Detailed Evaluation Results for Summer Planning: Pathways & Pitfalls (April 24, 2013)
20 faculty completed evaluations out of 24 total participants(16 women, 8 men).
Questions & Responses
The Summer Planning workshop to discuss "pathways and pitfalls" lived up to my expectations.
N=20 Mean=4.65 SD=0.49 Range= 1 (strongly disagree)- 5 (strongly agree)
The session allowed me to get or give useful suggestions towards making progress.
N=20 Mean= 4.95 SD=0.22 Range= 1 (strongly disagree)- 5 (strongly agree)
I am glad I took the time to participate in this workshop.
N=20 Mean=4.85 SD=0.37 Range= 1 (strongly disagree)- 5 (strongly agree)
The session assisted me in anticipating any roadblocks or obstacles, and ways to respond this summer.
N=20 Mean=4.63 SD=0.60 Range= 1 (strongly disagree)- 5 (strongly agree)
Questions & Answers:
Please give an example of at least one thing you learned and will definitely take from the Summer Planning session and Networking Lunch to use in the summer months. (open-ended)
- Many of us have the same struggles!
- Remember that the summer is only about 12 weeks.
- I met some great colleagues and I identified subtasks for my summer goals.
- Carve out writing time and set days in which I am available to meet with my students.
- To break goals down.
- Thinking about my summer as a certain limited number of days and planning backward based on time limits.
- There is a statistical consulting office.
- Breaking down tasks into discrete pieces is essential to accomplish specific goals.
- I had a chance for focused discussion with mentee.
- Important to take care of oneself and recharge batteries in order to continue working at best level.
Is there anything that could have been improved about this workshop?
- I think bringing in more studies.
- Planning each of the four goals - but it was great.
- More whole group interaction.
- More discussion of different time-planning strategies (concurrent tasks, sequential tasks, etc.).
- More mentors and I think we need to know all of the FIU resources available to us, like statistical consulting.
- Probably better to have workshop after exam week.
General Comments about the overall workshop?
- Very helpful and good tips.
- Very good workshop and very helpful.
- Very useful.
- Excellent! The person I was paired with provided so much great advice about setting boundaries with my students and caring about my own time.
- Great opportunity to interact across programs, departments, and colleges.
- Well organized.
- I continue to applaud the effort to push forward a formal mentoring program at FIU and think its interdisciplinary format is a plus.
- Excellent spectrum of advice from a variety of colleagues in different departments and schools.