Appendix

WRITING ENHANCED COURSE PILOT PROGRAMó

STUDENT SURVEY I

 

Course: Status: Fr___ Soph_____ Jr____ Sr____

Please circle the number that best reflects your thinking on a scale of 1(strongly disagree)—5 (strongly agree), or complete the answers to the questions.

 

1.      I believe I will have to write in my career. 1 2 3 4 5

 

2.      Writing is/will be important for my major. 1 2 3 4 5

 

3.      I think it's important to write about course material in order to learn it and better understand it. 1 2 3 4 5

 

4.      I want to continue to improve my writing skills. 1 2 3 4 5

 

5.      I rate myself as a (poor, fair, good, excellent) writer. Circle one

 

6.      I have had to do a substantial amount of writing in my other non-composition courses. 1 2 3 4 5

 

7.      I have had to complete a research project in my other non-composition

classes. 1 2 3 4 5

 

8.      I have gotten feedback on my writing from professors before receiving a final grade in my other non-composition courses. 1 2 3 4 5

 

9.      I have gotten feedback on my writing from peers in my other non-composition

courses. 1 2 3 4 5

 

10.  I appreciate getting feedback on my writing from others. 1 2 3 4 5

 

11.  I have had the opportunity to revise my written work in other non-composition courses. 1 2 3 4 5

 

12.  I spend a good deal of time writing and revising my essays. 1 2 3 4 5

 

13.  I have used multi-media technology for writing or communications projects such as

PowerPoint presentations, Blackboard, Web pages, audio or video recordings.

1 2 3 4 5

 

14.  I think it is important to learn how to use multi-media technology for writing or

communications projects. 1 2 3 4 5

Note: This appendix is from to the article "Architects of Change: Writing Enhanced Course Program Development and Core Reform," by Linda Anstendig, Eugene Richie, Shannon Young, Pauline Mosley and Bette Kirschstein, available at https://wac.colostate.edu/atd/articles/pace2004/.