Survey Results  

Results for Survey CVM Technology Survey

Survey URL: http://harvest.cals.ncsu.edu/surveybuilder/wrap/form.cfm?testID=10669   (preview)

  Questions and responses (51 submissions by 51 users)
 
  Part I: Attitude towards computers (Instruction)
 
  Attitudes & Preferences (Question Set)
 
  1.   I am confident about my ability to use a computer for general course work.
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Likert Scale (Multiple Choice)
51 responses
    Strongly Agree 
47    92.16%
    Somewhat Agree 
4    7.84%
    No Opinion 
0    0.00%
    Somewhat Disagree 
0    0.00%
    Strongly Disagree 
0    0.00%
 
  2.   I want the opportunity to use computers as much as possible in my course work.
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Likert Scale (Multiple Choice)
51 responses
    Strongly Agree 
13    25.49%
    Somewhat Agree 
22    43.14%
    No Opinion 
11    21.57%
    Somewhat Disagree 
5    9.80%
    Strongly Disagree 
0    0.00%
 
  3.   I want to access course materials online.
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Likert Scale (Multiple Choice)
51 responses
    Strongly Agree 
38    74.51%
    Somewhat Agree 
10    19.61%
    No Opinion 
3    5.88%
    Somewhat Disagree 
0    0.00%
    Strongly Disagree 
0    0.00%
 
  4.   I would be interested in taking some courses designed to use web, video, e-mail and other technologies so that I can work from home rather than attend class (or attend class less often).
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Likert Scale (Multiple Choice)
51 responses
    Strongly Agree 
10    19.61%
    Somewhat Agree 
13    25.49%
    No Opinion 
4    7.84%
    Somewhat Disagree 
20    39.22%
    Strongly Disagree 
4    7.84%
 
  5.   I want my instructors to use technology in the classroom for presentations and demonstrations.
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Likert Scale (Multiple Choice)
51 responses
    Strongly Agree 
19    37.25%
    Somewhat Agree 
30    58.82%
    No Opinion 
2    3.92%
    Somewhat Disagree 
0    0.00%
    Strongly Disagree 
0    0.00%
 
  6.   I prefer to answer this type of survey on-line as opposed to paper.
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Likert Scale (Multiple Choice)
51 responses
    Strongly Agree 
40    78.43%
    Somewhat Agree 
5    9.80%
    No Opinion 
4    7.84%
    Somewhat Disagree 
2    3.92%
    Strongly Disagree 
0    0.00%
 
 
  Part II: Technology Ownership (Instruction)
 
  7.   What kind of electronic devices will you bring to your school residence? (check all that apply):
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All That Apply
51 responses
    Desktop Computer 
6    11.76%
    Laptop Computer 
49    96.08%
    Tablet Computer 
2    3.92%
    IPad 
1    1.96%
    Handheld (PDA) 
1    1.96%
    Cell Phone 
39    76.47%
    SmartPhone 
13    25.49%
    Pager 
1    1.96%
    Digital Camera 
38    74.51%
    IPod 
37    72.55%
    MP3 Player 
5    9.80%
 
  8.   What operating system(s) do you run on your computer(s)?
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All That Apply
51 responses
    Windows 2000 
6    11.76%
    Windows XP 
14    27.45%
    Windows VISTA 
8    15.69%
    Windows 7 
10    19.61%
    Mac OS X 
16    31.37%
    Linux 
1    1.96%
    Unix 
0    0.00%
    Dual Boot (any Windows/Linux) 
1    1.96%
    Dual Boot (any Windows/Mac OS) 
2    3.92%
    Does not Apply 
0    0.00%
 
  9.   Does your computer have wireless network capabilities?
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Multiple Choice
51 responses
    Yes 
51    100.00%
    No 
0    0.00%
    I don't know 
0    0.00%
 
  10.   What will be your primary connection to the Internet from your school residence?
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Multiple Choice
51 responses
    ResNet (direct Ethernet from campus residence halls or Greek Court) 
1    1.96%
    Cable Modem (Roadrunner/Earthlink/etc.) 
18    35.29%
    DSL (BellSouth/ATT/etc.) 
10    19.61%
    Wireless (3G/4G/WiMax/etc.) 
22    43.14%
    Dial-up (Modem) 
0    0.00%
    None 
0    0.00%
 
  11.   What Web Browser do you primarily use on your computer?
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Multiple Choice
51 responses
    Internet Explorer 
12    23.53%
    Netscape 
0    0.00%
    Mozilla 
11    21.57%
    Opera 
0    0.00%
    Safari 
8    15.69%
    Firefox 
19    37.25%
    None 
1    1.96%
 
  12.   What Word Processor do you primarily use on your computer?
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Multiple Choice
51 responses
    Microsoft Word 
49    96.08%
    Google Docs 
0    0.00%
    WordPerfect 
0    0.00%
    Word Pro 
0    0.00%
    Star Office 
0    0.00%
    Open Office 
1    1.96%
    None 
1    1.96%
 
  Part III: Computing Experience (Instruction)
 
  How would you rate your proficiency in File Management? (Question Set)
 
  13.   Delete, move, rename or copy files.
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Likert Scale (Multiple Choice)
50 responses
    Excellent 
43    86.00%
    Good 
6    12.00%
    Average 
1    2.00%
    Below Average 
0    0.00%
    Poor 
0    0.00%
 
