2013-14 Alumni Survey
DIRECTIONS: Within this questionnaire, you are asked to respond with regard to your experience at Northeast State. Please select only one response from the choices given.

Survey Number*:
  1. How satisfied are you with the overall educational experience you had at Northeast State?
      Very Dissatisfied   Dissatisfied   Satisfied   Very Satisfied

  2. If you could start college again, would you enroll at Northeast State?
      Definitely Not   Probably Not   Probably Yes   Definitely Yes

  3. Would you recommend Northeast State to others?
      Definitely Not   Probably Not   Probably Yes   Definitely Yes

  4. Thinking back to your experience at Northeast State, how often would you say you did each of the following?
     
    Activity Never Sometimes Often Very Often
    1. Asked questions in class or contributed to class discussions
    1. Made a class presentation
    1. Worked on a paper or project that required integrating ideas or information from various sources
    1. Worked with other students on projects during class
    1. Worked with classmates outside of class to prepare class assignments
    1. Discussed ideas from your readings or classes with faculty members outside of class
    1. Worked harder than you thought you could to meet an instructor's standards or expectations

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  6. Thinking back to your experience at Northeast State, how much did your coursework emphasize the following mental activities?
     
    Activity Very Little Some Quite a Bit Very Much
    1. Analyzing the basic elements of an idea, experience, or theory, such as examining a particular case or situation in depth and considering its components
    1. Synthesizing and organizing ideas, information, or experiences into new, more complex interpretations and relationships
    1. Making judgments about the value of information, arguments, or methods, such as examining how others gathered and interpreted data and assessing the soundness of their conclusions
    1. Applying theories or concepts to practical problems or in new situations
    1. Using information you have read or heard to perform a new skill

     
  7. To what extent did Northeast State emphasize the following?
     
      VeryLittle Some Quite a Bit Very Much
    1. Applying theories or concepts to practical problems or in new situations
    1. Using information learned in class in day-to-day activities


  8. To what extent did your experience at Northeast State contribute to your knowledge, skills, and personal development in the following areas?
     
      Very Little Some Quite a Bit Very Much
    1. Thinking clearly and effectively
    1. Working effectively with others


  9. To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements about your experience at Northeast State?
     
      Poor Fair Good Excellent
    1. My experience at Northeast State taught me to be more responsible for my learning.
    1. As compared to my other educational experiences, Northeast State classes were more interactive.
    1. As a result of my experience at Northeast State I am more effective in time management.
    1. While at Northeast State I gained more effective study strategies.
    1. Northeast State helped me to understand the importance of goal setting in relation to being successful.


  10. How would you characterize the preparation you received at Northeast State for further study at another college or university?
      Poor   Fair   Good   Excellent

  11. How would you characterize the preparation you received at Northeast State for employment in your field?
      Poor   Fair   Good   Excellent
Background Information: The series of questions below are optional and relate to a variety of demographic areas that are needed by Northeast State to better serve the community. Northeast State assures you that all of the material provided is anonymous and will remain confidential.
  1. What is your gender?
      Female   Male

  2. How old were you when you first began at Northeast State?
      Under 22   31 to 45
      22 to 24   46 to 60
      25 to 30   Over 60

  3. What is your present age?
      Under 22   31 to 45
      22 to 24   46 to 60
      25 to 30   Over 60

  4. Do you consider yourself to be Hispanic/Latino/Spanish origin?
      Yes   No

    In addition, select one or more of the following racial categories to describe yourself:
      White   Black or African American
      Asian   American Indian
      Alaskan Native   Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

  5. For the most part, were you a part-time or full-time student?
      Full-time   Part-time

  6. While attending Northeast State, about how many hours did you work per week?
      Did not work   20 to 29 hours
      Employed fewer than 10 hours   30 to 40 hours
      10 to 19 hours   More than 40 hours

  7. Which of the following best describes your present employment situation?
      Working full-time (not self-employed)   Working part-time (not self-employed)
      Self-employed   Unemployed, seeking employment
      Unemployed, not seeking employment   Full-time student/not employed

  8. Are you presently enrolled in a college or university?
      Yes, part-time undergraduate
      Yes, full-time undergraduate
      Yes, part-time graduate/professional student
      Yes, full-time graduate/professional student
      Not presently enrolled in a college or university

  9. If you transferred to another college or university after attending Northeast State Community College, which school(s) did you transfer to?

     
  10. Please provide any comments about your experience at Northeast State Community College.