Sociology course questionnaire

 

We would appreciate it if you could complete the following information :

Age :

Sex:

How many of the lectures this term did you attend?
All of them
4 or more
Less than 4

The following questions are concerned with your experiences of the series of sociology lectures you attended this term. They address your overall impressions of, and attitudes to, the technology as a means of delivering lectures. Your answers will be used to gain a better understanding of the strengths and weaknesses of this means of delivering lectures, and will help to improve the method for future students.

The information you provide will be kept confidential.

WHEN ANSWERING, PLEASE THINK BACK OVER ALL OF THE LECTURES YOU ATTENDED, AND MAKE THE JUDGEMENTS ON THIS BASIS RATHER THAN JUST ONE LECTURE IN PARTICULAR.

Thank you for your time.


1 Audio Issues

Please think back over all the lectures you've experienced during this course.

1.1 How would you rate the quality of the audio in the lectures?

(Please circle the appropriate number)
 
 
Very good
 
 
 
Very poor
1
2
3
4
5
 
 

1.2 How would you rate the overall adequacy of the audio throughout these lectures? For example, if you feel that the audio met none of the needs of the lectures, you should place a horizontal mark at 1 on the scale below. If you felt the audio met all of the needs of the lectures, you should place a mark at 100. If you felt the adequacy of the audio was somewhere in between, you should mark accordingly.
 

 

 

Audio met all of the needs of the lectures
 
 Audio met none of the needs of the lectures
 
1.3 Would you have preferred to have been able to alter the volume at which you heard the lecturer? Please explain your answer:

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2 Video Issues

    Please think back over all the lectures you've experienced during this course

    2.1 How would you rate the quality of the video in the lectures?
     
     
    Very good 
     
     
     
    Very poor 
    1
    2
    3
    4
    5
     

     
    2.2 How would you rate the overall adequacy of the video throughout the lectures? For example, if you feel that the video met none of the needs of the lectures, you should place a horizontal mark at 1 on the scale below. If you felt the video met all of the needs of the lectures, you should place a mark at 100. If you felt the adequacy of the video was somewhere in between, you should mark accordingly.

     

    Video met all of the needs of the lectures
      
    Video met none of the needs of the lectures
3 Other Issues
 

3.1 How would you rate your level of involvement in the lectures, compared to a face-to-face (FTF) lecture:

 
A lot greater than FTF
 
Same as 
 
Less than FTF 
1
2
3
4
5
 

If you think your level of involvement in these lectures was different compared to a face-to-face lecture, why do you think this was so?

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3.2 If there had been a video link from SSEES to Essex, do you think this would have affected your level of involvement in the course?

Please explain your answer:
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3.3 Which of the following statements about this method of delivering lectures describe your expectations BEFORE you started the course.

For each statement, please indicate whether you AGREE or DISAGREE with it by placing a tick in the appropriate box.

Before the course started, I thought the method of delivering lectures would:

Agree Disagree
     be an interesting experience
     be an adequate alternative to face to face lectures
     be a poor alternative to face to face lectures
     impair my ability to understand lectures
    add variety to my learning experience
    make attending lectures less rewarding
    be an unreliable method due to technical failure
    I didn't know what to expect

Did you have any additional expectations not covered here? Please explain:

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3.4 Was there a difference between what you expected this method of delivery to be like and what it was actually like?

Please explain your answer:

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3.5 Would you consider attending another course like this?

Yes, I think it was an adequate alternative to face to face
No, I would prefer to travel if possible
No, even if it meant I couldn’t take the course I wanted to
Don't know
Other (please expand)………………………………………………………………
 

If you answered No, please explain why not:

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3.6 Do you have any additional comments and/or suggestions for improvements arising from your experiences in this course?

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THANKYOU!