborative learning environment, (ex. activities that encourage effective discussions and/or group work).
  3. Class activities encouraged active learning, (ex. hands-on activities; student engagement/application with the material; student/instructor reflection; simulation/role playing).

Comments/open-ended:

  1. What was most helpful to your learning in this course?
  2. What would you change about this course to improve learning?

SHRS – PAS Classes

Scale: strongly disagree (1), disagree (2), neutral (3), agree (4), strongly agree (5) NA

  1. The instructor communicated effectively.
  2. The instructor consistently followed the syllabus.
  3. The instructor facilitated the learning process.
  4. The instructor stimulated interest in the course content.
  5. The instructor was available to assist students in and out of class.
  6. The instructor exhibited a strong knowledge base of the material.
  7. The instructor facilitated critical thinking within class activities.
  8. The syllabus objectives for the course were clearly outlined and understandable.
  9. The course content (lectures, materials, activities) were relevant and supported the learning objectives.
  10. The expectations of student performance in the course were clear.
  11. The assessment of student learning reflected the course content and learning objectives.
  12. The course fostered my learning and interest of the subject.
  13. The course fostered critical thinking.
  14. The course materials were relevant, useful, and supported learning.

SHRS – CRMHC Classes

  1. The instructor helped me become more aware of cultural diversity issues.
  2. This class made a valuable contribution to my professional development.
  3. This course helped to develop my ability to solve real problems in the field.
  4. This course helped me learn to apply concepts from this course to new situations.

School of Law Teaching Survey Questions

Scale (Items 1 – 7): strongly disagree (1), disagree (2), neutral (3), agree (4), strongly agree (5) 

  1. The instructor stimulated my thinking.
  2. The instructor was enthusiastic about teaching the course.
  3. The instructor presented the course in an organized manner.
  4. The instructor maintained an environment where students felt comfortable participating.
  5. The instructor maintained an environment where students felt comfortable seeking assistance.
  6. The instructor provided helpful feedback.
  7. Assignments contributed to my understanding of the subject.
  8. Express your judgment of the instructor’s overall teaching effectiveness.
    (Ineffective, Only Fair, Competent, Very Good, Excellent)
Comments
  1. What did the instructor do to help you learn?
  2. What could the instructor do to improve?
  3. Do you have any other information that you would like your instructor to know?

Law School Questions

  1. Would recommend this course to other students.
    (Strongly disagree, Disagree, Neutral, Agree, Strongly agree)
  2. Would recommend this instructor to other students.
    (Strongly disagree, Disagree, Neutral, Agree, Strongly agree)

School of Medicine Teaching Survey Questions

Scale (Items 1 – 7):
Strongly disagree, Disagree, Neutral, Agree, Strongly Agree

  1. The instructor stimulated my thinking.
  2. The instructor was enthusiastic about teaching the course.
  3. The instructor presented the course in an organized manner.
  4. The instructor maintained an environment where students felt comfortable participating.
  5. The instructor maintained an environment where students felt comfortable seeking assistance.
  6. The instructor provided helpful feedback.
  7. Assignments contributed to my understanding of the subject.
  8. Express your judgment of the instructor’s overall teaching effectiveness.
    (Ineffective, Only Fair, Competent, Very Good, Excellent)
Comments
  1. What did the instructor do to help you learn?
  2. What could the instructor do to improve?
  3. Do you have any other information that you would like your instructor to know?

For labs:

strongly disagree (1), disagree (2), neutral (3), agree (4), strongly agree (5):
(not applicable/no basis to judge – also available as options for #2)

  1. The lab instructor was prepared for lab.
  2. The lab instructor was available to me (in-person, electronically, or both).
  3. The lab instructor clearly communicated what was expected of me in the lab.
  4. The lab enhanced my understanding of the class material.
Lab comments
  1. What did you like best about the lab instruction?
  2. If you were running this lab, what would you do differently?

For recitations:

strongly disagree (1), disagree (2), neutral (3), agree (4), strongly agree (5):
(not applicable/no basis to judge – also available as options for #2)

  1. The recitation instructor was prepared for recitation.
  2. The recitation instructor was available to me (in-person, electronically, or both).
  3. The recitation instructor used appropriate examples to clarify difficult concepts.
  4. The recitation enhanced my understanding of the class material.
Recitation Comments
  1. What did you like best about the recitation instruction?
  2. If you were running this recitation, what would you do differently?

