English 1000 & English 2001 Portfolio and WID Student Satisfaction Survey Results for Spring 2011

English 1000 & English 2001 Portfolio Survey, Spring 2011       

English 1000 students (281 responses)          

  • Did writing several drafts improve your writing? (94%) Yes          
  • Would you use portfolios again in another class? (76%) Yes          
  • Was using a portfolio beneficial to your learning? (74%) Yes
  • What was your biggest problem with portfolios? Keeping up with material at the end   (42%)       

 

English 2001 students (226 responses)          

  • Did writing several drafts improve your writing? (96%) Yes           
  • Would you use portfolios again in another class? (74%) Yes          
  • Was using a portfolio beneficial to your learning? (73%) Yes 
  • What was your biggest problem with portfolios? Keeping up with material at the end  (50%)

 

WID Student Satisfaction Survey, Spring 2011 (217 responses)        

Top three benefits of your WID course:

  • Improved writing skills (49%)          
  • Developing a culture of discussion in the major (42%)           
  • Formatting in the major (28%)     

Top three specific writing skills learned:

  • Formatting (49%)          
  • Precision (18%)          
  • Integration of writing with knowledge (14%) 
  • and Proofreading (14%)         

WID Top three continuing needs:           

  • Grammar and editing (32%)          
  • Clarity (14%)           
  • Research skills (10%) 


Contact Us

For information about the Writing Across the Curriculum Program please contact Director Georgia Rhoades at (828) 262-2075 or e-mail at rhoadesgd@appstate.edu

Writing Across the Curriculum Program
Appalachian State University
253 Anne Belk Hall
ASU Box 32033
Boone, NC 28608-2033

(828) 262-2075 (office)
(828) 262-2032 (fax)

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