Dear Graduating Seniors:

Please take a few minutes to respond to the following questionnaire which is part of the UMM assessment of student learning process. This questionnaire provides students with an opportunity to make a valuable impact on the improvement of the UMM's general education program and disciplinary majors.

You are expected to return this survey which will become a part of your application for graduation. By filling out this survey you will receive a coupon worth $5.00 that you can use at the UMM Bookstore. Click here to view a sample coupon.

You may either fill out the electronic or paper copy of the survey.

Samuel Schuman

Chancellor

Name:

Your Intended Major When You First Came to UMM:

Your Major(s):

Your Minor(s):

Number of Years at UMM:

Your Immediate Career Plans:

Graduate School

Professional School

Major Related Employment

Employment Not Related to Major

Volunteer Work

Other

Skills for the Liberal Arts Learning

Artistic Performance

Objective: To introduce an understanding of the creative process through individual performance, demonstrate skill in such activities as composition, theater, dance, studio art, and music.

To what extent have you achieved the learning objective specified above?

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3 Moderately

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5 Very Well

How important was this objective to your education?

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3 Of Moderate Importance

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5 Very Important

What were the learning activities that enabled you to achieve this requirement?

What were the important things that you learned in the process of meeting this objective?

College Writing

Objective: To understand the writing process through invention, organization, drafting, revising, and editing, and develop writers who can write about a range of ideas for a variety of readers.

To what extent have you achieved the learning objective specified above?

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3 Moderately

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5 Very Well

How important was this objective to your education?

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3 Of Moderate Importance

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5 Very Important

What were the learning activities that enabled you to achieve this requirement?

What were the important things that you learned in the process of meeting this objective?

Mathematical/Symbolic Reasoning

Objective: To strengthen students' ability to formulate abstractions, construct proofs, and utilize symbols in formal systems.

To what extent have you achieved the learning objective specified above?

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5 Very Well

How important was this objective to your education?

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3 Of Moderate Importance

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5 Very Important

What were the learning activities that enabled you to achieve this requirement?

What were the important things that you learned in the process of meeting this objective?

What sorts of formal proofs did you construct and evaluate during your time at UMM?

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Foreign Language

Objective: To develop some fluency in the skills of speaking, listening, reading, and writing in a second language, and critical insight into another culture.

To what extent have you achieved the learning objective specified above?

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3 Moderately

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5 Very Well

How important was this objective to your education?

1 Not Important

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3 Of Moderate Importance

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5 Very Important

What were the learning activities that enabled you to achieve this requirement?

What were the important things that you learned in the process of meeting this objective?

The Expanding Perspectives

Human Behavior, Social Processes and Institutions

Objective: To increase students' systematic understanding of themselves as functioning humans, their individual similarities to and differences from others, their awareness of the nature and significance of their conscious experience, and the forces that shape their interpersonal attachments and interactions; or to increase students' understanding of methods of analyzing modern society or some significant legal, political, economic, religious, social, or scientific component of it.

To what extent have you achieved the learning objective specified above?

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3 Moderately

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5 Very Well

How important was this objective to your education?

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3 Of Moderate Importance

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5 Very Important

What were the learning activities that enabled you to achieve this requirement?

What were the important things that you learned in the process of meeting this objective?

Communication, Language, Literature, and Philosophy

Objective: To expand students' capacity to understand, analyze, discuss, and evaluate discourse concerning the complexity of the human condition through the study of languages and works of thought and imagination.

To what extent have you achieved the learning objective specified above?

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3 Moderately

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5 Very Well

How important was this objective to your education?

1 Not Important

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3 Of Moderate Importance

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5 Very Important

What were the learning activities that enabled you to achieve this requirement?

What were the important things that you learned in the process of meeting this objective?

Historical Perspectives

Objective: To increase students' understanding of the past, the complexity of human affairs, the ways in which various forces-economic, cultural, religious, political, scientific-influence efforts to control events, and the ways historians verify and interpret their findings.

To what extent have you achieved the learning objective specified above?

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3 Moderately

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5 Very Well

How important was this objective to your education?

1 Not Important

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3 Of Moderate Importance

4

5 Very Important

What were the learning activities that enabled you to achieve this requirement?

What were the important things that you learned in the process of meeting this objective?

With what historical era or eras, other than the present, do you fill you are familiar?

Fine Arts

Objective: To develop students' understanding, analysis, and appreciation of the arts.

To what extent have you achieved the learning objective specified above?

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3 Moderately

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5 Very Well

How important was this objective to your education?

1 Not Important

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3 Of Moderate Importance

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5 Very Important

What were the learning activities that enabled you to achieve this requirement?

What were the important things that you learned in the process of meeting this objective?

Physical and Biological Sciences

Objective: To increase students' understanding of the structure and dynamics of the physical and biological worlds, and of the scientific method.

To what extent have you achieved the learning objective specified above?

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3 Moderately

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5 Very Well

How important was this objective to your education?

1 Not Important

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3 Of Moderate Importance

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5 Very Important

What were the learning activities that enabled you to achieve this requirement?

What were the important things that you learned in the process of meeting this objective?

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The Global Village

Objective: To increase students' understanding of the growing interdependence among nations, peoples, and the natural world.

To what extent have you achieved the learning objective specified above?

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5 Very Well

How important was this objective to your education?

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5 Very Important

What were the learning activities that enabled you to achieve this requirement?

What were the important things that you learned in the process of meeting this objective?

Human Diversity

Objective: To increase students' understanding of individual and group differences (e.g., race, gender, class) and their knowledge of the traditions and values of various groups in the United States.

To what extent have you achieved the learning objective specified above?

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How important was this objective to your education?

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3 Of Moderate Importance

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5 Very Important

What were the learning activities that enabled you to achieve this requirement?

What were the important things that you learned in the process of meeting this objective?

What culture or cultures did you learn about during your time at UMM with which you were not familiar when you entered?

International Perspective

Objective: To increase students' systematic understanding of national cultures substantially different from those in which they received their prior schooling.

To what extent have you achieved the learning objective specified above?

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5 Very Well

How important was this objective to your education?

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5 Very Important

What were the learning activities that enabled you to achieve this requirement?

What were the important things that you learned in the process of meeting this objective?

Ethical and Civic Responsibility

Objective: To broaden and develop students' capacity to question and reflect upon their own and society's values and critical responsibilities, and to understand forces, such as technology, that cause them to modify these views and often mandate creation of new ways to resolve legal, social, and scientific issues.

To what extent have you achieved the learning objective specified above?

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5 Very Well

How important was this objective to your education?

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5 Very Important

What were the learning activities that enabled you to achieve this requirement?

What were the important things that you learned in the process of meeting this objective?

People and the Environment

Objective: To increase students' understanding of the interrelatedness of human society and the natural world.

To what extent have you achieved the learning objective specified above?

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How important was this objective to your education?

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5 Very Important

What were the learning activities that enabled you to achieve this requirement?

What were the important things that you learned in the process of meeting this objective?

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2000-01 Assessment of Student Learning Committee
url address: http://www.morris.umn.edu/committees/asl/elsurvey/survey01.shtml