School of Nursing Teaching Survey Questions

Scale (Items 1 – 7):
Strongly disagree, Disagree, Neutral, Agree, Strongly agree

  1. The instructor stimulated my thinking.
  2. The instructor was enthusiastic about teaching the course.
  3. The instructor presented the course in an organized manner.
  4. The instructor maintained an environment where students felt comfortable participating.
  5. The instructor maintained an environment where students felt comfortable seeking assistance.
  6. The instructor provided helpful feedback.
  7. Assignments contributed to my understanding of the subject.
  8. Express your judgment of the instructor’s overall teaching effectiveness.
    (Ineffective, Only Fair, Competent, Very Good, Excellent)
Comments
  1. What did the instructor do to help you learn?
  2. What could the instructor do to improve?
  3. Do you have any other information that you would like your instructor to know?

School of Nursing Questions

  1. Course requirements were presented.
    (No, Yes)

Scale (Items 13-17):
Strongly disagree, Disagree, Neutral, Agree, Strongly agree

  1. This course was intellectually challenging.
  2. This course made a valuable contribution to my professional development.
  3. This course helped to increase my thinking skills.
  4. This course helped me improve my writing skills.
  5. I learned how to apply concepts from this course to new situations.

School of Pharmacy Teaching Survey Questions

Scale (Items 1 – 7):
Strongly disagree, Disagree, Neutral, Agree, Strongly Agree

  1. The instructor stimulated my thinking.
  2. The instructor was enthusiastic about teaching the course.
  3. The instructor presented the course in an organized manner.
  4. The instructor maintained an environment where students felt comfortable participating.
  5. The instructor maintained an environment where students felt comfortable seeking assistance.
  6. The instructor provided helpful feedback.
  7. Assignments contributed to my understanding of the subject.
  8. Express your judgment of the instructor’s overall teaching effectiveness.
    (Ineffective, Only Fair, Competent, Very Good, Excellent)
Comments
  1. What did the instructor do to help you learn?
  2. What could the instructor do to improve?
  3. Do you have any other information that you would like your instructor to know?

For labs:

strongly disagree (1), disagree (2), neutral (3), agree (4), strongly agree (5):
(not applicable/no basis to judge – also available as options for #2)

  1. The lab instructor was prepared for lab.
  2. The lab instructor was available to me (in-person, electronically, or both).
  3. The lab instructor clearly communicated what was expected of me in the lab.
  4. The lab enhanced my understanding of the class material.
Lab comments
  1. What did you like best about the lab instruction?
  2. If you were running this lab, what would you do differently?

For recitations:

strongly disagree (1), disagree (2), neutral (3), agree (4), strongly agree (5):
(not applicable/no basis to judge – also available as options for #2)

  1. The recitation instructor was prepared for recitation.
  2. The recitation instructor was available to me (in-person, electronically, or both).
  3. The recitation instructor used appropriate examples to clarify difficult concepts.
  4. The recitation enhanced my understanding of the class material.
Recitation Comments
  1. What did you like best about the recitation instruction?
  2. If you were running this recitation, what would you do differently?

School of Social Work Teaching Survey Questions

Self-Ratings

Scale (Items 1-2): much less (1), somewhat less (2), about the same (3), somewhat more (4), much more (5)

  1. Compared to most courses you have taken, amount that you contributed to your learning.
  2. Compared to most courses you have taken, amount that you learned.
Instructor

Scale (Items 3 – 10): hardly at all (1), to a small degree (2), to a moderate degree (3), to a considerable degree (4), to a very high degree (5) 

  1. The instructor presented course content in an organized manner.
  2. The instructor was well-prepared for class.
  3. The instructor treated students with respect.
  4. The instructor interpreted difficult concepts clearly.
  5. The instructor provided useful feedback.
  6. The instructor was accessible to students. (Do not answer if no basis to judge)
  7. The instructor facilitated the development of problem-solving skills.
  8. The instructor stimulated student interest in subject.
  9. Express your judgment of the instructor’s overall teaching effectiveness.
    (Ineffective, Only Fair, Competent, Well above average, Excellent)
  10. Would you recommend this instructor to other students?
    (Definitely not, Probably not, Probably yes, Definitely yes)

