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TO: EVOC 503 Instructor Dr. Joe Scarcella
FROM: Phil Fournier
RE: 503, WA3, Fournier

The purpose of EVOC 503 WA3 was to prepare a Pre Course Survey instrument for the course I instruct in Automotive Engine Performance. The following six criteria were specified:

  1. Comply with all of the General Criteria for Written Assignments.
  2. Develop a "Pre Course Survey" for a particular course. The survey instrument should not be more than 1 page (typewritten or word processed).
  3. The survey should be designed so that students are required to actually write answers to specific questions and have enough room on the form to write their answers.
  4. Include questions on the survey that begin with words like "how," "what" and "why."
  5. Avoid questions that suggest the expected answer and questions that can be answered by single words such as "yes" or "no."
  6. On the cover memo (see #1 above) indicate and briefly describe at least one specific resource from which additional information about student surveys can be obtained.

The following sources of information were used relative to this assignment:

  1. Fournier, Phil - From my own professional experience.
  2. (This site has some good sample templates for developing student surveys; a few of them are free.)

I believe that the attached proposal meets all six of above listed criteria and respectfully request full credit: one point for meeting each of the above listed criteria.

Automotive Engine Performance
Pre Course Survey

Please neatly print an answer to each of the following questions in the space provided immediately below each question:

1.                  What are your career objectives?


2.                  In what way do you think this class in Automotive Engine Performance will help in the pursuit of your career?


3.                  What is your favorite auto? (Explain why it is your favorite.)


4.                  What was your favorite class in high school? (Explain why it is your favorite.)


5.                  What grade would you like to earn in this course and what are you willing to do to earn it?