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Completers Satisfaction with the University of Puerto Rico Rio Piedras Campus Teacher Preparation Program

Completers Satisfaction with the University of Puerto Rico Rio Piedras Campus Teacher Preparation Program

The sample consisted of 37 University of Puerto Rico Teacher Preparation Program completers, graduated between 2011-2016, considered as novice completers.  The results not always add up to 37 due answers missing in the questionnaire.

The EMH teacher preparation programs aims to have an average score of 3.20 points or higher in each category.

1: Teacher’s Mastery of Knowledge and Content Average Score: __3.98_____

My preparation as a teacher in the University of Puerto Rico at Rio Piedras allows me to…

 

4: Agree without reservations 3: Agree with minimum reservations 2:  Agree with many reservations 1: Don’t Agree
a.     connect the taught content with other disciplines 31; (88.4%) 4; (10.8%) 2; (5.4%)
b.     have and ample and profound knowledge of taught content. 25; (67.6%) 8; (21.3%) 2; (5.4%) 2; (5.4%)
c.     integrate content standards into my discipline. 29; (78.4%) 5; (13.5%) 1 (2.7%) 2; (5.4%)
d.     organize diverse and significant learning experiences for students. 19; (51.4%) 3; (8.1%) 3; (8.1%) 1; (2.7%)

 

  1. Knowledge of Students and their Learning Process Average Score: __3.47____
My preparation as a teacher in the University of Puerto Rico at Río Piedras allows me to…

 

4: Agree without reservations 3: Agree with minimum reservations 2:  Agree with many reservations 1: Don’t Agree
a.     consider the diverse ways in which students develop. 27; (73%) 6; (16.2%) 2; (5.4%) 2; (5.4%)
b.     know and organize strategies, resources, teaching and learning activities that address the diverse needs, interests and talents of students. 21; (56.8%) 9; (24.3%) 2; (5.4%) 3; (8.1%)

 

  1. Teaching Planning Average Score: __3.64_____
My preparation as a teacher in the University of Puerto Rico at Rio Piedras allows me to…

 

4: Agree without reservations 3: Agree with minimum reservations 2:  Agree with many reservations 1: Don’t Agree
a.     align instructional objectives and activities with subject standards, and curriculum goals. 29; (78.4%) 4; (10.8%) 1; (2.7%) 2; (5.4%)
b.     select and sequence appropriate and relevant learning activities for students and the community to ensure the completion of learning objectives. 28; (75.7%) 5; (13.5%) 1; (2.7%) 2; (5.4%)
c.     plan short and long-term curriculum goals with knowledge of my students and their community. 26; (70.3%) 5; (13.5%) 4; (10.8%) 1; (2.7%)
d.     plan time distribution to achieve learning objectives. 28; (75.7%) 5; (13.5%) 520 2, (5.4%)

 

  1. Research and Teaching average score: ___3.51___
My preparation as a teacher in the University of Puerto Rico at Rio Piedras allows me to:

 

4: Agree without reservations 3: Agree with minimum reservations 2:  Agree with many reservations 1: Don’t Agree
a.     select and use various practices, strategies, methods and appropriate materials to promote the learning of all students according to their diverse needs and interests. 24; (64.9%) 9; (24.3%) 1; (2.7%) 2; (5.4%)
b.     select and use teaching strategies and materials to promote the development of critical thinking and problem solving issues that affect the local and international environment. 26; (70.3%) 6; (16.2%) 1; (2.7%) 3; (8.1%)
c.     distribute time effectively to achieve teaching and educational goals with all students 26; (70.3%) 7; (18.9%) 1; (2.7%) 2; (5.4%)
d.     conduct research on the teaching and learning processes of my students. 22; (59.5%) 8; (21.6%) 2; (5.4%) 3; (8.1%)

 

  1. Creating Inclusive Teaching Environments average score: __3.64____
My preparation as a teacher in the University of Puerto Rico at Rio Piedras allows me to:

 

4: Agree without reservations 3: Agree with minimum reservations 2:  Agree with many reservations 1: Don’t Agree
a.     use my knowledge of student’s behavior to create a social-emotional environment of respect, and inclusion, based on norms of healthy coexistence. 28; (75.7%) 4; (10.8%) 2; (5.4%) 2; (5.4%)
b.     Promote the active participation of all students in the learning process 27; (73%) 7; (18.9%) 1; (2.7%) 1; (2.7%)
c.     Organize healthy, safe, appropriate and stimulating educational environments for the learning of all. 29; (78.4%) 3; (8.1%) 2; (5.4%) 2; (5.4%)

 

  1. Communication Average Score: ___3.66____
My preparation as a teacher in the University of Puerto Rico at Rio Piedras allows me to:

 

4: Agree without reservations 3: Agree with minimum reservations 2:  Agree with many reservations 1: Don’t Agree
a.     have correctness, propriety, and consistency in oral expression. 31; (83.8%) 3; (8.1%) 2; (5.4%) 1; (2.7%)
b.     have correctness, propriety, and consistency in written expression. 29; (78.4%) 5; (13.5%) 1; (2.7%) 1; (2.7%)
c.     project and articulate

effectively verbal and non-verbal expression.