Course

Scale (Items 13 – 18): hardly at all (1), to a small degree (2), to a moderate degree (3), to a considerable degree (4), to a very high degree (5), not applicable (Items 15 – 18)

  1. Course objectives and requirements were clear.
  2. Course content covered stated objectives.
  3. Lectures contributed how much to your learning.
  4. Class discussion contributed how much to your learning.
  5. Readings contributed how much to your learning.
  6. Assignments contributed how much to your learning.
  7. Would you recommend this course to other students?
    (Definitely not, Probably not, Probably yes, Definitely yes)
Teaching Comments
  1. What were the instructor’s major strengths?
  2. What were the instructor’s major weaknesses?
Course Comments
  1. What aspects of this course were most beneficial to you?
  2. What suggestions do you have to improve the course?

LAB/REC

  1. Did the labs/recitations contribute to your learning in this course? (not at all (1), to a small degree (2), to a moderate degree (3), to a considerable degree (4), to a very high degree (5)
  2. What grade do you expect in the course? (A, B, C, D, F, Other, Credit/No entry, Audit)
  3. What grade do you expect in this lab/recitation? (A, B, C, D, F, Other, Credit/No entry, Audit)
  4. What percent of the labs/recitations did you attend? (less than 25%, 26 – 50%, 51 – 75%, 76 – 100%)

Scale (questions 5 – 19): not at all (1), to a small degree (2), to a moderate degree (3), to a considerable degree (4), to a very high degree (5), NA

  1. The material covered in lab/recitation is well connected to the lectures.
  2. The lab/recitation instructor was well-prepared for the labs/recitations.
  3. The lab/recitation instructor appeared knowledgeable about course subject matter.
  4. The lab/recitation instructor clarified material covered in course lectures.
  5. The lab/recitation instructor showed interest in helping students understand the material.
  6. The lab/recitation instructor returned assignments within a reasonable amount of time.
  7. The lab/recitation instructor was concerned about students’ progress in the course.
  8. The lab/recitation instructor provided helpful answers to students’ questions.
  9. The lab/recitation instructor treated students with respect.
  10. The lab/recitation instructor provided constructive feedback on assignments.
  11. The lab/recitation instructor maintained an environment in which students felt comfortable asking questions.
  12. The lab/recitation instructor was available for help outside of the labs. Mark (NA) if you did not seek outside help.
  13. The lab/recitation instructor communicates effectively.
  14. The lab/recitation instructor comprehends students’ communication.
  15. The lab/recitation instructor led this lab effectively.
  16. Would you recommend this lab/recitation instructor to other students who are going to take this course? (No, Probably not, Probably yes, Yes)
  17. Your lab/recitation instructor would like to know if there is something you believe he/she has done especially well in teaching this lab section. (comment)
  18. Your lab/recitation instructor would also like to know what specific things you believe might be done to improve the teaching of this lab section. (comment)

University Center for Social and Urban Research Teaching Survey Questions

Scale (Items 1 – 7):
Strongly disagree, Disagree, Neutral, Agree, Strongly Agree

  1. The instructor stimulated my thinking.
  2. The instructor was enthusiastic about teaching the course.
  3. The instructor presented the course in an organized manner.
  4. The instructor maintained an environment where students felt comfortable participating.
  5. The instructor maintained an environment where students felt comfortable seeking assistance.
  6. The instructor provided helpful feedback.
  7. Assignments contributed to my understanding of the subject.
  8. Express your judgment of the instructor’s overall teaching effectiveness.
    (Ineffective, Only Fair, Competent, Very Good, Excellent)
Comments
  1. What did the instructor do to help you learn?
  2. What could the instructor do to improve?
  3. Do you have any other information that you would like your instructor to know?

