Student Learning Center Survey - SP09

Please answer all of the following questions honestly. Take your time to read each one of the questions before responding. This survey will be seen by me only. No one else will see the answers that you indicate.

Name


A red asterisk (*) indicates required questions.


  1. How old are you?*
    17-19
    20-22
    23-25
    26-30


  1. What degree are you majoring in?*
    AA in Bible and Theology
    AA in Missions
    AA in General Studies
    AA in General Business
    AA in Music Ministry
    AA in Elementary Education
    BA in Ministerial Education
    BA in Church and Family Ministry
    BA in Music Education
    BA in Missions
    BA in Teacher Education


  1. What year are you in?*
    Freshman
    Sophomore
    Junior
    Senior


  1. Did you attend public school?*
    Yes
    No


  1. Did you attend private school?*
    Yes
    No


  1. Were you home-schooled?*
    Yes
    No


  1. If you were home-schooled, what typed of curriculum was used?
    ACE
    Conventional
    Other


  1. Were you required to attend SLC last semester?*
    Yes
    No


  1. Do you work off campus?*
    Yes
    No


  1. If yes, approximately how many hours per week?
    40+ hours
    30-40 hours
    20-30 hours
    10-20 hours
    less than 10 hours


  1. If you work more than 20 hours per week, what is the main reason you work so many hours?
    I need to pay my school bill
    Personal financial reasons
    I just enjoy my job


  1. Do you work on-campus?*
    Yes
    No


  1. If yes, approximately how many hours?
    15-20 hours
    10-15 hours
    less than 10 hours


  1. Do you participate in extra-curricular activities (e.g., ministries, intramurals, drama team)?*
    Yes
    No


  1. If yes, approximately how many hours per week are you involved?
    More than 6 hours
    5-6 hours
    3-4 hours
    1-2 hours
    less than 1 hour


  1. Do you set aside regular time each DAY to complete homework?*
    Yes
    No


  1. Approximately how many hours per DAY do you spend studying?*
    More than 4 hours
    3-4 hours
    1-2 hours
    less than 1 hour


  1. Do you set aside regular time each WEEK to complete homework?*
    Yes
    No


  1. Approximately how many hours per WEEK do you spend studying?*
    More than 10 hours
    9-10 hours
    7-8 hours
    5-6 hours
    3-4 hours
    1-2 hours
    less than 1 hour


  1. Do you often find yourself procrastinating on your homework assignments?*
    Yes
    No


  1. Do you regularly have your homework completed several days before it is due?*
    Yes
    No


  1. Do you often find yourself turning in assignments late?*
    Yes
    No


  1. Do you use a planner (e.g., to schedule time for specific activities)?*
    Yes
    No


  1. If no, would you be willing to try using a planner?
    Yes
    No


  1. If you were required to keep a planner/calendar that listed all of your weekly activities, do you think it would help you to improve your TIME MANAGEMENT SKILLS?*
    Yes
    No


  1. If you were required to keep a planner/calendar that listed all of your weekly homework assignments, do you think it would help you to improve your STUDY SKILLS?*
    Yes
    No


  1. How likely would it be for you to ask for help if you were struggling with your studies?*
    Definitely! The more help I have, the better
    Maybe
    Probably not
    No way, I would just feel stupid


  1. Please indicate the areas in which you struggle.*
    Reading
    Test preparation
    Time Management
    Lecture Note Taking
    Test Taking/Test Anxiety
    Other


  1. If you chose "other" in the above question, please explain your answer.


  1. Are you only struggling in one or two classes? In other words, time management is not a problem for you, and you are not struggling in any other academic are (e.g. test-taking skills)*
    Yes
    No


  1. If you answered "yes" to the above question, please answer the following question: If a study group were made available to you to assist you in doing better in the one or two classes in which you are struggling, would you be willing to attend those sessions instead of coming to the SLC?
    Yes
    No


  1. What specific changes can you make to enable you to improve your academic performance?*
    Study more
    Keep up with the reading
    Review lecture notes more frequently
    Spend less time socializing
    Ask for help
    Go to class
    Other


  1. If you chose "other" in the above question, please explain your answer.


  1. How would you rate your typing skills?*
    I'm very good at typing
    Not bad, sometimes I impress myself
    I'm okay
    Not very good
    Typing, what's that?


  1. If a typing program were made available to you so that you could learn how to type better, would you be willing to use it?*
    Yes
    No


  1. Do you feel adequately prepared to write papers?*
    Yes, absolutely
    Sometimes
    No way, not at all
    Not sure


  1. How often did you make use of the writing lab last semester?*
    A lot! I really felt comfortable going to them for help with my papers
    Sometimes. If I felt like I was struggling, I was not afraid to ask for help
    Never, but at least I knew they were available if I needed help
    No way! I'm not asking for help. They might think I'm dumb


  1. Do you feel there are adequate resources available to you on campus to help you to succeed academically?*
    Yes
    No


  1. If no, why?


  1. What resources would you like to see made available to you?