2013 Spring WeldingProgramFACULTY-SLOAssessment

2013 Spring WeldingProgramFACULTY-SLOAssessment








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Welding Program FACULTY-SLO Assessment,
Spring 2013
Results
Published: 5/14/2013

Survey Overview
Description
Welding Program, Spring 2013
Instructions Provided To Respondents
This survey is sent to the Program Head. Please collaborate with all program faculty when completing the
survey. Thank you.
Respondent Metrics
Respondents:
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First Response:
5/6/2013 04:27 AM
Last Response:
5/6/2013 10:10 PM

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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
1. What do you think your students liked best about your program?
Hands on training (0000000742 Anonymous)
2. What do you think your students would like to see changed in your program?
More space. Meeting more times per week. (0000000742 Anonymous)
3. How many students will graduate from your program?
20 (0000000742 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. Consider the total number of graduates. How many
are able to:
4. Use effective communication skills.
23 (0000000742 Anonymous)
5. Comments on effective communication skills.
Most part pretty good (0000000742 Anonymous)
6. Apply mathematical concepts.
12 (0000000742 Anonymous)
7. Comments on application of mathematical concepts.
Most of them need work on math skills (0000000742 Anonymous)
8. Transfer social and natural science theories into practical applications.
23 (0000000742 Anonymous)
9. Comments on transferring social and natural science theories into practical applications.
OK (0000000742 Anonymous)
10. Use critical thinking skills.
15 (0000000742 Anonymous)
11. Comments on critical thinking skills.
All the students need work on this (0000000742 Anonymous)
12. Use technology effectively.
23 (0000000742 Anonymous)

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13. Comments on effective use of technology.
For most part they do use it. (0000000742 Anonymous)
14. Value self and work ethically with others in a diverse population.
23 (0000000742 Anonymous)
15. Comments on valuing self and working ethically in a diverse population.
Seem to all get along (0000000742 Anonymous)
16. Make decisions that incorporate the importance of sustainability.
5 (0000000742 Anonymous)
17. Comments on incorporating the importance of sustainability.
We continue to work on the importance of using and reusing materials (0000000742 Anonymous)
Section - Specific Program Outcomes
Instructions Provided To Respondents
This section addresses the specific outcomes for your program. Consider the total number of graduates.
How many are able to:
18. Demonstrate industry recognized safety practices.
23 (0000000742 Anonymous)
19. Comments about learning this program outcome.
Doing well with that (0000000742 Anonymous)
20. Interpret welding drawings.
23 (0000000742 Anonymous)
21. Comments about learning this program outcome.
OK (0000000742 Anonymous)
22. Produce shielded metal arc welds (SMAW).
23 (0000000742 Anonymous)
23. Comments about learning this program outcome.
OK (0000000742 Anonymous)
24. Produce gas metal arc welds (GMAW).
23 (0000000742 Anonymous)
25. Comments about learning this program outcome.
Still needs a little work (0000000742 Anonymous)
26. Produe flux core welds.
23 (0000000742 Anonymous)
27. Comments about learning this program outcome.
Ok (0000000742 Anonymous)

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28. Produce gas tungsten arc welds (GTAW).
23 (0000000742 Anonymous)
29. Comments about learning this program outcome.
OK (0000000742 Anonymous)
30. Perform thermal cutting.
23 (0000000742 Anonymous)
31. Comments about learning this program outcome.
Doing well (0000000742 Anonymous)
Section - Conclusion
Instructions Provided To Respondents
Consider this class of graduating students, what was most challenging for the faculty in your program?
32. Comments
Being vested in the welding program. Pride in work.Poor retention (0000000742 Anonymous)