For labs:

strongly disagree (1), disagree (2), neutral (3), agree (4), strongly agree (5):
(not applicable/no basis to judge – also available as options for #2)

  1. The lab instructor was prepared for lab.
  2. The lab instructor was available to me (in-person, electronically, or both).
  3. The lab instructor clearly communicated what was expected of me in the lab.
  4. The lab enhanced my understanding of the class material.
Lab comments
  1. What did you like best about the lab instruction?
  2. If you were running this lab, what would you do differently?
For recitations:

strongly disagree (1), disagree (2), neutral (3), agree (4), strongly agree (5):
(not applicable/no basis to judge – also available as options for #2)

  1. The recitation instructor was prepared for recitation.
  2. The recitation instructor was available to me (in-person, electronically, or both).
  3. The recitation instructor used appropriate examples to clarify difficult concepts.
  4. The recitation enhanced my understanding of the class material.
Recitation Comments
  1. What did you like best about the recitation instruction?
  2. If you were running this recitation, what would you do differently?

University Honors College Teaching Survey Questions

Scale: strongly disagree (1), disagree (2), neutral (3), agree (4), strongly agree (5): (not applicable/no basis to judge – also available as options for #1, #4, #6, #7)

  1. I learned a lot from this
  2. The instructor created an atmosphere that kept me engaged in course
  3. The instructor was prepared for
  4. The instructor was available to me (in-person, electronically, or both).
  5. The instructor treated students with
  6. The instructor evaluated my work
  7. The instructor provided feedback that was helpful to
  1. The standards the instructor set for me were:
    (too low, appropriate, too high
  1. How many hours per week did you usually spend working on this course outside of classroom time?
    (<1, 1-3, 4-6, 7-9, 10+)
  1. What did you like best about how the course was taught?
  2. If you were teaching this course, what would you do differently?
UHC Questions
  1. Compared to other courses at the same level, the amount of work I did was:
    (Much less, Somewhat less, About the same, Somewhat more, Much more)
  2. Compared to other courses, in this course I have learned:
    (Much less, Somewhat less, About the same, Somewhat more, Much more)
  3. I would recommend this course to other students.
    (Strongly disagree, Disagree, Neutral, Agree, Strongly agree)
  4. I would recommend this instructor to other students.
    (Strongly disagree, Disagree, Neutral, Agree, Strongly agree)
  5. Would you take another UHC course if you had the opportunity?
    (No, Yes)

For labs:

strongly disagree (1), disagree (2), neutral (3), agree (4), strongly agree (5):
(not applicable/no basis to judge – also available as options for #2)

  1. The lab instructor was prepared for lab.
  2. The lab instructor was available to me (in-person, electronically, or both).
  3. The lab instructor clearly communicated what was expected of me in the lab.
  4. The lab enhanced my understanding of the class material.
Lab comments
  1. What did you like best about the lab instruction?
  2. If you were running this lab, what would you do differently?

Recitations:

strongly disagree (1), disagree (2), neutral (3), agree (4), strongly agree (5):
(not applicable/no basis to judge – also available as options for #2)

  1. The recitation instructor was prepared for recitation.
  2. The recitation instructor was available to me (in-person, electronically, or both).
  3. The recitation instructor used appropriate examples to clarify difficult concepts.
  4. The recitation enhanced my understanding of the class material.
Recitation Comments
  1. What did you like best about the recitation instruction?
  2. If you were running this recitation, what would you do differently?

Pitt Bradford Teaching Survey Questions

Scale (Items 1 – 7): strongly disagree (1), disagree (2), neutral (3), agree (4), strongly agree (5) NA

  1. The instructor stimulated my thinking.
  2. The instructor was enthusiastic about teaching the course.
  3. The instructor presented the course in an organized manner.
  4. The instructor maintained an environment where students felt comfortable participating.
  5. The instructor maintained an environment where students felt comfortable seeking assistance.
  6. The instructor provided helpful feedback.
  7. Assignments contributed to my understanding of the subject.
  8. Express your judgment of the instructor’s overall teaching effectiveness.
    (Ineffective, Only Fair, Competent, Very Good, Excellent)
Comments
  1. What did the instructor do to help you learn?
  2. What could the instructor do to improve?
  3. Do you have any other information that you would like your instructor to know?
Pitt Bradford
  1. The instructor of this course showed respect for all students in the course.
  2. The instructor was effective in handling multicultural issues and content.
  3. Reading assignments covered material from diverse perspectives.
  4. How might the class climate be made more inclusive of diverse students?
Pitt Bradford Nursing Classes
  1. This clinical experience was of value to me.
  2. Observational experiences contributed to my learning.
  3. This course helped me to learn new approaches for solving problems.
  4. This course helped me gain an increased understanding of professional issues.
  5. This course helped to increase my thinking skills.
  6. I learned how to apply concepts from this course to new situations.

