Survey Results  

Results for Survey ANREP/NACDEP Joint Conference, June 26-29, Burlington, VT

Survey URL: http://harvest.cals.ncsu.edu/surveybuilder/form.cfm?testID=29658   (preview)

  Questions and responses (253 submissions)
 
  1.   Have you attended an ANREP or NACDEP conference in the past?
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Multiple Choice
251 responses
    Yes 
168    66.93%
    No 
83    33.07%
 
  The following is a list of components of this conference. How useful were they to you in terms of doing your job or improving your experience at the conference? (Question Set)
 
  2.   Pre-conference workshops
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Likert Scale (Multiple Choice)
251 responses
    Not useful 
2    0.80%
    Slightly useful 
4    1.59%
    Useful 
26    10.36%
    Very useful 
45    17.93%
    Did not attend 
174    69.32%
 
  3.   Opening reception
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Likert Scale (Multiple Choice)
250 responses
    Not useful 
15    6.00%
    Slightly useful 
48    19.20%
    Useful 
93    37.20%
    Very useful 
37    14.80%
    Did not attend 
57    22.80%
 
  4.   Concurrent sessions
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Likert Scale (Multiple Choice)
252 responses
    Not useful 
0    0.00%
    Slightly useful 
21    8.33%
    Useful 
64    25.40%
    Very useful 
165    65.48%
    Did not attend 
2    0.79%
 
  5.   Regional meetings
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Likert Scale (Multiple Choice)
252 responses
    Not useful 
13    5.16%
    Slightly useful 
41    16.27%
    Useful 
78    30.95%
    Very useful 
66    26.19%
    Did not attend 
54    21.43%
 
  6.   General sessions
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Likert Scale (Multiple Choice)
249 responses
    Not useful 
3    1.20%
    Slightly useful 
42    16.87%
    Useful 
109    43.78%
    Very useful 
85    34.14%
    Did not attend 
10    4.02%
 
  7.   Award Ceremony
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Likert Scale (Multiple Choice)
252 responses
    Not useful 
16    6.35%
    Slightly useful 
40    15.87%
    Useful 
99    39.29%
    Very useful 
58    23.02%
    Did not attend 
39    15.48%
 
  8.   Poster session
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Likert Scale (Multiple Choice)
250 responses
    Not useful 
3    1.20%
    Slightly useful 
32    12.80%
    Useful 
82    32.80%
    Very useful 
95    38.00%
    Did not attend 
38    15.20%
 
  9.   Business meeting
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Likert Scale (Multiple Choice)
249 responses
    Not useful 
17    6.83%
    Slightly useful 
39    15.66%
    Useful 
74    29.72%
    Very useful 
40    16.06%
    Did not attend 
79    31.73%
 
  10.   Mobile workshops
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Likert Scale (Multiple Choice)
251 responses
    Not useful 
2    0.80%
    Slightly useful 
10    3.98%
    Useful 
43    17.13%
    Very useful 
112    44.62%
    Did not attend 
84    33.47%
 
  11.   Post-conference workshops
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Likert Scale (Multiple Choice)
244 responses
    Not useful 
2    0.82%
    Slightly useful 
4    1.64%
    Useful 
13    5.33%
    Very useful 
28    11.48%
    Did not attend 
197    80.74%
 
  12.   New member meet & greet
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Likert Scale (Multiple Choice)
251 responses
    Not useful 
8    3.19%
    Slightly useful 
11    4.38%
    Useful 
24    9.56%
    Very useful 
18    7.17%
    Did not attend 
190    75.70%
 
  13.   Informal networking with fellow association members
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Likert Scale (Multiple Choice)
252 responses
    Not useful 
4    1.59%
    Slightly useful 
18    7.14%
    Useful 
44    17.46%
    Very useful 
184    73.02%
    Did not attend 
2    0.79%
 
  14.   Informal networking with members of another association
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Likert Scale (Multiple Choice)
250 responses
    Not useful 
15    6.00%
    Slightly useful 
38    15.20%
    Useful 
74    29.60%
    Very useful 
117    46.80%
    Did not attend 
6    2.40%
 
  For each statement, how did attending the 2016 ANREP/NACDEP joint conference benefit you? (Question Set)
 
  15.   Increased my understanding of issues relevant to my work
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Likert Scale (Multiple Choice)
252 responses
    Strongly disagree 
2    0.79%
    Disagree 
19    7.54%
    Agree 
104    41.27%
    Strongly agree 
125    49.60%
    Does not apply 
2    0.79%
 
  16.   Increased my contacts for future collaborations
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Likert Scale (Multiple Choice)
251 responses
    Strongly disagree 
2    0.80%
    Disagree 
9    3.59%
    Agree 
100    39.84%
    Strongly agree 
137    54.58%
    Does not apply 
3    1.20%
 
