Student’s Academic Interest

The Business Education Department at Stephenson High School seeks to increase the number of graduating students who are fully qualified for entry level positions in the Business and Technology industry. Our goal is to provide a curriculum that exhibits advanced proficiency and high levels of professionalism in the Business and Technology fields, while combing a career focus that meets post-secondary entrance requirements. The purpose of this survey is to gather information about student’s academic interest in order to help us make informed decisions about curriculum offerings and action we need to take to better meet the needs of our students, families, and the community.

Please respond by November 12, 2008. Thank you for your assistance.

Name


A red asterisk (*) indicates required questions.


  1. First Name:

    *


  1. Last Name *


  1. Your Academy Name *


  1. My Gender:*
    Male
    Female


  1. Student’s Academic Interest/Career Fields(Select 3)*
    Banking /Financial Services/Accounting
    Business Administration/Management
    Computer Science/ Computer Programming
    Media, Marketing, Advertising PR
    Healthcare/Medical
    Legal/Law/CIS/FBI
    Restaurant/Fast Food
    Construction
    Sports & Athletics/Sports Management
    Arts & Entertainment/ Acting/ Theater
    Government/Military/Public Service
    Automotive/Engineering Automotive
    Graphic Arts/ Graphic Design/ Web Design
    Travel and Tourism
    EDUCATION/Teaching
    Engineering
    Information Technology
    Mass Media, Video Broadcasting, Radio
    Communication/Producer/Promoter
    Entrepreneur


  1. How often does your Teacher(S) require the use of technology?
    Almost Never
    Once a Week
    Once a Month
    Everyday


  1. I know how to use a word processing program such as Microsoft Word to write and print documents.*
    Not Applicable - I have never used Microsoft Word.
    Novice - I have only used Microsoft Word once or twice and was totally lost.
    Beginner - I can perform basic functions
    Moderate - I use Microsoft Word often and can perform intermediate tasks
    Expert - I am a skilled user


  1. I know how to use a spreadsheet program such as Microsoft Excel.*
    Not Applicable - I have never used Microsoft Excel
    Novice - I have only used Microsoft Excel once or twice and was totally lost.
    Beginner - I can perform basic functions
    Moderate - I use Microsoft Excel often and can perform intermediate tasks
    Expert - I am a skilled user


  1. I know how to use presentation software such as PowerPoint to create presentations.*
    Not Applicable - I have never used Microsoft PowerPoint
    Novice - I have only used MicrosoftPowerPointl once or twice and was totally lost.
    Beginner - I can perform basic functions
    Moderate - I use Microsoft PowerPoint often and can perform intermediate tasks
    Expert - I am a skilled user


  1. I know how to use e-mail programs to send and receive messages.
    Not Applicable - I have never used e-mail programs
    Novice - I have only used e-mail programs once or twice and was totally lost.
    Beginner - I can perform basic functions
    Moderate - I use Microsoft e-mail programs often and can perform intermediate tasks
    Expert - I am a skilled user


  1. I know how to use a search engine such as Google to find information on the World Wide Web.*
    Not Applicable - I have never used a search engine
    Novice - I have only used a search engine once or twice and was totally lost.
    Beginner - I can perform basic search
    Moderate - I use search engines often and can perform intermediate tasks
    Expert - I perform a Boolean Search


  1. I knows how to write reports or create other business documents on a computer.*
    Not Applicable - I have never wrote a business document
    Novice - I have only written a business document once or twice and was totally lost.
    Beginner - I can create a basic business document
    Moderate - I can write a business document and can perform intermediate tasks
    Expert - I can create professional business documents & Desktop Publications


  1. I knows how to copy and burn a CDs and/or DVDs. *
    Not Applicable - I have never burned a CDs and/or DVDs
    Novice - I have only played a CD and/or DVD
    Beginner - I can only burn a CD
    Moderate - I can copy and burn a CDs and/or DVDs
    Expert - I can copy, burn and re-write CD-RWs and/or DVD-RWs


