A2 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. 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 AS to A2 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      
      Mill’s ‘On Liberty’ Hardest Easiest  
      Political Philosophy Hardest Easiest  
      Philosophy of Mind Hardest Easiest  


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

            1 2 3      
      Mill’s ‘On Liberty’ Most Least  
      Political Philosophy Most Least  
      Philosophy of Mind 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 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. Do you have any other suggestions for improving the course?*





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