You were sent this survey after completing a course or a course in which you are currently enrolled at Texas A&M University-Kingsville (TAMUK). The purpose of the survey is to collect information about the academic status of participants and the impact that their participation in paper or electronic homework, in addition to regular SRI forms had on their academic life. Survey results will be used by management to improve future student preparedness as it related to homework preference and whether there is a gender/ethnic bias to homework completion rates.

Your participation in this survey is strictly voluntary and you may stop participation at any time. All information will be kept confidential. There are no rewards or punishment for your participation or lack of participation in the survey. However, your input will be very valuable in reporting the impact of Student preparedness and in improving future format of homework’s (paper or electronic, multiple choice, or essay for example). This survey will not take more than 15 minutes to complete.

* 1. Indicate the frequency that best describes the occurrence of each of the following instructional strategies during your introduction and learning classes. Indicate either how often you do a specific activity or how much you agree with a statement.
Instructional strategies - Frequency of occurrence (%)

  0 25 50 75 100
I was absent at some or all of the lectures
I was late for some or all of the lectures
If given a choice I prefer paper based homework’s
I believe electronic homework to be easier than paper homework’s
I believe paper homework’s to be more convenient

* 2. Please describe your gender/ethnicity/age group and which of the following assessments were used by the instructor of your courses and how you completed them (Select all that apply)

* 3. How we can improve the class format to enable to make me learn better?

* 4. On average my completion rate for homework and reading assignments is (write as HW%: Read%)

* 5. How did your introductory class(es) change your knowledge of:
Area of Knowledge related to the program - Change in your knowledge or perception

  I agree I disagree Not Sure Leave Blank
I did badly in my classes because I lack motivation to study. I lack motivation because I am depressed. I am depressed because I do not know how to effectively study.
I did badly in my classes because I lack motivation to study. I lack motivation because I am depressed. I am depressed because I am overweight and it is affecting my confidence.
I think doing the minimum is all I need. I do not need additional resources to improve my study skills or student success.
I do not think I need to complete every homework or class assignment which is requested
If I had a peer or study-buddy I think I would do better
If someone were to show me that completing all of the homework’s and assignments would give me a better grade than partial completion, I would do them all
I am more determined to finish my current studies and graduate, if I had encouragement
I believe it is more likely I will apply to graduate school or other professional school to obtain an advanced degree such as a masters or doctorate in the field of Science and / or Engineering