- When asked if they are leaving Cal Poly next year 2 of the 37 answered "yes." This is a 94% retention rate approximately equal to Cal Poly's one-year retention rate of 93% in 2010.
- When asked if they are considering a major change, 13 (48%) said they are. Of the 13, 9 indicated they were considering a change before entering SUSTAIN. For comparison purposes each year 6% of Cal Poly students change major.
- When asked if SUSTAIN had helped them to determine there "life's work," 15 (67%) answered in the affirmative.
- Finally, 30 out of 37 students indicated they wanted to help next year in SUSTAIN.
Tuesday, May 1, 2012
I asked the SUSTAIN students a few simple questions in order to undated some of the financial analysis. I am still working on the financial analysis, but here are a few tidbits of information.
Of course, there are no perfect measures of anything. We used an instrument called the Course Valuing Inventory. It has four scales within it: Course Valuing, Course Learning, Personal Learning, Behavioral Learning.