SUNFEST 2001

National Science Foundation

Center for Sensor Technologies a the University of Pennsylvania

Research Experience for Undergraduates

Program Evaluation Form

 


I would appreciate it if you could fill out the following evaluation form. Your feedback is very important to us in order to keep improving the SUNFEST Program. This evaluation is also required by the National Science Foundation as a way to assess how successful we have been in achieving the objectives. Your answers will be treated confidentially.

Thank you for your time.

First Name      Last Name 

 

Please make the appropriate selection from the drop-down menus

Program Organization

The starting date  

The ending date 

The overall organization was 

The SUNFEST homepage was

The sports facilities were

Housing accommodations were 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Research program/project

Did you find that your project was at the appropriate level?

Did your mentor give you appropriate guidance?

Did you feel that your research was important to your faculty advisor?

Did you feel that you "owned" the research project?

Did you feel part of the overall research group?

Do you expect to publish your work or give a conference presentation?

Do you plan to continue your project after the summer (as an independent study or senior design?

Do you feel you accomplished a lot?

 

Rate the following items:

Interaction with faculty advisor                              Poor ;      Good   ;    Very good ;      Excellent

Interaction with graduate students:                      Poor ;       Good   ;     Very good ;       Excellent

Interaction with other SUNFEST students :        Poor ;       Good   ;     Very good ;       Excellent

Interaction with administrative staff:                  Poor ;       Good   ;     Very good ;       Excellent

Were the SUNFEST objectives made clear?    Poor ;      Good   ;    Very clear ;      Excellent

Develop a sense of how to do research:             No ;      Little   ;    Much ;      Very much

Feeling part of an intellectual effort:                    No ;      Little   ;    Much ;      Very much

Opportunity to learn about others research:       No ;      Little   ;    Much ;      Very much

Please add any suggestions you like to make about the nature of the research projects

 

Professional Development and other activities.

How would you rate the quality of

Workshop on giving Effective presentations?:  Poor   Good :   Very good ;   Excellent

Workshop on Effective Writing?      Poor   Good :   Very good ;    Excellent

Ethics Seminars?      Poor   Good :   Very good ;    Excellent 

How you rate the usefulness of

Workshop on giving Effective presentations?  Poor ;Good ;  Very good ;  Excellent

Workshop on Effective Writing?  Poor   Good :   Very good ;    Excellent

Ethics Seminars?  Poor   Good :   Very good ;    Excellent

How would you rate the social activities:

What other activities would you like to have organized?

   

Rate the importance/usefulness  of each item as part of the overall SUNFEST Program (1 of little importance - 4 very important):

Research project   

Lunch Clubs 

Social activities 

Writing workshop

Effective presentations workshop 

Midsummer presentations

Final presentations

Ethics seminars 

Final report 

Field trip 

Interaction with other students 

 

General evaluation

Do you plan to apply to graduate school?

Did the SUNFEST experience positively influence your decision to go on to graduate school?

Give one or two suggestions for significant changes to improve the program.

What did you find most useful of the SUNFEST experience?

What did you find least useful?

Did SUNFEST live up to your expectations?

Would you suggest SUNFEST to your friends?

How would you rate your overall experience with SUNFEST?

Please provide any other comments or suggestions that will help us improve the program.  

Thank you very much.

Jan Van der Spiegel

Created by J. Van der Spiegel , July 30, 1999; updated August 02, 2001.