Thanks for taking a few moments to share feedback from your listening tour session and for submitting this survey form by September 30 (NOTE: THE DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO OCTOBER 7). If you would prefer to send a written summary or recording of your session, please email it to CCCC Liaison Kristen Suchor (firstname.lastname@example.org).
. Which of the following describes the setting/circumstances in which you held a listening tour session? (Check all that apply.)
. How many students participated in your listening tour session?
. Defining composition broadly to include making notes and lists; posting on Facebook, Twitter, or other social media sites; composing digitally with video or music; as well as the kind of writing traditionally done in school or the workplace, approximately how many hours a week did each of your students spend composing, on average?
. In the past year, how many of your students have written anything for political/social purposes (including letters to policy leaders, op-eds, videos with a social/political message, online commentary on political/social issues)?
. During the past week, approximately how many hours, on average, did students report composing or editing with each of these tools?
. Approximately what share of students' writing time in the past week was devoted to writing for informal purposes (e.g., writing done without revision, largely for personal purposes)?
. Which of the following statements do you think best represents your students' comments/perspectives?
. Compared to family members who were their age a generation ago, do your students think they write more, less, or about the same amount?
. What are your students' main expectations of college writing? What influenced/shaped these expectations? (800 characters available for response)
. How well do your students think their high school writing courses prepared them for success in college?
. What kinds of strategies that they practiced in high school helped prepare them for college writing?
. To be successful in college, which “rules” of writing or language do they think are important to know?
. Do the majority of your students think that writing in social networks like Facebook, Twitter, Wikipedia, etc., will be important for their success in college? Why or why not?
. What habits of mind or personal characteristics do your students believe are essential for successful college writers?
. What formative experiences as writers do they feel best prepared them for success in college? (800 characters available)
. When they think about careers or other pursuits after college, what do they think will be important for them to do as writers? (800 characters available)