Chabot College Student Satisfaction Survey: Fall 2005
Highlights
Student engagement in learning at Chabot
                       
In the Fall 2005 Student Satisfaction Survey, students were asked how often they had initiated various types
of learning activities both within and outside of their classrooms at Chabot. These types of activities are used in
national surveys to measure how engaged students are in their own learning.  
Only a few students had neverasked questions in class or been in a small class discussion group. Forty-five
percent of students had never been in a study group and 30 percent had never met with their instructor to discuss
their assignments or their progess. However, more students met often with their instructors in 2005 than in 2003.
The Fall 2005 Student Satisfaction Survey was conducted in October 2005 in a representative sample  
of seventy-five course sections and was completed by 1,605 students (62% full-time and 38% part-time).  
                       
Student engagement in learning
Averaging all your classes over all your semesters at Chabot, how often have you done the following activities?
                Often or very often   Sometimes Never
  In my classes asked questions..           43%   52% 5%
  I have: participated in large class discussions.. 51% 42% 8%
  participated in small in-class discussion or projects 63% 33% 4%
    made a presentation to the class..       39%   42% 19%
  Outside my classes discussed class topics or assignments with other students in my classes.. 36%   48% 16%
  I have: met as a study group with other students in my classes.. 20% 35% 45%
  talked about class topics with family, friends, and others.. 46% 42% 11%
  used e-mail to communicate with an instructor.. 32% 44% 24%
    met with my instructor to discuss assignments or my progress.. 24%   45% 30%
  For my classes come to class with my readings or assignments completed..           79%   19% 1%
  I have: prepared one or more drafts of a paper or assignment before the final draft.. 64% 28% 7%
  worked on a paper that required integrating ideas/information.. 65% 28% 7%
  done work that was not assigned to improve my skills in classes.. 28% 44% 28%
  worked harder that I thought I could to meet an instructor's expectations.. 48% 40% 12%
    volunteered in a community organization as part of a regular course.. 15%   20% 65%
  On campus tutored or taught other students (paid or voluntary)..           7%   13% 80%
  I have: participated in campus clubs, student government, or intercollegiate sports.. 13% 11% 76%
    had serious conversations with students of different religious beliefs or political opinions.. 14%   25% 61%
                       
Comparing student engagement in 2003 and 2005
Percentage who have done these activities often, very often, or frequently:       2003 2005
In my classes I have: participated in small in-class discussions or projects       46% 63%
  Outside my classes discussed class topics with other students in my classes   33% 36%
  I have: talked about class topics with family, friends, and others not in my class   27% 46%
  met as a study group with other students in my classes   16% 20%
  met with instructors to discuss assignments or my progress   15% 24%
    done work that was not assigned to improve my skills in classes     15% 28%
Rounded Rectangle: NOTE: 
All 
percentages
 have a
 margin
 of error 
of 2 to 3
percentage 
points.