LAB/REC

Scale (questions 1, 5 – 19): Not at all, To a small degree, To a moderate degree, To a considerable degree, To a very high degree

  1. Did the labs/recitations contribute to your learning in this course?

Scale
A, B, C, D, F, Other, Credit/No entry, Audit

  1. What grade do you expect in the course?
  2. What grade do you expect in this lab/recitation?

Scale
Less than 25%, 26 – 50%, 51 – 75%, 76 – 100%

  1. What percent of the labs/recitations did you attend?
  2. The material covered in lab/recitation is well connected to the lectures.
  3. The lab/recitation instructor was well-prepared for the labs/recitations.
  4. The lab/recitation instructor appeared knowledgeable about course subject matter.
  5. The lab/recitation instructor clarified material covered in course lectures.
  6. The lab/recitation instructor showed interest in helping students understand the material.
  7. The lab/recitation instructor returned assignments within a reasonable amount of time.
  8. The lab/recitation instructor was concerned about students’ progress in the course.
  9. The lab/recitation instructor provided helpful answers to students’ questions.
  10. The lab/recitation instructor treated students with respect.
  11. The lab/recitation instructor provided constructive feedback on assignments.
  12. The lab/recitation instructor maintained an environment in which students felt comfortable asking questions.
  13. The lab/recitation instructor was available for help outside of the labs. Mark (NA) if you did not seek outside help.
  14. The lab/recitation instructor communicates effectively.
  15. The lab/recitation instructor comprehends students’ communication.
  16. The lab/recitation instructor led this lab effectively.

Scale
No, Probably not, Probably yes, Yes

  1. Would you recommend this lab/recitation instructor to other students who are
    going to take this course?

LAB/REC Comments

  1. Your lab/recitation instructor would like to know if there is something you believe he/she has
    done especially well in teaching this lab section.
  2. Your lab/recitation instructor would also like to know what specific things you believe might be done to improve the teaching of this lab section.

Pitt Greensburg Teaching Survey Questions

Scale (Items 1 – 7): strongly disagree (1), disagree (2), neutral (3), agree (4), strongly agree (5) 

  1. The instructor stimulated my thinking.
  2. The instructor was enthusiastic about teaching the course.
  3. The instructor presented the course in an organized manner.
  4. The instructor maintained an environment where students felt comfortable participating.
  5. The instructor maintained an environment where students felt comfortable seeking assistance.
  6. The instructor provided helpful feedback.
  7. Assignments contributed to my understanding of the subject.
  8. Express your judgment of the instructor’s overall teaching effectiveness.
    (Ineffective, Only Fair, Competent, Very Good, Excellent)
Comments
  1. What did the instructor do to help you learn?
  2. What could the instructor do to improve?
  3. Do you have any other information that you would like your instructor to know?

Pitt Greensburg Question

  1. Compared to other courses at the same level, in this course I have learned:
    (Much less, Somewhat less, About the same, Somewhat more, Much more)

LAB/REC

  1. Did the labs/recitations contribute to your learning in this course? (not at all (1), to a small degree (2), to a moderate degree (3), to a considerable degree (4), to a very high degree (5)
  2. What grade do you expect in the course? (A, B, C, D, F, Other, Credit/No entry, Audit)
  3. What grade do you expect in this lab/recitation? (A, B, C, D, F, Other, Credit/No entry, Audit)
  4. What percent of the labs/recitations did you attend? (less than 25%, 26 – 50%, 51 – 75%, 76 – 100%)

Scale (questions 5 – 19): not at all (1), to a small degree (2), to a moderate degree (3), to a considerable degree (4), to a very high degree (5), NA

