Online reading assignment question: helpful/unhelpful Midterm 2 astronomy study tips

Astronomy 210 Reading Assignment 12, fall semester 2011
Cuesta College, San Luis Obispo, CA

Students have a weekly online reading assignment (hosted by SurveyMonkey.com), where they answer questions based on reading their textbook, material covered in previous lectures, opinion questions, and/or asking (anonymous) questions or making (anonymous) comments. Full credit is given for completing the online reading assignment before next week's lecture, regardless if whether their answers are correct/incorrect. Selected results/questions/comments are addressed by the instructor at the start of the following lecture.

Describe something notable that either helped or did not help with studying for this midterm. Selected comments may be discussed in class. (Graded for completion.)

The following are all of the student responses to this question, verbatim and unedited.
"What does CMB look at again?"

"no question"

"what movie are we going to watch on extra credit day?"

"Can we do lots of flashcard questions in class on Monday?"

"No comment"

"Do you like In-N-Out?"

"if you were to take the midterm, would you get 100%?"

"What inspired you to teach astronomy?"

"Flashcard questions definitely help me understand the material better."

"No questions."

"i cant it would be helpful to get our activies back to study instead of the blank one on online"

"I don't have one this week, thank you"

"what is your favorite type of star"

"What is your favorite part of Astronomy?"

"How long have you been teaching?College? High school? Other?"


"No comment."

"Can we go over all or most of the flash card questions?"

"Was Jupiter going to become another sun and is one of Jupiter's moon like an early earth?"

"I'll give it my best like I did on the last midterm."

"Superman can fly at diffferent speeds. Explanation?"

"Do worms holes actually exist and is possible to travel using them?"

"good luck everyone!"


"Can you go easy on us please?"

"Can you devote this up coming class to pure review and the next one midterm?!"

"did you play sports in high school or college?"

"Thanksgiving is next week!"


"Monsters vs Aliens...whats real and whats a bunch of bull?"

"Can you make a detailed list for what we need to know for the final?"

"Yay for extra credit!"

"iPhone Or droid?"

"how was you week?"

"like that there is a review before the midterm"

"A please... :)"

"surprise super muffin party. please?"

"whats your favorite Thanksgiving dish?"

"What's the multiverse theory?"

"yo ho ho"

"once again, why r we still doing this?"

"Do you watch LOST?"

"cant think of a comment"

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