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Page: Institutional Effectiveness
1. The institution maintains an ongoing, collegial self-reflective dialog about the continuous improvement of student learning and institutional processes.
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Faculty, staff, and administrators engage in collegial discussions about student learning.46.3% (63)36.0% (49)9.6% (13)5.1% (7)2.9% (4)136
I understand the purpose and role of the College Council.34.6% (47)38.2% (52)15.4% (21)7.4% (10)4.4% (6)136
I understand the decision making process at Bakersfield College.29.6% (40)34.8% (47)15.6% (21)14.8% (20)5.2% (7)135

2. The institution sets goals to improve its effectiveness consistent with its stated purposes. The institution articulates its goals and states the objectives derived from them in measurable terms so that the degree to which they are achieved can be determined and widely discussed. The institutional members understand these goals and work collaboratively toward their achievement.
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Bakersfield College is committed to continuous improvements of the student learning process.53.7% (72)32.8% (44)7.5% (10)3.7% (5)2.2% (3)134
Assessment of Bakersfield College's annual goals is regular, with results shared through campus constituencies.33.6% (45)36.6% (49)14.2% (19)9.0% (12)6.7% (9)134
I participate in the creation of my departmental Annual Program Review.56.7% (76)20.1% (27)6.0% (8)7.5% (10)9.7% (13)134
My department aligns its goals with Bakersfield College’s annual goals.67.7% (90)22.6% (30)1.5% (2)1.5% (2)6.8% (9)133
My employee role supports the achievement of Bakersfield College’s annual goals.70.7% (94)23.3% (31)1.5% (2)1.5% (2)3.0% (4)133

3. The institution assesses progress toward achieving its stated goals and makes decisions regarding the improvement of institutional effectiveness in an ongoing and systematic cycle of evaluation, integrating planning, resource allocation, implementation and re-evaluation. Evaluation is based on analyses of both quantitative and qualitative data.
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The college researches and identifies the learning needs of its student population, and provides appropriate programs and support services to address those needs.34.3% (46)32.1% (43)17.2% (23)10.4% (14)6.0% (8)134
The college continuously evaluates all courses and programs through ongoing systematic reviews.47.4% (63)31.6% (42)11.3% (15)3.0% (4)6.8% (9)133

4. The institution provides evidence that the planning process is broad based, offers opportunities for input by appropriate constituencies, allocates necessary resources, and leads to improvement of institutional effectiveness.
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The planning process at Bakersfield College is broad based.33.6% (45)35.8% (48)7.5% (10)9.0% (12)14.2% (19)134
Bakersfield College allocates necessary resources that lead to improvement of institutional effectiveness.19.7% (26)32.6% (43)17.4% (23)19.7% (26)10.6% (14)132

5. The institution uses documented assessment results to communicate matters of quality assurance to appropriate constituencies.
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Bakersfield College uses assessment results to improve teaching and learning.34.8% (46)36.4% (48)10.6% (14)7.6% (10)10.6% (14)132

6. The institution assures the effectiveness of its ongoing planning and resource allocation processes by systematically reviewing and modifying, as appropriate, all parts of the cycle, including institutional and other research efforts.
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The annual Bakersfield College Goal Setting process through College Council is effective.17.2% (23)32.1% (43)14.2% (19)9.7% (13)26.9% (36)134
Resource allocation is according to the priorities of the annual College Goals through the Program Review process.23.1% (31)25.4% (34)10.4% (14)13.4% (18)27.6% (37)134
Research data inform institutional planning decisions.18.8% (25)39.1% (52)12.0% (16)5.3% (7)24.8% (33)133
I understand the major planning processes (e.g., budget allocation, enrollment management, program review, etc.)23.1% (31)41.0% (55)19.4% (26)10.4% (14)6.0% (8)134

7. The institution assesses its evaluation mechanisms through a systematic review of their effectiveness in improving instructional programs, student support services, library, and other learning support services.
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The Program Review process leads to improvements in programs and services25.6% (34)36.8% (49)12.0% (16)15.8% (21)9.8% (13)133
Bakersfield College regularly evaluates the effectiveness of its improvement processes29.3% (39)29.3% (39)14.3% (19)12.0% (16)15.0% (20)133