  17.   Gave me a new understanding of the mission/function of an Extension association other than my own
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Likert Scale (Multiple Choice)
251 responses
    Strongly disagree 
7    2.79%
    Disagree 
43    17.13%
    Agree 
119    47.41%
    Strongly agree 
69    27.49%
    Does not apply 
13    5.18%
 
  18.   Increased my awareness of programs related to my work
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Likert Scale (Multiple Choice)
250 responses
    Strongly disagree 
0    0.00%
    Disagree 
13    5.20%
    Agree 
106    42.40%
    Strongly agree 
129    51.60%
    Does not apply 
2    0.80%
 
  19.   Provided ideas on how to access resources related to my work
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Likert Scale (Multiple Choice)
251 responses
    Strongly disagree 
3    1.20%
    Disagree 
25    9.96%
    Agree 
109    43.43%
    Strongly agree 
110    43.82%
    Does not apply 
4    1.59%
 
  20.   Met my professional development needs
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Likert Scale (Multiple Choice)
250 responses
    Strongly disagree 
4    1.60%
    Disagree 
26    10.40%
    Agree 
113    45.20%
    Strongly agree 
99    39.60%
    Does not apply 
8    3.20%
 
  21.   Will help me do a better job of meeting the needs of my students, audiences, or clients
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Likert Scale (Multiple Choice)
252 responses
    Strongly disagree 
3    1.19%
    Disagree 
24    9.52%
    Agree 
119    47.22%
    Strongly agree 
102    40.48%
    Does not apply 
4    1.59%
 
  22.   Something else not listed here
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Likert Scale (Multiple Choice)
183 responses
    Strongly disagree 
1    0.55%
    Disagree 
1    0.55%
    Agree 
12    6.56%
    Strongly agree 
12    6.56%
    Does not apply 
157    85.79%
 
 
  23.   Please describe a specific way that you benefitted from this conference.
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Short Answer
156 responses
 
  Based on what you learned at this conference, what do you intend to do differently in the next 12 months? (Question Set)
 
  24.   Develop or restructure programs, products, or services for my students, audiences, or clients
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Likert Scale (Multiple Choice)
248 responses
    Very likely 
85    34.27%
    Maybe 
108    43.55%
    Unlikely 
37    14.92%
    Does not apply 
18    7.26%
 
  25.   Develop or revamp the evaluation strategy for my program, service or product
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Likert Scale (Multiple Choice)
245 responses
    Very likely 
43    17.55%
    Maybe 
120    48.98%
    Unlikely 
65    26.53%
    Does not apply 
17    6.94%
 
  26.   Begin plans for a collaborative project with someone I connected with at the conference
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Likert Scale (Multiple Choice)
248 responses
    Very likely 
87    35.08%
    Maybe 
99    39.92%
    Unlikely 
48    19.35%
    Does not apply 
14    5.65%
 
  27.   Develop a grant proposal with other conference attendees
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Likert Scale (Multiple Choice)
248 responses
    Very likely 
22    8.87%
    Maybe 
90    36.29%
    Unlikely 
119    47.98%
    Does not apply 
17    6.85%
 
  28.   Join an association committee or workgroup
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Likert Scale (Multiple Choice)
248 responses
    Very likely 
40    16.13%
    Maybe 
63    25.40%
    Unlikely 
128    51.61%
    Does not apply 
17    6.85%
 
  29.   Run for an office or position within one of the associations
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Likert Scale (Multiple Choice)
245 responses
    Very likely 
9    3.67%
    Maybe 
44    17.96%
    Unlikely 
172    70.20%
    Does not apply 
20    8.16%
 
  30.   Plan to attend the professional meeting of another Extension association
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Likert Scale (Multiple Choice)
246 responses
    Very likely 
31    12.60%
    Maybe 
64    26.02%
    Unlikely 
140    56.91%
    Does not apply 
11    4.47%
 
  31.   Something else not listed here
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Likert Scale (Multiple Choice)
162 responses
    Very likely 
9    5.56%
    Maybe 
10    6.17%
    Unlikely 
11    6.79%
    Does not apply 
132    81.48%
 
 
  32.   Please describe a few specific things you intend to do differently.
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Text Answer
107 responses
 
  How important to you was each of the following reasons in your decision to register for this conference? (Question Set)
 
  33.   Meeting location
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Likert Scale (Multiple Choice)
252 responses
    Not important 
27    10.71%
    Slightly important 
52    20.63%
    Important 
106    42.06%
    Very important 
67    26.59%
 
  34.   Conference cost
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Likert Scale (Multiple Choice)
252 responses
    Not important 
24    9.52%
    Slightly important 
72    28.57%
    Important 
107    42.46%
    Very important 
49    19.44%
 
