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Comprehensive Course Survey The following survey is OPTIONAL. If you choose to fill it out honestly and completely, you will receive 5
extra credit points which will be added to the points for your final exam. This information will be kept strictly
conﬁdential and is being used solely as a means of making Math 17C a more effective class for future UC Davis
students. This survey is due IN CLASS (or under my office door at 3135 MSB) on (but NOT BEFORE) Wednesday,
June 1, 20] 1. Thank you for your assistance in this matter. Your Name Your Exam ID # Your Major
How many credits did you take during Spring Quarter 201 l ?
Did you take calculus in high school ? What grade(s) did you get ? Did you take Math 17A? What grade did you get ? Did you take Math 17B? What grade did you get ? Did you take Math 16A? What grade did you get ? Did you take Math 16B? What grade did you get ? List your AP scores for calculus (If you took them.) AB BC What course grade do you expect to get in this class ? There were 27 lecture days this quarter. How many days did you NOT attend lecture ? There were 16 homework assignments this quarter. Homework solutions could be viewed on the internet. Did
you use them often ? Did you find them helpful ? I did not collect homework from you. Would you have preferred that homework be collected ?
Why or why not ? Did you study or do calculus homework regularly with students from this class ?
from another class ? If so, how many other students ?
Do you prefer to study and learn calculus alone or in study groups ?
What is an AVERAGE amount of time you spent working on a single homework assignment ?
What is an AVERAGE amount of time you spent working on calculus each WEEK, not including classtime--
include homework time, office hours, study groups, time spent preparing for exams, etc. ?
There were 10 discussion meetings with TA's. How many did you attend ? __ Were these
discussions of value to you in learning calculus ? __ How could discussion sessions be improved ? How often do you use a graphing calculator when doing your calculus homework ?
Often Seldom Almost never
Does the use of a calculator hinder or help you learn calculus ? What would have helped you do better in this class ? What advice would you give to students taking Math 17C for the first time, that would help them successfully
complete the course ? ...
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