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Teaching and Learning Support (TL Pro) - Student Survey Questions

The Office of Curriculum and Instructional Support offers both language and materials to support implementation, management, and outcomes of the TL Pro student survey.  These materials include instructions for the survey, modifiable questions, and TL Pro staff support in the collection and interpretation of student responses. 

Survey Instructions

Your instructor is voluntarily participating in a professional development opportunity with CMU's Office of Curriculum and Instructional Support (CIS). This student survey is just one way that faculty at CMU demonstrate their continuous commitment to improving instruction for you, their students.  We appreciate your instructor's interest in feedback, self-reflection, and enhancing teaching practice.

By participating in this short survey, you have an opportunity to share insight from your educational experience in this course.  Though your instructor may be able to review student ratings and comments as part of the process, your name will not be collected, so your instructor will not know who submitted each response. The more constructive and specific you can be in your comments, the more likely your instructor is to understand and be able to use your feedback. Thank you! 

Questions

1. My instructor helps guide the class towards understanding course topics in a way that helps me clarify my thinking. (Examples: instructor’s written and verbal feedback, comments provided in the gradebook, announcement page, emails, etc.)

Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree

Additional Comments

2. My instructor provides feedback that helps me understand my strengths and weaknesses relative to the course’s goals and objectives.(Examples: feedback on assignments and/or on exams, in the discussion forum, etc.)  

Strongly Disagree 
Disagree 
Agree 
Strongly Agree

Additional Comments

3. My instructor leads and helps to keep course participants engaged and participating in productive dialogue.(Examples: responsive in the discussion threads, follows up to acknowledge students and continues the dialogue, engages students during synchronous sessions, etc.)  

Strongly Disagree 
Disagree 
Agree 
Strongly Agree

Additional Comments
 

4. My instructor provides clear instructions on how to participate in course learning activities. (Examples: provides us learning targets or outcomes, offers detailed or specific instructions, explains how work or effort will be scored, etc.) 

Strongly Disagree 
Disagree 
Agree 
Strongly Agree

Additional Comments

5. My instructor provides feedback in a timely fashion. (Examples: responds to emails within 24-48 hours, replies to questions in Q&A forum of class.)  

Strongly Disagree 
Disagree 
Agree 
Strongly Agree

Additional Comments

6. Online or web-based communication is an excellent medium for social interaction. (Examples: synchronous sessions (WebEx, Microsoft Teams), discussion forums, small group discussions.)  

Strongly Disagree 
Disagree 
Agree 
Strongly Agree

Additional Comments

7. I can apply the knowledge created in this course to my work or other non-class related activities.  

Strongly Disagree 
Disagree 
Agree 
Strongly Agree

Additional Comments

8. Please indicate how "connected" you felt during class this semester. 

Very Disconnected  
Somewhat Disconnected
Somewhat Connected  
Very Connected  

Compare this class experience to other recent class experiences.

9. *Instructor Provided Question 

Strongly Disagree 
Disagree 
Agree 
Strongly Agree

Additional Comments

10. If you’d like to say more or comment on other topics, please enter additional notes below.