Spring Exit Interview Report

311 total participants, 255 validated questionnaires (undergrad or grad selection).

234 Undergraduates and 21 Graduates

Undergraduate distribution:

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

 

Valid

Missing

21

8.2

8.2

8.2

 

Freshman

6

2.4

2.4

10.6

 

Sophomore

40

15.7

15.7

26.3

 

Junior

76

29.8

29.8

56.1

 

Senior

112

43.9

43.9

100.0

 

Total

255

100.0

100.0

 

The following analysis is performed on SENIORS only (N=112), followed by a comparison between the seniors group and other undergraduate  students (N=122).

Exceed Instruction Expectations

Non_Seniors_UGrad

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

 

Seniors

Valid

Disagree

3

2.7

2.7

2.7

 

 

Moderately Disagree

2

1.8

1.8

4.5

 

 

Neutral

1

.9

.9

5.4

 

 

Moderately Agree

52

46.4

46.4

51.8

 

 

Strongly Agree

54

48.2

48.2

100.0

 

 

Total

112

100.0

100.0

 

Other Undergraduates

Valid

Disagree

3

2.5

2.5

2.5

 

 

Moderately Disagree

5

4.1

4.1

6.6

 

 

Neutral

6

4.9

4.9

11.5

 

 

Moderately Agree

58

47.5

47.5

59.0

 

 

Strongly Agree

50

41.0

41.0

100.0

 

 

Total

122

100.0

100.0

 

           

Met Overall Expectations

Non_Seniors_UGrad

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

 

Seniors

Valid

Disagree

4

3.6

3.6

3.6

 

 

Moderately Disagree

7

6.3

6.3

9.8

 

 

Neutral

7

6.3

6.3

16.1

 

 

Moderately Agree

54

48.2

48.2

64.3

 

 

Strongly Agree

40

35.7

35.7

100.0

 

 

Total

112

100.0

100.0

 

Other Undergraduates

Valid

Disagree

2

1.6

1.6

1.6

 

 

Moderately Disagree

6

4.9

4.9

6.6

 

 

Neutral

15

12.3

12.3

18.9

 

 

Moderately Agree

49

40.2

40.2

59.0

 

 

Strongly Agree

50

41.0

41.0

100.0

 

 

Total

122

100.0

100.0

 

           

School Met Instruction Expectations

Non_Seniors_UGrad

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

 

Seniors

Valid

Disagree

1

.9

.9

.9

 

 

Moderately Disagree

9

8.0

8.0

8.9

 

 

Neutral

5

4.5

4.5

13.4

 

 

Moderately Agree

45

40.2

40.2

53.6

 

 

Strongly Agree

52

46.4

46.4

100.0

 

 

Total

112

100.0

100.0

 

Other Undergraduates

Valid

Disagree

2

1.6

1.6

1.6

 

 

Moderately Disagree

6

4.9

4.9

6.6

 

 

Neutral

6

4.9

4.9

11.5

 

 

Moderately Agree

41

33.6

33.6

45.1

 

 

Strongly Agree

67

54.9

54.9

100.0

 

 

Total

122

100.0

100.0

 

Writing Has Improved

Non_Seniors_UGrad

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

 

Seniors

Valid

Moderately Disagree

3

2.7

2.7

2.7

 

 

Neutral

10

8.9

8.9

11.6

 

 

Moderately Agree

28

25.0

25.0

36.6

 

 

Strongly Agree

71

63.4

63.4

100.0

 

 

Total

112

100.0

100.0

 

Other Undergraduates

Valid

Disagree

2

1.6

1.6

1.6

 

 

Neutral

10

8.2

8.2

9.8

 

 

Moderately Agree

44

36.1

36.1

45.9

 

 

Strongly Agree

66

54.1

54.1

100.0

 

 

Total

122

100.0

100.0

 

           

Writing Skills Prepared for Career in Journ/MassComm

Non_Seniors_UGrad

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

 

Seniors

Valid

Moderately Disagree

6

5.4

5.4

5.4

 

 

Neutral

7

6.3

6.3

11.6

 

