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Professional Disposition Qualities (PDQ) Form - Candidate

Professional Disposition Qualities (PDQ) Form - Candidate

McNeese State University
Professional Disposition Qualities (PDQ) Form - Candidate
Level III
**Note: If the course number is followed by E, P, or S, please include the letter in this field after the number. Do not separate the number and letter with a space.
Please rate yourself on the following form by selecting the number on the continuum that you believe best describes your qualities. Your cooperating teacher and/or instructors will also complete the PDQ. If needed, an improvement plan will be developed to increase your overall effectiveness as a teacher candidate and professional teacher.

Evaluation Scale:
(5) Always: 100%, 5 of 5 times
(4) Frequently: 80%, 4 of 5 times
(3) Occasionally: 60%, 3 of 5 times
(2) Infrequently: 40%, 2 of 5 times
(1) Rarely: 20%, 1 of 5 times
(0) Never: 0%, 0 times
Professional Commitment and Responsibility
54321
Engages in the learning process *
Demonstrates enthusiasm for learning *
Produces high quality work *
Demonstrates initiative suitable to the context *
Conveys confidence when interacting with students, peers, and/or professionals in small group situations *
Conveys confidence when interacting with students, peers, and/or professionals in large group situations *
Prepares, organizes, and meets assignment due dates *
Demonstrates reliability by following through with commitments *
Maintains confidentiality of student information and records *
Follows timelines and due dates *
Arrives on time *
Dresses appropriately for the situation *
Is well groomed *
Intra/Interpersonal Skills
54321
Reflects on own practices and behavior *
Accepts evaluative feedback from peers and/or professionals *
Monitors and changes behavior to improve teaching skills *
Collaborates effectively with peers *
Collaborates equally during group activities *
Contributes relevant information during group activities *
Considers all points of view and shows appreciation for diversity *
Uses effective communication strategies when speaking with students, families, peers, and professionals *
Communicates respectfully when speaking with students, families, peers, and professionals *
Maintains professional boundaries with all individuals *
Demonstrates good judgment and discretion when interacting with peers and professionals *
Attitude Toward Learners
54321
Interacts positively with learners including those from diverse backgrounds *
Uses effective communication strategies to teach learners *
Demonstrates high energy and enthusiasm when teaching *
Expects children and adolescents to learn and be successful *
Motivates and engages children and adolescents in learning *
Creates flexible learning environments to meet the needs of all learners *
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