ENG1 / The Earth' Structure

Course Assessment and Feedback



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Could you please print the following form, tick the appropriate boxes, and drop it in Patrice's pigeon hole on the ground floor of the Edgeworth Building (BLDG F05).

Thanks for you help

Patrice

QUESTIONNAIRE


Achieving Aims and Objectives

Q1: I think I know what the lithosphere and asthenosphere are.
Q2: I think I know what are they respective average density and what is the average temperature at the continental Moho.
Q3: I thing I know the main characteristics of plate boundaries.
Q4: I know the characteristics of Normal, Reserse, andStrike-Slip faults.
Q5: I think I know what hydrostatic and deviatoric stress mean.
Q6: I think I know what isostasy is.
Q7: I thing I know how mountain belt and rift basins form.
Q8: I thing I know why the Archaean continental lithosphere was different than present day continental lithosphere.
Q9: This course provided a good overview of Tectonic processes.


Organisation and Teaching Methods

Q10: The lectures were presented with a systematic and coherent format.
Q11: Despite his accent the French lecturer was understandable.
Q12: The use of Power-Point presentation made the lectures more interesting.
Q13: I appreciate that the lectures were available on the internet.
Q14: The lectures were easily downladable and printable from the Internet.
Q15: I had no trouble on my computer to see the movies embedded in the lectures.
Q16: The quiz provided at the end of each lectures were helpful to see what was important.
Q17: Efforts were made to understand my difficulties with my work.
Q18: Overall, this part of the course was well organised.
Q19: I like geology better after following this part of the course.


The Lecturer

Q20: I feel the lecturer was committed to his course and his students.
Q21: The lecturer motivated me to do my best work.
Q22: The lecturer worked hard to make his course interesting.
Q23: The lecturer was good at explaining things.
Q24: The lecturer was helpful and approachable.
Q25: The lecturer was concerned that students learnt effectively in this class.
Q26: The lecturer made himself disponible for his students.
Q27: I feel the lecturer had reasonnable expectation on what I could achieve.
Q28: The lecturer made effort to provide a friendly learning environment.
Q29: The lecturer explained clearly his teaching strategy and methods.
Q30: The lecturer respected students and responded to student needs.
Q31: The lecturer treated students fairly and impartially.


The Content

Q32: The content specified for this unit of study was covered.
Q33: The topics were interesting and relevant.
Q34: I learnt more by going to the lectures.
Q35: I had sufficient information to source additional relevant information.
Q36: I had sufficient computer skills to cope with the use of IT.
Q37: The presentation of cutting edge research (the Earth in the Archaean) was interesting.
Q38: I could cope with the mathematics and physics aspects of the course.
Q39: The topics were of similar level of difficulties.
Q40: I feel confortable reading and learning from textbooks.
Q41: I can see how the topics were linked together.

You

Q42: I invested up to 5-10-15-20-25 hours per week into this course.
Q43: I did the best I could.
Q44: I was proactive and let the lecturer know when I had some difficulties.
Q45: I attended all the lectures and practicals.
Q46: I am satisfied with my work.



         Please list at least the two things that helped you to learn in this subject and explain why each was important to you.

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            Please list at least two things that could be improved and explain why these changes would help you to learn. 

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