Page: Mission Statement
1. It is important for BC to have a Mission Statement.
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Strongly Agree
53.2%74
Agree
33.8%47
Somewhat Agree
6.5%9
Somewhat Disagree
3.6%5
Disagree
2.2%3
No Opinion
0.7%1

2. I understand the BC Mission Statement.
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Strongly Agree
37.2%51
Agree
47.4%65
Somewhat Agree
11.7%16
Somewhat Disagree
0.7%1
Disagree
2.2%3
No Opinion
0.7%1

3. The Mission Statement is relevant to my work at BC.
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Strongly Agree
30.9%43
Agree
43.9%61
Somewhat Agree
15.8%22
Somewhat Disagree
5.0%7
Disagree
3.6%5
No Opinion
0.7%1

4. How many times have you heard the college mission statement referred to in the last 6 months?
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Over 6 times
24.5%34
5-6 times
15.1%21
3-4 times
12.9%18
1-2 times
36.0%50
None
11.5%16

Page: Library and Learning Support
1. Are you aware there is a Tutoring Center on Campus at Bakersfield College?
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100.0%135
No 0.0%0

2. Are you aware that tutoring at the BC Tutoring Center is free to currently enrolled students?
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Yes
96.3%130
No
3.7%5

3. The BC Tutoring Center is located:
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In the Campus Center
0.8%1
In the Learning Center of the SS Building
88.0%117
In the Levinson Center
0.8%1
In the Library on the 2nd floor
1.5%2
I don't know
9.0%12

4. What Library Services do you find useful to your classes? (Choose all that apply)
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Assignment-related orientations
41.3%43
Library research workshops for students
64.4%67
A reserve desk where students can access course materials
73.1%76
Useful databases for student research
67.3%70
Student handouts such as MLA Guide, APA Guide, "Great Reads" list
52.9%55

5. List any other library services you find useful (i.e. purchases the books I recommend, personal research, author visits, etc.)
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6. Do the library hours meet the research needs of your students?
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Yes
75.2%82
No
24.8%27

7. If your answer was no, please indicate what days and hours you think the library should be open.
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8. I have referred students to this service in the Student Success Lab ACDV B 201 (PLATO for units)
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Reading
62.5%25
Writing
90.0%36

9. I have referred students to this service in the Student Success Lab ACDV B281 (PLATO for NO units)
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Reading
48.8%21
Writing
76.7%33
Math
46.5%20

10. I have enrolled a full class in ACDV B281 for a required assignment or for extra credit in:
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Reading
54.5%6
Writing
90.9%10
Math
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11. I have referred students to the proofreading course(s) in the Student Success Lab
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Many times
39.5%32
Sometimes
23.5%19
Rarely
8.6%7
Never
28.4%23

12. What are the course(s) you teach in which students received help in the Student Success Lab?
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13. Describe how the services provided in the Student Success Lab helped your students to be more successful in the course(s)
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14. If you have not referred your students to the Student Success Lab, did this survey spark your interest in doing so?
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Yes
64.1%41
No
35.9%23

15. Bakersfield College provides adequate resources for training me to use technology effectively in teaching students or at my workplace
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Strongly Agree
14.4%18
Agree
36.0%45
Somewhat Agree
32.0%40
Disagree
8.8%11
No Opinion
8.8%11

16. Bakersfield College provides resources at convenient times for training me to use technology effectively in teaching students or at my workplace
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Strongly Agree
11.8%15
Agree
33.1%42
Somewhat Agree
33.9%43
Disagree
12.6%16
No Opinion
8.7%11

17. Please list the areas of technology usage in your classroom/workplace in which you feel you need further training:
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Page: Professional Development
1. If you had a weakness in your evaluation, were you offered applicable training to help with the identified weak area(s)?
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Yes
63.9%53
No
36.1%30

2. Professional Development at Bakersfield College is based upon campus needs.
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Strongly Agree
10.4%14
Agree
43.7%59
Somewhat Agree
23.7%32
Disagree
11.9%16
No Opinion
10.4%14

