2003 Poll - Questions

Questions Submitted by CIO/OIT/TELR

F S G U - Q1

How many personal computers do you own or do you use at your local residence?

1 One
2 Two
3 More than two
4 None [go to Q6]

(Otherwise, go through indented questions once for primary and once for secondary computer tally results for primary and secondary separately)

F S G U - Q2 A,B
Is this computer a . . .

1 Macintosh using Mac OS 9 or lower
2 Macintosh using Mac OS X
3 PC primarily using Windows and Windows applications
4 PC or workstation primarily using UNIX or LINUX
5 something else (specify)

F S G U - Q3 A,B
Is this computer a laptop or other portable?

1 Yes
2 No

F S G U - Q4 A,B
Does this computer have an anti-virus program installed?

1 Yes
2 No
3 Don't know

F S G U - Q5 A,B
Does this computer have a wireless network connection or adapter?

1 Yes
2 No
3 Don't Know

F S G U - Q6
Have you experienced a virus on any computer within the last year?
1 Yes, on personally-owned computer
2 Yes, on university-owned computer
3 Yes, on both personally-owned and university-owned computers
3 No

F S G U - Q7
Which of these Personal Digital Assistants (PDA) or palmtop computers do you use?

1 Palm OS Device (Palm, Visor, Sony Clio, etc)
2 Windows CE, Powered by Windows, or PocketPC Device (HP IPaq, Dell, etc)
3 Other (Specify)
4 Do not use Personal Digital Assistant (PDA) or palmtop computer [go to Q10]

F S G U - Q8
Does the Personal Digital Assistant (PDA) or palmtop computer that you use have a wireless network connection?

1 Yes
2 No

F S G U - Q9
Do you use the Web with any of the following wireless devices: [check all that apply]

1 a laptop computer
2 a Personal Digital Assistant (PDA) or palmtop computer
3 a wireless telephone
4 do not use the web with a wireless device

[if Q1 answer is "none", skip to Q16. [That is, if respondent does not own or have a computer at home, skip questions about internet providers and access]

F S G U - Q10
What Internet Service Provider do you primarily use to connect to the university network from your local residence or home?

1 OSU Homenet dial-up service
2 OSU ResNet service
3 OSUWeb.Net dial-up service
4 AT&T Global dial-up service
5 RoadRunner High-speed Cable modem Internet service from Time Warner
6 RoadRunner High-speed Cable modem Internet service from Insight
7 WOW High-speed Cable modem Internet service
8 AOL dial-up service
9 AOL High-speed Cable modem Internet service on Time Warner Cable
10 Earthlink Dialup service
11 Earthlink High-speed Cable modem Internet service on Time Warner Cable
12 MSN Dial-up service
13 CompuServe Dial-up service
14 SBC/Ameritech DSL service
15 Other DSL service
16 Other High-Speed Cable Modem Service
17 Other Dial-up service
18 I do not connect to the university network

F S G U - Q11
On average, approximately how many hours per week do you use your primary home Internet Service Provider?

1 less than 10
2 between 10 and 20
3 between 21 and 60
4 more than 60
5 I do not have a home Internet Service Provider

F G S U - Q12
Do you use a personal firewall such as?

1 Zone Alarm
2 Black Ice
3 Norton Personal Firewall
4 Firewall built-in to Windows XP (must be activated)
5 Firewall built-in to MacOS X (must be activated)
6 Firewall built-in to a residence cable or DSL service router
7 Other (Specify)
8 Do not use

G U - Q13
Did you have a home Internet Service Provider before you came to OSU?

1 yes
2 no [skip to Q16]

G U - Q 14
Do you still use that Internet Service Provider?

1 Yes
2 No

If Q11 = 5 skip to Q 16

G U - Q15
Did you use your current primary home Internet Service Provider before you came to OSU?

1 yes
2 no

F S G U - Q16
Do you presently have a cellular phone?
1. Yes
2. No

G U - Q17
Over the last six months, approximately how many hours per week have you used a computer located in one of the campus computing laboratories?

