Modeling course questionnaire form

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Modeling Course Questionnaire Form

Thank you for your willingness to share information about your course!

Your answers below will be valuable in helping CSDMS Integration Facility Staff to develop educational products illustrating the power in coupling earth surface process models.


















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Basic information
Name of course
(e.g. Modeling of Hydrologic Systems)
{{#input:type=text|name=1. Name of course|size=35|mandatory }}
Department abbreviation and course number
(e.g., CVEN 5363)
{{#input:type=text|name=2. Department abbreviation|size=35}}
Department name
(e.g., Civil Engineering)
{{#input:type=text|name=3. Department name|size=35}}
(e.g., CU Boulder)
{{#input:type=text|name=4. University|size=35}}
Your name{{#input:type=text|name=5. Your name|size=35}}
Your email address{{#input:type=text|name=6. Your email address|size=35}}
Are you the primary instructor?
(If you are not the primary instructor, please list your role in the space to the right)
{{#input:type=radio|name=5a. Primary instructor|value=Yes}}Yes{{#input:type=radio|name=5a. Primary instructor|value=No}}No{{#input:type=text|name=5b. More on primary instructor|size=35}}

When did you last teach this course?
(select all that apply)
{{#input:type=checkbox|name=7. Last teaching course|value=Currently teaching}}Currently teaching

{{#input:type=checkbox|name=7. Last teaching course|value=Taught within the last year}}Taught within the last year
{{#input:type=checkbox|name=7. Last teaching course|value=Taught within the last two years}}Taught within the last two years
{{#input:type=checkbox|name=7. Last teaching course|value=Taught more than two years ago}}Taught more than two years ago

Course level {{#input:type=radio|name=8. Course level|value=Graduate}} Graduate
{{#input:type=radio|name=8. Course level|value=Undergraduate}} Undergraduate
{{#input:type=radio|name=8. Course level|value=Both (cross-listed}} Both (cross-listed)

Academic system {{#input:type=radio|name=9. Academic system |value=Semester}} Semester
{{#input:type=radio|name=9. Academic system|value=Trimester}} Trimester
{{#input:type=radio|name=9. Academic system|value=Quarter}} Quarter

If it's an UNDERGRADUATE course, indicate the assigned credit hours:
{{#input:type=radio|name=10. Undergraduate assigned credit hours |value=1}} 1

{{#input:type=radio|name=10. Undergraduate assigned credit hours|value=2}} 2
{{#input:type=radio|name=10. Undergraduate assigned credit hours|value=3}} 3
{{#input:type=radio|name=10. Undergraduate assigned credit hours|value=4}} 4
{{#input:type=radio|name=10. Undergraduate assigned credit hours|value=5}} 5

{{#input:type=radio|name=10. Undergraduate assigned credit hours|value=other}} Other (please specify)
{{#input:type=text|name=10a. other undergraduate credit hours|size=35}}
If it's an UNDERGRADUATE course, approximately how many hours per week do you think students spend for all course-related work (including attending classes and labs, readings, completing assignments, etc.)?

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  • 0-3 hours
  • 4-6 hours
  • 7-9 hours
  • 10-12 hours
  • 13-15 hours
  • 16+ hours

If it's a GRADUATE course, indicate the assigned credit hours:
{{#input:type=radio|name=12. Graduate assigned credit hours |value=1}} 1

{{#input:type=radio|name=12. Graduate assigned credit hours|value=2}} 2
{{#input:type=radio|name=12. Graduate assigned credit hours|value=3}} 3
{{#input:type=radio|name=12. Graduate assigned credit hours|value=4}} 4
{{#input:type=radio|name=12. Graduate assigned credit hours|value=5}} 5

{{#input:type=radio|name=12. Graduate assigned credit hours|value=other}} Other (please specify)
{{#input:type=text|name=12a. other graduate credit hours|size=35}}
If it's a GRADUATE course, approximately how many hours per week do you think students spend for all course-related work (including attending classes and labs, readings, completing assignments, etc.)?

{{#input:type=select|name=13 Graduate hours spend in week|

  • 0-3 hours
  • 4-6 hours
  • 7-9 hours
  • 10-12 hours
  • 13-15 hours
  • 16+ hours

(select all that apply)
{{#input:type=checkbox|name=14. Format|value=Lecture}} Lecture

{{#input:type=checkbox|name=14. Format|value=Discussion/Recitation}} Discussion/Recitation
{{#input:type=checkbox|name=14. Format|value=Lab}} Lab
{{#input:type=checkbox|name=14. Format|value=Field}} Field

If your course has a website, please provide the link{{#input:type=text|name=15. URL course|size=35 }}

Course Description
Brief (a few sentences) description of course objectives, learning goals, and content; this can be copied from the university catalog course description. {{#input:type=textarea|cols=35|rows=8|name=16. Course objectives description}}
Please list any course prerequisites
(either specific courses or general skills)
{{#input:type=text|name=17. Course prerequisites|size=35}}
Please list the textbook(s) that are used in this course{{#input:type=textarea|cols=35|rows=8|name=18. Course textbooks}}
Would you be interested in sharing your course syllabus?{{#input:type=radio|name=19. Sharing course syllabus|value=Yes}}Yes{{#input:type=radio|name=19. Sharing course syllabus|value=No}}No

Quantitative Treatment of Earth Surface Processes
Please indicate any software that is used
(select all that apply).
{{#input:type=checkbox|name=20. Used software|value=GIS software}}GIS software
(please specify the software name(s))
{{#input:type=text|name=20a. other GIS software|size=35}}
{{#input:type=checkbox|name=20. Used software|value=HEC software}}HEC software
{{#input:type=checkbox|name=20. Used software|value=Other}}Other
(please specify the software name(s))
{{#input:type=text|name=20b. other software|size=35}}

