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Course Feedback Questionnaire Results
Cradle to Grave HI278
Seminar Group 2, Thursday 11-12am
Term 1, 2017

Number of responses: 7
Teaching of the module
Tutor was good at explaining things: Strongly Agree (5); Agree (2)
Tutor made the subject interesting: Strongly Agree (4); Agree (3)
The module is intellectually stimulating: Strongly Agree (5); Agree (2)
The module has challenged me to achieve my best work: Strongly Agree (5); Agree (2);
It was easy to participate in the seminars: Strongly Agree (4); Agree (2); No firm opinion (1)
Lectures were well delivered: Strongly Agree (6); Agree (1)

Learning Opportunities
The module provided me with opportunities to explore ideas or concepts in depth: Strongly Agree (4); Agree (1); No firm opinion (1)
The module provided me with opportunities to bring information and ideas together from different topics: Strongly Agree (3); Agree (2); No firm opinion (2)
The module provided me with opportunities to apply what I have learnt: Strongly Agree (3); Agree (3); No firm opinion (1); N/A (1)

Assessment and Feedback
Criteria used in marking were clear in advance: Strongly Agree (5); No firm opinion (1); N/A (1)
Marking and assessment has been fair: Strongly Agree (5); N/A (2)
Feedback on my work has been timely: Strongly Agree (3); Agree (1); Disagree (1); N/A (1)
I have received helpful comments on my work: Strongly Agree (4); Agree (1); N/A (2)

Organisation and Management
The module is well organised and running smoothly: Strongly Agree (4); Agree (3)
Any changes in the module or teaching have been communicated effectively: Agree (4); Agree (3)

Learning Resources
IT resources have supported my learning: Strongly Agree (3); Agree (1); No firm opinion (2)
Library resources and facilities have supported my learning: Strongly Agree (2); Agree (3); No firm opinion (1)

Academic Support
I was able to contact the module tutor when I needed to: Strongly Agree (4); Agree (2); No comment (1)
I received sufficient advice and guidance in relation to the module: Strongly Agree (4); Agree (2); no comment (1)

Leaning Community
I feel part of a community of staff and students on the module: Strongly Agree (3); Agree (2); N/A (1); No comment (1)

Overall I am satisfied with the quality of the module: Strongly Agree (4); Agree (2); no comment (1)

About the Module
Strengths: Things that went well: ‘resources easy to find and helpful’; ‘Very interesting topics. Love the discussions in the seminars’; ‘topics are v. interesting’; ‘interesting and engaging topics’; ‘very goof continuities and links. As I go through the course my understanding of previous topics improves. My favourite module’; ‘Interesting’.
Weaknesses: Things that did not go well: N/A
Suggestions for improvement:N/A

About the Teaching
Strengths: Things that went well: ‘well structured lectures and seminars, clearly delivered’; ‘very engaging’; ‘everything well explained’; ‘very explanatory, easy to ask question with and communicate with’; ‘really good and clear’; ‘detailed and clear lectures. Handouts good’; ‘Handouts and slides – lots of good stuff to rely on’.
Weaknesses: ‘sometimes a bit repetitive’.
Suggestions for improvement: ‘really enjoy class discussion’.

Seminar 2, Thursday 12-1pm
Term 1, 2017

Number of responses: 9

Teaching of the module
Tutor was good at explaining things: Strongly Agree (2); Agree (7)
Tutor made the subject interesting: Strongly Agree (6); Agree (3);
The module is intellectually stimulating: Strongly Agree (6); Agree (4)
The module has challenged me to achieve my best work: Strongly Agree (6); Agree (3); No firm opinion (1)
It was easy to participate in the seminars: Strongly Agree (5); Agree (5)
Lectures were well delivered: Strongly Agree (5); Agree (5)

Learning Opportunities
The module provided me with opportunities to explore ideas or concepts in depth: Strongly Agree (6); Agree (4); No firm opinion (1)
The module provided me with opportunities to bring information and ideas together from different topics: Strongly Agree (6); Agree (4)
The module provided me with opportunities to apply what I have learnt: Strongly Agree (3); Agree (5); No firm opinion (1)

Assessment and Feedback
Criteria used in marking were clear in advance: Strongly Agree (1); No firm opinion (7); Disagree (1); N/A (1);
Marking and assessment has been fair: Strongly Agree (1); Agree (6); No firm opinion (1); N/A (3)
Feedback on my work has been timely: Strongly Agree (2); Agree (4); Disagree (1); N/A (1)
I have received helpful comments on my work: Strongly Agree (3); Agree (4); Disagree (1); N/A (3)

Organisation and Management
The module is well organised and running smoothly: Strongly Agree (8); Agree (2)
Any changes in the module or teaching have been communicated effectively: Strongly Agree (7); Agree (3)

Learning Resources
IT resources have supported my learning: Strongly Agree (5); Agree (5)
Library resources and facilities have supported my learning: Strongly Agree (5); Agree (5)

Academic Support
I was able to contact the module tutor when I needed to: Strongly Agree (6); Agree (4)
I received sufficient advice and guidance in relation to the module: Strongly Agree (6); Agree (4)

Leaning Community
I feel part of a community of staff and students on the module: Strongly Agree (7); Agree (3); No firm opinion (1)

Overall I am satisfied with the quality of the module: Strongly Agree (5); Agree (5)

About the Module
Strengths: Things that went well: ‘class discussions 10/10’; ‘content v. interesting’; ‘content is very interesting’; ‘seminars well structured and lectures really informative. Topics connect very smoothly’.
Weaknesses: Things that did not go well: ‘Module website does not give enough information about formative assessment – more detail would be helpful’.
Suggestions for improvement: ‘more primary sources. Love discussion discussions.

About the Teaching
Strengths: Things that went well: ‘love the lecture handouts. Kathryn is a great tutor – approachable and enthusiastic’; ‘very clear, easy to understand’; ‘seminars are engaging’; ‘Teaching was very intricate and notes are well explained’; ‘it is so relevant – the link between modern society and nineteenth and twentieth century is so fascinating’; ‘very clear and everything well explained’.
Weaknesses: Things that did not go well: ‘lectures are interesting but there is a lot of content in the lectures – it is a bit overwhelming. I love the seminars – I feel happy to contribute as the vibe is relaxed but I would like a bit more explanation of what was said in the lecture (not just debating about health today – but focusing on the history’; ‘more debates’; ‘sometimes rushed because there is too much ground to cover’.
Suggestions for improvement: N/A