Is this from one of my students?

If this survey had been written by one of my students, I would have been very impressed.  it wasn’t, but rather written by a native English speaker living in the US and completing her masters Degree.  This survey is part of her degree work.

 

I should admit that my own blog is full of little errors and I even spent a little time before writing this post in making corrections. Still, there is nothing formal about this blog.

I should also admit that I wouldn’t have noticed or picked on it if it weren’t written about religion.

Alright, enough with the disclosures.  Here are the three questions that bothered me (the most). I copied and pasted them and lost a lot of the formatting.  I am unable to take the survey again so I cannot return for a screen shot.

6. Please select if your degree is in one of these medical-related areas:

Please select if your degree is in one of these medical-related areas:

Medical Degree (eg, MD, DO, DDS, other)

t.gifNursing Degree (eg, LVN, LPN, RN, NP, other)

t.gifProfessional Doctoral Degree in Science/Medicine/Health Services (eg, PharmD, PhD, other)

t.gifComplementary & Alternative Medical Field Professions

t.gifNone of these

14. Should your physician ask about your beliefs and spirituality when coordinating your routine medical care?

Should your physician ask about your beliefs and spirituality when coordinating your routine medical care?

Strongly Agree

t.gifAgree

t.gifNeutral

t.gifDisagree

t.gifStrongly Disagree

*

15. Should your physician ask about your beliefs and spirituality when coordinating end-of-life medical care?

Should your physician ask about your beliefs and spirituality when coordinating end-of-life medical care?

Strongly Agree

t.gifAgree

t.gifNeutral

t.gifDisagree

t.gifStrongly Disagree

 

Question 6 asks me to select one of the choices IF I am involved in medical-related areas.  The survey then refused to go on to the next page unless I selected one of the choices.  The question is clearly poorly written.

The next two questions, #s 14 & 15, are should questions which surely require a ‘Yes’ or ‘No’ answer.  I could agree that it is a good question, but not respond to the question itself in terms of agreement.  What a mess.

 

Via Pharyngula

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