Questions  Number of responses per item  Student comments 
1) Did you have difficulty understanding the theory covered in Heat Transfer? ( ) No. ( ) A little. ( ) Yes, a great deal. 
1 13 10 

2) Did you have difficulty calculating the microscopic transient balances activities during that month? ( ) No. ( ) A little. ( ) Yes, a great deal. 
14 10 0 

3) Did you have difficulty calculating the microscopic steadystate microscopic balances during that month? ( ) No. ( ) A little. ( ) Yes, a great deal. 
8 15 0  One student did not answer this question.

4) Do you prefer the monthly evaluations to be conducted as four or five activities in the classroom, as traditional exams or as another type of evaluation? ( ) I prefer four or five activities in the classroom. ( ) I prefer a traditional exam. ( ) I prefer another type of evaluation. (Describe such an evaluation below). 
11 4 9
 a) I do not see the importance of these activities of only involving the use of equations. I would like to understand the course and perform activities with awareness of what I do. b) Three students prefer an exam and activities in the classroom. c) An exam and a project for us to develop. f) Three activities and some homework that helps with learning. e) An exam and an assignment. f) An exam and activities that help bring together the theory and the calculations. g) Solving a problem in group after a theoretical class. 
5) After we discussed the use of Excel in the course, did you have difficulty performing the calculations in the requested activities? ( ) No. ( ) A little. ( ) Yes, a great deal. 
18 6 0 

6) Did you have difficulty understanding the basics because we began with transient problems and then, moved to steady state problems? ( ) No. ( ) A little. ( ) Yes, a great deal. 
3 18 3 

7) Do you prefer the course to begin with transient problems and then move to steadystate problems or vice versa? Or do you prefer another option? ( ) I prefer that it begin with transient problems. ( ) I prefer that it begin with the steady state. ( ) I prefer that it begin in another way. (Describe how this part of the course should be conducted below). 
7 15 1
 a) I experienced difficulty in understanding the theory of the course because I could not follow the teaching approach of the professor. I would like him to pay more attention to his teaching and his way of explaining the theory. 