2013 Spring MechanicalDesign-SLOAssessment

2013 Spring MechanicalDesign-SLOAssessment








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Mechanical Design-SLO Assessment,
Spring 2013
Results
Published: 5/14/2013
Survey Overview
Description
Mechanical Design, 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:
2
First Response:
4/29/2013 07:46 AM
Last Response:
5/12/2013 09:18 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?
Small class sizes made it easy to get one on one help from the instructors. (0000000679 Anonymous)
The hands on and personal touch to the teaching and learning process. (0000000360 Anonymous)
2. What would you change about this program?
nothing (0000000360 Anonymous)
Nothing. (0000000679 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%
2
Yes
4. Comments on effective communication skills.
5. I am able to apply mathematical concepts.
100%
2
Yes
6. Comments on application of mathematical concepts.
7. I learned how to transfer social and natural science theories into practical applications.
100%
2
Yes
8. Comments on transferring social and natural science theories into practical applications.
9. I learned critical thinking skills.
100%
2
Yes

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10. Comments on critical thinking skills.

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11. I have learned to use technology effectively.
100%
2
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%
2
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%
2
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. Prepare detail and assembly drawings for documentation of mechanical components and
products.
100%
2
Yes
18. Comments about learning this program outcome.
19. Create CAD geometry, parts and assemblies.
100%
2
Yes
20. Comments about learning this program outcome.
21. Design mechanical components and products.
100%
2
Yes
22. Comments about learning this program outcome.
23. Analyze mechanic engineering problems.
100%
2
Yes
24. Comments about learning this program outcome.
25. Select purchase parts.
100%
2
Yes

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26. Comments about learning this program outcome.

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27. Produce and revise supporting engineering documentation.
100%
2
Yes
28. Comments about learning this program outcome.
29. Evaluate manufacturing processes and materials for product development.
100%
2
Yes
30. Comments about learning this program outcome.
31. Demonstrate awareness of product liability and industry standards.
100%
2
Yes
32. Comments about learning this program outcome.
33. Demonstrate the organizational skills required to meet design and production deadlines.
100%
2
Yes
34. Comments about learning this program outcome.
35. Demonstrate ability to interpret and communicate technical concepts, designs and
documentation.
100%
2
Yes
36. 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.
37. Comments
Overall it was a very pleasant and enjoyable experience in the Mechanical Design program at Western
Technical College. The environment in which we worked in made it very effective to accomplish our goals
for this course. (0000000679 Anonymous)