Updated: June 21, 2001----------Design by:joseph.kunkel@mnsu.edu ----------Return to PA Welcome Page

OUTCOMES SURVEY RESULTS


We asked coaches to report how many students in their teams did each of the following activities or skills. Data are provided for the last two years. The N in calculating the percentages is 120 in 1999-00 and 125 in 2000-01.

Team: Internal Skills and Activities

1999-00

2000-01

Served as a meeting facilitator

62%

50%

Helped adopt a mission statement for a group

97%

84%

Helped adopt rules for a group

93%

97%

Helped set action goals for a group

88%

75%

Discussed a difference of opinion and resolved a difference within a group

83%

67%

Voted in the group

96%

98%

Helped shape a meeting agenda and used that agenda in a group

65%

62%

Accountability/responsibility was questioned for failure to complete task

54%

50%

Questioned the accountability/responsibility of those who did not complete task

42%

31%

Voluntarily competed task or homework showing responsibility to the group

74%

55%

Helped draw a power map of stakeholders

41%

42%

Recorded minutes or records of a meeting

64%

52%

Negotiated, bargained and compromised within their group

79%

65%

External Political and Professional Skills

 

 

Made phone calls to adult in authority

39%

54%

Interviewed/visited with adult authority

58%

80%

Questioned a guest speaker

45%

62%

Did library or internet research on group issue

46%

40%

Helped design a survey and analyze the results

39%

46%

Helped write a petition and get signatures

25%

10%

Used a power map to identify persons to contact

42%

43%

Wrote a letter to the editor and had it published

21%

0%

Wrote a letter to a public official or other decision maker

34%

14%

Wrote a press release

22%

8%

Set up and staffed an information table

8%

15%

Wrote and published a pamphlet, brochure or newspaper/newsletter

17%

26%

Published information on a website

4%

2%

Organized a community event

22%

22%

Negotiated, bargained and compromised with people outside the group

57%

54%

Spoke in public

61%

72%

Wrote a grant

42%

36%

Organized other fundraising efforts

11%

26%

Concepts and Ideas

 

 

Discussed core democratic concepts in the context of their own work

77%

56%

Discussed the meaning of citizenship and/or their role in a democracy

83%

69%