|1||Mar 27, 2013 6:49 AM||Continue to enhance the student experience to engage students more in the campus. Continue a focus on career-ready programming based on employer needs.|
|2||Mar 25, 2013 2:22 PM||Broaden the scope of classes offered, specifically the upper-level courses. The current courses are too few and far between.|
|3||Mar 20, 2013 7:55 AM||I believe more opportunities for the non typical student should be given some weight in considering improvements.|
|4||Mar 19, 2013 12:15 PM||Allow students to use e-books in class. Many more online courses.|
|5||Mar 14, 2013 9:16 AM||continue to focus on targeted areas that are of interest to the local community / demographic of central louisiana.|
|6||Mar 14, 2013 6:55 AM||This too big a question; however, I suppose that we really need to apply some of what we have heard at the in-service trainings. For instance, we need to create "hot classrooms," in which students do not see each course as discrete and separate. Instead, they need to see that what is learned in one course has further applications down the line.
Of greater concern to me is the entire tendency in this state to see higher education as merely vocational training that leads immediately to a job. Jobs, of course, are good things. However, I also think that my first duty to my students is to alert them to the fact that they have more choices than they realize.
Just a comment re: nursing. One of the great things about the nursing program is that it does provide "hot classrooms" and that it is really more than a vocational program--Nurses are now fighting keep their recognized status as professionals. Too many outside the profession seem unaware that a nurse is not a handmaiden to the doctor.|
|7||Mar 13, 2013 9:03 PM||LSU-Alexandria needs a stable budget. Constant cuts are not helpful for enhancing student learning.|
|8||Mar 13, 2013 1:32 PM||I think that LSUA is striving to meet the needs of students to overcome the lack of being ready for higher education because so many of our secondary schools fail to prepare students as they should. LSUA is continuing to overcome this deficiency.|
|9||Mar 13, 2013 11:56 AM||No idea. Not my expertise|
|10||Mar 13, 2013 8:52 AM||Increase technology. Open up the University to more technology fields of study that will help our manufacturing plants in the area hire persons with degrees from this institution.|