  35.   Conference theme
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Likert Scale (Multiple Choice)
249 responses
    Not important 
72    28.92%
    Slightly important 
77    30.92%
    Important 
78    31.33%
    Very important 
22    8.84%
 
  36.   Opportunity to give a presentation, poster, or workshop
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Likert Scale (Multiple Choice)
247 responses
    Not important 
34    13.77%
    Slightly important 
22    8.91%
    Important 
80    32.39%
    Very important 
111    44.94%
 
  37.   Opportunity to network and have fellowship with Extension association peers
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Likert Scale (Multiple Choice)
250 responses
    Not important 
1    0.40%
    Slightly important 
13    5.20%
    Important 
80    32.00%
    Very important 
156    62.40%
 
  38.   Opportunity to learn from members of another Extension association
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Likert Scale (Multiple Choice)
249 responses
    Not important 
23    9.24%
    Slightly important 
62    24.90%
    Important 
76    30.52%
    Very important 
88    35.34%
 
 
  39.   Please explain the reason(s) you decided to attend the conference.
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Short Answer
157 responses
 
  40.   Would you be interested in a smaller regional conference for your organization?
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Multiple Choice
249 responses
    Yes 
98    39.36%
    Maybe 
111    44.58%
    No 
40    16.06%
 
  41.   Would you be interested in future joint conferences with NACDEP or ANREP?
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Multiple Choice
250 responses
    Yes 
126    50.40%
    Maybe 
92    36.80%
    No 
32    12.80%
 
  42.   What do you think was the most important benefit of having a jointly held Extension association conference?
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Short Answer
162 responses
 
  43.   Overall, how would you rate this conference?
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Multiple Choice
252 responses
    Poor 
17    6.75%
    Average 
62    24.60%
    Very good 
126    50.00%
    Excellent 
47    18.65%
 
  44.   Please give ideas as to how the conference could have been improved, especially if you rated the conference "poor" or "average".
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Text Answer
173 responses
 
  45.   Please provide suggestions for conference themes or keynote speakers.
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Short Answer
59 responses
 
  The next questions deal with the registration process and accommodations. Please select the best response to each question. (Instruction)
 
  (Question Set)
 
  46.   NACDEP or ANREP conference communications with attendees (emails, etc.)
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Likert Scale (Multiple Choice)
247 responses
    Not satisfied 
9    3.64%
    Somewhat satisfied 
26    10.53%
    Satisfied 
114    46.15%
    Very satisfied 
96    38.87%
    Does not apply 
2    0.81%
 
  47.   NACDEP or ANREP website information
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Likert Scale (Multiple Choice)
249 responses
    Not satisfied 
15    6.02%
    Somewhat satisfied 
45    18.07%
    Satisfied 
104    41.77%
    Very satisfied 
84    33.73%
    Does not apply 
1    0.40%
 
  48.   Online registration
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Likert Scale (Multiple Choice)
244 responses
    Not satisfied 
8    3.28%
    Somewhat satisfied 
15    6.15%
    Satisfied 
119    48.77%
    Very satisfied 
97    39.75%
    Does not apply 
5    2.05%
 
  49.   Onsite registration or conference check-in
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Likert Scale (Multiple Choice)
246 responses
    Not satisfied 
8    3.25%
    Somewhat satisfied 
14    5.69%
    Satisfied 
111    45.12%
    Very satisfied 
100    40.65%
    Does not apply 
13    5.28%
 
  50.   Accommodations and site location
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Likert Scale (Multiple Choice)
248 responses
    Not satisfied 
23    9.27%
    Somewhat satisfied 
40    16.13%
    Satisfied 
102    41.13%
    Very satisfied 
79    31.85%
    Does not apply 
4    1.61%
 
  51.   Meeting room logistics
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Likert Scale (Multiple Choice)
247 responses
    Not satisfied 
49    19.84%
    Somewhat satisfied 
74    29.96%
    Satisfied 
86    34.82%
    Very satisfied 
38    15.38%
    Does not apply 
0    0.00%
 
  52.   Meals and breaks
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Likert Scale (Multiple Choice)
246 responses
    Not satisfied 
50    20.33%
    Somewhat satisfied 
82    33.33%
    Satisfied 
82    33.33%
    Very satisfied 
31    12.60%
    Does not apply 
1    0.41%
 
 
  53.   What other comments would you like to share with the leaders of either association or with the conference planners?
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Short Answer
121 responses
 
  Now, please tell us a little about yourself so that we can better understand the views of those who attended the conference. (Instruction)
 
  54.   What is your age?
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Multiple Choice
246 responses
    under 35 
37    15.04%
    35-49 
91    36.99%
    50-69 
118    47.97%
    70 or older 
0    0.00%
 
