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Department of Anthropology


STUDENT SURVEY

Please print (copy and paste into a word document) and fill out the following survey and return to the Anthropology Department. The surveys are completely anonymous.

 

Mailing:           Department of Anthropology

                        University of South Carolina

                        817 Henderson Street

                        Gambrell Hall, Suite 440

                        Columbia, SC  29208

 

Fax: 803.777.0259

Or you can bring it by the Anthropology Department in Gambrell, Ste. 440.

Thank you for your time.

 

 

Please provide your observations and opinions on the effectiveness of the Anthropology department. Comment on how well the Anthropology department has met your needs and helped you prepare for a career. Your comments help us in our annual program assessments. Your responses are kept confidential. Use the back if necessary to elaborate on your comments.

 

1. Describe your status:  Anthropology major  /  minor    (circle one)   

 

2. How well have Anthropology courses that you have taken met your educational needs? (check one)

    _____ very satisfied        _____ satisfied        _____ neutral        _____ dissatisfied        _____ very dissatisfied

 

3. Has your anthropology coursework improved your ability to write?  (check one)

    _____ very satisfied        _____ satisfied        _____ neutral        _____ dissatisfied        _____ very dissatisfied

 

4. Has your coursework helped you develop skills in conducting anthropological research? (check one)

    _____ very satisfied        _____ satisfied        _____ neutral        _____ dissatisfied        _____ very dissatisfied

 

5. Has your academic and career mentoring been effective? (check one)

    _____ very satisfied        _____ satisfied        _____ neutral        _____ dissatisfied        _____ very dissatisfied

 

6. Has your course work helped you understand any of the central themes of anthropology such as biological and cultural changes in human (pre)history, cultural diversity, relationships between aspects of human life (e.g. biology, culture, or language), or different components of cultural systems (e.g. kinship, religion, etc.)?   IF YOU DISAGREE, leave blank.  IF YOU AGREE, please circle any of the themes which you understand better as a result of your coursework: 

a. biological and cultural changes in human history or prehistory

b. cultural diversity

c. relationships between aspects of human life

d. different components of cultural systems

 

7. Has your anthropology coursework improved your ability to do presentations?

 

    _______ yes       _______ no

 

 

8. Has your anthropological coursework improved your ability to think critically?

 

    _______ yes        _______ no

 

 

9. Has your anthropology coursework helped you understand the importance of ethics in research?

    _______ yes        _______ no

 

 

10. What course(s) would you would like to see offered in the future?