2016 Spring Early Childhood Education Student SLO Assessment Survey

2016 Spring Early Childhood Education Student SLO Assessment Survey








Early Childhood Education Spring 2016 SLO
Spring 2016 - Early Childhood Education

May 2nd 2016, 2:03 pm CDT

Q3 - What did you like about this program?
Hand on learning and being actively involved
I liked that it is very hands on. You get lots of experience throughout the program.
I like that all of the materials and assignments we have are things that we can continue to use as we begin our
career
I liked that hands on experience, it was very helpful to this field.
Very interactive and I can use all of the stuff we made in every class.
I enjoyed the different courses we were able to take and the different ways we were taught and learned
throughout the program.
I liked that it was very hands on as well as we got to go out in the field each semester and use some of things
we learned from each semester which was really nice. Also that we got one on one with the teachers when we
needed it especially which was very helpful.

Q4 - What would you change about this program?
Times that we meet
I thought that everything well prepared me for my practicum experiences
I don't think I'd change anything.
How many assignments you get at once.
Some of the coursework seemed more like busy work than relative assignments.
I would change some of the courses around like having infant and toddler during the first or second semester of
the first year so that they can learn more about it incase the get put in a toddler room or infant room in
practicum 1 or practicum 2.

Q6 - As a result of this program:
Q6_1 - I have learned effective communication skills.
Answer

%

Strongly Disagree

0.00%

Disagree

0.00%

Neither Agree nor Disagree

Count

0.00%

Agree

28.57%

2

Strongly Agree

71.43%

5

100%

7

Total

Q7 - Provide any comments you have on effective communication skills you
learned.
I learned how to communicate better with parents out in the field when I was in my Practicums which helped
me a lot in my career which I will take to good use in the near future.

Q8 - As a result of this program:
Q8_1 - I am able to apply mathematical concepts.
Answer

%

Strongly Disagree

0.00%

Disagree

Count

0.00%

Neither Agree nor Disagree

14.29%

1

Agree

85.71%

6

Strongly Agree

0.00%

Total

100%

7

Q9 - Provide any comments you have on mathematical concepts you
learned.
We learned some mathematical concepts to use with children but I thought we could of learned math concepts
for each age especially that would of really helped.

Q10 - As a result of this program: - I learned how to transfer social and natural
science theories into practical applications.
Answer

%

Strongly Disagree

0.00%

Disagree

Count

0.00%

Neither Agree nor Disagree

14.29%

1

Agree

71.43%

5

Strongly Agree

14.29%

1

100%

7

Total

Q11 - Provide any comments you have on transferring social and natural
science theories into practical applications.
How we had to teach the children about science and we did social and natural science activities with the
children through play.

Q12 - As a result of this program:
Q12_1 - I learned critical thinking skills.
Answer

%

Strongly Disagree

0.00%

Disagree

0.00%

Neither Agree nor Disagree

Count

0.00%

Agree

57.14%

4

Strongly Agree

42.86%

3

100%

7

Total

Q13 - Provide any comments you have on critical thinking skills you learned.
I learned that you have to be a critical thinker through the program so that you can use it with the children
through play as well as with the families or parents especially.

Q14 - As a result of this program:
Q14_1 - I have learned to use technology effectively.
Answer

%

Strongly Disagree

0.00%

Disagree

Count

0.00%

Neither Agree nor Disagree

28.57%

2

Agree

28.57%

2

Strongly Agree

42.86%

3

100%

7

Total

Q15 - Provide any comments you have on what you learned about using
technology effectively.
We have had to use a smart board and I was able to successfully use it in a presentation.

Q16 - As a result of this program: - I have learned to value myself and work
ethically with others in a diverse population.
Answer

%

Strongly Disagree

0.00%

Disagree

0.00%

Neither Agree nor Disagree

Count

0.00%

Agree

42.86%

3

Strongly Agree

57.14%

4

100%

7

Total

Q17 - Provide any comments you have on what you learned about valuing
yourself and working ethically with others in a diverse population.
We would have many different diverse families in the day care so we had to adapt to those changes and take it
into consideration.