1 less than 10
2 between 10 and 20
3 between 21 and 60
4 more than 60

F G S U - Replacement Q 18
How do you most often place Long Distance calls?

1 Calling Card
2 Pre-paid service
3 Direct dial LD carrier
4 Cellular Phone

 

If Q 16 = No, skip New Q 19, New Q 20

F G S U - Replacement Q19
Who is your cell phone provider?

1 Cingular
2 Nextel
3 Sprint
4 T-mobile
5 Verizon
6 Other

F G S U - Replacement Q20
What is the primary reason you choose this provider?

1 Plan
2 Coverage
3 Free phone
4 Type or style of phone
5 Contract length
6 Features
7 Other

F - Q24
How often do you use instructional technologies such as the World Wide Web, lab simulations, MS Power Point Presentations, or distance learning technologies in your teaching?

1 nearly every class session during the quarter
2 several class sessions a quarter
3 only a few class sessions a quarter
4 never

F - Q25
On a scale from 1 to 5, where 1 means not important at all, and 5 means very important, how important is each of the following considerations in your decision whether to implement instructional technology in your classes?

Help and support available to use instructional technologies (e.g., technical help, instructional design help, training workshops, copyright help)
1 2 3 4 5

Rewards for using instructional technologies (e.g., promotion and tenure, supplemental salary, opportunity to publish related work, funding, positive feedback from students)
1 2 3 4 5

Access to software, equipment and network (e.g., computer labs, updated software and hardware, Internet-ready classrooms)
1 2 3 4 5

Maintaining ownership of intellectual property that you develop in the context of your instructional activities
1 2 3 4 5

Other (please specify)
1 2 3 4 5

F - Q26a
Would you be interested in offering a fully online, distance learning course?

1 Yes
2 No
3 Uncertain/ Don't Know

Q 26b - If NO, why not?

F - Q27
Which of the following technology-supported teaching strategies do you use in courses you teach? (check all that apply)

1 Online syllabus and other handouts
2 Web-based materials that support course content (e.g. readings, images, simulations or activities)
3 Interactive multimedia
4 Electronic course packs
5 Self-paced tutorials or learning modules
6 Online self-assessments or student surveys
7 Online discussion forums
8 Online chat rooms and/or instant messaging
9 Digital desktop audio/video conferencing
10 Audio/video streaming
11 E-mail
12 Computer-projected materials (e.g., MS PowerPoint, graphics, video)
13 Wireless use of computers during class sessions
14 Wireless use of personal digital assistants (PDAs) during class sessions
15 Use of computer labs during class sessions
16 Fully online delivery
17 Other (specify)
18 None of the above

F - Q30
What central services would be useful to you in incorporating instructional technology in your teaching practice? (Check all that apply)

1 Courseware design and development services (e.g. instructional design and development)
2 Customized Instructional technology consultation services
3 Training classes and workshops on instructional technology and graphic design skills
4 Professional assessment of online course materials
5 Help seeking grants to support use of instructional technology
6 Trained undergraduate student interns to assist with courseware design and development
7 Graphic design services (e.g. design and production of professional artistic media, multimedia, illustrations, photography, graphical user interface design, and animations)
8 Digital video production and delivery
9 Business services for fully online course delivery (e.g., financial forecasting, marketing, business planning)
10 Web design and programming services
11 Help with web accessibility compliance
12 Central repository to store and access learning content

F - Q31
How satisfied are you with the Office of the Chief Information Officer's instructional support services (TELR, Office of Information Technology, courseware development, etc.)?

1 Very satisfied
2 Somewhat satisfied
3 Somewhat dissatisfied
4 Very dissatisfied
5 Don't know

G U - Q32
In the classes you took during Autumn quarter 2002, how often did your instructors incorporate instructional technologies such as the web, visual simulations, MS PowerPoint Presentations, or distance learning technologies in their teaching?

