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Results of state licensure exams
Year Graduate Undergraduate

2010

100%

100%

2011

100%

100%

2012

100%

100%

2013

100%

100%

Results of teacher graduate surveys - positive responses to 35 items
Year Graduate Undergraduate

2010

96.0%

97.0%

2011

97.5%

98.4%

2012

96.6%

98.7%

2013

95.4%

97.5%

Average GPAs of program completers
Year
Graduate
Undergraduate

2010

3.07

3.51

2011

3.14

3.42

2012

3.04

3.44

2013

3.06

3.43

Retention rates in preparation programs and in the teaching field
Year
Graduate
Undergraduate

2010

98.0%

98.3%

2011

97.0%

98.1%

2012

97.6%

97.3%

2013

96.5%

97.7%

Job placement rates

Year

Graduate

Undergraduate

2010

100%

94.0%

2011

100%

90.0%

2012

100%

92.0%

2013

98.0%

94.0%

Number of Graduating Students

Year

Graduate

Undergraduate

2010

 88

114

2011

 79

  62

2012

 72

  93

2013

85

103


Student Evaluation of the Faculty (5 point Likert scale)
 

Survey Question

2011

2012

2013

Prepares well for class

4.7

4.7

4.6

Demonstrates professional competency

4.8

4.7

4.7

Communicates subject matter clearly

4.6

4.5

4.5

Stimulates interest in the subject

4.7

4.5

4.6

Encourages discussion

4.7

4.6

4.6

Timely feedback on exams/reports/activities

4.7

4.6

4.7

Is accessible outside of class

4.6

4.6

4.7

Cares about students and learning

4.8

4.7

4.7

Meets class on time and continues the full period

4.8

4.8

4.7


Comprehensive Examination Exit Survey

April 6, 2013 - Five Point Likert Scale 5=Excellent

Tradition

Hattiesburg

WCU

Advisor Guidance - My advisor provided high quality guidance information for my program.

4.69

4.44

4.52

Faculty Expertise - My instructors are highly qualified in their subject areas. They communicate their knowledge in the university classrooms.

4.71

4.69

4.70

Library - The Library (its databases, books, media, periodicals and online resources) supports a quality learning experience.

4.67

4.55

4.61

Facilities - The facilities for the School of Education encourage a quality learning experience.

4.80

4.52

4.66

Technology - My university classrooms support current technology necessary for my preparation as an educator in the modern classroom.

4.75

4.52

4.63

Best Practices - My instructors "practice what they preach" by modeling best teaching practices in the university classroom.

4.69

4.64

4.66

Scholarly Writing - I feel well prepared to communicate my ideas in writing addressing current issues in the field.

4.71

4.61

4.66

Research Skills - I am well prepared to critically evaluate the literature in my field and to synthesize the literature from a variety of sources.

4.69

4.61

4.65

Class Availability - The School of Education makes available classes that will allow me to complete my program in a timely manner.

4.76

4.66

4.71

Individual Needs - I believe there is a strong commitment on the part of the faculty and staff in my program to meet my individual needs.

4.75

4.73

4.74

Mission - The School of Education is carrying forth its mission to build me into a caring, reflective decision-maker.

4.75

4.73

4.74

Diversity - I am given multiple opportunities to observe and/or participate in diverse populations in the university.

4.67

4.50

4.58

Total

4.72

4.59

4.65

 

Comprehensive Examination Exit Survey

December 6, 2013 - Five Point Likert Scale 5=Excellent

School of Education

Advisor Guidance - My advisor provided high quality guidance information for my program.

4.61

Faculty Expertise - My instructors are highly qualified in their subject areas. They communicate their knowledge in the university classrooms.

4.81

Library - The Library (its databases, books, media, periodicals and online resources) supports a quality learning experience.

4.81

Facilities - The facilities for the School of Education encourage a quality learning experience.

4.67

Technology - My university classrooms support current technology necessary for my preparation as an educator in the modern classroom.

4.64

Best Practices - My instructors "practice what they preach" by modeling best teaching practices in the university classroom.

4.64

Scholarly Writing - I feel well prepared to communicate my ideas in writing addressing current issues in the field.

4.79

Research Skills - I am well prepared to critically evaluate the literature in my field and to synthesize the literature from a variety of sources.

4.64

Class Availability - The School of Education makes available classes that will allow me to complete my program in a timely manner.

4.61

Individual Needs - I believe there is a strong commitment on the part of the faculty and staff in my program to meet my individual needs.

4.70

Mission - The School of Education is carrying forth its mission to build me into a caring, reflective decision-maker.

4.79

Total

4.70