Student Opinion Survey Spring 2006

In Spring 2006, there were 5,438 student opinion surveys completed. The percentages below represent overall student satisfaction at the College. Combining the “Always” and “Usual” categories indicates satisfaction from more than 92% of our students on each item.

 

Class Climate
 
Always
Usually
Sometimes
Occasionally
Never
NA
The instructor encourages student participation.
86.0%
9.5%
2.8%
0.8%
0.5%
0.4%
The instructor is well prepared for class.
86.1%
9.9%
2.5%
0.7%
0.4%
0.4%
The instructor shows interest in student learning.
86.7%
8.5%
2.8%
1.1%
0.5%
0.3%
The instructor is available during posted student hours for conferences and additional help.
84.3%
10.0%
2.1%
0.6%
0.3%
2.6%
The instructor begins class on time.
85.8%
11.1%
1.7%
0.5%
0.4%
0.4%
The instructor keeps the class for the entire scheduled class time.
79.4%
16.5%
2.4%
0.6%
0.5%
0.6%
The instructor makes class time meaningful.
84.9%
10.0%
3.1%
1.0%
0.7%
0.3%
Instructional Materials and Activities
 
Always
Usually
Sometimes
Occasionally
Never
NA
Textbook and other supplies were readily available for the class.
86.5%
8.3%
1.3%
0.5%
0.2%
3.1%
The textbook helps me learn in this course.
73.4%
13.5%
6.1%
2.1%
1.4%
3.6%
The course is well organized.
82.1%
12.3%
3.2%
1.1%
0.6%
0.7%
The instructional materials and activities are clearly related to the course content.
86.3%
9.5%
2.3%
0.6%
0.5%
0.9%
Assigned readings and other out-of-class work help to strengthen the information covered in class.
79.7%
11.9%
3.6%
1.0%
0.7%
3.1%
The instructional materials and activities force me to think about and analyze the information.
82.0%
12.2%
2.6%
1.0%
0.5%
1.6%
The syllabus provided is useful.
84.9%
9.3%
2.8%
0.8%
0.9%
1.2%
Tests, Papers, and Other Forms of Evaluation 
 
Always
Usually
Sometimes
Occasionally
Never
NA
Helpful feedback on tests, papers, and other evaluations is provided.
80.4%
11.5%
3.5%
1.2%
1.1%
2.3%
All graded assignments are directly related to the course.
88.9%
7.5%
1.1%
0.5%
0.3%
1.7%
Tests, papers, and other evaluations include clear instructions.
85.4%
9.3%
2.1%
0.6%
0.5%
2.1%
Tests, papers, and other evaluations are graded and returned in a timely manner.
83.9%
9.6%
2.3%
1.0%
0.8%
2.3%
I feel I am graded fairly by my instructor.
87.8%
7.7%
2.5%
0.8%
0.6%
0.7%
The instructor proctors exams and tests to ensure academic integrity.
87.7%
7.7%
1.3%
0.5%
0.3%
2.5%
Your Personal Performance and Self-evaluation
 
Always
Usually
Sometimes
Occasionally
Never
NA
I complete assigned work on time.
87.7%
7.7%
1.3%
0.5%
0.3%
2.5%
I study the assigned materials and complete other instructional activities before each test.
74.7%
18.8%
3.9%
0.6%
0.2%
1.9%
I ask for help when I need it.
77.7%
14.9%
5.2%
1.1%
0.4%
0.7%
I attend class regularly.
79.7%
16.6%
2.8%
0.5%
0.2%
0.3%
I am on time for class and do not leave early.
78.5%
16.4%
4.0%
0.6%
0.3%
0.3%
Questions To Be Answered If The Course You Are Evaluating Has a Lab:
 
Always
Usually
Sometimes
Occasionally
Never
NA
The instructor provides individual instruction in the lab.
84.0%
9.9%
3.2%
0.7%
0.6%
1.5%
The instructor evaluates performances based on lab objectives.
83.2%
11.2%
2.5%
0.8%
0.5%
1.9%
The instructor gives adequate instructions prior to use of the lab.
85.3%
10.3%
0.5%
0.2%
0.2%
1.4%
Lab exercises are related to course objectives.
89.7%
7.6%
1.1%
0.2%
0.1%
1.4%
The instructor remains in the lab the entire class period to assist students.
86.2%
9.2%
2.1%
0.5%
0.2%
1.8%