POS334: Race, Ethnicity and Social Inequality
Supplemental Course Evaluation
Spring 1997
{student responses are shown in blue; tabulations are
frequencies, averages and medians}

I. Your evaluation of the use of the POS302-L discussion list in this course:

1. Do you think the using the discussion list encouraged you to write better essays?

2. Did the list affect what you said in your reviews? (How So?) 3. Did you learn much from reading the other reviews and commentaries sent to the list?
none/ 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 /a great deal
1 - 0 - 2 - 5 - 4

4. Approximately what percentage of the reviews and commentaries sent to the list did you read? __69 (median)__%

5. Did you receive any comments on your reviews from the other subscribers to the list who were not in the course?

6. Did you receive any comments via e-mail from other students in the course? 7. Did you send comments about reviews to the list or to other members of the class? 8. Other comments on the discussion list:

II. Your evaluation of the reading assignments for the course:

8. What do you think of the general format of reading whole books in a course such as this?

a poor format / 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5/a good format
0 - 0 - 2 - 4 - 6
much less work /  1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5/ much more work
0 - 0 - 2 - 6 - 4
less stimulating / 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5/ more stimulating
0 - 0 - 2 - 4 - 6
less informative /  1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 /more informative
0 - 0 - 2 - 4 - 6

9. What did you think of the general format of having students doing different reading assignments:

10. Your opinion of the selection of the books for this course:
too liberal / 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 / too conservative
1 - 2 - 8 - 1 - 0
too dull / 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 / very interesting
0 - 0 - 5 - 6 - 0
too controversial / 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 /not controversial enough
0 - 0 - 5 - 3 - 3
too simple / 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 /too sophisticated
0 - 0 - 8 - 3 - 0

11. Topics or issues which should be given more coverage in the course readings:

12. Books that could be dropped from the reading list: 13. Books that should definitely be kept: 14. Other books that should be added to the reading list: 15. Your general evaluation of the class discussion:

16. Other comments on the course.

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