BRYN MAWR COLLEGE

GRADUATE SCHOOL OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

EVALUATION OF TEACHING ASSISTANTS

Teaching Assistant Evaluation, Sciences

 

 

T.A.íS NAME ______________________

COURSE NAME AND NUMBER _________________________††††††††††††

NUMBER OF STUDENTS ENROLLED ____________

DATE___________________

 

Please spend 15 minutes completing this form. It will be read by the teaching assistant and by her or his faculty supervisor

after gradesfor the course have been submitted.

 

Your Class Standing: FSJSRPost-bacSpecial Student††† Other

College:BMC††† HC†† SC†† Other

Does this course count toward your major?††† YES††† NO††† POSSIBLY

How many hours per week did you spend on average on this course?________

Did you attend MOSTMANYSOMEof the classes?

Were you prepared forMOSTMANYSOMEof the classes?

 

 

Please comment on the following areas:

1.                  Mastery of the theoretical background.

 

 

 

 

2.                  Mastery of the lab equipment and proposed experiments.

 

 

 

 

3.                  Preparation for each instructional session.

 

 

 

 

4.                  Responsibility in reading and commenting on lab notebooks.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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5.                  Instruction, including lectures and group or one-on-one explanations.

 

 

 

 

 

6.                  Evaluation of student performance.

 

 

 

 

 

7.                  Ability to make spontaneous revisions or corrections of experiments and instructions.

 

 

 

 

 

8.                  Improvements in the curriculum.

 

 

 

 

 

9.                  How well did the T.A. communicate? Consider such factors as organization of lectures, use of blackboard or other visual materials, ability to handle and encourage questions, ability to encourage and direct discussion.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LEVEL OF EXCELLENCE

Please give your assessment of the T.A.ís contribution to the academic quality of the course.Can you identify major strengths or areas for improvement?