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Getting Feedback From Students

How I’m gathering feedback from students, amid our four-plus semester-long pandemic

Adam Ross Nelson
Feb 27 · 5 min read

Introduction

I’m also finding, and I think this is perhaps due to a lack of in-person interactions, that students are shy about giving constructive feedback.

Adding Closed Questions

General Course Expectations

Figure 1: Questions related to general course expectations.

Academic & Intellectual Rigor

Figure 2: Questions regarding academic and intellectual rigor.

I want to measure if students understand the notion that class-related struggle is okay.

Course Communications

Figure 3: Questions about course communications.

Bipolar Scales

Figure 4: Score point values (in blue) for this implementation of the Generalized Belief Measure.

Conclusion

If you have not yet collected feedback from your students this semester, or if collecting feedback has not already been a part of your practices, please consider doing that.

Thanks For Reading

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