1 M1030 Survey on Projects Fall 2007 BACKGROUND INFORMATION A) In what college are you a student? (please circle one) University College Social/Behavioral Sciences Health Sciences Humanities/Liberal Arts Fine Arts Other Education Physical Sciences B) Counting this year, how many years have you been registered as a college/community college/university student? ________ C) Counting this year, how many years have you been registered as a student at the University of Utah? ________ PROJECT WORK 1. How well did your group work together on each of the following: (please check only one for each question) poor fair good excellent sharing the work discussing the ideas listening to each other developing a plan for the project work 2. Do you enjoy the idea of doing projects in a math class as a means of demonstrating your grasp of the course as an alternative to the class tests and quizzes? Yes No 3. Did your work on the project work help you understand and apply some of the course concepts? Be specific. Yes No Comments: 2 4. Did you learn anything useful or intriguing to you personally in doing the project? Be specific. Yes No Comments: 5. What was the hardest part of doing this project? Be specific. 6. What would improve the project experience from your perspective? Be specific. 7. Many employers today complain that the students they hire are not prepared to understand written or verbal questions, to communicate their ideas clearly and logically, or to examine issues in a quantitative way. Do you think projects like the one you've just completed in this class will help students improve these skills? Yes No Comments: 3 8. Any additional comments?