  55.   In relationship to your work with Extension, in which career stage would you place yourself?
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Multiple Choice
248 responses
    Early career (first 6 years) 
73    29.44%
    Middle career (7 to 15 years) 
70    28.23%
    Later career (16 or more years) 
102    41.13%
    Retired 
0    0.00%
    Does not apply 
3    1.21%
 
  56.   With which Extension region are you associated?
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Multiple Choice
247 responses
    Northeast 
53    21.46%
    South 
61    24.70%
    Northcentral 
88    35.63%
    West 
44    17.81%
    1890 
0    0.00%
    Located outside the USA 
1    0.40%
    Federal government 
0    0.00%
 
  57.   To which of the following Extension associations do you belong? Please check all that apply.
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All That Apply
248 responses
    ANREP (Association of Natural Resource Extension Professionals) 
118    47.58%
    NACDEP (National Association of Community Development Extension Professionals) 
134    54.03%
    NEAFCS (National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Science) 
5    2.02%
    NAE4HA (National Association of Extension 4-H Agents) 
10    4.03%
    NACAA (National Association of County Agricultural Agents) 
27    10.89%
    NAEPSDP (National Association of Extension Program and Staff Development Professionals) 
2    0.81%
    ESP (Epsilon Sigma Phi) 
41    16.53%
    None 
6    2.42%
 
  58.   What is your main affiliation?
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Multiple Choice
247 responses
    University (Extension) 
225    91.09%
    University (not Extension) 
10    4.05%
    County agency 
4    1.62%
    State agency 
1    0.40%
    Federal agency 
0    0.00%
    Non-profit organization 
2    0.81%
    Private business 
1    0.40%
    Student 
1    0.40%
    Other 
3    1.21%
 
  59.   If you work for Extension, which word best describes the scope of your work?
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Multiple Choice
243 responses
    National 
11    4.53%
    Statewide 
130    53.50%
    Regional or multi-county 
53    21.81%
    County 
42    17.28%
    Does not apply - Do not work for Cooperative Extension 
7    2.88%
 
  Conferences have an impact on the local economy. Please estimate how much money you spent while traveling in Vermont; include any personal and professional expenses incurred before, during, or after the conference. (Question Set)
 
  60.   Transportation while in Vermont:
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Likert Scale (Multiple Choice)
240 responses
    Less than $1 
49    20.42%
    $1 to $99 
120    50.00%
    $100 to $199 
28    11.67%
    $200 to $399 
32    13.33%
    $400 to $699 
6    2.50%
    $700 to $1000 
4    1.67%
    Greater than $1000 
1    0.42%
 
  61.   Lodging:
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Likert Scale (Multiple Choice)
240 responses
    Less than $1 
11    4.58%
    $1 to $99 
1    0.42%
    $100 to $199 
7    2.92%
    $200 to $399 
65    27.08%
    $400 to $699 
117    48.75%
    $700 to $1000 
36    15.00%
    Greater than $1000 
3    1.25%
 
  62.   Food and beverages:
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Likert Scale (Multiple Choice)
243 responses
    Less than $1 
2    0.82%
    $1 to $99 
48    19.75%
    $100 to $199 
111    45.68%
    $200 to $399 
69    28.40%
    $400 to $699 
12    4.94%
    $700 to $1000 
1    0.41%
    Greater than $1000 
0    0.00%
 
  63.   Fees and admissions to VT attractions:
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Likert Scale (Multiple Choice)
235 responses
    Less than $1 
102    43.40%
    $1 to $99 
102    43.40%
    $100 to $199 
25    10.64%
    $200 to $399 
6    2.55%
    $400 to $699 
0    0.00%
    $700 to $1000 
0    0.00%
    Greater than $1000 
0    0.00%
 
  64.   Souvenirs and gifts:
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Likert Scale (Multiple Choice)
238 responses
    Less than $1 
50    21.01%
    $1 to $99 
129    54.20%
    $100 to $199 
45    18.91%
    $200 to $399 
12    5.04%
    $400 to $699 
2    0.84%
    $700 to $1000 
0    0.00%
    Greater than $1000 
0    0.00%
 
  65.   Other purchases:
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Likert Scale (Multiple Choice)
191 responses
    Less than $1 
70    36.65%
    $1 to $99 
96    50.26%
    $100 to $199 
21    10.99%
    $200 to $399 
3    1.57%
    $400 to $699 
1    0.52%
    $700 to $1000 
0    0.00%
    Greater than $1000 
0    0.00%
 
 
  Thank you for your responses. We will follow-up in six months to ask how you have been able to utilize the content and networking opportunities provided by this conference. (Instruction)