2011 Architectural Technology SLO-student

2011 Architectural Technology SLO-student







Western Student Learning Results (Program Outcomes) for 2011
# of Grads: 10

Source: Student

# of Responses: 9

Program: Architectural Technology
Outcome
What did you like about this program?

Yes
9 100.00%

No
0

Unk
0

NA Result
0
Yes

Yes
Yes
Yes

Yes
Yes

What would you change about this program?

9 100.00%

0

0

I liked the program very much, I only wish more credits were
transferable from the other school I came from. I feel that all the
classes cover what you need to know to be a succesful person in our
field.
I enjoyed the hands on part of the program. As well as the interaction
and field trips with companies within the La Crosse area.
Hand drafting and learning the CAD software.
The instructors and their ability to take a huge field and condense it
down to two years of great learning.
The program was a well rounded with the knowledge that i am going
to need to know in and on the field
Learning everything I know now about architecture that I did not know
before.

0
Yes

Yes
Yes

Yes

Yes

Monday, September 19, 2011

Feedback

Western Wisconsin Technical College

To complete this program in two years is hard to do if you want any
kind of life outside of school. It should be at least two and half years or
classes should be during breaks also. I also think the building
techniques class should be required to take with a way to test out of it
because of construction experience.
More available computers when then first year and second year
students are trying to share the same lab to complete assigned work.
I would possibly make the Building Techniques class a pre requisite in
the first semester that can be tested out of. I feel that some people
have more construction experience than others when entering this
program and the ones that don't have the experience struggle to see
how some elements fit together.
I think that the Building course people have an option of taking should
be required, but able to test out of it like me i was in the construction
field so i know how these things work. For some students it would
help a lot becuase they havent had the time to do these things yet
coming from highschool.
The program curriculum is very good, my only suggestion would be to
make the building techniques class available during the first
semester. We could use a computer with Revit and SoftPlan in the
library.

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Outcome

Yes

No

Unk

NA Result
Yes

Yes
Yes

Use effective communication skills.

9 100.00%

0

0

Yes

Yes

Yes

9 100.00%

0

0

I would change the room that we have been givin. The first and
second years students have one room to do work and work on the
program Revit. There are not any other classrooms with-in the school
that have the programs we need in the classroom or in the library. It
became an issue when we were getting into the last part of the
semester because we all were trying to get our projects done and
there were classes being held and a full room with only a few
computers available for us 2nd year students to work. Other programs
have an entire floor or wing of the school and I think it would be just
as fair if they did the same thing for the Architectural Program. As for
any of the other programs because in my opinion the Architectural
tech programs needs computers and room just as much as other
programs if not more.
Have building techniques be required
there are some electives that i think are not needed for the program
and i would also have enjoyed maybe starting some of the computer
programs used earlyer in the program

0
Yes

Apply mathematical concepts.

Feedback

Effective communication skills are very important in every day life. I do
feel I have achieved such skills through this program and its
requirements.
My communication skills have improved significantly, but some of the
classes like written comm and technical reporting have been useless
to this program.
We did many assignments and projects that require a lot of
communication. Our Capstone project, which is our final project,
being one of them that needs a lot of communication.
Sometimes

0
Yes
Yes
Yes

Yes

9 100.00%

0

0

0

0

When designing and putting together a successful plan for any
residential or commercial building you really have to think about what
you are doing and how the whole thing will come together.

Yes

Demonstrate ability to think critically.

9 100.00%

?

Yes

Transfer social and natural science theories
into practical applications.

Building Estimating and Structural analysis are great for incorporating
mathematical concepts.
oh yeah definitely done in this program
I believe the tech math class required is sufficient enough for the
architectural program. It is tough, but if you get your homework done
right away it is easy to pass.

Sitting at a computer 8 hours a day sucks.

0

0

Demonstrate ability to value self and work
ethically with others in a diverse population.

9 100.00%

0

0

0

Use technology effectively.

9 100.00%

0

0

0

Monday, September 19, 2011

Western Wisconsin Technical College

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Outcome
Make decisions that incorporate the
importance of sustainability

Yes
9 100.00%

No
0

Unk
0

NA Result

Feedback

0
Yes

Apply technical concepts in the design and
drafting of a building.

9 100.00%

0

0

0

Apply structural principles in the design and
drafting of a building.

9 100.00%

0

0

0

Estimate the materials required to construct a
building.

9 100.00%

0

0

0

Develop architectural drawings.

9 100.00%

0

0

0

Incorporate MEP (Mechanical, Electrical,
Plumbing) systems into architectural drawings.

9 100.00%

0

0

0

Select appropriate building materials and
product specifications to be coordinated with
working drawings.

9 100.00%

0

0

0

135 100.00%

0

0

This is something that needs more attention.

0

Aggregate Assessment of Achievement

Monday, September 19, 2011

0.00%

Western Wisconsin Technical College

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