End of the Course Survey

Please complete the following course survey by reflecting on the entire year. By no means will your grade be affected by your responses which will only be shared with the instructor. Thank you...

Name (optional): 


A red asterisk (*) indicates required questions.


  1. What is the name of the class that you are taking this survey for?*
    General Biology
    Botany and/or Zoology
    Anatomy and Physiology
    Advanced Biology
    Earth and Space


  1. In general, what would you like to mention about the class, instructor, and/or subject matter this year? *


  1. You felt like coming to class “nearly” every day.*
    Yes
    No


  1. Mainly, a variety of different methods to help you understand a lesson were used in class besides just lecture: i.e. technology, videos, manipulatives, animations, demonstrations, projects, labs, activities, study guides and/or homework.*
    Yes
    No


  1. You pretty much felt comfortable knowing that, if you ever needed help or had a concern, you could talk to the teacher.
    *
    Yes
    No


  1. Labs and projects were primarily meaningful and appropriate to the topics discussed in class.*
    Yes
    No


  1. The use of technology (LCD projector, video cam, TV, document camera, DVD player, microscopes, probe-ware, and/or computers) in the classroom did help me understand concepts being taught to some degree.
    *
    Yes
    No


  1. Teacher’s expectations and goals were for the most part fair and reasonable.*
    Yes
    No


  1. The teacher was fair and non-judgmental mostly throughout the course with respect to grading.*
    Yes
    No


  1. The atmosphere (décor) of the classroom was appropriate for science.*
    Yes
    No


  1. The materials and/or topics covered were thorough, adequate and sufficient for this class and my general knowledge.
    *
    Yes
    No


  1. Most of the presentations, handouts, labs, study guides, homework and exams were professionally written.*
    Yes
    No


  1. The teacher was knowledgeable about the subject matter.*
    Yes
    No


  1. The teacher’s enthusiasm and interest in the class was evident throughout the year.*
    Yes
    No


  1. Discipline and classroom management was primarily handled properly and without bias (unfairness).*
    Yes
    No


  1. Grades were returned and made available promptly and within a reasonable time.*
    Yes
    No


  1. Having a classroom website (www.rm118.com) was a nice addition to the course even though I may or may not have used the site very much.
    *
    Yes
    No


  1. I checked “PowerSchool” or with a/the teacher directly to view or discuss my grades for this class often.
    *
    Yes
    No


  1. I usually had to study, do homework, and/or prepare somehow nearly every day for this class.
    *
    Yes
    No


  1. I believe my parents/guardians know that they can contact the teacher or "PowerSchool" to view or discuss my grades anytime.
    *
    Yes
    No


  1. Having and/or using Google Classroom/Drive, Email, and/or REMIND was a nice addition to the course and convenient.*
    Yes
    No


  1. The teacher was professional, organized, and punctual throughout the year.*
    Yes
    No


  1. This class has made me think about possibly considering a career in science.*
    Yes
    No


  1. Knowing that study sessions or reviews in or outside of class were made available, was a positive feature of the course. *
    Yes
    No


  1. The teacher, at sometime, checked for how well I understood the material (i.e. via homework, activities, labs, study guides, class discussions, etc..).
    *
    Yes
    No


  1. The teacher treated me with respect / trust and did not try to embarrass me for the sake of exposing ignorance or unpreparedness.
    *
    Yes
    No


  1. I appreciated knowing that the teacher would not allow anyone to fail the course as long as all their work was completed appropriately, they had a positive attitude, and did their best.
    *
    Yes
    No


  1. Just knowing that an “outline” of the week’s lesson plan was provided was a positive feature of the class.*
    Yes
    No


  1. It was important to maintain good study habits, ask thoughtful questions, stay on task, take good and complete notes, stay organized, and/or ask for help in order to do well in class.
    *
    Yes
    No


  1. The information provided by the teacher seemed up to date and current.*
    Yes
    No


  1. The means by which the class was mainly conducted was appropriate for learning and understanding the material.
    *
    Yes
    No


  1. The study guides, vocabulary lists, reading assignments, and/or handouts were helpful towards my understanding of the subject matter.
    *
    Yes
    No


  1. Taking the required notes in class helped me retain the information being discussed, complete any homework, and maintain good study habits.
    *
    Yes
    No


  1. My parent(s)/guardian(s) are aware of the topics being discussed in class and/or on occasions ask me what we are doing or learning in class.
    *
    Yes
    No


  1. Study suggestions, hints, and guides were made available to me via classroom discussions, handouts, Google classroom/drive, and/or on the classroom webpage sometime throughout the year.*
    Yes
    No


  1. I am aware that there is a schedule (in the room and online) of where my teacher is throughout the day in order to contact him for questions, concerns, or tutoring.*
    Yes
    No


  1. If given the opportunity, I would like to take another class with this teacher.*
    Yes
    No


  1. Taking into account the ENTIRE YEAR, I would rate my overall "experience" in this class as a/an:*
    A B C D F


  1. Reflecting on this entire year and taking into account class participation, daily attendance, being prepared, completing assignments, studying for exams, having a positive attitude and following class policies, I would rate my own overall "effort" in this class as a/an:*
      1 2 3 4 5  
    Excellent   Poor


  1. Is there anything else you would like to add?*





Biology Teacher
Southern Wells High School
Poneto, IN