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Pre survey for service learning project for FLC in EDU 309

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    • PRE SURVEY:Service Learning Survey Please answer the questions below with your honest opinion. It is best to answer with your immediate, gut reaction, rather than pondering the question for an extended period of time. This is not about how you would “like to think” or what you “think the teacher wants to hear,” but about your true reaction. The survey is completely anonymous and does not count in any way towards your course grade. The purpose is to help us gauge the impact of service-learning courses at Salem State. 1. Have you participated in service learning before: Yes______ NO_____ Explain: 2. How do you define service learning? 3. At this point in time, if you were a classroom teacher, how likely would you be to use service learning as a teaching strategy? 5------------------------4------------------------3------------------------2------------------------1 Very likely will do Not likely Explain: 4. Rate the connection between teaching social studies and your own learning of what is happening in current events nationally and locally: 5------------------------4------------------------3------------------------2------------------------1 Strong connection Weak connection Explain: 5. Rate the connection between teaching social studies and your own civic engagement through service learning or other types of public participation (i.e. political action, volunteerism): 5------------------------4------------------------3------------------------2------------------------1 Strong connection Weak Connection Explain:
    • 6. Listed below are some skills that people use in various situations. Please rate how well you can do each along a scale of 1 to 5 where 1 means that you can’t do this and 5 means that you can do this very well. Can do Cann this very ot do well thisKnow whom to contact to get something done 5 4 3 2 1about social or political problemsDevelop strategies for political action 5 4 3 2 1Organize people for political action 5 4 3 2 1Reach a compromise 5 4 3 2 1Help diverse groups work together 5 4 3 2 1Deal with conflict when it come up 5 4 3 2 1Talk about social barriers such as race 5 4 3 2 1Recognize conflicting political interests 5 4 3 2 1Write well about political topics 5 4 3 2 1Weigh the pros and cons of different political 5 4 3 2 1positionsArticulate my ideas and beliefs to others 5 4 3 2 1Assume leadership of a group 5 4 3 2 1Make a statement at a public meeting 5 4 3 2 1 7. Please use the following scale to respond to these statements along the following scale where 1 is very strongly disagree and 5 is very strongly agree. Very Very Strongly Stron Agree gly Disa greeI feel that I have a pretty good understanding of 5 4 3 2 1the political issues facing this countryI believe that I have a role to play in the political 5 4 3 2 1processWhen policy issues are being discussed, I 5 4 3 2 1usually have something to sayI think I am better informed about politics and 5 4 3 2 1government than most peopleI consider myself well-qualified to participate in 5 4 3 2 1the political process. 8. By participating in community service I can make a meaningful contribution to the community. 5------------------------4------------------------3------------------------2------------------------1 agree strongly agree neutral disagree disagree strongly
    • 9. I know how to find community service opportunities relevant to my interests and/or abilities. 5------------------------4------------------------3------------------------2------------------------1 agree strongly agree neutral disagree disagree strongly10. I know what social justice is. 5------------------------4------------------------3------------------------2------------------------1 agree strongly agree neutral disagree disagree strongly11. I can help individuals in need by participating in community service activities. 5------------------------4------------------------3------------------------2------------------------1 agree strongly agree neutral disagree disagree strongly12. Through community service I can apply classroom knowledge in ways that solve “real-life” problems. 5------------------------4------------------------3------------------------2------------------------1 agree strongly agree neutral disagree disagree strongly13. I am confident that through community service I can promote social justice. 5------------------------4------------------------3------------------------2------------------------1 agree strongly agree neutral disagree disagree strongly14. I will likely volunteer for community service activities on my own after the conclusion of this course. 5------------------------4------------------------3------------------------2------------------------1 agree strongly agree neutral disagree disagree strongly15. I am aware of my own stereotypes of others 5------------------------4------------------------3------------------------2------------------------1 agree strongly agree neutral disagree disagree strongly16. Community service takes too much time away from real class activities. 5------------------------4------------------------3------------------------2------------------------1 agree strongly agree neutral disagree disagree strongly17. I am committed to making a positive difference in my community. 5------------------------4------------------------3------------------------2------------------------1 agree strongly agree neutral disagree disagree strongly
    • 18. I think people in need rely too heavily on the social service system. 5------------------------4------------------------3------------------------2------------------------1 agree strongly agree neutral disagree disagree strongly 19. Community service activities help me understand the course material. 5------------------------4------------------------3------------------------2------------------------1 agree strongly agree neutral disagree disagree strongly 20. I want to help others and make a difference in my community. 5------------------------4------------------------3------------------------2------------------------1 agree strongly agree neutral disagree disagree strongly 21. Year: [ ] Sophomore [ ] Junior [ ] Senior 22. Major: ____________________________________(not your education major but your double major)Disclosure Statement This anonymous survey is part of the research project disclosed in the consent form distributed in class. While your participation is highly appreciated, it is completely voluntary and will not affect involvement or grading in the course in any way. If you have any questions about this survey, you may contact Anneliese Mueller Worster, Ph.D. Assistant Professor in Childhood Education Department at aworster@salemstate.edu. For concerns about your treatment as a research participant, please contact: Institutional Review Board (IRB) Sponsored Programs and Research Administration Salem State University 352 Lafayette Street Salem, MA 01970 (978) 542-7556 or (978) 542-7177 or irb@salemstate.edu