  1. The material covered in lab/recitation is well connected to the lectures.
  2. The lab/recitation instructor was well-prepared for the labs/recitations.
  3. The lab/recitation instructor appeared knowledgeable about course subject matter.
  4. The lab/recitation instructor clarified material covered in course lectures.
  5. The lab/recitation instructor showed interest in helping students understand the material.
  6. The lab/recitation instructor returned assignments within a reasonable amount of time.
  7. The lab/recitation instructor was concerned about students’ progress in the course.
  8. The lab/recitation instructor provided helpful answers to students’ questions.
  9. The lab/recitation instructor treated students with respect.
  10. The lab/recitation instructor provided constructive feedback on assignments.
  11. The lab/recitation instructor maintained an environment in which students felt comfortable asking questions.
  12. The lab/recitation instructor was available for help outside of the labs. Mark (NA) if you did not seek outside help.
  13. The lab/recitation instructor communicates effectively.
  14. The lab/recitation instructor comprehends students’ communication.
  15. The lab/recitation instructor led this lab effectively.
  16. Would you recommend this lab/recitation instructor to other students who are going to take this course? (No, Probably not, Probably yes, Yes)
  17. Your lab/recitation instructor would like to know if there is something you believe he/she has done especially well in teaching this lab section. (comment)
  18. Your lab/recitation instructor would also like to know what specific things you believe might be done to improve the teaching of this lab section. (comment)

Pitt Johnstown Teaching Survey Questions

Scale (Items 1 – 7): strongly disagree (1), disagree (2), neutral (3), agree (4), strongly agree (5) 

  1. The instructor stimulated my thinking.
  2. The instructor was enthusiastic about teaching the course.
  3. The instructor presented the course in an organized manner.
  4. The instructor maintained an environment where students felt comfortable participating.
  5. The instructor maintained an environment where students felt comfortable seeking assistance.
  6. The instructor provided helpful feedback.
  7. Assignments contributed to my understanding of the subject.
  8. Express your judgment of the instructor’s overall teaching effectiveness.
    (Ineffective, Only Fair, Competent, Very Good, Excellent)
Comments
  1. What did the instructor do to help you learn?
  2. What could the instructor do to improve?
  3. Do you have any other information that you would like your instructor to know?

Pitt Johnstown Questions

  1. Compared to other courses at the same level, the amount of work I did was:
    (Much less, Somewhat less, About the same, Somewhat more, Much more)
  2. Compared to other courses, in this course I have learned:
    (Much less, Somewhat less, About the same, Somewhat more, Much more)
  3. I would recommend this course to other students.
    (Strongly disagree, Disagree, Neutral, Agree, Strongly agree)
  4. I would recommend this instructor to other students.
    (Strongly disagree, Disagree, Neutral, Agree, Strongly agree)
  5. The grade I expect in this course is:
    (A, B, C, D, F, Other)

LAB/REC

  1. Did the labs/recitations contribute to your learning in this course? (not at all (1), to a small degree (2), to a moderate degree (3), to a considerable degree (4), to a very high degree (5)
  2. What grade do you expect in the course? (A, B, C, D, F, Other, Credit/No entry, Audit)
  3. What grade do you expect in this lab/recitation? (A, B, C, D, F, Other, Credit/No entry, Audit)
  4. What percent of the labs/recitations did you attend? (less than 25%, 26 – 50%, 51 – 75%, 76 – 100%)

Scale (questions 5 – 19): not at all (1), to a small degree (2), to a moderate degree (3), to a considerable degree (4), to a very high degree (5), NA

