Student/Faculty Mini-Retreat 2011.04.06
Running time: 9 minutes | Presented by Jeffrey Riman of the CET
EXPERIENCE the Clicker Presentation and the Student/Faculty Findings
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Student Response Summary
- Describe a good day on campus.
Multiple students said: elevators running, completing tasks, movie night
Other comments: good critiques, being on time, no tests, feeling excited about class, free food, no test s and reasonable deadlines
- Describe a bad day on campus.
Multiple students said: Work due, broken facilities, overly-emotional students and faculty
Other comments: not completing work on time, all-nighters, too many deadlines, safety threats, not enough sleep
- Where do students socialize? On-campus physical space? Virtual space?
Multiple students said: Outdoor spaces, but many said each building should have its own lounge
Other comments: Game room, writing studio, Facebook
- What causes you to be stressed in your personal life?
Comments: Commuting, family pressures, not eating, surprise visitors, cell not working, finances
- What causes you to be stressed in your academic life?
Multiple students said: technology not working, having to work in teams, lack of space, lack of communication resources, no kosher food, balancing studies-friends-sleep, feeling nobody cares, time management
Other comments: Not enough open lab time, too many deadlines, lack of sleep, keeping up with technology
- What could teachers do to improve the classroom experience?
Multiple students said: More industry-based and city-based experiences, more blended learning, more visual aids, listen to students
Other comments: Follow syllabus, use Angel (not so many different systems), consistency with deadlines, understand the amount of work due in other classes, less lecture, a variety of teaching modes, more interactive lessons, more hands-on activities, timely e-mails, compassion, draw on student opinions, more current adjuncts, faculty current with technology
- What do you do with your “off-line” time?
Comments: Explore the city, galleries/museums, homework, athletics , music