2012 Electromechanical Technology-SLO

2012 Electromechanical Technology-SLO







Western Student Learning Results (Program Outcomes) for 2012
# of Grads: 9

Source: Student

# of Responses: 4

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

Yes
4 100.00%

No
0

Unk
0

NA Result
0
Yes
Yes

Yes

What would you change about this program?

4 100.00%

0

0

Yes

Yes
Yes

4 100.00%

0

0

I like learning servo motors and stepper motors it was fun, and
interesting.
I liked the hands on experiences. I liked the few times we would get
input on labs so we could make it something that seemed relevant to
our understanding of the material.
There was a lot of Questions that could not be answered by the
instructor or he did not know how to explain them,Over time I believe
he will grow to be a good teacher, but he still needs to change roles
from a manager to a instructor

0
Yes

Use effective communication skills.

Feedback

I would have liked it if we could have learned things a little more
thoroughly. It's way easier to learn something if first the instructor
lays out what is going to be taught, how it relates to or is used in
conjunction with things we already learned, and then shows us how
to do whatever it is we are learning. After that we try to do it on our
own, while asking questions. After that we should be expected to be
able to perform things by ourselves. We often skipped ahead right to
the being expected to figure it out on our own for some classes. The
project class was really nice to finally tie things together. It would be
nice if while doing the hydraulic or pneumatic labs if we could work on
actual machinery instead of trainers that only teach students how to
plug hose A into slot C to watch D move. I didn't get anything out of
those courses.
Instructor needs to instruct more. We spent too much time trying to
figure things out for ourselves and then being ridiculed when we had
to ask too many questions.
I would add more trainers for and update the computers.
I would have to say the equipment is outdated and needs to be
replaced, some areas I believe need to be hit a little longer. exp.
Servo motors and stepper motors. Not so much the information but
the programming.

0
Yes

Yes

Apply mathematical concepts.

4 100.00%

0

0

I do believe that it would have been nice to have a instructor that was
not fresh into teaching it made it hard for us. I think the school should
have planned this a little better and maybe had him watch the group
for a year with a experienced instructor.

When it came to figuring out what size resistors to install to slow
down a motor we used mathematics.
Once again I think the Tech Math was a little to much for the
program. it could have been easily done with electrical math 1,2,3
leaving more time for the actual learning of the program.

0

Yes

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Outcome
Transfer social and natural science theories
into practical applications.

Yes
4 100.00%

No
0

Unk
0

NA Result

Feedback

0
Yes
Yes

Yes

Demonstrate ability to think critically.

4 100.00%

0

0

We Applied laws of gravity to our ramp on our final project.
This part of the course was good and explained well.

Figuring out how to program our touch screen for our card dealer we
had to do critical thinking.
I do think more trouble shooting would have been nice to see.

0

Yes

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

4 100.00%

0

0

0
Yes
Yes

Yes
Yes

Troubleshoot and repair electromechanical
and electronic equipment and systems

4 100.00%

4 100.00%

4 100.00%

1 25.00%

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Everyday
This was one of the main topics that they drilled home with
equipment and tools.

Yes

Adhere to proper safety practices and
procedures

75.00%

0

Yes our final project and our power supplies and our multimeters.
This was effective
We did this, but the big issue was that we had to teach ourselves
how to do things, many times without instruction.

Yes
Yes

Build or assemble electromechanical
hardware

3

0

Everyday
This was accomplished
I don't think we covered this at all.

Yes
Yes
Yes

Make decisions that incorporate the
importance of sustainability

4 100.00%

like I said earlier that the outdated equipment was used effectively.
Everyday

Yes
Yes
No

Use technology effectively.

This was a obstacle for some of us but by the end all that matters is
the job gets done safe and efficient.
Every day we had to be self motivated.

as we were made to do things ourselves, we also had to troubleshoot
what we did.
Like I said repair yes, troubleshoot more time needed
Sometimes I felt like we didn't really get to understand the physical
actions we were doing. At the end of a lot of labs, I left thinking well
we accomplished that...but what did we really do? We didn't get to
see the big picture of what we were doing a lot it felt like.
Final project we had to trouble shoot and our labs we did to.

0

0

0

0

0

Yes
Yes

Yes

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Outcome
Perform preventative maintenance

Yes
4 100.00%

No
0

Unk
0

NA Result

Feedback

0
Yes
Yes
Yes

Yes
Yes
Yes

Install, modify and program industrial network
systems on the devices and control levels.

4 100.00%

4 100.00%

4 100.00%

1 25.00%

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

First year we did..
Good Teacher he explains well and you can tell he loves his job
I think there are more interesting and better ways to teach this. Bring
in a motorcycle brake system or some 'system' that we can see the
big picture of how and why it works. Trainers are a good suplement
but plugging hoses into cylinders to watch them go up and down
didn't do it for me. I don't think that taught me many of the concepts.

Yes
Yes

Modify, install, and maintain hydraulic and
pneumatic systems.

75.00%

Everyday we worked with something different.
Good

Yes
Yes
Yes

Modify, install, maintain, and program
electronic and electromechanical systems

3

Everyday we did this
We didn't cover this.
Maintain parts and equipment inventory was good.

Yes
Yes

Maintain parts and equipment inventory
including service documentation.

We didn't cover this really as far as I remember.
This was good
Everyday

Everyday we did..
This was kind of a nightmare most times. Again, instruction before
the lab would have been super helpful to just get an understanding of
what we were doing and how to go about it. Obviously we are
connecting things together. We knew that. But apart from that, we
didn't get much background into concepts.
would have been nice if the instructor had more knowledge on this
subject

0

0

0

0

Yes

Aggregate Assessment of Achievement

Monday, November 18, 2013

66

97.06%

2

2.94%

0

0

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