  1. The material covered in lab/recitation is well connected to the lectures.
  2. The lab/recitation instructor was well-prepared for the labs/recitations.
  3. The lab/recitation instructor appeared knowledgeable about course subject matter.
  4. The lab/recitation instructor clarified material covered in course lectures.
  5. The lab/recitation instructor showed interest in helping students understand the material.
  6. The lab/recitation instructor returned assignments within a reasonable amount of time.
  7. The lab/recitation instructor was concerned about students’ progress in the course.
  8. The lab/recitation instructor provided helpful answers to students’ questions.
  9. The lab/recitation instructor treated students with respect.
  10. The lab/recitation instructor provided constructive feedback on assignments.
  11. The lab/recitation instructor maintained an environment in which students felt comfortable asking questions.
  12. The lab/recitation instructor was available for help outside of the labs. Mark (NA) if you did not seek outside help.
  13. The lab/recitation instructor communicates effectively.
  14. The lab/recitation instructor comprehends students’ communication.
  15. The lab/recitation instructor led this lab effectively.
  16. Would you recommend this lab/recitation instructor to other students who are going to take this course? (No, Probably not, Probably yes, Yes)
  17. Your lab/recitation instructor would like to know if there is something you believe he/she has done especially well in teaching this lab section. (comment)
  18. Your lab/recitation instructor would also like to know what specific things you believe might be done to improve the teaching of this lab section. (comment)

Nursing Questions

  1. Course requirements were presented.
    (No, Yes)

Scale (items 2-6): strongly disagree (1), disagree (2), neutral (3), agree (4), strongly agree (5) Strongly disagree 

  1. This course was intellectually challenging.
  2. This course made a valuable contribution to my professional development.
  3. This course helped to increase my thinking skills.
  4. This course helped me improve my writing skills.
  5. I learned how to apply concepts from this course to new situations.

Pitt Titusville Teaching Survey Questions

Scale (Items 1 – 7): strongly disagree (1), disagree (2), neutral (3), agree (4), strongly agree (5) 

  1. The instructor stimulated my thinking.
  2. The instructor was enthusiastic about teaching the course.
  3. The instructor presented the course in an organized manner.
  4. The instructor maintained an environment where students felt comfortable participating.
  5. The instructor maintained an environment where students felt comfortable seeking assistance.
  6. The instructor provided helpful feedback.
  7. Assignments contributed to my understanding of the subject.
  8. Express your judgment of the instructor’s overall teaching effectiveness.
    (Ineffective, Only Fair, Competent, Very Good, Excellent)
Comments
  1. What did the instructor do to help you learn?
  2. What could the instructor do to improve?
  3. Do you have any other information that you would like your instructor to know?

LAB/REC

  1. Did the labs/recitations contribute to your learning in this course? (not at all (1), to a small degree (2), to a moderate degree (3), to a considerable degree (4), to a very high degree (5)
  2. What grade do you expect in the course? (A, B, C, D, F, Other, Credit/No entry, Audit)
  3. What grade do you expect in this lab/recitation? (A, B, C, D, F, Other, Credit/No entry, Audit)
  4. What percent of the labs/recitations did you attend? (less than 25%, 26 – 50%, 51 – 75%, 76 – 100%)

Scale (questions 5 – 19): not at all (1), to a small degree (2), to a moderate degree (3), to a considerable degree (4), to a very high degree (5), NA

  1. The material covered in lab/recitation is well connected to the lectures.
  2. The lab/recitation instructor was well-prepared for the labs/recitations.
  3. The lab/recitation instructor appeared knowledgeable about course subject matter.
  4. The lab/recitation instructor clarified material covered in course lectures.
  5. The lab/recitation instructor showed interest in helping students understand the material.
  6. The lab/recitation instructor returned assignments within a reasonable amount of time.
  7. The lab/recitation instructor was concerned about students’ progress in the course.
  8. The lab/recitation instructor provided helpful answers to students’ questions.
  9. The lab/recitation instructor treated students with respect.
  10. The lab/recitation instructor provided constructive feedback on assignments.
  11. The lab/recitation instructor maintained an environment in which students felt comfortable asking questions.
  12. The lab/recitation instructor was available for help outside of the labs. Mark (NA) if you did not seek outside help.
  13. The lab/recitation instructor communicates effectively.
  14. The lab/recitation instructor comprehends students’ communication.
  15. The lab/recitation instructor led this lab effectively.
  16. Would you recommend this lab/recitation instructor to other students who are going to take this course? (No, Probably not, Probably yes, Yes)
  17. Your lab/recitation instructor would like to know if there is something you believe he/she has done especially well in teaching this lab section. (comment)
  18. Your lab/recitation instructor would also like to know what specific things you believe might be done to improve the teaching of this lab section. (comment)
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