Faculty Expectations of Students

Faculty held expectations of ideal student behaviors. These expectations concerned the amount of time students devoted to assignments; student interest in the subject matter; student focus on the discipline; and student initiative. 

Data measuring these faculty expectations were collected by the survey. The following descriptions quote the relevant survey questions.

Faculty Expectations of CS Students:

Percent of Faculty Expecting 10 + Hours of Homework

CS Departments
% of Faculty

1.2

0.00

2.2

0.00

3.2

26.11

4.2

0.00

5.2

.

6.2

0.00

7.2

26.61

8.2

20.00

10.2

25.00

11.2

0.00

12.2

0.00

13.2

0.00

14.2

0.00

15.2

0.00

16.2

50.00

17.2

60.00

18.2

50.00

19.2

0.00

20.2

0.00

21.2

0.00

22.2

25.00

24.2

15.55

25.2

0.00

mean

13.56

 

Interest, Focus, and Initiative Faculty Expect of Students

 1=strongly disagree, 5=strongly agree

CS Departments
interest
focus
initiative1
initiative2
1.2 3.75 1.25 3.00 3.25
2.2 4.00 2.00 3.67 4.33
3.2 3.22 1.78 3.96 3.26
4.2 4.00 2.67 4.00 4.00
5.2 . . . .
6.2 4.33 2.67 4.33 4.33
7.2 4.60 2.82 4.37 4.55
8.2 4.60 1.80 4.80 3.40
10.2 4.00 2.50 3.75 3.38
11.2 5.00 1.00 4.00 4.00
12.2 . 1.00 4.00 3.00
13.2 4.00 2.50 5.00 3.50
14.2 5.00 2.00 3.00 3.00
15.2 4.33 2.33 4.67 4.00
16.2 3.00 2.20 2.75 4.25
17.2 3.80 2.00 3.00 2.60
18.2 3.50 2.50 4.50 1.50
19.2 4.50 2.00 4.50 3.00
20.2 . 1.50 2.50 3.00
21.2 3.00 2.31 2.50 .
22.2 4.75 1.25 2.75 3.67
24.2 4.22 2.94 4.22 4.31
25.2 4.00 1.00 4.00 2.00

mean

4.08 2.00 3.79 3.44

Faculty Expectations of Biology/Life Sciences Students:

Percent of Faculty Expecting 10+ Hours of Homework 

Biology/Life Sciences Departments
% of Faculty
1.1 0.00
2.1 20.00
3.1 37.31
4.1 100.00
5.1 100.00
6.1 11.11
7.1 17.53
8.1 53.92
10.1 42.86
11.1 25.00
12.1 .
13.1 0.00
14.1 0.00
15.1 25.00
16.1 35.51
17.1 0.00
18.1 0.00
19.1 0.00
20.1 33.33
21.1 41.84
22.1 22.22
24.1 74.35
25.1 40.00
mean 30.91

 

Interest, Focus, and Initiative Faculty Expect of Students

 1=strongly disagree, 5=strongly agree

Biology/Life Sciences Departments
interest
focus
initiative1
initiative2
1.1 4.33 2.67 3.00 3.33
2.1 4.20 2.00 4.40 4.25
3.1 3.21 2.39 3.58 2.33
4.1 4.33 2.33 4.67 3.67
5.1 5.00 1.00 5.00 3.00
6.1 4.11 2.67 4.00 3.50
7.1 4.35 2.25 4.03 2.61
8.1 4.37 2.00 3.38 3.16
10.1 3.86 2.75 4.29 4.20
11.1 4.50 2.50 4.50 2.67
12.1 . 1.00 . .
13.1 3.56 2.40 2.22 3.00
14.1 4.00 3.00 4.00 4.00
15.1 4.75 2.75 4.50 4.00
16.1 4.18 2.61 4.82 3.29
17.1 4.37 2.76 4.48 3.67
18.1 3.67 2.50 4.75 3.25
19.1 4.00 2.50 3.50 2.67
20.1 4.25 2.20 4.40 3.80
21.1 5.00 2.00 3.00 3.33
22.1 3.89 2.20 4.11 3.22
24.1 4.92 2.42 4.68 2.13
25.1 4.40 2.17 4.00 3.00

mean

4.24 2.31 4.06 3.28