Campus Lab Surveys

Table 6: Campus Laboratory Beginning Survey

 

Available at http://www.csbsju.edu/conversations/beginsurvey.aspx

 

Table 7: Campus Laboratory Sexual Orientation Survey

 

Available at http://www.csbsju.edu/conversations/homosexualitysurvey.aspx

 

Table 8: Campus Laboratory Ending Survey

 

Available at http://www.csbsju.edu/conversations/endsurvey.aspx

 

Table 9: Campus Laboratory Individual Class Survey

 

Thank you for completing this survey. Please remember that you are free to decline to complete any survey administered by Controversial Conversations. Should you make this choice simply return your uncompleted survey when surveys are collected.

 

What is your PIN number?  _________

 

(PIN Formula: The first character should be the first letter of the street on which you grew up. The second character should be the first letter in your mother’s maiden name. The third character should be the last digit in your social security number. The fourth character should be the last number in your student ID number.)

 

Please check the appropriate box.

 

Disagree Agree

Strongly Strongly

□ □ □ □ □ In today’s class, I learned a lot from students with whom I disagreed.

□ □ □ □ □  In today’s class, I learned a lot from students with whom I agreed.

□ □ □ □ □  In today’s class, I learned a lot from ideas in the text with which I disagreed.

□ □ □ □ □  In today’s class, I learned a lot from ideas in the text with which I agreed.

□ □ □ □ □  I believe that I could faithfully represent ideas presented today with which I disagreed.

□ □ □ □ □  In today’s class, I gained a clearer understanding of both sides of the argument.

□ □ □ □ □  In today’s class, my own views changed.

□ □ □ □ □  In today’s class, my own views became more complex.

□ □ □ □ □  In today’s class, my own views became stronger.

□ □ □ □ □  I learned a lot using this teaching technique.

□ □ □ □ □ I was able to share my opinion during this class.

□ □ □ □ □ This teaching technique was effective in showing more than one side of the issue.

Yes No

I have been a class that used this teaching technique before.

I think this technique is a good way to have a controversial conversation.

How would you improve this teaching technique?

 

 

 

Please indicate how often you observed each of these behaviors during today’s class.

Almost Almost

Never Always

 

□ □ □ □ □ Participants interrupted one another.

□ □ □ □ □ Participants tried to see the issue from the perspective of oppressed persons.

□ □ □ □ □ Participants chose not to speak.

□ □ □ □ □ Participants made logical arguments.

□ □ □ □ □ Participants changed the subject to something less controversial.

□ □ □ □ □ Participants listened attentively.

□ □ □ □ □ Everyone had a chance to speak.

□ □ □ □ □ Participants shared factual information.

□ □ □ □ □ Participants were open to changing their minds.

□ □ □ □ □ Participants asked clarifying questions of those with whom they disagreed.

□ □ □ □ □ Participants gained a deeper understanding of objective truth.

□ □ □ □ □ Participants sought to identify points of agreement.

□ □ □ □ □ Participants with extreme views spoke more than those in the middle.

□ □ □ □ □ Participants tried to win.

□ □ □ □ □ Participants encouraged newcomers to speak up.

□ □ □ □ □ Participants spoke up even when they were not sure of their own views.

□ □ □ □ □ Participants encouraged those who were unsure of their own views to speak.

□ □ □ □ □ Participants shared perspectives rooted in their faith commitments.

□ □ □ □ □ Participants raised their voices.

□ □ □ □ □ Participants acknowledged the best arguments of those with whom they disagreed.

□ □ □ □ □ Participants expressed strong feelings.

□ □ □ □ □ Participants built stronger relationships with one another.

 

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