Mathematics Department Graduate Survey
 
Demographic Information
(1) Name
(2) Year of Graduation
(3) Did you transfer from another college?
  yes no
  If yes, from what college:
(4) Current Position
  Elementary Teacher (K-5) Middle School Math Teacher (6-8)
High School Math Teacher (9-12) Industry Graduate School
Other:
(5) If you are currently teaching, at what district and grade level?
  District: Grade Level:
(6) Please provide current mailing address:
 
Curriculum
(1) The Mathematics major was an intellectually challenging degree.
  Strongly Agree Agree Neutral Disagree Strongly Disagree
(2) If you have completed your lower level mathematics courses at Rowan University (Linear algebra and Calculus sequence) then answer the following: These courses and their prerequisites helped prepare me for the upper level courses in the major.
  Strongly Agree Agree Neutral Disagree Strongly Disagree
(3) The upper level mathematics courses at Rowan helped develop and extend my analytical skills and knowledge base.
  Strongly Agree Agree Neutral Disagree Strongly Disagree
(4) I feel the mathematics degree has prepared me for my career.
  Strongly Agree Agree Neutral Disagree Strongly Disagree
(5) The general education requirements helped develop a base of knowledge that was useful in my career.
  Strongly Agree Agree Neutral Disagree Strongly Disagree
(6) All mathematics majors, regardless of career path, should take the same 39 credit hours of mathematics courses from Calculus to Senior Seminar.
  Strongly Agree Agree Neutral Disagree Strongly Disagree
Technology
(7) I feel comfortable using and learning how to use the graphing calculator.
  Strongly Agree Agree Neutral Disagree Strongly Disagree
(8) I feel comfortable using and learning how to use Mathematica.
  Strongly Agree Agree Neutral Disagree Strongly Disagree
(9) I feel comfortable using and learning how to use the Geometer’s Sketchpad.
  Strongly Agree Agree Neutral Disagree Strongly Disagree
Teaching
(10) The overall teaching was excellent in the following courses.
 
  Strongly Agree Agree Neutral Disagree Strongly Disagree
Calculus sequence
Upper Level Mathematics Courses
Senior Seminar
Pedagogy (or Ed Studies) Sequence
Community
(11) I developed a strong sense of community with other students in my classes.
  Strongly Agree Agree Neutral Disagree Strongly Disagree
(12) I worked with other students outside of class in collaborative projects.
  Strongly Agree Agree Neutral Disagree Strongly Disagree
Advising
(13) I felt I received excellent advising (course selection advise, career counseling, and non academic issues) from my mathematics department advisor.
  Strongly Agree Agree Neutral Disagree Strongly Disagree
(14) I felt I received excellent advising (course selection advise, career counseling, and non academic issues) from my education department advisor.
  Strongly Agree Agree Neutral Disagree Strongly Disagree
Professional Course Work
If you are currently teaching or seeking employment in teaching, answer the following questions.
(15) The pedagogy (or Ed studies) sequence has prepared me for a teaching career.
  Strongly Agree Agree Neutral Disagree Strongly Disagree
(16) My field experiences were very valuable.
  Strongly Agree Agree Neutral Disagree Strongly Disagree
(17) My student teaching experience was valuable.
  Strongly Agree Agree Neutral Disagree Strongly Disagree
(18) My professional course sequence prepared me well for classroom management issues.
  Strongly Agree Agree Neutral Disagree Strongly Disagree
(19) My professional course sequence prepared me well for political issues in my school.
  Strongly Agree Agree Neutral Disagree Strongly Disagree
(20) If you have strongly disagreed with any of the questions, you might want to tell us more. Please use the below space, if you wish. Your comments will be held strictly confidential.