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The questions below are due on Friday May 08, 2020; 11:59:00 PM.
 
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Preliminary Questions

What is your class year?  

 

What is your current major? (If course 6, please specify 6-1, 6-2, 6-3, 6-7, 6-14, etc.)

General

What is the most important thing we can do to improve the 6.002 going forward?

Is there anything we should NOT change in our next offering?


Although we are trying to go back to in-person lectures as soon as possible, how would you make the Zoom lectures/recitations more engaging and useful?
Which lab was your favorite?
Why was this your favorite lab?


Which lab was your *least* favorite?
Why was this your *least* favorite lab?

Will 6.002 fulfill a graduation requirement?
If so, is 6.002 required for fulfilling this requirement?
Let us know if you have any other open-ended comments.


Lightning questions

For each of the statements below, please indicate the extent to which you agree with the statement.

Strongly Disagree Disagree Neutral Agree Strongly Agree
The lectures have been helpful for learning the concepts in 6.002.
6.002 should get rid of in-person lectures and go with completely online lectures.
Labs were helpful for learning the concepts in 6.002.
I like that the ultrasound labs had us making a multicomponent system, including soldering.
I prefer having different lab topics each week, rather than the multi-week ultrasound lab.
I prefer online homework over paper homework.
The free response online homework problems were useful preparation for the exams
All online homework problems should be free response
6.002 should get rid of the free response online homework problems
Psets were too short. I would have appreciated more questions in order to get more practice with the conecpts.
Labs had a reasonable balance between learning and drudgery.
Strongly Disagree Disagree Neutral Agree Strongly Agree
The logistics of the online exams on gradescope are reasonable.
I would prefer to do some of the microcontroller programming ourselves, rather than be given the code.
The midterm exams were a good indicator of what I knew in 6.002.
I used the textbook for learning the concepts in 6.002.
The lectures and labs were well integrated, i.e., lecture helped prepare me for lab, and lab helped me understand the concepts in lecture.
I would recommend 6.002 to EECS students.
I would recommend 6.002 to students even if they aren't EECS students.
6.002 should make more use of computation, for example by implementing a Python-based circuit solver.
6.002 has increased my interest in circuits and hardware.
6.002 should focus on electronics and not on mechanical, thermal, or other domains.
I was generally able to get satisfactory answers to my questions in lab.
Strongly Disagree Disagree Neutral Agree Strongly Agree
6.002 contains too much material.
I watched at least some of the short videos.
I found the short videos helpful.
I found the tutorials helpful
I attended at least one tutorial
Building physical circuits in lab was fun.
Building physical circuits in lab helped me learn the material.
6.002 has taught me useful skills that I expect to be able to use in future courses.
I have enjoyed 6.002 so far.
I am a more capable engineer than when I started 6.002.
6.002 is too difficult.
Strongly Disagree Disagree Neutral Agree Strongly Agree
In this course, I have been able to connect my past experience to new ideas and skills I was learning.
The staff have demonstrated skills I was expected to learn in this course.
The staff have given examples and counter-examples of concepts that I was expected to learn.
The staff have provided alternative ways of understanding the same ideas or skills.
The staff have detected and corrected errors I was making when solving problems or completing assignments.
I have had opportunities to practice or try out what I learned in this course.
The staff have given me personal feedback or appropriate coaching on what I was trying to learn.
I see how I can apply what I haved learned in this course to real-life situations.
In this course, I have been able to reflect on and discuss with others what I learned.
6.002 has increased my interest in electrical engineering in general.
I learned a lot in 6.002.