2013 Spring AirCond,Heating,RefrigTechnicianSLOAssessment

2013 Spring AirCond,Heating,RefrigTechnicianSLOAssessment








5/20/2013

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Air Cond, Heating, Refrig Technician SLO
Assessment, Spring 2013
Results
Published: 5/13/2013
Survey Overview
Description
Air Cond, Heating, Refrig Technician, Spring 2013
Instructions Provided To Respondents
There are four sections in this survey.
•The first section contains two questions about your overall experience in the program. Use this section
to identify things you liked, things you would change, and to communicate any other comments about
your overall experience in the program. If you have feedback about the instruction or anything else
related to the overall program, please address that in one of these questions.
•The second section addresses the college core abilities. The core abilities are overall skills that all
graduates should acquire during their experience at Western. Focus on yourself in this section.
•The third section addresses the specific outcomes for your program. Please focus on yourself in this
section.
•The conclusion provides a comment section for any additional information you would like to share about
your experience with your program and Western Technical College.
Thank you for completing this survey.
Respondent Metrics
Respondents:
8
First Response:
4/27/2013 01:05 AM
Last Response:
5/5/2013 09:59 PM

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Survey Results

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The following is a tabular depiction of the responses to each survey question. Additional comments
provided by respondents, if any, are included after each table.
Section - General Overview of Program
Instructions Provided To Respondents
We appreciate your feedback, comments and suggestions. The information you provide will strengthen
our program. Thank you.
1. What did you like about this program?
I liked how hands on everything was, that's how i and others usually learn best. I also liked the helpful and
timely feedback from the instructors. They really challenged me to do my best (0000000556 Anonymous)
I liked it. I thought it did good job of introducing students to many different aspects of the industry and
thereby providing students with the experiences to compete for jobs. (0000000346 Anonymous)
It is taught very well and they make sure we understand what we are doing. (0000000348 Anonymous)
John Flanagan (0000000343 Anonymous)
small classes. good instructors (0000000344 Anonymous)
The hands on experience. (0000000347 Anonymous)
the knowledge i learned (0000000345 Anonymous)
The variety of systems and instructors. (0000000429 Anonymous)

2. What would you change about this program?
I think i would incorporate more into the 2nd year of the two year program, there was a lot of material
where i knew the basics but didnt completely understand it (0000000556 Anonymous)
Instead of a job shadow class, I would prefer to pay the extra money for something they used to do, which
was an 8 week apprenticiship with one comapany (0000000346 Anonymous)
It would be nice to be able to do more things in lab but we would need more lab time. (0000000348
Anonymous)
more lab work time in second year of program (0000000344 Anonymous)
More time. (0000000429 Anonymous)
nothing (0000000345 Anonymous)
Well set up program. (0000000347 Anonymous)

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Section - Western Technical College Core Abilities

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Instructions Provided To Respondents
This section addresses the college core abilities. The core abilities are overall skills that all graduates
should acquire during their experience at Western. Focus on yourself in this segment. As a result of this
program:
3. I have learned effective communication skills.
100%
8
Yes
4. Comments on effective communication skills.
Learned alot about word processing and communicating through writing. Computer knowledge in
general, would be good for people who have never used one before also typing, for those who have never
typed before. (0000000429 Anonymous)
5. I am able to apply mathematical concepts.
100%
8
Yes
6. Comments on application of mathematical concepts.
7. I learned how to transfer social and natural science theories into practical applications.
100%
8
Yes
8. Comments on transferring social and natural science theories into practical applications.
9. I learned critical thinking skills.
100%
8
Yes
10. Comments on critical thinking skills.
11. I have learned to use technology effectively.
100%
8
Yes
12. Comments on effective use of technology.
13. I have learned to value myself and work ethically with others in a diverse population.
87.5%
7
Yes
12.5%
1
No
14. Comments on valuing self and working ethically in a diverse population.
15. I am able to make decisions that incorporate the importance of sustainability.
100%
8
Yes
16. Comments on incorporating the importance of sustainability.

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Section - Specific Program Outcomes

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Instructions Provided To Respondents
This section addresses the specific outcomes for your program. Please focus on yourself in this section.
As a result of this program, I learned to:
17. Install HVACR systems.
100%
8
Yes
18. Comments about learning this program outcome.
19. Service HVACR systems.
100%
8
Yes
20. Comments about learning this program outcome.
21. Repair HVACR equipment.
100%
8
Yes
22. Comments about learning this program outcome.
23. Troubleshoot HVACR systems.
100%
8
Yes
24. Comments about learning this program outcome.
25. Analyze HVACR systems.
100%
8
Yes
26. Comments about learning this program outcome.
27. Evaluate building systems and plans.
100%
8
Yes
28. Comments about learning this program outcome.
29. Design HVACR systems.
100%
8
Yes
30. Comments about learning this program outcome.

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Section - Conclusion

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Instructions Provided To Respondents
Please use this space to share any other feedback, comments, or suggestions about your experience at
Western Technical College.
31. Comments