Page: Human Resources
1. Have you participated in a screening committee in the past three years? (If "No", skip to question 4)
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Yes
54.8%69
No
45.2%57

2. Respond to the following statements based upon your experiences on a screening committee:
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The interview questions reflected diversity as it relates to the job for which you were screening.42.7% (32)38.7% (29)9.3% (7)4.0% (3)2.7% (2)2.7% (2)75
The interview questions reflected competence in the area for which you were interviewing.49.3% (37)32.0% (24)8.0% (6)2.7% (2)5.3% (4)2.7% (2)75
Critical time lines were adhered to in the screening process.36.0% (27)42.7% (32)12.0% (9)2.7% (2)4.0% (3)2.7% (2)75
The hiring process did not take too long from start to finish.22.7% (17)38.7% (29)16.0% (12)10.7% (8)9.3% (7)2.7% (2)75
Confidentiality requirements were adhered to.54.7% (41)33.3% (25)4.0% (3)0.0% (0)5.3% (4)2.7% (2)75
The hiring decision was not made prior to the interview process.54.7% (41)30.7% (23)1.3% (1)4.0% (3)6.7% (5)2.7% (2)75
Preferential treatment was not given to someone in the department.56.0% (42)25.3% (19)6.7% (5)4.0% (3)4.0% (3)4.0% (3)75
All committee members were committed to the screening process.47.3% (35)33.8% (25)8.1% (6)2.7% (2)5.4% (4)2.7% (2)74
The requirements for participating on the screening committee were not too cumbersome or strict.37.3% (28)46.7% (35)4.0% (3)2.7% (2)5.3% (4)4.0% (3)75
The requirements to participate on a screening committee did not deter me from wanting to participate again.38.7% (29)42.7% (32)8.0% (6)1.3% (1)6.7% (5)2.7% (2)75
There were no irregularities in the screening process.37.8% (28)37.8% (28)5.4% (4)5.4% (4)10.8% (8)2.7% (2)74
The process did not culminate in a less than ideal applicant being hired out of fear that the position would not be filled or the screening process have to start over.44.0% (33)41.3% (31)2.7% (2)2.7% (2)5.3% (4)4.0% (3)75
The pool of applicants was sufficient to select a qualified candidate.44.0% (33)32.0% (24)13.3% (10)5.3% (4)2.7% (2)2.7% (2)75
The information and support provided by Human Resources was satisfactory during the screening process.29.3% (22)38.7% (29)16.0% (12)6.7% (5)6.7% (5)2.7% (2)75

3. If you answered "Disagree" or "Strongly Disagree" to any section of question 2, please explain.
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4. Personnel policies and procedures are consistently applied.
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Strongly Agree
11.3%15
Agree
33.1%44
Somewhat Agree
21.1%28
Somewhat Disagree
9.8%13
Disagree
11.3%15
No Opinion
13.5%18

5. If not, Please explain:
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6. Are employees treated fairly?
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Yes
62.6%82
No
37.4%49

Page: Physical Resources
1. Bakersfield College assures that physical resources (buildings, grounds, equipment) at all locations are constructed and maintained to assure:
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Accommodations exist for people with physical disabilities27.0% (37)40.1% (55)21.2% (29)7.3% (10)3.6% (5)0.7% (1)137
A safe environment19.0% (26)45.3% (62)22.6% (31)5.1% (7)7.3% (10)0.7% (1)137
My personal security20.4% (28)45.3% (62)18.2% (25)6.6% (9)8.8% (12)0.7% (1)137
A healthful learning and working environment16.2% (22)35.3% (48)21.3% (29)13.2% (18)13.2% (18)0.7% (1)136
A visually appealing and clean environment6.6% (9)15.3% (21)20.4% (28)27.0% (37)29.9% (41)0.7% (1)137
Properly functioning tools, equipment, or classroom resources8.8% (12)24.3% (33)27.9% (38)22.1% (30)14.0% (19)2.9% (4)136

