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English

Assessment Form

SECTION A

Specific Courses:

Please answer the following questions in assessing your development within the discipline. Please refer to specific courses and/or professors. Please mention specific topics or areas of study, and/or specific activities such as term paper or research project assignments.

  1. Give examples from two different courses that led to knowledge of major movements, periods, and authors in British, American, and other literatures.
  2. Give an example from a course that led to a general knowledge of the grammatical structure of English and/or the historical development of the language.
  3. Give examples from two different courses that led to a working knowledge of literary terms, the major reference tools, and literary criticism and scholarship.
  4. Give examples from two different courses that led to your ability to think, discuss, and write critically about literature.
  5. Give examples from two different courses that led to a broadening or change in your intellectual interests.

SECTION B

General Comments:

  1. Comment on the advising you received from administration, staff, and faculty.
  2. Comment on the encouragement you received from teachers and administrators.
  3. What is your overall assessment of the effectiveness and usefulness of the education and training you received as a UALR English major?
  4. If you have participated in any aspect of the William G. Cooper, Jr., Honors Program in English (e.g. taking a Cooper seminar, working on a Cooper project), please comment on your experiences.
  5. What would you change to make the experience of a UALR English major better?
Updated 2.19.2007