PEP Attitude, Philosophy, and Decisions Spring 2006 (PEP Spring and Fall 05)

Please complete the survey. We appreciate your honest response.

Name (optional): 


  1. What is your gender?
    Male
    Female


  1. How many years have you been employed as a teacher, whether the setting be private, public, charter, or otherwise?
    0-5
    6-10
    11-15
    16-20
    21-25
    26-30
    31+


  1. How many years have you been teaching at FCASD?
    0-5
    6-10
    11-15
    16-20
    21-25
    26-30
    31+


  1. Because I participated in my own Action Research project, my decisions about classroom environment are more student centered.
     
      1 2 3 4  
    Strongly Agree  Strongly Disagree


  1. Because I participated in my own Action Research project, I more frequently use qualitative methods of evaluation and assessment (open-ended questions, interviews, journal responses, etc.).
     
      1 2 3 4  
    Strongly Agree  Strongly Disagree


  1. Because I participated in my own Action Research project, I more frequently use quantitative methods of evaluation and assessment (closed-ended questions, numerical comparisons, test scores, etc.).
     
      1 2 3 4  
    Strongly Agree  Strongly Disagree


  1. Because I participated in my own Action Research project, I find myself taking more risks in implementing new strategies beyond my pre-Action Research classroom practices.
     
      1 2 3 4  
    Strongly Agree  Strongly Disagree


  1. If given time, resources, and opportunity, would you independently initiate an Action Research project that focuses on a new topic? Why or why not?


  1. Because I participated in my own Action Research project, I feel more responsible for my own professional growth (my own personal experiences, learning from colleagues, professional development workshops, voluntary workshops).
     
      1 2 3 4  
    Strongly Agree  Strongly Disagree


  1. Please qualify your answer to the question above.


  1. Because I participated in my own Action Research project, my own definition of student learning has been changed.
     
      1 2 3 4  
    Strongly Agree  Strongly Disagree


  1. Because I participated in my own Action Research project, I believe that Action Research continues to be an authentic way of gathering data about student learning.
     
      1 2 3 4  
    Strongly Agree  Strongly Disagree


  1. Because I participated in my own Action Research project, I am more aware of asking students how they learn best.
     
      1 2 3 4  
    Strongly Agree  Strongly Disagree


  1. Because I participated in my own Action Research project, I am more aware of the direct relationship between decisions I make regarding content/delivery and my students' learning.
     
      1 2 3 4  
    Strongly Agree  Strongly Disagree


  1. Because I participated in my own Action Research project, I find myself developing more opportunities for students to engage and to achieve in my class.
     
      1 2 3 4  
    Strongly Agree  Strongly Disagree


  1. Because I participated in my own Action Research project, I am more aware that I can, in fact, directly impact student learning.
     
      1 2 3 4  
    Strongly Agree  Strongly Disagree


  1. Because I participated in my own Action Research project, I find myself discussing educational topics more often with departmental colleagues.
     
      1 2 3 4  
    Strongly Agree  Strongly Disagree


  1. Because I participated in my own Action Research project, I find myself discussing educational topics more often with colleagues outside of my department.
     
      1 2 3 4  
    Strongly Disagree  Strongly Disagree


  1. Because of the increased collegial dependence due to my involvement in PEP, I find myself more interested in sharing developed materials with colleagues.
     
      1 2 3 4  
    Strongly Agree  Strongly Disagree


  1. In the space below, provide any additional comments regarding your attitude, philosophy, and classroom decisions as a result of conducting an action research project.





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