NCSC Advanced Criminal Trial Program Evaluation - January 26-28, 2017 - Trinidad & Tobago

This survey asks you to participate in evaluating the NCSC Advanced Trial program by rating the course on a 1-7 scale. 1 is Not Effective, 4 is Average and 7 is Very Effective. Without your comments, we have no data on which to improve our teaching. THIS SURVEY IS COMPLETELY CONFIDENTIAL

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* 1. My general comments about this course are:

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* 2. Before this course, I would evaluate my skills at the following levels:

  I HAD FEW SKILLS I CONSIDERED MYSELF SOMEWHAT SKILLED I WAS SKILLED
Delivering an Opening Statement
Direct Examination of a Lay Witness
Cross Examination of a Lay Witness
Using Exhibits
Impeachment of a Witness
Direct Examination of an Expert Witness
Cross Examination of an Expert Witness
Delivering a Closing Argument
Courtroom Presence

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* 3. As a result of this course, I would evaluate my skills as follows:

  I HAVE NOT GAINED THE REQUIRED SKILL I HAVE SOMEWHAT GAINED THE SKILL I HAVE GAINED THE SKILL AND CAN PERFORM IT
Delivering an Opening Statement
Direct Examination of a Lay Witness
Cross Examination of a Lay Witness
Using Exhibits
Impeachment of a Witness
Direct Examination of an Expert Witness
Cross Examination of an Expert Witness
Delivering a Closing Argument
Courtroom Presence

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* 4. I evaluate the NITA method of skills training as follows:

  TRUE FALSE
Learning by doing was a valuable method for learning these skills.
The lectures and demonstrations contained valuable information.
The assignments were specific and easy to understand.
The case file was an effective vehicle for learning skills.
These skills can be used outside of this program.

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* 5. Please evaluate the teaching skills of the faculty members who gave you feedback during the program. (Please DO NOT evaluate any faculty with whom you did not work.)

  Not an Effective Teacher Average Teacher Very Effective Teacher
Ruth McMullin
Michael Johnson
Michael Washington
James Gailey
Anne Williams

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* 6. We are interested in how to best prepare you for these programs. Please give us honest feedback.

  TRUE FALSE
I had time to thoroughly read the materials and prepare prior to the program.
I read the materials, but not thoroughly.
I didn't have time to read the materials or prepare until the program began.
Preparation time should be built into the program, even if it makes it longer.

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* 7. What would help you better prepare for this program?

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* 8. Were there any skills that you expected the program would cover, but did not?

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* 9. Please give us feedback about the materials you used:

  NO SOMEWHAT YES
The case file was helpful as a vehicle for learning skills.
The pre-program materials were helpful

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* 10. Are there ways to improve the materials? (please specify)

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* 11. There are always things we can improve. Tell us what they are.

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* 12. Would you be interested in becoming a trainer?

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* 13. I would benefit from training in other areas:

 
Communication Skills
Supervisory Skills
Trial Skills
Fact Investigation and Client Interviewing

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* 14. May we use your comments in our advertising?

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