FIRST II: Faculty Institutes for Reforming Science Teaching Through Field Stations

End of Workshop Evaluation and Assessment


Purpose of Assessment:

1) To assess how well the workshop met the participants' needs and expectations.

2) To obtain suggestions for improvement of future workshops.

3) To evaluate to what degree the goals of FIRST II were achieved.


Goal 1: Developing and implementing course/curriculum reform plans

 

1.   To what extent did you improve your understanding of inquiry-based teaching/learning, and strategies for implementing inquiry, as a result of this workshop?

 

Very Much

Somewhat

Not Much

Not Applicable

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Explain your answer.

 

 

 

 

 

2.   To what extent did your understanding of collaborative learning increase as a result of this workshop?

 

Very Much

Somewhat

Not Much

Not Applicable

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Explain your response

 

 

 

 

 


3.   How effective were the termite and middle school activities in contributing to your understanding of inquiry-based teaching/ learning and use of collaborative groups?

 

Very Much

Somewhat

Not Much

Not Applicable

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Explain your response

 

 

 

 

 

4.   To what extent did you receive feedback about your plans for implementation of inquiry-based activities in your science course(s)?

 

Very Much

Somewhat

Not Much

Not Applicable

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Explain your response.

 

 

 

 

 

5.   What is your comfort level with inquiry based teaching/learning?

 

High

Medium

Low

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Explain your response.

 

 

 

 

 

 


Goal 2: Improving evaluation and assessment skills

 

6.   To what extent has the workshop contributed to improvement in your evaluation and assessment skills?

 

Very Much

Somewhat

Not Much

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Explain your response

 

 

 

 

 

7.  What is your comfort level with assessing student learning and the effectiveness of your course/curriculum reforms as they are implemented?

 

High

Medium

Low

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Explain your response.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Goal 3: The scholarship of teaching and learning

 

8.  What term best describes your current level of understanding of “teaching and learning as scholarly activities”?

 

High

Medium

Low

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Explain your response.

 

 

 

 

 


Logistics

 

9.  Please rate the following:

 

 

Excellent

Good

OK

Fair

Poor

Food

 

 

 

 

 

Lodging

 

 

 

 

 

Mtg. Rooms

 

 

 

 

 

 

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