2013 Spring ECET-SLOAssessment

2013 Spring ECET-SLOAssessment








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ECET-SLO Assessment, Spring 2013
Results
Published: 5/15/2013

Survey Overview
Description
ECET, 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:
3
First Response:
4/29/2013 07:46 AM
Last Response:
5/9/2013 09:58 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?
It was challenging and involve a lot of stuff that i have an interest in. (0000000682 Anonymous)
The Instructors. (0000000361 Anonymous)
The way it was structured. I had the opportunity to learn from many well-qualified instructors and I got to
work with a lot of very intelligent students. The classes were challenging right from the beginning and they
followed a logical order. It was very exciting when I reached the second year and could begin to do more
hands on activities where I could apply my knowledge in practical situations. (0000000564 Anonymous)
2. What would you change about this program?
More hands on work. I would have really enjoyed a troubleshooting course. I feel like I am equipped with
the skills to troubleshoot electronics, but I would have liked to graduate with more confidence and
experience in that area. (0000000564 Anonymous)
Slow the pace down in certain classes. (0000000682 Anonymous)
The timing of the classes. (0000000361 Anonymous)
Section - Western Technical College Core Abilities
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%
3
Yes
4. Comments on effective communication skills.
5. I am able to apply mathematical concepts.
100%
3
Yes
6. Comments on application of mathematical concepts.

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7. I learned how to transfer social and natural science theories into practical applications.
100%
3
Yes
8. Comments on transferring social and natural science theories into practical applications.
9. I learned critical thinking skills.
100%
3
Yes
10. Comments on critical thinking skills.
11. I have learned to use technology effectively.
100%
3
Yes
12. Comments on effective use of technology.
13. I have learned to value myself and work ethically with others in a diverse population.
100%
3
Yes
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%
3
Yes
16. Comments on incorporating the importance of sustainability.
Section - Specific Program Outcomes
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. Identify and solve problems, applying knowledge in a critical, creative and ethical manner.
100%
3
Yes
18. Comments about learning this program outcome.
19. Demonstrate a basic understanding of applied physics.
100%
3
Yes
20. Comments about learning this program outcome.
21. Build or assemble electromechanical/electronic hardware.
100%
3
Yes
22. Comments about learning this program outcome.

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23. Adhere to proper safety practices and procedures.
100%
3
Yes

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24. Comments about learning this program outcome.
25. Use appropriate test equipment and troubleshooting techniques to repair or locate defective
circuits or components in electrical/electronic systems.
100%
3
Yes
26. Comments about learning this program outcome.
27. Maintain parts and equipment inventory including service documentation.
100%
3
Yes
28. Comments about learning this program outcome.
29. Demonstrate a basic understanding of analog and digital communications systems.
100%
3
Yes
30. Comments about learning this program outcome.
31. Demonstrate effective programming skills.
66.7%
2
Yes
33.3%
1
No
32. Comments about learning this program outcome.
Didn't do enough programming to be confident in my programming skills. (0000000682 Anonymous)
33. Develop and construct a basic data acquisition and control system.
100%
3
Yes
34. Comments about learning this program outcome.
35. Demonstrate a basic understanding of networks and networking.
100%
3
Yes
36. Comments about learning this program outcome.
37. Demonstrate an understanding of computer hardware, operating systems and application
software.
100%
3
Yes
38. Comments about learning this program outcome.

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39. Demonstrate a solid foundation in electronic circuits and systems.
100%
3
Yes

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40. Comments about learning this program outcome.
Section - Conclusion
Instructions Provided To Respondents
Please use this space to share any other feedback, comments, or suggestions about your experience at
Western Technical College.
41. Comments
I really enjoyed my time at Western. Although I was already beginning to work in my field before I began
school, I feel like I have really developed professionally during my time in the ECET program. (0000000564
Anonymous)
Minor tweeks could be made to the teaching styles of certain instructors, but overall, this was a good
program to be in. (0000000682 Anonymous)