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Survey for Thesis

Last post 05-10-2011, 4:00 AM by syed2011. 1 replies.
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  •  11-13-2010, 10:41 PM 377696

    Survey for Thesis

    Dear Fellow Teachers,
     
    I am completing my Master thesis, I am doing a survey to collect some data regarding teachers' perception of the effectiveness of bilingual ed vs. esl immersion. If you are a bilingual teacheror  ESL teacher or both or simply a teacher who has an opinion regarding those programs, please I'd really appreciate it if you could participate in my survey.  Data collected remain anomymous
    I thank you for your time and consideration.
     
     
     

    1.         Years in teaching: ________

    2.         Sex:       M            F

    3.         Your educational background (check one):

                    __ Associates Degree    __ Bachelors Degree      __ Masters Degree        

    __ Other (specify):  _______________________________

    4.         Where do you currently live:  City _________________  State/Country _____________________

    5.  Ethnic origin_________________________________

    6. Have you ever taught in a bilingual setting?            Yes_____                             No_____

    7. Have you ever taught in an ESL immersion classroom?      Yes_____               No_____

    8.  Do you believe it is important for an immigrant student to retain the use of his/her native language? 

           Why or why not?

     

     

     

     

     

    9.   What language(s) do you use in instructing your students?

    1.       All English____

    2.       Mostly English_____

    3.       Mostly a foreign language____

    4.      English or a foreign langauge equally____

    5.       All foreign language ____

     

    10.  Please indicate the degree to which you agree with the following statement: "The primary language is useful in the English acquisition process of ELLs."

    1                              2                              3                              4                              5

    Completely Disagree                        Somewhat Disagree  Neither Agree nor Disagree        Somewhat Agree         Completely Agree

    11.      You have two immigrant students (student A and student B) in your classroom.  Student A’s parents emphasize the         use of their native language and only talk to student A in their primary language because they think that their   child would do better in school.  On the contrary, Student B’s parents believe their child has a higher potential   to succeed if she communicates only in English since they believe that she will assimilate rapidly.    Which          opinion to you agree with and why?

     

     

     

    12.    Your school offers two options to meet the needs of ELLs.  The first option calls for the immediate placement of the        ELL student into the mainstream classroom with daily pullout for English acquisition purpose.  The second          option calls for the immediate placement of the student into a bilingual classroom.   It is up to the parent to        decide which option would work best for her child.  A parent of a newly arrived immigrant student wants your            opinion regarding the options.  What advice do you give the parent? 

     

     

     

     

     

    13.  Do you believe it is important for ELL students to acquire a good working knowledge of English before being placed          in English-language mainstreams classrooms?  Why or Why not?

     

     

     

     

    14.   What would be a better way to assimilate:  being placed in a bilingual classroom or an ESL immersion program?

     

     

     

    15.   Should a teacher discourage the use of the student’s primary-language in the classroom?   Yes_____  No_____

     16.  Please indicate the degree to which you agree with this statement:  "High-levels of primary-language help students          develop literacy in English."        

    1                              2                              3                              4                              5

    Completely Disagree                        Somewhat Disagree  Neither Agree nor Disagree        Somewhat Agree         Completely Agree               

     

    17.  Does content learned in the primary language facilitates content learning in English?  Yes___   No___          

     18.   Some educational experts claim that “providing ELLs with knowledge and literacy in their native languages results in a faster and easier transition to English.”  What do you think about this statement? 

     

     

     

     

     

     

     19.  Please indicate the degree to which you agree with this statement:  "ELLs should be placed in English-only programs in order to help them learn English better and faster."

     

     1                              2                              3                              4                              5

    Completely Disagree                        Somewhat Disagree  Neither Agree nor Disagree        Somewhat Agree         Completely Agree

     

    20.   Please indicate the degree to which you agree with this statement:  "Primary language instruction usage causes confusion among students and detracts from their learning English."

     

     1                              2                              3                              4                              5

    Completely Disagree                        Somewhat Disagree  Neither Agree nor Disagree        Somewhat Agree         Completely Agree

     

    21.  Do you believe that the minority languages and cultures should be preserved as much as possible?

     

     

     

     

     

     22.   Do you believe that not having access to supplemental help in their primary language threaten the academic progress of ELLs?

  •  05-10-2011, 4:00 AM 484164 in reply to 377696

    Re: Survey for Thesis

     I was going to say is there a way to make it a survey with radio buttons? would be much easier to answer the survey. any way Thanks for sharing!
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