1 nearly every class session during the quarter
2 several class sessions a during the quarter
3 only a few class sessions a during the quarter
4 never
5 I did not take any classes in Autumn Quarter, 2002

G U - Q33
(check all that apply)
1 I am interested in taking courses that occasionally meet "face-to-face" and the rest of the time online.
2 I am interested in taking courses that are instructor led, but only meet online.
3 I am interested in taking courses that are self-paced and are fully delivered online.
4 I am primarily interested in taking courses that meet "face-to-face."

F - Q36
Please indicate all the ways that you would be interested in learning about instructional technology (check all that apply)

1 conference seminars
2 cohort workshops (with your discipline colleagues in the proximity of your offices)
3 non-credit courses
4 for-credit courses
5 general workshops (hands-on with an instructor)
6 online workshops
7 self-instruction (manuals, trial-and-error, etc.)
8 tutorials (structured, self-paced learning without an instructor) v9 one-on-one mentoring
10 other (specify)

F - Q37
Are you using WebCT, the university supported course management system?

1 yes (if yes, skip to Q39)
2 no

F - Q38
What is the main reason you are NOT using WebCT?

1 no time for development
2 worried about intellectual property issues
3 worried about security issues (grades, cheating)
4 don't know how to get started
5 donÍt know what WebCT is
6 it doesnÍt count in my promotion and tenure review
7 don't have adequate computer hardware, software or connectivity to the network
8 doesn't suit my course's needs
9 using my own course Website
10 other (specify

Skip to Q40

F - Q39
Who creates your course materials (e.g., syllabus, handouts, web components)? (check all that apply)

1 you
2 staff within your department
3 staff within your college
4 staff within the University
5 staff external to the University
6 graduate teaching or research assistants
8 undergraduate students
9 other (specify)

F - Q40
Which of the following professional graphic and media services would you consider using? Select all that apply.

1 Illustration
2 Photography (traditional and digital)
3 Video production and editing
4 Audio production and editing
5 Interactive and multimedia solutions/animation
6 Web design
7 Web programming
8 Publication design (for print or online)
9 Logo design
10 Computer-based presentation design
11 Web accessibility compliance
12 Other (specify)

F G - Q40A
On a scale from 1 to 5, where 1 means hardly ever and 5 means very often, how often do you:

Use parallel or high performance computing for instruction or research
1 2 3 4 5

Use computer generated animation or graphics effects for instruction or research
1 2 3 4 5

Use the web for research
1 2 3 4 5

Use computer-based simulations, modeling, or visualization For instruction or research
1 2 3 4 5

 

F G - Q40B
Which of the following would you like to use more extensively?

1 Parallel or high performance computing
2 Computer generated animation or graphics effects
3 Web for research
4 Computer-based simulations, modeling, or visualization

G U - Q42
What role do you feel information technology (computers, Internet, etc.) plays in your education?

1 A very important role
2 A somewhat important role
3 A negligible role
4 No role at all

G U - Q43
If you had to re-apply to a university, how important would campus information technology resources be in your decision?

1 Very important
2 Somewhat important
3 Not very important
4 Not important at all

U G - Q44
My use of information technology as a student at Ohio State has helped to make me more marketable to future employers.

1 Strongly agree
2 Agree
3 Disagree
4 Strongly disagree
5 Don't know

U G - Q45
My use of information technology as a student at Ohio State has helped to make me more likely to succeed in future academic work.

1 Strongly agree
2 Agree
3 Disagree
4 Strongly disagree
5 Don't know

F G - Q46
How does OSU's current information technology environment support your teaching and instruction?

1 Very well
2 Somewhat well
3 Somewhat poorly
4 Very poorly
5 Don't know
6 Not teaching

F S G U - Q47
Would you strongly agree, agree, disagree or strongly disagree with the statement: communications produced by the Chief Information Officer such as the Guide to Services, Update newsletter, Orientation handouts, and CIO, TELR, and OIT Web Sites help to keep me informed about technology-related events and services on campus.

1 Strongly agree
2 Agree
3 Disagree
4 Strongly disagree
5 Don't know

F S G U - Q48
Are you aware of the new OSU Information Technology strategic planning process now underway?

