Adding to the Question Bank
You can make a request for an additional questions be added to the Survey Question Data Bank. Email the request, containing the text of the question/s and a short explanation as to why you feel the question is necessary, to the myExperience team at: myExperience@unsw.edu.au.
Additions to the myExperience Question Bank must first be approved by the UNSW Student Survey Reference Group chaired by the Pro Vice-Chancellor (Education).
Please read the questions in the Question Bank before you submit a request, as questions which are very similar to existing questions are unlikely to be approved. Questions cannot be only applicable to a specific course.
myExperience Question Bank - Teachers
Please note - in the live survey, teacher's [Preferred name] + [Last name] will be listed in replacement of 'this teacher' i.e. 'Joe Bloggs organised the classes / tutorials effectively'.
Organisation, preparation and course objectives
This teacher organised the classes / tutorials effectively.
This teacher was well prepared.
This teacher organised the material well.
This teacher made full use of class time.
This teacher clearly defined my responsibilities in the course.
This teacher made clear the objectives of each session.
This teacher's expectations of students were clearly conveyed in the course outline and study guide.
Development of knowledge, skills and understanding
This lecturer helped me to improve my ability to learn independently in the future.
This teacher helped me to improve my understanding and/or skills in this subject area.
This teacher helped me to improve my understanding of concepts and principles in this field.
This teacher gave me a good introduction to the field.
This teacher summarised material in a way which aided understanding.
This teacher organised studio sessions to ensure maximum learning.
This teacher encouraged me to learn independently.
This teacher challenged me to think.
This teacher helped me to learn new skills and techniques in this field.
This teacher ensured that I developed my oral communication skills.
This teacher related the concepts of the course to practical examples.
This teacher helped to place the material in an appropriate context, relating it to other courses in the discipline.
This teacher helped to place the material in an appropriate context, relating it to other courses and the profession.
This teacher integrated material from different disciplines.
This teacher carefully inter-related theory and practice in this course.
This teacher presented case studies to aid my understanding.
This teacher helped me apply my theoretical knowledge.
This teacher managed the group situation in a way that helped me to learn.
This teacher helped me develop my clinical capabilities.
The material presented by this teacher was relevant to the clinical experiences and/or learning contexts.
This teacher enhanced my ability to learn and apply engineering methods and technology.
This teacher was helpful in improving my skills in using equipment/facilities needed to complete my design/project.
Interest and stimulation
This teacher stimulated my interest in the subject matter of the course.
This teacher discussed recent developments in the field.
This teacher made the topic relevant.
This teacher encouraged critical thinking and understanding.
This teacher helped me to learn to think critically.
This teacher used questions which encouraged critical thinking.
This teacher was open-minded and discussed points of view other than his or her own.
This teacher encouraged me to question ideas and information presented.
This teacher encouraged me to consider broad issues.
This teacher presented various points of view.
This teacher encouraged cooperative learning and students working together.
This teacher encouraged collaborative learning.
This teacher initiated fruitful and relevant discussions.
This teacher encouraged class members to work as a team.
This teacher was generally helpful to students.
This teacher gave appropriate time and attention to all students.
This teacher offered support and encouragement to students.
This teacher provided adequate individual help in laboratory sessions.
This teacher listened to my questions and contributions.
This teacher responded constructively to my ideas.
This teacher sought student opinion.
This teacher encouraged students to ask questions.
This teacher provided enough opportunities for students to ask questions.
This teacher encouraged students to do their best work.
This teacher was willing to offer individual help.
This teacher communicated effectively with students.
This teacher clearly explained ideas and concepts in the subject area.
This teacher clearly explained the studio/design brief or problem and what was expected of me.
This teacher was enthusiastic about the material he/she was teaching.
This teacher communicated his/her enthusiasm for the subject area.
This teacher was enthusiastic about teaching.
This teacher presented the course content coherently.
This teacher taught at a level understood by students.
This teacher's explanations were clear.
This teacher structured difficult topics in ways that were easily understood.
This teacher stressed important points.
This teacher presented the course content clearly.
This teacher presented material in an interesting way.
Feedback and assessment
This teacher provided feedback which was timely, constructive and helpful.
This teacher gave constructive and helpful feedback on assignments.
This teacher took notice of student feedback.
This teacher's comments on assignments were pertinent, succinct and constructive.
This teacher cared about student progress and improvement.
This teacher used assignments to identify and correct gaps in student understanding.
Resources and Teaching Aids
This teacher made effective use of teaching aids (e.g. web, audio/visual) in presenting course content.
This teacher's handouts were a valuable aid to learning.
This teacher used educational technology in ways that helped me to learn.
This teacher used relevant audio-visual material to illustrate points made in lectures.
This teacher provided sufficient resources in the course for me to study independently.
This teacher provided suggestions about where to find useful, additional learning resources.
myExperience Question Bank - Course
Course objectives and content
Course materials and resources
Development of knowledge, skills and understanding