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Department of Education

Seminar Evaluation

Semester: Spring 2016 Course Name: EDU 694.01


Instructor(s): Amy Hile/Chris Yuknis

The purpose of this evaluation is to provide the faculty with feedback and assistance in improving the
practicum seminars. For each section there is an opportunity to provide comments and feedback. We
ask you to be as explicit and detailed in your comments as possible. Your help is greatly appreciated by
the faculty member and the department.

Student information:
Current Status: UG ___ MA ____
Major:______________________________________

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SEMINAR CONTENT AND INSTRUCTION Strongly Disagree Agree Strongly
N/A
Disagree Agree
1) Seminar goals and objectives are made clear 36
and are relevant to practicum.
2) Types of teaching-learning procedures used for 
seminar are appropriate for the objectives. 45
3) Organization, preparation and planning are 54
apparent for each session.
4) Relative proportion of seminar time devoted to 36
various topics is appropriate.
5) Amount of student involvement in activities is 45
appropriate.
6) Seminar content is relevant to your practicum. 27

Which seminar topics did you find most beneficial?

-TWS
-TWS/class management
-Gooru website
-The discussion of each factor
-TWS guideline clarifications
-Classroom management TWS review
-Discussion about time management classroom management, behavior management ,ups and downs




Which seminar topics would you change, improve, add or eliminate? Why?

-More focus on TWS


-TWS needs to be improved by explaining clearly
-have some expectations as far as TWS approval
-We didn’t discuss much on the book by Wing Wong so I don’t know if it was necessary to do the
reading assignments
-Quizzes online felt unnecessary and somewhat like busy work. Kept forgetting to do them because
they’re so low on my radar compared to everything else we have to do first time student teaching

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SEMINAR INSTRUCTOR Strongly disagree Agree Strongly N/A
Disagree Agree
7) The instructor possesses the knowledge, 
grasp of the content, and overall 36
instructional competence needed to
facilitate seminar.
8) The instructor possesses the ability to 
provide explanations that make the 36
seminar relevant to practicum.
9) The instructor shows impartiality and 
appreciation for your point of view. 45
10) The instructor was willing to help you 
outside of class (walk in office hours, 36
emails, scheduled meetings).
Which characteristics of the instructor facilitated your learning the most?

-Clear expectations
-They were energetic
-Feedback on TWS
-How to try new strategies
-Supports, positive, encouragement
-Willingness to accommodate our needs

Which characteristics of the instructor facilitated your learning the least?

-Gooru assignments
-TWS guidelines
-Book and assorted quizzes were terrible. I would change come understand and improve quizzes to
make them beneficial

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Strongly Disagree Agree Strongly N/A
INSTRUCTOR’S COMMUNICATION Disagree Agree
IN BOTH ASL AND ENGLISH
11) The instructor demonstrates and 
promotes clear, precise, and accurate use 36
of ASL for a variety of authentic purposes,
audiences, and contexts.
12) The instructor demonstrates and 
promotes clear, precise, and accurate use 27
of English for a variety of authentic
purposes, audiences, and contexts.
13) The instructor engages in and 27
promotes open, respectful, and equitable
dialogue.
14) The instructor promotes respect for all 
languages and communication modalities. 27
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Significantly Below Average Significantly N/A
OVERALL ASPECTS OF THE below average average above average
SEMINAR
15) Taking all aspects of this seminar into 
consideration, how would you rate its 45
overall quality?

Additional comments:

-This seminar was more thorough with the contents especially with TWS. It was beneficial