Survey Results  

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

Survey URL: https://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)