Pre-Course Survey Spring 2010

English Fundamentals preparedness study.

Name (optional): 


A red asterisk (*) indicates required questions.


  1. My highest placement exam scores were on the*
    SAT
    ACT
    Accuplacer
    Other
    Don't know


  1. In high school, my overall grades were*
    Excellent
    Above Average
    Average
    Below Average
    Don't know


  1. When it comes to technology, my skills are*
    Excellent
    Average
    Low
    Never used technology
    Don't know


  1. When it comes to typing, I am*
    Extremely fast and accurate
    Moderate with a few mistakes
    Slow and sloppy
    Unable to type


  1. In my honest opinion, reading is*
    one of my favorite activities
    not a problem for me, but I prefer movies
    a problem for me sometimes
    impossible for me


  1. When it comes to writing, I *
    appreciate all kinds of writing assignments
    appreciate creative writing only (poetry and rap lyrics)
    can barely write anything, but I'm ready to learn
    hate writing and I don't feel it's important


  1. My placement test results were*
    higher than my usual grades in English
    the same as my usual grades in English
    lower than my usual grades in English
    a mystery to me because I don't know what I scored


  1. When it comes to typing essays on the computer, I *
    can use Microsoft Word and all of its editing tools
    can use Microsoft Word without editing tools
    can barely create and save a document in Microsoft Word
    cannot use Microsoft Word without help
    have never heard of Microsoft Word


  1. When it comes to using email, I*
    have an account, and I can send file attachments
    have an account, but I have never sent attachments
    have an account, but I never use it
    do not have an email account


  1. I believe the English Fundamentals class*
    will help me prepare for the next level
    will waste my time and money





Assistant Professor of Education, Wiley College