 

Moderately Agree

40

35.7

35.7

47.3

 

 

Strongly Agree

59

52.7

52.7

100.0

 

 

Total

112

100.0

100.0

 

Other Undergraduates

Valid

Disagree

4

3.3

3.3

3.3

 

 

Moderately Disagree

3

2.5

2.5

5.7

 

 

Neutral

8

6.6

6.6

12.3

 

 

Moderately Agree

46

37.7

37.7

50.0

 

 

Strongly Agree

61

50.0

50.0

100.0

 

 

Total

122

100.0

100.0

 

           

Ability to Conduct Basic Research Has Improved

Non_Seniors_UGrad

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

 

Seniors

Valid

Disagree

2

1.8

1.8

1.8

 

 

Moderately Disagree

2

1.8

1.8

3.6

 

 

Neutral

12

10.7

10.7

14.3

 

 

Moderately Agree

36

32.1

32.1

46.4

 

 

Strongly Agree

60

53.6

53.6

100.0

 

 

Total

112

100.0

100.0

 

Other Undergraduates

Valid

Moderately Disagree

4

3.3

3.3

3.3

 

 

Neutral

20

16.4

16.4

19.7

 

 

Moderately Agree

50

41.0

41.0

60.7

 

 

Strongly Agree

48

39.3

39.3

100.0

 

 

Total

122

100.0

100.0

 

Basic Research Skills Prepared for Career in Journ/MassComm

Non_Seniors_UGrad

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

 

Seniors

Valid

Disagree

2

1.8

1.8

1.8

 

 

Moderately Disagree

7

6.3

6.3

8.0

 

 

Neutral

8

7.1

7.1

15.2

 

 

Moderately Agree

47

42.0

42.0

57.1

 

 

Strongly Agree

48

42.9

42.9

100.0

 

 

Total

112

100.0

100.0

 

Other Undergraduates

Valid

Disagree

2

1.6

1.6

1.6

 

 

Moderately Disagree

4

3.3

3.3

4.9

 

 

Neutral

15

12.3

12.3

17.2

 

 

Moderately Agree

52

42.6

42.6

59.8

 

 

Strongly Agree

49

40.2

40.2

100.0

 

 

Total

122

100.0

100.0

 

Ability to Plan/Develop Effective Communication Has Improved

Non_Seniors_UGrad

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

 

Seniors

Valid

Moderately Disagree

2

1.8

1.8

1.8

 

 

Neutral

2

1.8

1.8

3.6

 

 

Moderately Agree

39

34.8

34.8

38.4

 

 

Strongly Agree

69

61.6

61.6

100.0

 

 

Total

112

100.0

100.0

 

Other Undergraduates

Valid

Moderately Disagree

1

.8

.8

.8

 

 

Neutral

12

9.8

9.8

10.7

 

 

Moderately Agree

40

32.8

32.8

43.4

 

 

Strongly Agree

69

56.6

56.6

100.0

 

 

Total

122

100.0

100.0

 

           

Skills to Plan/Develop Effective Communication Prepared for Career in Journ/MassComm

Non_Seniors_UGrad

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

 

Seniors

Valid

Disagree

1

.9

.9

.9

 

 

Moderately Disagree

2

1.8

1.8

2.7

 

 

Neutral

4

3.6

3.6

6.3

 

 

Moderately Agree

48

42.9

42.9

49.1

 

 

Strongly Agree

57

50.9

50.9

100.0

 

 

Total

112

100.0

100.0

 

Other Undergraduates

Valid

Disagree

2

1.6

1.6

1.6

 

 

Neutral

12

9.8

9.8

11.5

 

 

Moderately Agree

48

39.3

39.3

50.8

 

 

Strongly Agree

60

49.2

49.2

100.0

 

 

Total

122

100.0

100.0

 

           

Understanding Ethical Issues is Important

Non_Seniors_UGrad

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

 

Seniors

Valid

Moderately Disagree

2

1.8

1.8

1.8

 

 

Neutral

4

3.6

3.6

5.4

 

