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Table. 3 Questionnaire data on clinician attitudes and experience: University of Toronto placement supervisor evaluation

From: Post graduate clinical placements: evaluating benefits and challenges with a mixed methods cross sectional design

  2011/12 academic year, N = 10 (42 % of clinicians) 2013/14 academic year, N = 12 (43 % of clinicians)
  Disagree Neutral Agree Disagree Neutral Agree
(1–2) −3 (4–5) (1–2) −3 (4–5)
1. Student could apply academic concepts/approaches to service activity 1 0 9 1 4 7
2. Student demonstrated recognition of and appreciation for the unique knowledge and/or skills possessed by those s/he worked with 0 0 10 0 2 10
3. Student exhibited enthusiasm for service activities (positive attitude) 0 0 10 0 3 9
4. Student demonstrated sensitivity toward the people with whom s/he worked 0 0 10 0 1 11
5. Student dealt positively with uncertainty and setbacks (adaptable) 0 0 10 1 2 9
6. Student exhibited a sincere desire to learn 0 0 10 0 1 11
7. Student appeared motivated 0 0 10 0 3 9
8. Student exhibited initiative (asked questions, scheduled meetings, came up with ideas, etc.) 1 1 8 0 5 7
9. Student demonstrated responsibility (time management, attendance, punctuality, reliability, etc.) 1 1 8 0 1 11
10. Student was able to work independently (accountable, self-directed, etc.) 1 1 8 0 2 10
11. Student demonstrated commitment (completion of tasks, consistency, etc.) 1 1 8 0 3 9
12. Student experienced a growth in understanding (depth of awareness, appreciation for complexity, etc.) 0 2 8 0 1 11
13. Student exhibited decision making and problem solving skills (recognizing and evaluating options, executing a plan of action, etc.) 2 3 5 1 2 9
14. Overall, student made a significant contribution to the service. 3 3 4 0 1 11
15. Student responded thoughtfully to critical feedback and suggestions 0 1 9 0 0 12
16. Student exhibited professionalism (maturity, respect, confidentiality, etc.) 0 1 9 0 1 11
17. Student developed an understanding of and competency in the unique styles of communication used in the placement context 0 2 8 0 2 10
18. Student worked well with individuals from different backgrounds, interests and experiences (including peers, supervisors and community services) 0 3 7 0 1 11