Please complete this questionnaire so that your needs will be addressed in the workshop this summer.

Your name and contact information will not be shared or publicized in any way. But, if you permit, the data collected may be used in educational research (see #11).


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* 1. Indicate the CS Summer Institute in which you are registered. They are listed according to the institute starting date.

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* 2. Please enter the following information. This question requires answers.

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* 3. About your experience teaching in general and your experience teaching computer science.

  0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 more than 10 (specify #years in comments)
Years teaching
Years teaching programming(any language)
Years teaching Java
Years teaching AP CS in Java

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* 4. Current knowledge:
On a scale of 0 (no knowledge) to 5 (extremely knowledgeable), rate your knowledge in the following areas. Many of the questions deal with programming concepts and are language independent.

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The AP* Program in general
The AP* CS curriculum
Types and variables
Boolean expressions
Iteration (for,while loops)
Recursion
Arrays
Sorting
Searching
Object-oriented programming
Designing classes
Inheritance
Testing
Debugging
Programming in Java

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* 5. Pedagogical tools and programming languages. Indicate your level of knowledge about the tools and languages listed below.

  Never heard of it. Heard of it but know very little about it. Have fiddled around with it. Have been to a workshop about it. Have read about it in an educational publication. Have heard about it through the AP CS Electronic Discussion Group (listserve). Have taught with it. Very familiar with it. Would like to know more about it.
GridWorld
Alice
Jeroo
Karel
Scratch
Greenfoot
Python
C
C++
Visual Basic
BlueJ
Eclipse
JCreator
jGRASP
NetBeans
DrJava
DrScheme
GameMaker
Lego Mindstorms

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* 6. If you presently teach Java, which IDE(s) do you use?

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* 7. If you presently teach Java, which textbook do you use?

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* 8. This workshop will focus on AP* CS A material. Please indicate any additional topics that you would like to see addressed in this workshop.

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* 9. How/where did you hear about this workshop?

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* 10. What was your primary purpose for choosing this workshop?

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* 11. In addition to planning the workshops, I would like to use the collected data to investigate the experience, knowledge, and reasons for participating in summer workshops. May I have your permission to use the information collected from this survey for possible research in the area of teacher preparation. Your name and contact information will not be shared or publicized in any way.Your data will be used for workshop planning regardless of your answer to this question. Your data will be used for research only if you answer yes to this question. If you have any questions, please contact me at ftrees@drew.edu.

Fran Trees
ftrees@drew.edu

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* 12. May I contact you in the Fall to complete a follow-up survey?

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