 

Moderately Agree

25

22.3

22.3

27.7

 

 

Strongly Agree

81

72.3

72.3

100.0

 

 

Total

112

100.0

100.0

 

Other Undergraduates

Valid

Disagree

1

.8

.8

.8

 

 

Neutral

3

2.5

2.5

3.3

 

 

Moderately Agree

18

14.8

14.8

18.0

 

 

Strongly Agree

100

82.0

82.0

100.0

 

 

Total

122

100.0

100.0

 

           

Increased Understanding of Ethical Issues Pertaining to Journ/MassComm

Non_Seniors_UGrad

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

 

Seniors

Valid

Disagree

4

3.6

3.6

3.6

 

 

Moderately Disagree

8

7.1

7.1

10.7

 

 

Neutral

16

14.3

14.3

25.0

 

 

Moderately Agree

34

30.4

30.4

55.4

 

 

Strongly Agree

50

44.6

44.6

100.0

 

 

Total

112

100.0

100.0

 

Other Undergraduates

Valid

Disagree

2

1.6

1.6

1.6

 

 

Moderately Disagree

1

.8

.8

2.5

 

 

Neutral

22

18.0

18.0

20.5

 

 

Moderately Agree

38

31.1

31.1

51.6

 

 

Strongly Agree

59

48.4

48.4

100.0

 

 

Total

122

100.0

100.0

 

           

Understanding First Ammendment is Important

Non_Seniors_UGrad

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

 

Seniors

Valid

Moderately Disagree

3

2.7

2.7

2.7

 

 

Neutral

7

6.3

6.3

8.9

 

 

Moderately Agree

27

24.1

24.1

33.0

 

 

Strongly Agree

75

67.0

67.0

100.0

 

 

Total

112

100.0

100.0

 

Other Undergraduates

Valid

Neutral

6

4.9

4.9

4.9

 

 

Moderately Agree

21

17.2

17.2

22.1

 

 

Strongly Agree

95

77.9

77.9

100.0

 

 

Total

122

100.0

100.0

 

           

Increased Understanding of First Ammendment Issues Pertaining to Journ/MassComm

Non_Seniors_UGrad

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

 

Seniors

Valid

Moderately Disagree

4

3.6

3.6

3.6

 

 

Neutral

8

7.1

7.1

10.7

 

 

Moderately Agree

39

34.8

34.8

45.5

 

 

Strongly Agree

61

54.5

54.5

100.0

 

 

Total

112

100.0

100.0

 

Other Undergraduates

Valid

Moderately Disagree

1

.8

.8

.8

 

 

Neutral

27

22.1

22.1

23.0

 

 

Moderately Agree

39

32.0

32.0

54.9

 

 

Strongly Agree

55

45.1

45.1

100.0

 

 

Total

122

100.0

100.0

 

           

Increased Understanding of Ethical Issues Pertaining to Journ/MassComm

Non_Seniors_UGrad

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

 

Seniors

Valid

Disagree

4

3.6

3.6

3.6

 

 

Moderately Disagree

8

7.1

7.1

10.7

 

 

Neutral

16

14.3

14.3

25.0

 

 

Moderately Agree

34

30.4

30.4

55.4

 

 

Strongly Agree

50

44.6

44.6

100.0

 

 

Total

112

100.0

100.0

 

Other Undergraduates

Valid

Disagree

2

1.6

1.6

1.6

 

 

Moderately Disagree

1

.8

.8

2.5

 

 

Neutral

22

18.0

18.0

20.5

 

 

Moderately Agree

38

31.1

31.1

51.6

 

 

Strongly Agree

59

48.4

48.4

100.0

 

 

Total

122

100.0

100.0

 

           

Understanding First Amendment is Important

Non_Seniors_UGrad

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

 

Seniors

Valid

Moderately Disagree

3

2.7

2.7

2.7

 

 

Neutral

7

6.3

6.3

8.9

 

 

Moderately Agree

27

24.1

24.1

33.0

 

 

Strongly Agree

75

67.0

67.0

100.0

 