28; (75.7%) 5; (13.5%) 3; (8.1%) 1: (2.7%)

 

  1. Integration of Technology in Teaching Average Score: __3.71____
My preparation as a teacher in the University of Puerto Rico at Rio Piedras allows me to:

 

4: Agree without reservations 3: Agree with minimum reservations 2:  Agree with many reservations 1: Don’t Agree
a.     integrate technology to strengthen and promote active and meaningful learning of my students 29; (78.4%) 6; (16.2%) 2; (5.4%)
b.     use technology to support and strengthen student’s assessment. 28; (75.7%) 7; (18.9%) 2; (5.4%)
c.     use technology to facilitate and strengthen communication, collaboration, research and creation. 28; (75.7%) 7; (18.9%) 2; (5.4%)

 

  1. Learning’s Assessment Average Score: ___3.86____
My preparation as a teacher in the University of Puerto Rico at Rio Piedras allows me to:

 

4: Agree without reservations 3: Agree with minimum reservations 2:  Agree with many reservations 1: Don’t Agree
a.     select, develop, adapt and use various means and techniques to collect information to evaluate student learning. 28; (75.7%)` 6; (16.2%) 2; (5.4%)
b.     analyze information gathered to make decisions regarding the learning and ongoing development of each student and their educational practice 29; (78.4%) 4; (10.8%) 2; (5.4%) 1; (2.7%)
c.     Develop and apply appropriate, fair and ethical procedures for student qualification. 30; (81.1%) 3; (8.1%) 2; (5.4%) 1; (2.7%)
d.     Organize and communicate the results of the evaluation to students and family members. 27; (73%) 8; (21.6) 1; (2.7%)

 

  1. Relationships with Community Average Score: ____3.64______
My preparation as a teacher in the University of Puerto Rico at Rio Piedras allows me to:

 

4: Agree without reservations 3: Agree with minimum reservations 2:  Agree with many reservations 1: Don’t Agree
a.     know the social contexts that condition teaching and to consider them in my practice to support the learning and well-being of students. 27; (73%) 7; (18.9%) 2; (5.4%) 1; (2.7%)
b.     Interact collaboratively with colleagues, families, the school community, and other institutions to support the learning and well-being of my students 27; (73%) 6; (16.2%) 2; (5.4%) 1; (2.7%)
c.     Promote participation in school core activities. 27; (73%) 7; (18.9%) 1; (2.7%) 1; (2.7%)

 

  1. Professional Development Average Score: _____3.72________
My preparation as a teacher in the University of Puerto Rico at Rio Piedras taught me to:

 

4: Agree without reservations 3: Agree with minimum reservations 2:  Agree with many reservations 1: Don’t Agree
a.     reflect on my professional responsibilities, teaching and the effect of my decisions and actions on students, family, colleagues and community. 33; (89.2%) 1; (2.7%) 1; (2.7%) 2; (5.4%)
b.     be responsible with the academic requirements of teaching. 30; (81.1%) 4; (10.8%) 2; (5.4%)
c.     pursuit my professional development. 30; (81.1%) 4; (10.8%) 1; (2.7%) 2; (5.4%)

 

  1. Dispositions Average Score: ___3.75______
My preparation as a teacher in the University of Puerto Rico at Rio Piedras taught me to:

 

4: Agree without reservations 3: Agree with minimum reservations 2:  Agree with many reservations 1: Don’t Agree
a.     develop learning environments sensitive to the diversity of my students intellectual and social development 30; (81.1%) 4; (10.8%) 1; (2.7%) 2; (5.4%)
b.     plan the educational process based on the characteristics of my students and their socio-cultural contexts. 30; (81.1%) 3; (8.1%) 1; (2.7%) 2; (5.4%)
c.     use varied assessment techniques to analyze and improve everyone’s performance. 30; (81.1%) 5; (13.5%) 2; (5.4%)
d.     encourage fair and respectful relationships among all. 32; (86.5%) 1; (2.7%) 1; (2.7%) 2; (5.4%)
e.     to value and promote democratic life, social justice, the dignity of the human being and a culture of peace. 30; (81.1%) 3; (8.1%) 2; (5.4%) 1; (2.7%)