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Northwest Vista College Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) Survey Summary

The QEP Steering Committee asked faculty, staff, students, alumni, local employers, businesses and partners to respond to a survey. More than 800 individuals responded to the survey. Part of our QEP has to do with the idea of FUSE – helping students Find, Use, Synthesize, and Evaluate information ethically and effectively. Your input helped us as we continue to develop innovative ways by which students can successfully position themselves for their futures. Following is a summary of some of the responses we received from each of you. 

Summary of Responses:


A majority of NVC Students felt strongly that the following information would be most useful to them as learners: 

The ability to Find reliable websites and Synthesize electronic information

The knowledge to know how to Evaluate and cite sources

How to Use college resources


Faculty and Staff found the following skills important for students: 

How important is it that students learn how to Find relevant information?

98% of respondents felt this was very important

How important is it that students learn how to Evaluate information they find?

94% of respondents felt this was very important

How important is it that students learn to Use information accurately and ethically?

97% of respondents felt this was very important


Our Stakeholders found the following skills important both in education and in their own fields:  

How important is it that students learn how to Find relevant information?

100% of respondents felt this was very important

How often do employees in your profession need to Find relevant information?

89 % of respondents felt this was very important

How important is it that students learn how to Use information accurately and ethically?

96% of respondents felt this was very important

How often do employees in your profession need to Use information accurately and ethically?

92% of respondents felt this was very important

Contact Information

Denise Tolan
QEP Director
Assistant Professor, English Department
Phone: (210) 486-4301
Email: dtolan@alamo.edu
Office: JH-111T

Objectives

“A description of the importance of the QEP that will help you and others understand its value and appropriateness to the institution.”

“A topic that is creative and vital to the long-term improvement of student learning.”

- Southern Association of Colleges and Schools