  14.   Create and manage folders and directories.
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Likert Scale (Multiple Choice)
51 responses
    Excellent 
30    58.82%
    Good 
19    37.25%
    Average 
1    1.96%
    Below Average 
1    1.96%
    Poor 
0    0.00%
 
  How would you rate your proficiency in Word-Processing? (Question Set)
 
  15.   Perform general formatting on text (change font sizes, select, copy, move, center, underline, bold, number pages, etc)
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Likert Scale (Multiple Choice)
51 responses
    Excellent 
42    82.35%
    Good 
9    17.65%
    Average 
0    0.00%
    Below Average 
0    0.00%
    Poor 
0    0.00%
 
  16.   Insert and modify figures, images, tables, etc.
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Likert Scale (Multiple Choice)
50 responses
    Excellent 
22    44.00%
    Good 
23    46.00%
    Average 
5    10.00%
    Below Average 
0    0.00%
    Poor 
0    0.00%
 
  How would you rate your proficiency in Spreadsheets? (Question Set)
 
  17.   Perform general data entry (use different numeric formats, change column widths, insert rows/columns, cut/paste values, etc.).
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Likert Scale (Multiple Choice)
51 responses
    Excellent 
33    64.71%
    Good 
9    17.65%
    Average 
8    15.69%
    Below Average 
1    1.96%
    Poor 
0    0.00%
 
  18.   Use functions and formulas for common tasks (sum and average ranges of cells, apply simple financial functions, specify absolute and relative cell addresses).
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Likert Scale (Multiple Choice)
51 responses
    Excellent 
15    29.41%
    Good 
15    29.41%
    Average 
15    29.41%
    Below Average 
5    9.80%
    Poor 
1    1.96%
 
  19.   Create spreadsheet charts (pie charts, bar charts, etc.).
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Likert Scale (Multiple Choice)
51 responses
    Excellent 
22    43.14%
    Good 
15    29.41%
    Average 
12    23.53%
    Below Average 
2    3.92%
    Poor 
0    0.00%
 
  How would you rate your proficiency in E-Mail? (Question Set)
 
  20.   Send, receive, copy and forward e-mail.
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Likert Scale (Multiple Choice)
51 responses
    Excellent 
46    90.20%
    Good 
5    9.80%
    Average 
0    0.00%
    Below Average 
0    0.00%
    Poor 
0    0.00%
 
  21.   Send and receive attachments.
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Likert Scale (Multiple Choice)
51 responses
    Excellent 
46    90.20%
    Good 
5    9.80%
    Average 
0    0.00%
    Below Average 
0    0.00%
    Poor 
0    0.00%
 
  How would you rate your proficiency in World Wide Web? (Question Set)
 
  22.   Use the Web for searching for and locating specific information.
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Likert Scale (Multiple Choice)
51 responses
    Excellent 
39    76.47%
    Good 
11    21.57%
    Average 
0    0.00%
    Below Average 
1    1.96%
    Poor 
0    0.00%
 
  23.   Create your own Web pages.
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Likert Scale (Multiple Choice)
51 responses
    Excellent 
7    13.73%
    Good 
4    7.84%
    Average 
13    25.49%
    Below Average 
17    33.33%
    Poor 
10    19.61%
 
 
  24.   What computer skills would you like to learn?
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Text Answer
27 responses
    I would like to gain more confidence in spreadsheet functions. 
    General computer maintenance skills - virus scanning, basic troubleshooting skills, connectivity problems. 
    I would like to learn more about PowerPoint. 
    Adobe photoshop 
    microsoft excell 
    I would like to learn more about spreadsheets. 
    I would like to learn how to better use spreadsheets and powerpoint. I have basic knowledge, but would like to get better at it. 
    Editing videos 
    -Basic programming knowledge for use in statistics programs -More intensive computer trouble shooting, such as understanding the registry -Basic web design -How to create more complex worksheets in Excel that can be used for biological research data 
    how to create a web page 
    Possibly more spreadsheet-based skills. Otherwise, I'm pretty computer savvy. 
    HTML/web page design and I could use a refresher on bibliography management for writing papers. 
    How to build a webpage 
    n/a 
    how to create web pages 
    I would enjoy learning more about image editing software (e.g. Photoshop), but I'm reasonably proficient in digital image editing and page layout software already. Also, I don't think that vet school is the place to learn those things! :-P 
    More detail with excel/creating spreadsheets - use formulas/equations to organize/analyze data & statistics. Learn more about printing/configuration of powerpoint presentations/slides and excel spreadsheets for presentations. 
    n/a 
    Learn how to better operate Spreadsheet. 
    I would like to learn how to create my own web page one day. 
    How to create multimedia such as slideshows and movies 
    Maybe to learn more about using formulas in the spreadsheets. Others I am set on, but never hurts to improve existing skills. 
    Working with spreadsheets and Excel type programs 
    (not sure) 
    how to use powerpoint and video capabilities better. 
    Creating web pages would be interesting and useful. 
    Statistics 
 
  25.   Other Comments:
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Text Answer
3 responses
    I use Chrome as my primary browser. 
    I detest "clickers" - whoever was responsible for bringing those into the classroom ought to be made to watch infinite reruns of Gilligan's Island (or subjected to some other similar purgatory). They are a pale excuse for technology. 
    n/a