 

Total

112

100.0

100.0

 

Other Undergraduates

Valid

Neutral

6

4.9

4.9

4.9

 

 

Moderately Agree

21

17.2

17.2

22.1

 

 

Strongly Agree

95

77.9

77.9

100.0

 

 

Total

122

100.0

100.0

 

           

Increased Understanding of First Amendment Issues Pertaining to Journ/MassComm

Non_Seniors_UGrad

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

 

Seniors

Valid

Moderately Disagree

4

3.6

3.6

3.6

 

 

Neutral

8

7.1

7.1

10.7

 

 

Moderately Agree

39

34.8

34.8

45.5

 

 

Strongly Agree

61

54.5

54.5

100.0

 

 

Total

112

100.0

100.0

 

Other Undergraduates

Valid

Moderately Disagree

1

.8

.8

.8

 

 

Neutral

27

22.1

22.1

23.0

 

 

Moderately Agree

39

32.0

32.0

54.9

 

 

Strongly Agree

55

45.1

45.1

100.0

 

 

Total

122

100.0

100.0

 

           

Improved Understanding of the Role of Diversity in Society

Non_Seniors_UGrad

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

 

Seniors

Valid

Disagree

8

7.1

7.1

7.1

 

 

Moderately Disagree

16

14.3

14.3

21.4

 

 

Neutral

30

26.8

26.8

48.2

 

 

Moderately Agree

32

28.6

28.6

76.8

 

 

Strongly Agree

26

23.2

23.2

100.0

 

 

Total

112

100.0

100.0

 

Other Undergraduates

Valid

Disagree

2

1.6

1.6

1.6

 

 

Moderately Disagree

6

4.9

4.9

6.6

 

 

Neutral

26

21.3

21.3

27.9

 

 

Moderately Agree

42

34.4

34.4

62.3

 

 

Strongly Agree

46

37.7

37.7

100.0

 

 

Total

122

100.0

100.0

 

           

Classroom Instruction Reflects Current Trends in Communication Technologies

Non_Seniors_UGrad

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

 

Seniors

Valid

Disagree

6

5.4

5.4

5.4

 

 

Moderately Disagree

8

7.1

7.1

12.5

 

 

Neutral

3

2.7

2.7

15.2

 

 

Moderately Agree

45

40.2

40.2

55.4

 

 

Strongly Agree

50

44.6

44.6

100.0

 

 

Total

112

100.0

100.0

 

Other Undergraduates

Valid

Disagree

1

.8

.8

.8

 

 

Moderately Disagree

3

2.5

2.5

3.3

 

 

Neutral

2

1.6

1.6

4.9

 

 

Moderately Agree

51

41.8

41.8

46.7

 

 

Strongly Agree

65

53.3

53.3

100.0

 

 

Total

122

100.0

100.0

 

           

School Provided Access to Modern MassComm Technologies

Non_Seniors_UGrad

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

 

Seniors

Valid

Disagree

5

4.5

4.5

4.5

 

 

Moderately Disagree

7

6.3

6.3

10.7

 

 

Neutral

5

4.5

4.5

15.2

 

 

Moderately Agree

43

38.4

38.4

53.6

 

 

Strongly Agree

52

46.4

46.4

100.0

 

 

Total

112

100.0

100.0

 

Other Undergraduates

Valid

Disagree

1

.8

.8

.8

 

 

Moderately Disagree

4

3.3

3.3

4.1

 

 

Neutral

5

4.1

4.1

8.2

 

 

Moderately Agree

38

31.1

31.1

39.3

 

 

Strongly Agree

74

60.7

60.7

100.0

 

 

Total

122

100.0

100.0

 

           

School Provided Adequate Instruction in MassComm Technologies

Non_Seniors_UGrad

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

 

Seniors

Valid

Disagree

14

12.5

12.5

12.5

 

 

Moderately Disagree

17

15.2

15.2

27.7

 

 

Neutral

9

8.0

8.0

35.7

 

 

Moderately Agree

41

36.6

36.6

72.3

 

 

