IDEA Evaluations

Here is a good online example of the short form:

You will do these today.

I have chosen item #2 [below in BOLD] as what I hope best measures what our course has meant to you?

Instructor Objectives

1. Gaining factual knowledge (terminology, methods, trends)

2. Learning fundamental principles, generalizations, or theories

3. Learning to apply course material (to improve thinking, problem solving, decisions)

4. Developing specific skills needed by professionals in history

5. Acquiring skills in working with others as a member of a team

6. Developing creative capacities

7. Gaining a broader appreciation of intellectual/cultural activity

8. Developing skill in expressing oneself orally or in writing

9. Learning how to find and use resources for answering questions or solving problems

10. Developing a clearer understanding of, and commitment to, personal values

11. Learning to analyze and critically evaluate ideas, arguments, and points of view

12. Acquiring an interest in learning more by asking questions and seeking answers