2. If you indicated Disagree or Strongly Disagree for any item in the question above, please list any locations and type(s) of issues that exist that need improvement.
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3. Rate the following Physical Resources services:
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Maintenance and Operations responds to service requests with adequate speed and resolves problems to my satisfaction.10.3% (14)22.8% (31)32.4% (44)21.3% (29)8.8% (12)4.4% (6)136
Campus security responds to requests with adequate speed and resolves problems to my satisfaction.27.7% (38)41.6% (57)18.2% (25)3.6% (5)2.2% (3)6.6% (9)137
I know the proper form, procedure, or contact that is required to fix a problem with a campus resource (buildings, grounds or equipment).38.7% (53)41.6% (57)10.9% (15)2.9% (4)5.1% (7)0.7% (1)137

Page: Technology
1. Rate the following statements concerning Technology at Bakersfield College:
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Technology accommodates the college's curricular commitments for Distance Education.14.6% (20)30.7% (42)11.7% (16)2.2% (3)2.2% (3)38.7% (53)137
The institution gives sufficient consideration to equipment selected for Distance Education.11.7% (16)25.5% (35)12.4% (17)1.5% (2)2.2% (3)46.7% (64)137
In my office, the equipment, software, and network connections used to support teaching and office work are adequate and well maintained.20.3% (28)43.5% (60)15.9% (22)4.3% (6)11.6% (16)4.3% (6)138
In my classroom, the equipment, software, and network connections used to support teaching are adequate and well maintained.17.3% (23)26.3% (35)14.3% (19)10.5% (14)12.0% (16)19.5% (26)133
Information Services responds to service requests with adequate speed.41.3% (57)32.6% (45)16.7% (23)5.1% (7)2.2% (3)2.2% (3)138
Media Services responds to service requests with adequate speed.37.2% (51)39.4% (54)10.9% (15)2.9% (4)1.5% (2)8.0% (11)137
Faculty are sufficiently involved in the selection of educational equipment.13.2% (18)28.7% (39)11.8% (16)8.8% (12)9.6% (13)27.9% (38)136

Page: Board and Adminstration Organization
1. The President provides effective leadership.
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72.9%94
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27.1%35

2. Comments from previous answer:
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3. The District clearly delineates the operational responsibilities and functions of the District from those of the College.
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Strongly Agree
2.2%3
Agree
12.2%17
Somewhat Agree
26.6%37
Somewhat Disagree
12.2%17
Disagree
28.1%39
No Opinion
18.7%26

4. The District clearly delineates the operational functions of the District from those of the colleges.
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Strongly Agree
2.2%3
Agree
15.1%21
Somewhat Agree
26.6%37
Somewhat Disagree
11.5%16
Disagree
25.9%36
No Opinion
18.7%26

5. The District provides effective services that support the colleges in their missions and functions.
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Strongly Agree
3.6%5
Agree
16.1%22
Somewhat Agree
26.3%36
Somewhat Disagree
18.2%25
Disagree
24.1%33
No Opinion
11.7%16

6. The District effectively controls its expenditures.
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Strongly Agree
7.2%10
Agree
16.7%23
Somewhat Agree
15.2%21
Somewhat Disagree
10.9%15
Disagree
34.1%47
No Opinion
15.9%22

7. The District and colleges effectively communicate.
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Strongly Agree
2.9%4
Agree
9.4%13
Somewhat Agree
20.1%28
Somewhat Disagree
15.1%21
Disagree
38.8%54
No Opinion
13.7%19

8. The District and the colleges exchange information in a timely manner.
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Strongly Agree
2.9%4
Agree
11.6%16
Somewhat Agree
18.8%26
Somewhat Disagree
13.0%18
Disagree
31.9%44
No Opinion
21.7%30

Page: General Employee Questions
1. Where is your primary work location?
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A. Panorama Campus
96.2%128
B. Delano
2.3%3
C. Online
1.5%2
D. Other 0.0%0

2. What is your employee role?
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Classified
18.3%24
Faculty
61.8%81
Adjunct Faculty
9.9%13
Administrator
9.9%13

3. What, if any, is your primary employee governance role?
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College Council Member
8.6%11
Department Chair
9.4%12
Other Governance Committee member
27.3%35
None
59.4%76

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