Strongly Agree

31

27.7

27.7

100.0

 

 

Total

112

100.0

100.0

 

Other Undergraduates

Valid

Disagree

6

4.9

4.9

4.9

 

 

Moderately Disagree

9

7.4

7.4

12.3

 

 

Neutral

11

9.0

9.0

21.3

 

 

Moderately Agree

41

33.6

33.6

54.9

 

 

Strongly Agree

55

45.1

45.1

100.0

 

 

Total

122

100.0

100.0

 

           

What I learned in Terms of MassComm Technologies Beneficial for Career

Non_Seniors_UGrad

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

 

Seniors

Valid

Disagree

7

6.3

6.3

6.3

 

 

Moderately Disagree

8

7.1

7.1

13.4

 

 

Neutral

11

9.8

9.8

23.2

 

 

Moderately Agree

34

30.4

30.4

53.6

 

 

Strongly Agree

52

46.4

46.4

100.0

 

 

Total

112

100.0

100.0

 

Other Undergraduates

Valid

Disagree

5

4.1

4.1

4.1

 

 

Moderately Disagree

3

2.5

2.5

6.6

 

 

Neutral

4

3.3

3.3

9.8

 

 

Moderately Agree

39

32.0

32.0

41.8

 

 

Strongly Agree

71

58.2

58.2

100.0

 

 

Total

122

100.0

100.0

 

           

Received Adequate Academic Advising

Non_Seniors_UGrad

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

 

Seniors

Valid

Disagree

2

1.8

1.8

1.8

 

 

Moderately Disagree

9

8.0

8.0

9.8

 

 

Neutral

8

7.1

7.1

17.0

 

 

Moderately Agree

34

30.4

30.4

47.3

 

 

Strongly Agree

59

52.7

52.7

100.0

 

 

Total

112

100.0

100.0

 

Other Undergraduates

Valid

Disagree

4

3.3

3.3

3.3

 

 

Moderately Disagree

7

5.7

5.7

9.0

 

 

Neutral

10

8.2

8.2

17.2

 

 

Moderately Agree

29

23.8

23.8

41.0

 

 

Strongly Agree

72

59.0

59.0

100.0

 

 

Total

122

100.0

100.0

 

           

Faculty Friendly and Approachable

Non_Seniors_UGrad

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

 

Seniors

Valid

Neutral

5

4.5

4.5

4.5

 

 

Moderately Agree

36

32.1

32.1

36.6

 

 

Strongly Agree

71

63.4

63.4

100.0

 

 

Total

112

100.0

100.0

 

Other Undergraduates

Valid

Disagree

1

.8

.8

.8

 

 

Moderately Disagree

5

4.1

4.1

4.9

 

 

Neutral

4

3.3

3.3

8.2

 

 

Moderately Agree

33

27.0

27.0

35.2

 

 

Strongly Agree

79

64.8

64.8

100.0

 

 

Total

122

100.0

100.0

 

           

Faculty Provides Good Mentoring

Non_Seniors_UGrad

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

 

Seniors

Valid

Disagree

1

.9

.9

.9

 

 

Moderately Disagree

5

4.5

4.5

5.4

 

 

Neutral

5

4.5

4.5

9.8

 

 

Moderately Agree

37

33.0

33.0

42.9

 

 

Strongly Agree

64

57.1

57.1

100.0

 

 

Total

112

100.0

100.0

 

Other Undergraduates

Valid

Disagree

3

2.5

2.5

2.5

 

 

Moderately Disagree

3

2.5

2.5

4.9

 

 

Neutral

11

9.0

9.0

13.9

 

 

Moderately Agree

31

25.4

25.4

39.3

 

 

Strongly Agree

74

60.7

60.7

100.0

 

 

Total

122

100.0

100.0

 

           

School Exceeded Expectations for Preparing for Future Career

Non_Seniors_UGrad

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

 

Seniors

Valid

Disagree

6

5.4

5.4

5.4

 

 

Moderately Disagree

8

7.1

7.1

12.5

 

 

Neutral

18

16.1

16.1

28.6