Official Kenyon Evaluation Questions

  • The instructor communicated effectively.      
  • The instructor made effective use of class time.      
  • The instructor helped to create a positive learning environment.      
  • The instructor made the course material interesting.      
  • The instructor treated me and my work with respect.     
  • The instructor provided helpful and timely feedback on assignments.      
  • The instructor was available to students outside of class hours.      
  • The instructor was effective in teaching this course.     
  • The instructor challenged me to go beyond my previous abilities.
  • As a part of your reflection on this course, the instructor invites you to use the text box below to share additional useful and constructive feedback.
    • (Note: as per Faculty Handbook section 1.1.2, responses to this question are only shared with the instructor and not automatically included in faculty review dossiers.)

Optional Questions

Choose from these or write your own, up to five additional questions total. Responses to optional questions are shared only with the teacher of the course.

Numeric Response Questions

  • I found the reading assignments relevant, useful, and interesting.
    • (Has a narrative followup question: Please add any comments you have on the readings.)
  • How much or how often did you complete the reading assignments for class?
    • (Has a narrative followup question: Please add any comments you have on the readings.)
  • How much work did this course require of you?
    • (Has a narrative followup question: Please add any comments you have on the workload in this course.)
  • The expectations of this course (assignments, grading policy etc.) were clearly explained.
  • The feedback provided on the exams and assignments was both useful and helpful in learning the material.
  • The quizzes, tests, or exams administered in this course were fair assessments of my knowledge.
  • The goals of this course were clearly conveyed to students.
  • My goals and expectations for this class were met or exceeded.

Text Response Questions

  • Which of the online instructional methods for this course have worked best for you?
  • Thinking about the online instructional methods that worked best, why do you think they were effective?
  • Of the online instructional methods that you have experienced in this course, which ones have not worked well for you?
  • Thinking about the online instructional methods that didn't work well, why do you think they weren't effective?
  • Please provide any comments about this course and its instructor that you wish to make.
  • Which topics or course content did you find most interesting? Least interesting? Please explain.
  • Which assigned reading was most effective? Least effective? Please explain.
  • How did you feel about your contribution to class discussion in this class? Were you able to participate in class discussion as much as you would have liked? Did you feel that participation was encouraged and facilitated by the instructor? What might the instructor have done to enhance or improve your ability to participate in class discussion?
  • Please comment on the effectiveness, difficulty, fairness, and grading of homework, quizzes, exams, papers, and/or other assignments in this class.
  • How could the instructor improve this course or his/her teaching of it?
  • What do you like most about this course?
  • What do you like least about this course?
  • What could the instructor do to improve this course?
  • What could you, as a student, do to improve this course?
  • Did you seek help from the Math and Science Skills Center, a Lead Tutor, the Writing Center, or another formal source of academic support (beside your professor)? Was this worthwhile? Is there anything they can do to improve your learning?
  • Was this laboratory course valuable and effective in instructing you in technique and experimental approaches common to the area? Did the laboratory experience enhance your understanding of the area? Were procedures adequately planned and organized? Were equipment and supplies available? Were expectations for starting or completing parts of some procedures outside of class reasonable and fairly handled?
  • What was most valuable, meaningful, or satisfying about your community-engaged learning experience in this course?
  • What recommendations do you have for how to improve future partnerships between Kenyon and community organizations for community-engaged learning courses?