1 Yes
2 No

F S G U - Q49
How satisfied are you with the assistance and service you have received from 8-HELP call-in and e-mail user support?

1 Very satisfied
2 Satisfied
3 Somewhat satisfied
4 Not satisfied
5 Have not used

F S G U - New Q50
How do you feel about the helpfulness and responsiveness of other Information Technology support resources at OSU?

1 Very satisfied
2 Satisfied
3 Somewhat satisfied
4 Not satisfied
5 Have not used

F G New Q50A
I am able to access all OSU computing and electronic information resources I need from my office or lab.

1 Strongly agree
2 Agree
3 Neither agree or disagree
4 Disagree
5 Strongly disagree

F G S U - New Q50B
I am able to access all OSU computing and electronic information resources I need from home.

1 Strongly agree
2 Agree
3 Neither agree or disagree
4 Disagree
5 Strongly disagree

F G S - New Q50C
I am able to use Information Technology to contribute to my professional development.

1 Strongly agree
2 Agree
3 Neither Agree or disagree
4 Disagree
5 Strongly disagree

F G - New Q50D
For each of the following please tell me whether you have experienced difficulties of this type while using technology classrooms on campus? (Check all)

1 Difficulty in reserving rooms
2 Difficulty in reserving equipment
3 Difficulty using equipment
4 Broken or malfunctioning equipment
3 Lack of on-site technical support
4 Physical environment (cleanliness, furniture, etc)
5 Other, please describe

F New Q50E
OSU Information Technology was a factor in my coming to OSU.

1 Strongly agree
2 Agree
3 Neither agree or disagree
4 Disagree
5 Strongly disagree

F New Q50F
OSU Information Technology is a factor in my remaining at OSU.

1 Strongly agree
2 Agree
3 Neither agree or disagree
4 Disagree
5 Strongly disagree

F New Q50G
OSU Information Technology helps increase my impact or productivity.

1 Strongly agree
2 Agree
3 Neither agree or disagree
4 Disagree
5 Strongly disagree

F New Q50H
OSU Information Technology is important to my student's success

1 Strongly agree
2 Agree
3 Neither agree or disagree
4 Disagree
5 Strongly disagree

F New Q50I
Are you concerned with the time it takes to learn and use technology?

1 Very concerned
2 Somewhat concerned
3 Neither concerned nor unconcerned
4 Somewhat unconcerned
5 Unconcerned

F New Q50J
In terms of technical support you need to learn and use technology would you say:

1 You have everything you need
2 You have much of what you need
3 A few things you need are lacking, or that
4 You do not have what you need
5 No opinion

F New Q50K
Speaking about the security of your electronic data, would you say that you are?

1 Very concerned
2 Somewhat concerned
3 Neither concerned nor unconcerned
4 Somewhat unconcerned
5 Unconcerned

F New Q50L
And regarding the privacy of your communications, would you say that you are:

1 Very concerned
2 Somewhat concerned
3 Neither concerned nor unconcerned
4 Somewhat unconcerned
5 Unconcerned

F New Q50M
Majors in my discipline should be required to demonstrate a certain level of knowledge regarding computer applications in my field.

1 Strongly agree
2 Agree
3 Neither agree or disagree
4 Disagree
5 Strongly disagree

F S G U - New Q50N
How familiar are you with Information Technology resources at the university?

1 Very familiar
2 Familiar
3 Somewhat familiar
4 Not familiar
5 Do not use

F S G U - New Q50P
Do the Information Technology resources at the university meet your technology needs?

1 Yes
2 No
3 No Opinion

F S G U - New Q50
How about: How satisfied are you with the central OSU email service, in other words not the email service provided by your college, department or office, but the main osu.edu email service?

1 Very satisfied
2 Satisfied
3 Somewhat satisfied
4 Not satisfied
5 Have not used

F S G U - New Q50
What is your level of satisfaction with Information Technology services at OSU?

1 Very satisfied
2 Satisfied
3 Neither satisfied nor dissatisfied
4 Unsatisfied
5 Very Unsatisfied