The Spring 2014 Follow-Up Survey of Freshmen Who Entered Western in 2012 (2nd Year Survey) is part of a longitudinal effort to survey students with a goal to improve educational programs and provide self -assessment data. Together with the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education, the Office of Survey Research (OSR) designed this survey in an attempt to shed light on the efficacy and satisfaction with first year and GUR programs. This particular survey also received input from other campus offices which provides opportunities for these offices to address their specific needs. The 2nd Year Survey consists of a mixture of open ended, multiple choice and numerical response questions. This survey targeted native freshmen (including running start students) who entered Western in the Fall of 2012. These students were completing their second full year on campus at the time of the survey (Spring, 2014). As part of OSR’s efforts to paint a longitudinal portrait, these students were originally surveyed immediately prior to beginning their Western careers (Fall, 2012). Ultimately, these students will also be surveyed just prior to graduation and again two years after graduation.
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Subjects - Topical (LCSH)
College students--Washington (State)--Longitudinal studies
Subjects - Names (LCNAF)
Western Washington University--Freshmen--Longitudinal studies; Western Washington University--Students--Longitudinal studies
Title of Series
Technical and research reports (Western Washington University. Office of Institutional Assessment and Testing) ; 2014-06
Clark, Linda D. (Linda Darlene); Hartsoch, Beth; Krieg, John; and Stark, Chris, "Western Educational Longitudinal Study (WELS): Spring 2014 Follow-Up Survey of Freshman Who Entered in the Fall of 2012" (2014). Office of Survey Research. 402.