Course Evaluation PSY 1400, 3600, 6100Please evaluate each of the following items and course, etc.. (P610 boot camp students needcomment according to your personal view. Do a 96% on every area to get an A.) Thenot put your name on this form. highest grade you can get in the course is theYour evaluation of this course is our attempt to grade you get on the quizzes. You must doget at what behavior analysts call social validity. very well on each of the easier componentsYour evaluation is crucial in helping us revise (non-quiz components) to get the gradeand improve the course. What ever value the equal to your quiz performance. We do thiscourse had for you was largely a result of to increase the likelihood that students willrevisions based on evaluations by past students. attain a high level of master, 92%, on thePlease help us improve this course through the quizzes and not just slide into an A based onprocess of behavior systems analysis -- the rat lab, seminar participation, homework,implementation, evaluation, and revision. etc. In other words, we think to earn an A in this course, you must have an A-levelThis assignment is worth 5 points, so please put mastery of the concepts etc. tested on thein about 20 minutes in commenting thoughtfully quizzes, regardless of your performance inabout the various features of the course and the rest of the class. What do you think ofbooks. We will collect this evaluation in such a this policy in terms of helping students learnmanner that you will get credit for it, but your a lot from this course?answers will be anonymous. very valuable 1 2 3 4 5 not valuable 8. And what do you think of this Course Structure grading policy (that you need to get an A in all 4 categories) in terms of fairness? 1. The high frequency of the regular quizzes (one per chapter) was fair 1 2 3 4 5 unfair good 1 2 3 4 5 bad 9. How would your rate the performance of the teaching apprentices 2. Did studying for the review quizzes who did the course grading? have educational value? good 1 2 3 4 5 bad very valuable 1 2 3 4 5 not valuable 3. The amount of terms for which you were responsible on the review quizzes was 10. Is the amount of work for this course too much for what you learn (3 good 1 2 3 4 5 bad would mean just the right amount)? In other 4. The flashcards were words, did the amount you learned justify very valuable 1 2 3 4 5 not valuable the amount you worked for this course, 5. In general, how many minutes did compared to other courses? you spend studying the white flashcards for each chapter? (1)- Worked too much for what I learned (3)- Just the right amount a. 0, b. 1-20, c. 21-40, d. 41-60, e. >60 (5)- Didn’t work enough for what I 6. Students showed their examples on learned the contingency-diagram transparencies. This was 1 2 3 4 5 very valuable 1 2 3 4 5 not valuable 11. How many hours out of class did 7. The grading policy required the you spend preparing for the daily seminar, following: You must earn 92% in each including the reading, homework and quiz component of the course to get an A in the
preparation? (610 summer boot camp only, analysis as a way of understanding use bottom row) important issues in the lives of human0-1 1-2 2-3 3-4 4-5 5-6 beings, as a world view? much 1 2 3 4 5 little0-2 2-4 4-6 6-8 8-10 20. What is your overall evaluation of this course?10-12 good 1 2 3 4 5 bad 21. For Psy 610 students, have you 12. How was having the seminars taken Psy 360 from Malott? daily? a. yes good 1 2 3 4 5 bad b. no 13. How was having the seminars 2 22. If youve had Psy 360 from Malott, hours long? (3 hours in the behavioral boot what do you think of the value of covering camp) the same material in this course. good 1 2 3 4 5 bad good 1 2 3 4 5 bad 14. How was the amount of your daily 23. Compared to all the other courses study? youve had in colleges and universities, good 1 2 3 4 5 bad where would you rank this course (a. #1 15. Is the cost of the book and course means this is the best course youve ever packet for this course too much for what you had; e. >#4 means at least four courses were learn (3 would mean just the right amount). better than this one)? If you’re a grad In other words, did the amount you learn student compare this to other grad courses. justify the cost, compared to other courses? a. #1, b. #2, c. #3, d. #4, e. >#4 (1)- Paid too much for what I learned Text: Principles of (3)- Just the right amount Behavior (sixth edition) (5)- Didn’t pay enough for what I learned 24. Compared to other texts for courses at this level, the value of the present text is 1 2 3 4 5 more 1 2 3 4 5 less 25. Typically, how many times did you 16. As a way of looking at human read each chapter this semester? behavior, whats your evaluation of rule- a. less than once, b. once, c. twice, d. governed behavior three times, e four or more times. 26. The study questions at the end of good 1 2 3 4 5 bad each section within the chapters are good 1 2 3 4 5 bad 17. As an approach to psychology, 27. The Advanced Enrichment Section whats your evaluation of behavior analysis (in Course Book) were(P610) as taught in this course in particular and this department in general? good 1 2 3 4 5 bad good 1 2 3 4 5 bad 28. The Advanced Study Objectives (in Course Book) were(P610) 18. To what extent did this course increase your appreciation of behavior good 1 2 3 4 5 bad analysis as a way of helping people in 29. Getting fluent and taking the oral clinical, educational, and organizational quizzes on The Advanced Study Objectives settings? were (P610 Only) much 1 2 3 4 5 little good 1 2 3 4 5 bad 19. To what extent did this course increase your appreciation of behavior
30. Compared to all the other textbooks youve had in colleges and universities, (in grad school, if you’re a grad student) where would you rank Elementary Principles of Behavior (a. #1 means this is the best textbook youve had; e. >#4 means at least four textbooks were better)? a. #1, b. #2, c. #3, d. #4, e. >#4 31. The conceptual-question work sheets, How to Analyze Behavioral Contingencies (distributed separately) were good 1 2 3 4 5 bad CommentsPlease number and answer these questions at the bottom of the mark-sense answer sheet: 32. What was the best feature of this course? 33. What was the worst feature of this course? 34. What was the best feature of Principles of Behavior? 35. What was the worst feature of Principles of Behavior? 36. For Psy 610 students, if youve had Psy 360 from Malott, comment on the value of covering the same material in this course37. Other than issues raised above, what would you do to improve this course?.