Geography-Earth Science Department
The Geography-Earth Science Department at Shippensburg University updates and compiles a directory of past graduates of the department every two years. We are also very interested in your opinions of departmental courses and degree programs in order for us to assess our program. The information you provide will help us make changes that will improve our department. Thank you for taking time to complete this survey.
If possible, please complete the survey by May 1, 2012.
Home Phone: Work Phone:
Year of Graduation:
Major (Check one):
What have you been doing since your graduation from Shippensburg University?
Do you feel that your degree from the Department of Geography-Earth Science at Shippensburg prepared you to get a job in your field of study?
Overall, how well did the courses taken in the department prepare you for your present job or the job you hope to attain in the near fugure? (Check one)
Below are two lists. The first is a list of communication and analytical skills; these are skills the department works to develop though our classes. Please indicate how frequently you use each skill in your position today and how helpful you think our program was in developing the skill.
The second list, below, identifies the different content areas of focus in our program. Please indicate how frequently you use the content in your position today and how helpful you think our program was in developing the content.
How would you rate the quality of your internship or student teaching experience with regard to the following categories?
(Please go on to the next category of you did not have an internship or student teaching experience at Shippensburg.)
Are you evaluating:
Geographic Perspective and Life-Long Learning
A major goal of our program is to assist our students in developing a geographic perspective and encourage our students to become life-long learners. This may be the first time you have ever though about either of these ideas, but we would like you to evaluate the following:
--To what extent the Geography-Earth Science program contributed to "your ability to see and understand the world in terms of: who, what, where, when, places and things are distributed across space; why and how they got there; evaluate the ever-changing relationship between humans and the environment; and sometimes make predictions & propose solutions to current problems."
--To what extent the Geography-Earth Science program contributed to you developing as a life-long learner.
Would you like to receive an electronic newsletter and alumni survey in the future?
If yes, please make sure you provide us with a permanent email address in the space above.
Thanks again for taking the time to complete our Alumni Survey!