Teacher Education – Revised 4/3/06 1 Tennessee State University Teacher Education Exit Survey We are interested in your opinions about the College of Education. Please record one response per question by filling in the appropriate number on the bubble sheet. Do not write anything on this questionnaire. ID#: Enter Last 4 digits of social security number in square at top of bubble sheet. 1. Current Semester: 1 = Fall 2 = Spring 3 = Summer 2. Current Year: 1 = 2005 2 = 2006 3 = 2007 4 = 2008 5 = 2009 3. Gender: 1 = Female 2 = Male 4. U.S Ethnic group or nationality 1 = African American 2 = Caucasian 3 = Latin/Other Spanish Origin 4 = Multiracial 5 = Other 5. Degree Program 1 = Bachelors Degree 2 = Masters Degree 3 = Education Specialist Degree 4 = Doctoral Degree 5 = Non – Degree Program 6. Licensure/Certification Status 1 = Licensure/Certification Program 2 = Non – Licensure/Certification Program 7. Academic Department 1 = Education Administration 2 = Human Performance and Sport Science 3 = Psychology 4 = Teaching and Learning 8. Concentration or area (Leave Blank if your area is not listed below) 1 = Higher Education Administration 2 = Pre K-12 Educational Administration 3 = Pre K-12 School Counseling 4 = School Psychology 5 = Teacher Education 9. What was your cumulative GPA on your most recent end of semester grade report? 1 = Less than 2.00 Teacher Education – Revised 4/3/06 2 2 = 2.00 – 2.49 3 = 2.50 – 2.99 4 = 3.00 – 3.49 5 = 3.50 – 4.00 10. Plans after graduation 1 = Full Time Employment in area of Concentration 2 = Part Time Employment in area of Concentration 3 = Employment but not in area of Concentration 4 = Begin work on another college/university degree 11. Job status, if planning to be employed in area of concentration. 1 = Have not interviewed 2 = Interviewed, no offers 3 = Offered position, declined 4 = Offered position, not yet accepted 5 = Offered position, accepted 12. On average, how do you rate the quality of instruction in your major area of study? 1 = Poor 2 = Fair 3 = Neutral 4 = Good 5 = Excellent 13. To what extent did instruction in your major area of study fulfill your expectations? 1 = Far below expectations 2 = Below expectations 3 = Neutral 4 = Met expectations 5 = Far above expectations 14. Primary level of teaching interest 1 = Early Childhood Education 2 = Elementary Education 3 = Middle School 4 = Secondary Education 5 = Special Education 15. Initial teacher certification area 1 = Art 2 = Music 3 = English/Language Arts 4 = Mathematics 5 = None of the above, look for more choices below 16. Initial teacher certification area 1 = Speech/Communications 2 = Theater/Drama 3 = Biology 4 = Chemistry 5 = None of the above, look for more options below 17. Initial teacher certification area 1 = History 2 = Geography 3 = Government 4 = Business Education Teacher Education – Revised 4/3/06 3 5 = None of the above, look for more options below 18. Initial teacher certification area: 1 = French 2 = Spanish 3 = Health 4 = Physical Education 5 = None of the above, look for more choices below 19. Initial teacher certification area: 1 = ELL 2 = Home Economics 3 = Pre K - 3 4 = Elementary K - 6 5 = Special Education (Leave blank if none of the above) 20. Plans after graduation 1= Full-time graduate study 2= Full-time teaching 3= Teach & Part-time graduate study 4= Other Continue on next page UNIQUE ITEMS Use this key to respond to the following questions (#21through #63): Teacher Education – Revised 4/3/06 4 1 = Not at all prepared 2 = Somewhat prepared 3= Neutral 4 = Well prepared 5= Very well prepared To what degree did your coursework and/or field experiences at Tennessee State University prepare you to: Planning/Collaboration 21. Consult and collaborates with other professionals outside of your school 22. Consult and collaborates with other professionals at your current school 23. Foster classroom collaboration Classroom Management (Only teachers are to respond to questions #24 and #25) 24. Establish rules and procedures in the classroom 25. Effectively manages disruptive behavior 26. Deal with students with fairness and respect Engage the community 27. Work effectively with parents and families 28. Involve parents and families in school activities 29. Solicit resources from business and community agencies 30. Involve business and community agencies in school activities School Culture 31. Foster diversity and equity in a school 32. Demonstrate empathy and caring for all students and staff 33. Advocate and sustains a school culture conducive to student learning 34. Advocate and sustains a school culture conducive to student growth 35. Facilitate processes that ensure fairness, dignity , and respect for all 36. Demonstrate integrity and professionalism in the work environment 37. Create a caring community of learners Communication 38. Effectively communicates the vision and mission of a school 39. Communicate effectively with students, staff, and parents 40. Write effectively Student Interactions 41. Understand student growth and development 42. Foster students’ personal development and self esteem 43. Encourage positive social interaction among students 44. Provide motivation to students 45. Actively engage students in the learning process Assessment 46. Access information sources and gather and analyze data 47. Use appropriate measurement and evaluation strategies 48. Use multiple strategies to formally assess student learning 49. Use multiple strategies to informally assess student learning Ethics 50. Know the legal issues impacting school operations 51. Conduct all duties ethically Teacher Education – Revised 4/3/06 5 Instructional Strategies 52. Use technology to support student learning and professional growth 53. Implement current technologies 54. Apply technology resources to enable and empower learners 55. Facilitate learning of students from diverse ethnic backgrounds 56. Facilitate learning of students with diverse learning styles 57. Facilitate learning through a variety of instructional strategies 58. Foster intellectual development of students 59. Encourage critical thinking and problem solving 60. Make decisions that enhance effective teaching and learning 61. Understand learning goals in a pluralistic society Function effectively in profession 62. Practice effectively in your profession 63. Effectively develop and implement plans Please respond to the following questions using the attached sheet. 64. Please list all of the instructional strategies which you feel prepared to use in your future classrooms. 65. Please describe strengths of the Teacher Education Program (coursework, faculty, advisement, field experiences, etc.). 66. Please describe areas of the Teacher Education Program that you think should be improved. Be specific.