GSAMS Survey Results
Summer 2002

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1. Is this the first distance learning course you have taken?
 
Frequency  Percent
Yes  26  37.7
No 43  62.3

2. Are you currently employed?
 
Frequency Percent 
Yes  62 91.2 
No  6 8.8 

3. If employed, how many hours per week do you work?
 
Hours at work/week Frequency Percent 
0-10  2 3.2
11-20 0.0
21-30 1 1.6
31-40 48 77.4
41-50 8 12.8
51+ 3 4.8

4. What is your age?
 
Frequency Percent
<24 0 0.0
24-29 13 19.6
30-35 22 33.3
36-42 10 15.0
43-48 14 21.2
49+ 7 10.5

 5. What is your gender?
 
Frequency Percent
Male 10.3 
Female 61  89.7 

6. How many children do you have under the age of 18?
 
Frequency Percent
0 32 47.8
1 16 23.9
2 14 20.9
3 5 7.5
4 0 0.0

7. Where do you usually access WebCT?
 
Frequency Percent
Home 60 93.8
Office 1 1.6
Computer Lab 1 1.6
Other 2 3.1

8. Did you ever call the Distance Learning HelpLine?
 
Frequency Percent
Yes 20 29.0
No 49 71.0

9. If you called the HelpLine did you receive the help you needed?
 
Frequency Percent
Yes 19 90.5
No 2 9.5

The instructor was effective in delivering this distance learning course.
 
Frequency Percent
Strongly Agree 55 79.7
Agree 14 20.3
Undecided 0 0.0
Disagree 0 0.0
Strongly Disagree 0 0.0

I believe I have learned as much in this class as I would have in a regular lecture class.
 
Frequency Percent
Strongly Agree 52 75.4
Agree 14 20.3
Undecided 1 1.4
Disagree 2 2.9
Strongly Disagree 0 0.0

Because this class was in a distance learning environment, I found it more interesting.
 
Frequency Percent
Strongly Agree 27 39.1
Agree 21 30.4
Undecided 17 24.6
Disagree 4 5.8
Strongly Disagree 0 0.0

I was more reluctant to ask questions and make comments in this class than in a regular class.
 
Frequency Percent
Strongly Agree 3 4.3
Agree 11 15.9
Undecided 1 1.4
Disagree 33 47.8
Strongly Disagree 21 30.4

The student facilitator was effective, helpful, and interested.
 
Frequency Percent
Strongly Agree 41 64.1
Agree 18 28.1
Undecided 5 7.8
Disagree 0 0.0
Strongly Disagree 0 0.0

At the beginning of the term, my attitude toward distance learning was positive.
 
Frequency Percent
Strongly Agree 45 65.2
Agree 16 23.2
Undecided 5 7.2
Disagree 3 4.3
Strongly Disagree 0 0.0

At the end of the term, my attitude toward distance learning is positive.
 
Frequency Percent
Strongly Agree 51 73.9
Agree 15 21.7
Undecided 2 2.9
Disagree 1 1.4
Strongly Disagree 0 0.0

If this course had not been offered at my site, I would have commuted to the Carrollton campus to take the course.
(remote students only)
 
  Frequency Percent
Agree 28 63.6
Disagree 13 36.4

Please rank the following type of courses (from 1 to 4) based upon your preference for them.
One (1) is the highest rank, meaning this is the type of course you would like to take most.

Traditional Face to Face Course
Frequency Percent
1 Highest Preference 17 25.0
2 Next Preference 19 27.9
3 Next Preference 13 19.1
4 Least Preference 19 27.9

Combination GSAMS/Online
Frequency Percent
1 Highest Preference 36 53.7
2 Next Preference 22 32.8
3 Next Preference 7 10.4
4 Least Preference 2 3.0

GSAMS Course
Frequency Percent
1 Highest Preference 21 31.3
2 Next Preference 18 26.9
3 Next Preference 22 32.8
4 Least Preference 6 9.0

Completely or Mostly Online
Frequency Percent
1 Highest Preference 21 31.3
2 Next Preference 11 16.4
3 Next Preference 13 19.4
4 Least Preference 22 32.8

 

Updated 08/15/2002
By Christy Talley