  1. I knows how to transfer pictures into a computer using a digital camera,camera phone and/or scanner. *
    Not Applicable - I have never transfered pictures into a computer using a digital camera,camera phone and/or scanner.
    Novice - I have transfered pictures into a computer using only a digital camera once or twice
    Beginner - I have transfered pictures into a computer using a digital camera and/or scanner.
    Moderate - I can transfer pictures into a computer using a digital camera,camera phone and/or scanner.
    Expert - I am a skilled user


  1. I knows how to create pictures using drawing or painting software such Adobe Photoshop, Paint, etc. *
    Not Applicable - I have never create pictures using drawing or painting software such Adobe Photoshop, Paint, etc.
    Novice - I have only used paint once or twice
    Beginner - I can only use paint
    Moderate - I can create pictures using drawing or painting software such Adobe Photoshop, Paint, etc.
    Expert - I am a skilled user


  1. I know how to create a web page for publication on the World Wide Web.*
    Not Applicable - I have never created a Web Page
    Novice - I can create a basic web page
    Beginner - I can create basic web page with sound
    Moderate - I can create a web page for publication on the World Wide Web.
    Expert - I can create a Web Page and a Blog with multimedia for publication on the World Wide Web.


  1. I can solve mathematical problems using a graphing calculator and/or appropriate software. *
    Extremely Well
    Very Well
    Average
    Not at all


  1. I am able to solve problems effectively and quickly.*
    Extremely Well
    Very Well
    Average
    Not at all


  1. I am able to communicate (Orally) ideas clearly, concisely, accurately, and logically. *
    Extremely Well
    Very Well
    Average
    Not at all


  1. I am good at conducting research in order to extract information and important ideas from written words as well as graphs and tables.*
    Extremely Well
    Very Well
    Average
    Not at all


  1. I can clearly and precisely write/create Memos, Resume, Business Letters, and Reports. *
    Extremely Well
    Very Well
    Average
    Not at all


  1. I am able to apply and use data to solve problems.
    Extremely Well
    Very Well
    Average
    Not at all


  1. I am able to apply and use various types of software tools to solve problems. *
    Extremely Well
    Very Well
    Average
    Not at all


  1. I am good at Reading , gathering and organizing information from multiple sources.*
    Extremely Well
    Very Well
    Average
    Not at all


  1. I plan to attend a four-year college/two-year college / trade or technical school
    *
    Yes
    No


  1. I am going into the Military after high school.*
    Yes
    No


  1. Do you own a working computer with Internet access?
    *
    Yes
    No


  1. Would you like to receive the Georgia Work Ready Certificate? It's Free! With a Georgia Work Ready Certificate employers can match your skill level and job requirements with assessment scores earned on the WorkKeys assessments test. For more information ask Mrs. Neal or Ms. Stephens in room 802 . *
    Yes
    No


  1. What is your grade level?*
    9
    10
    11
    12


  1. Are you a member of any school club(s) or organization(s) or planning to join a school club or organization? If so, please name the club or organization. (FBLA, SKillsUSA, etc)



  1. What other Business and Technology skills would you like to improve? Select 3-4*
    Improving Keyboarding Skills
    Improving Knowlege of Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Access
    Knowlege of Adobe Photoshop/Desktop Publishing
    Business Writing Skills
    Vocabulary/Spelling/Proofreading
    Organization Skills/Time Management
    Career Aptitude Test/Hands on Trainning
    Interpreting Graphs/Charts
    Oral Report and Presentations
    Job Interviewing skills/Telephone Techniques
    Teamwork/Leadership/Personnel Policies
    Ethics/Building Business Relations
    Computer Hardware Training/Hardware Research
    Database Basics
    Problem Solving Skills
    Writing a Resume
    Netiquette/Internet Basics
    Emerging Technologies/Evaluation of Technology
    Memos, Business Letters, and Reports
    Downloading and Installing Software/Software Upgrades





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