Q18 - As a result of this program: - I am able to make decisions that
incorporate the importance of sustainability.
Answer

%

Strongly Disagree

0.00%

Disagree

0.00%

Neither Agree nor Disagree

Count

0.00%

Agree

57.14%

4

Strongly Agree

42.86%

3

100%

7

Total

Q19 - Provide any comments you have on what you learned about
incorporating the importance of sustainability in decisions you make.
Q21 - As a result of this program, I learned to:
Q21_1 - apply child development theory to practice.
Answer

%

Strongly Disagree

0.00%

Disagree

Count

0.00%

Neither Agree nor Disagree

14.29%

1

Agree

42.86%

3

Strongly Agree

42.86%

3

100%

7

Total

Q22 - Provide any comments you have about learning this program
outcome.

Q23 - As a result of this program, I learned to:
Q23_1 - cultivate relationships with children, family, and the community.
Answer

%

Strongly Disagree

0.00%

Disagree

0.00%

Neither Agree nor Disagree

Count

0.00%

Agree

28.57%

2

Strongly Agree

71.43%

5

100%

7

Total

Q24 - Provide any comments you have about learning this program
outcome.
In our Family and Community class we had many different chances to learn about different types of families
and way to incorporate them into our centers and to work better with families.
We had develop a bond with the children in are practicums especially so that we could get to know the families
and children in those day cares.

Q25 - As a result of this program, I learned to:
Q25_1 - assess child growth and development.
Answer

%

Strongly Disagree

0.00%

Disagree

0.00%

Neither Agree nor Disagree

Count

0.00%

Agree

28.57%

2

Strongly Agree

71.43%

5

100%

7

Total

Q26 - Provide any comments you have about learning this program
outcome.
We took a lot of time to learn about observations and the different types.

Q27 - As a result of this program, I learned to:
Q27_1 - use best practices in teaching and learning.
Answer

%

Strongly Disagree

0.00%

Disagree

0.00%

Neither Agree nor Disagree

Count

0.00%

Agree

28.57%

2

Strongly Agree

71.43%

5

100%

7

Total

Q28 - Provide any comments you have about learning this program
outcome.
Q29 - As a result of this program, I learned to:
Q29_1 - demonstrate professionalism.
Answer

%

Strongly Disagree

0.00%

Disagree

0.00%

Neither Agree nor Disagree

Count

0.00%

Agree

28.57%

2

Strongly Agree

71.43%

5

100%

7

Total

Q30 - Provide any comments you have about learning this program
outcome.
We had many activities talking about the importance of professionalism and what it means to me.
I have learned a lot about professionalism and the best way to represent myself and the center I work for.

Q31 - As a result of this program, I learned to:
Q31_1 - integrate health, safety, and nutrition practices.
Answer

%

Strongly Disagree

0.00%

Disagree

0.00%

Neither Agree nor Disagree

Count

0.00%

Agree

28.57%

2

Strongly Agree

71.43%

5

100%

7

Total

Q32 - Provide any comments you have about learning this program
outcome.
There was always some kind of assignment where we included a health, safety, or nutrition activities
We had many chances to learn about health and safety in the classroom. We had hands on experiences and had
the licensing test which tested our knowledge of sanitation rules.

Q33 - CONCLUSION Please use this space to share any other feedback,
comments, or suggestions about your experience at Western Technical
College.
I believe that this experience has prepared me to be ready as a lead teacher in an early childhood setting.
It is a wonderful program and I will recommend it to anyone.
I highly enjoyed my time at Western Technical College and would recommend the Early Childhood Education
Program to anyone who is looking for a wonderful hands-on experience that can get them on the right track to
their goals. This program was everything I needed to gain my degree and better myself as a child care provider.
I really thought that Western does a very good job on making the programs really hands on for the students so
that they can get the best outcome they deserve in the program they are in