Personal Information
Year of Graduation
 
Survey Items
Please rate how strongly you agree or disagree with each of the following statements in regards to your program of study
1. Strongly Agree, 2. Somewhat Agree, 3. Somewhat Disagree, 4. Strongly Disagree
1. The Literacy curriculum has provided me with solid liberal arts foundation that provides the necessary background for teaching students at the developmental level of the program.
 
2. have acquired the ability to demonstrate my knowledge of the subject matter of the study of literacy.
 
3. I have acquired the ability to describe the importance of language acquisition and inter-relationship of spoken language and reading for all children.
 
4. have acquired knowledge to compare and contrast various research approaches to beginning and continuing literacy instruction.
 
5. I have acquired the knowledge of the techniques to encourage student development of critical thinking and problem solving.
 
6. I have acquired the knowledge of curriculum, developmental appropriateness, instructional techniques, and learning theory related to literacy instruction.
 
7. I have acquired the knowledge to plan, execute, and assess lessons aligned with the New York State Standards that have been designed in terms of the developing child.
 
8. I have acquired skills necessary to identifying the reading interests of students and am able to recommend appropriate trade books that will encourage students to read.
 
Final Items
1. Strongly Agree, 2. Somewhat Agree, 3. Somewhat Disagree, 4. Strongly Disagree
9. I have acquired skills necessary in utilizing technology in the classroom, including instructional software, email, electronic research and word processing related to literacy instruction.
 
10. I have acquired the ability to describe the interrelated skills of language arts and discuss the instructional procedures for teaching essential skill in writing, spelling, grammar and handwriting.
 
11. I have skills necessary at administering, scoring, analyzing and communicating the results of diagnostic reading, writing and other essential tests.
 
12. I have the skills necessary to select, assess, group and schedule pupils for developmental, corrective and remedial instruction at all grade levels of literacy instruction.
 
13. I have acquired the skills necessary to develop, execute and adjust a literacy plan to remediate specific deficiencies in a classroom or clinical setting.
 
14. I have acquired the skills necessary to show skill in selecting, evaluating and utilizing varied print and non-print materials related to reading and other language arts instruction.
 
15. I have acquired the knowledge of the characteristics of learners with remedial literacy disabilities and identify and use instructional methods appropriate for such learners in appropriate multicultural and diverse classroom settings.
 
16.I have acquired the skills necessary to demonstrate how children with remedial literacy disabilities learn and develop as it relates to the teaching-learning process in multicultural and diverse classroom settings.
 
17. have acquired the skill necessary to demonstrate an understanding of professional responsibilities, which foster positive relationships with colleagues, parents and the community.