Mid Semester Evaluation

The following is going to be used to help me improve my overall effectiveness in the classroom. Please answer as honest as possible.

Name (optional): 


A red asterisk (*) indicates required questions.


  1. Indicate your ability to transcribe the following to mRNA:
    TAC GAC TTA CCG GAT TAC*
    Very confident in my ability
    Confident
    Somewhat confident
    Can not do it


  1. Indicate your ability to translate the following sequence to amino acids using a codon chart:
    AUG CUG AAU GGC CUA AUG*
    Very confident in my ability
    Confident
    Somewhat confident
    Can not do it


  1. Indicate your ability to understand the base pairing rule of DNA and the base structure of DNA. That is, could you draw a DNA structure on your paper? *
    Very confident in my ability
    Confident
    Somewhat confident
    Can not do it


  1. During the DNA unit did your teacher provide a clear outline of vocabulary and objectives? *
      1 2 3 4 5  
    Strongly agree   Strongly disagree


  1. Were lab activities provided as well as homework to help practice the material?*
      1 2 3 4 5  
    Strongly agree   Strongly disagree


  1. How would you rate your teachers performance in teaching DNA?
    Excellent would be: knowledgeable teacher with engaging activities
    Poor would be: is not knowledgeable and has no activities*
      1 2 3 4 5  
    Excellent   Poor


  1. Indicate your ability to cross Aa x aa and determine the genotype and phenotype probability.*
    Very confident
    Confident
    Somewhat confident
    can not do it


  1. Indicate your ability to determine blood type probability with Ai x Bi cross.*
    Very confident
    Confident
    Somewhat confident
    can not do it


  1. Indicate your ability to understand poly-genetic traits like how hair type and color works*
    Very confident
    Confident
    Somewhat confident
    can not do it


  1. Did your teacher provide a clear overview of the unit as well as labs and other work to help practice genetics?*
      1 2 3 4 5  
    Strongly agree   Strongly disagree


  1. Describe your teachers ability to teach genetics.
    Excellent would be knowledgeable teacher with engaging activities
    Poor would be is not knowledgeable and has no activities*
      1 2 3 4 5  
    Excellent   Poor


  1. How confident are you in analyzing a pedigree and determining if a particular disorder is autosomal or x-linked?*
    Very confident
    Confident
    Somewhat confident
    can not do it


  1. How confident are you in analyzing a pedigree and determining if the disorder is dominant or recessive?*
    Very confident
    Confident
    Somewhat confident
    can not do it


  1. Describe your teachers ability to teach pedigrees.
    Excellent would be knowledgeable teacher with engaging activities
    Poor would be is not knowledgeable and has no activities*
      1 2 3 4 5  
    Excellent   Poor


  1. What is your overall feeling so far towards evolution? Multiple answers possible*
    I am fine with it, allele frequency's make sense
    I am still concerned about the whole "theory" thing
    I am not ok with this topic, it is unsettling to me
    I hope to learn more so that I can get a better picture


  1. Rate your teachers overall effectiveness in the classroom. Teaching, lab activities, grading, management of the classroom. *
      1 2 3 4 5  
    Excellent   Poor


  1. Does your teacher make you feel unwelcome, unsafe or threatened in the classroom?*
    Yes
    No


  1. Has your teacher offered students to come to Flex to get help and/or review tests?*
    Yes
    No


  1. Which of the following is the most common phrase said by your teacher at the end of a lecture, beginning or end to a lab, review of assignments?
    Are there any questions, comments or concerns?
    Are there any questions?
    Please do not ask any questions or have any concerns.
    Dont bother me.
    the teacher does not say anything.


  1. Last one: Describe your overall thoughts about your teacher/the class thus far. You may expand on previous answers or just give your thoughts. This survey does not affect your grade.
    *





Biology Okemos High School
Okemos High School
MI