Please indicate any programming language(s) used
(select all that apply).
{{#input:type=checkbox|name=21. Programming language|value=C}} C

{{#input:type=checkbox|name=21. Programming language|value=C++ software}} C++
{{#input:type=checkbox|name=21. Programming language|value=Fortran}} Fortran
{{#input:type=checkbox|name=21. Programming language|value=Java}} Java
{{#input:type=checkbox|name=21. Programming language|value=Matlab}} Matlab
{{#input:type=checkbox|name=21. Programming language|value=Python}} Python
{{#input:type=checkbox|name=21. Programming language|value=Visual Basic}} Visual Basic

{{#input:type=checkbox|name=21. Programming language|value=Other}} Other
(please specify the name of the language(s))
{{#input:type=text|name=21a. other program language|size=35}}
Please indicate the type of numerical modeling that students do
(select all that apply).
{{#input:type=checkbox|name=22. Type numerical modeling|value=Use existing code/software}} Use existing code/software
{{#input:type=checkbox|name=22. Type numerical modeling|value=Create new code/software}} Create new code/software
Does this course incorporate analytical solutions or mathematical models?{{#input:type=radio|name=23. Analytical mathematical|value=Yes}}Yes{{#input:type=radio|name=23. Analytical mathematical|value=No}}No
Does this course incorporate statistical techniques?{{#input:type=radio|name=24. Statistical techniques|value=Yes}}Yes{{#input:type=radio|name=24. Statistical techniques|value=No}}No
Does this course incorporate GIS or spatial analysis?{{#input:type=radio|name=25. Spatial analysis|value=Yes}}Yes{{#input:type=radio|name=25. Spatial analysis|value=No}}No
Does this course address applied problems?{{#input:type=checkbox|name=26. Applied problems|value=Anthropogenic impacts}} Anthropogenic impacts
(please specify)
{{#input:type=text|name=26a. Specified Anthropogenic impacts|size=35}}
{{#input:type=checkbox|name=26. Applied problems|value=Climate change}} Climate change
(please specify)
{{#input:type=text|name=26b. Specified Climate change|size=35}}
{{#input:type=checkbox|name=26. Applied problems|value=Natural hazards}} Natural hazards
(please specify)
{{#input:type=text|name=26c. Specified Natural hazards|size=35}}
{{#input:type=checkbox|name=26. Applied problems|value=Natural resource management}} Natural resource management
(please specify)
{{#input:type=text|name=26d. Specified Natural resource management|size=35}}
Please briefly list any other details you would like to share about the content of this course.{{#input:type=textarea|cols=35|rows=5||name=27. Content course details shared|size=35}}

Relevance to CSDMS

Please indicate if you think the content of this course would be relevant to any of these CSDMS working groups and/or focus research groups:
{{#input:type=checkbox|name=28. Relevance CSDMS WG/FRG|value=Terrestrial}} <a target=_blank href="">Terrestrial</a>

{{#input:type=checkbox|name=28. Relevance CSDMS WG/FRG|value=Coastal}} <a target=_blank href="">Coastal</a>
{{#input:type=checkbox|name=28. Relevance CSDMS WG/FRG|value=Marine}} <a target=_blank href="">Marine</a>
{{#input:type=checkbox|name=28. Relevance CSDMS WG/FRG|value=Hydrology}} <a target=_blank href="">Hydrology</a>
{{#input:type=checkbox|name=28. Relevance CSDMS WG/FRG|value=Carbonate}} <a target=_blank href="">Carbonate</a>
{{#input:type=checkbox|name=28. Relevance CSDMS WG/FRG|value=EKT}} <a target=_blank href="">Education and Knowledge Transfer (EKT)</a>
{{#input:type=checkbox|name=28. Relevance CSDMS WG/FRG|value=Cyberinformatics}} <a target=_blank href=""> Cyberinformatics & Numerics</a>
{{#input:type=checkbox|name=28. Relevance CSDMS WG/FRG|value=Chesapeake Bay}} <a target=_blank href="">Chesapeake Bay</a>

Would you be interested in using any of the following CSDMS products in your course(s) in the future?
{{#input:type=checkbox|name=29. Using CSDMS products|value=CMT}} <a target=_blank href="">CSDMS Modeling Tool</a>

{{#input:type=checkbox|name=29. Using CSDMS products|value=EKT animations}} <a target=_blank href="">EKT animation repository</a>
{{#input:type=checkbox|name=29. Using CSDMS products|value=EKT lab}} <a target=_blank href="">EKT lab repository</a>
{{#input:type=checkbox|name=29. Using CSDMS products|value=EKT lecture}} <a target=_blank href="">EKT lecture repository</a>
{{#input:type=checkbox|name=29. Using CSDMS products|value=EKT textbook}} <a target=_blank href="">EKT textbook repository</a>

If you plan to use CSDMS products in your course, would you be willing to administer before and after evaluations to assess student learning?
{{#input:type=radio|name=30. administer before after evaluations|value=Yes}}Yes{{#input:type=radio|name=30. administer before after evaluations|value=No}}No
Please provide suggestions on how you think CSDMS products could more effectively help you achieve your instructional goals. {{#input:type=textarea|cols=35|rows=8|name=31. Suggestions}}
Please indicate if you have modeling simulations or lessons that you would like to contribute to our <a target=_blank href=" portal">Education and Knowledge Transfer repository</a>.{{#input:type=radio|name=32. contribute|value=Yes}}Yes{{#input:type=radio|name=32. contribute|value=No}}No
If you responded YES to the above question, then please briefly describe these resources using the space provided to the right. {{#input:type=textarea|cols=35|rows=8|name=32a. contribute text}}

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