AS Philosophy 2012

End of year questionaire

Name (optional): 


A red asterisk (*) indicates required questions.


  1. I received sufficient information about the course before I started - e.g. Open evenings, course guide, school visits*
      1 2 3 4 5  
    Strongly agree   Strongly disagree


  1. The information I have received has enabled me to understand clearly how the course is structured and assessed*
      1 2 3 4 5  
    Strongly agree   Strongly disagree


  1. I feel confident that I know what the exams will look like and what I will be assessed on*
      1 2 3 4 5  
    Strongly agree   Strongly disagree


  1. I have been well briefed on techniques needed for the unit exams*
      1 2 3 4 5  
    Strongly agree   Strongly disagree


  1. I investigate philosophical problems and ideas in my own time *
      1 2 3 4 5  
    Strongly agree   Strongly disagree


  1. I have used the information and materials on Moodle*
      1 2 3 4 5  
    Strongly agree   Strongly disagree


  1. If you agreed with the statement in question 6 what did you like about the Philosophy pages?*


  1. If you disagreed with the statement in question 6 do you have any constructive suggestions as to how that could be achieved?*


  1. Most lessons are enjoyable.*
      1 2 3 4 5  
    Strongly agree   Strongly disagree


  1. I have felt comfortable working with others in the class*
      1 2 3 4 5  
    Strongly agree   Strongly disagree


  1. I have felt at ease asking questions and contributing to discussion in class when I have wanted to.*
      1 2 3 4 5  
    Strongly agree   Strongly disagree


  1. The behaviour of other students in the class has not interfered with my learning*
      1 2 3 4 5  
    Strongly agree   Strongly disagree


  1. During lessons I experience a range of approaches - teacher input, group/pair activities and discussion, class discussion, videos/YouTube clips, written work*
      1 2 3 4 5  
    Strongly agree   Strongly disagree


  1. Lessons are structured clearly.*
      1 2 3 4 5  
    Strongly agree   Strongly disagree


  1. I have found the work in class:*
    too difficult
    too easy
    about right for me


  1. The pace of activities in class has been: *
    about right
    too fast
    too slow for me


  1. I found essay writing:*
    challenging
    manageable
    easy


  1. Handing in homework regularly and having it marked allows me to check my understanding and identify areas that require more work*
      1 2 3 4 5  
    Strongly agree   Strongly disagree


  1. I have found the amount of homework:*
    Too demanding
    about right
    not challenging enough


  1. I have not done all the work that was set to do outside lessons*
      1 2 3 4 5  
    Strongly agree   Strongly disagree


  1. Homework is usually marked and returned within 10 working days.*
      1 2 3 4 5  
    Strongly agree   Strongly disagree


  1. I have received frequent enough feedback to know how well I am doing in this subject*
      1 2 3 4 5  
    Strongly agree   Strongly disagree


  1. If I am having difficulty understanding something, I know how I can get help*
      1 2 3 4 5  
    Strongly agree   Strongly disagree


  1. Teachers are approachable and supportive*
      1 2 3 4 5  
    Strongly agree   Strongly disagree


  1. I have made use of workshop sessions *
    Yes
    No


  1. If you answered yes to 25, then do you agree that they were helpful?*
      1 2 3 4 5  
    Strongly agree   Strongly disagree


  1. I have enjoyed studying Philosophy at A level*
      1 2 3 4 5  
    Strongly agree   Strongly disagree


  1. Choosing to do A level Philosophy has been a good choice. *
      1 2 3 4 5  
    Strongly agree   Strongly disagree


  1. What have you enjoyed about Philosophy?*


  1. If you had to explain to your friends what studying philosophy is like, what would you say...? *


  1. The step up from GCSE to A Level was manageable*
      1 2 3 4 5  
    Strongly agree   Strongly disagree


  1. Rate the following parts of the course from hardest to easiest*

            1 2 3 4      
      Reason and experience Hardest Easiest  
      Idea of ‘God’ Hardest Easiest  
      Knowledge of the external world Hardest Easiest  
      Value of art Hardest Easiest  


  1. Rate the following parts of the course from most interesting to least interesting:*

            1 2 3 4      
      Reason and experience Most Least  
      Idea of ‘God’ Most Least  
      Knowledge of the external world Most Least  
      Value of art Most Least  


  1. The Philosophy course is harder than most of my other subjects*
      1 2 3 4 5  
    Strongly agree   Strongly disagree


  1. I plan to study Philosophy at A2*
      1 2 3 4 5  
    Strongly agree   Strongly disagree


  1. I plan to study Philosophy in some way at University either as a full course or as part of one*
      1 2 3 4 5  
    Strongly agree   Strongly disagree


  1. For those that are re-sitting Unit 1:

    Did you go to any of the revision sessions we ran?*
    Yes
    No


  1. If you answered "No" to question 37, why was this?*


  1. Do you have any other suggestions for improving the course?*





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