What Students Say They Know About

The 227 students who completed the beginning survey for our campus laboratories were asked how knowledgeable they were about a variety of contemporary issues.

I am knowledgeable about . . .

Percentage who agree or strongly agree. 

Percentage who disagree or strongly disagree.

Mean Score

(five point scale)

Issues related to gender.

82%

6%

3.87

Issues related to abortion.

74%

10%

3.74

Issues related to race.

72%

11%

3.69

Issues related to sexual orientation.

69%

13%

3.65

Issues related to socioeconomic class.

62%

15%

3.55

Issues related to health care coverage.

41%

30%

3.13

Issues related to affirmative action.

38%

32%

3.02