California State University, Long Beach
Student Learning Outcomes Report 2010-2011
Prepared: May 13, 2011
Student Learning Outcomes SLO) Statement: 75% of the students, who participated in a series of counseling appointments in Academic Year 2008-09 and Academic Year 2009-10 regarding the career/major decision-making process, will have made a decision about their major or about their career.
From September 2008 through May 2010, the CDC administered 795 Counseling Pre-Assessment Intake forms to students prior to their first counseling appointments. Approximately 3-5 weeks after the students’ first appointments they were sent an e-mail containing a web-based post-assessment survey, including the same questions.
|Counseling Appointment Type||Percentages|
|Clarifying career goals||55%|
March of 2011 511 students were sent a 2nd web-based post assessment, including the same questions approximately one year later or more. 52 respondents completed the post-assessment survey, at a rate of 10%. (511 are the number of students we were able to reach with active email addresses).
|Declared a major||92%|
|Made a decision about their career||62%|
|Class Level||Number of replies||Percentages|
|What services have you used?||Number of replies||Percentages|
|Attended Employer hosted Information Session||9||17%|
|Attended one or more job fairs||9||17%|
|Attended one or more workshops (Resume Writing, Job Search, Interviewing Skills)||14||27%|
|Career Resource Library Drop-In Advising||31||60%|
|Internship Office Drop-In||2||4%|
|Which actions were the most useful?||Number of replies||Percentages|
|Actively researched internships||8||15%|
|Analyzed my data by considering the pros and cons of different options||10||19%|
|Compiled my research to assist in my decision-making||8||15%|
|Narrowed down my choices or options||17||33%|
|Participated in an internship||3||5%|
|Researched information available on the internet, magazines, and other print materials to become familiar with careers/majors||17||33%|
|Spoken with a Career Counselor||42||81%|
|Spoken with a professional in my field of interest for information||6||12%|
|Utilized books and/or other resources in the Career Development Center to research majors or career options||11||21%|
Student Learning Outcomes SLO Statement: 75% of the senior level students graduating in May 2011 who complete the On-Campus Interview online orientation will demonstrate their ability to identify and apply for multiple on-campus interviews.
Measurement: Compiled a Symplicity Report on student’s multiple submissions of resumes for preselect or open interviews.
Undergraduate students with May, 2011 graduation dates in their CareerLINK (BeachLink) profiles who have completed the OCI Online Orientation: 424
Undergraduate students with May, 2011 graduation dates who have applied to multiple on-campus interviews: 127
Percentage of graduating seniors who completed the OCI Orientation and demonstrated their ability to identify and apply for multiple OCI interviews: 30%
Note: When factoring in graduate students and students who applied to only one interview, the result increases to 59%.
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO) Statement: As a result of participating in a workshop for interview preparation, students will identify six components to prepare for a professional interview.
The components are:
The Career Center collected a total of 124 pre- and post-assessments for the Interview Preparation workshops. Students attending the presentation were first asked to complete the pre-assessment prior to the start of the presentation. The workshop was then given and the post-assessment was administered immediately afterwards. Below is a summary of the results:
|Class Level||Number of replies||Percentages|
|Responses||Pre - Assessment||post - Assessment|
|Researching the company||73||110|
|Conducting a personal assessment of skills and experiences||16||87|
|Rehearsing questions and responses||46||97|
|Presenting all information in a positive light||9||95|
|Preparing questions to ask the employer||19||92|
|Expressing enthusiasm for the job||8||87|
|Practicing professional business etiquette (No cell phones, gum chewing, etc).||22||93|
|Following up with a thank you card or email||8||99|
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO) Statement: As a result of participation in SRL: 210L Leadership in the Workplace, students identify and measure 1 to 3 learning objectives related to their internship experience.
A total of 31 students enrolled in SRL 210L Leadership in the Workplace for Spring 2011.
28 students created 3 learning objectives at the beginning of their internship related to their internship experience.
26 students rated themselves on the degree to which they have accomplished each learning objective at the end of the semester on a scale of 1-5 (1=not accomplished to 5=accomplished).
|Student Self- Evaluation||Mean||Median||Mode|