GSAMS Survey Results

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Summer 2000 results
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    FALL 2000   SPRING 2001
    Frequency Percent   Frequency Percent
             
1. Is this the first distance learning course you have taken?
             
Yes   161 51.6   71 48.3
No   151 48.4   76 51.7
             
             
2. Are you currently employed?
             
Yes   271 87.1   138 95.2
No   40 12.9   7 4.8
             
             
3. If employed, how many hours per week do you work?
             
0-10   13 4.6   2 1.4
11-20   42 15   7 5.1
21-30   34 12.1   5 3.7
31-40   119 43   83 60.7
41-50   51 18.1   31 22.5
51+   21 7.5   9 6.5
             
             
4. What is your age?
18-23   119 39.8   15 10.8
24-29   63 19.9   34 24.4
30-35   35 13.4   21 15
36-41   41 13.6   20 14.5
42-47   23 7.7   27 19.5
48+   23 7.7   21 15.1
             
             
5. What is your gender?
             
Male   91 29.4   26 18.2
Female   218 70.6   117 81.8
             
             
6. How many children do you have under the age of 18?
             
0   196 66.2   67 47.5
1   41 13.9   25 17.7
2   45 15.2   39 27.7
3   13 4.4   6 4.3
4   1 0.3   1 0.7
5   0 0   2 1.4
6+   0 0   1 0.7
             
             
7. Where do you usually access WebCT?
           
Home   189 71.1   94 76.4
Office   22 8.3   12 9.8
Computer Lab   38 14.3   8 6.5
Other   17 6.4   9 7.3
             
             
8. Did you ever call the Distance Learning HelpLine? - data invalid, question thrown out
             
             
             
9. If you called the HelpLine did you receive the help you needed? - data invalid, question thrown out
             
             
    FALL 2000   SPRING 2001
    Frequency Percent   Frequency Percent
             
1. The instructor was effective in delivering this distance learning course.
             
Strongly Agree   194 61.4   68 46.9
Agree   98 31   53 36.6
Undecided   21 6.6   10 6.9
Disagree   2 0.6   6 4.1
Strongly Disagree   1 0.3   8 5.5
             
             
2. I believe I have learned as much in this class as I would have in a regular lecture class.
             
Strongly Agree   162 51.4   67 45.9
Agree   105 33.3   47 32.2
Undecided   25 7.9   7 4.8
Disagree   16 5.1   13 8.9
Strongly Disagree   7 2.2   12 8.2
             
             
3. Because this class was in a distance learning environment, I found it more interesting.
             
Strongly Agree   81 25.8   21 14.5
Agree   70 22.3   36 24.8
Undecided   85 27.1   40 27.6
Disagree   56 17.8   36 24.8
Strongly Disagree   22 7   12 8.3
             
             
4. I was more reluctant to ask questions and make comments in this class than in a regular class.
             
Strongly Agree   46 14.7   13 9
Agree   71 22.8   34 23.6
Undecided   43 13.8   9 6.3
Disagree   95 30.4   49 34
Strongly Disagree   57 18.3   39 27.1
             
             
5. The student facilitator was effective, helpful, and interested.
             
Strongly Agree   173 55.4   61 43.9
Agree   107 34.3   43 30.9
Undecided   31 9.9   32 23
Disagree   0 0   0 0
Strongly Disagree   0 0   3 2.2
             
             
6. At the beginning of the term, my attitude toward distance learning was positive.
             
Strongly Agree   144 45.7   64 44.1
Agree   114 36.2   48 33.1
Undecided   36 11.4   22 15.2
Disagree   14 4.4   11 7.6
Strongly Disagree   7 2.2   0 0
             
             
7. At the end of the term, my attitude toward distance learning is positive.
             
Strongly Agree   148 47.6   61 42.1
Agree   115 37   47 32.4
Undecided   23 7.4   16 11
Disagree   15 4.8   13 9
Strongly Disagree   10 3.2   8 5.5
             
             
8. 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)
             
Agree   74 39.2   51 45.5
Disagree   115 60.8   61 54.5
             
             
9. 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
1   155 51.5   75 54
2   40 13.3   18 12.9
3   36 12   18 12.9
4   70 23.3   28 20.1
             
 GSAMS course
1   48 16.2   14 10.3
2   110 37.2   47 34.6
3   86 29.1   53 39
4   52 17.6   22 16.2
             
 Combination GSAMS/Online
1   55 18.6   24 17.6
2   98 33.2   54 39.7
3   109 36.9   44 32.4
4   33 11.2   14 10.3
             
 Completely or mostly online
1   63 21.4   39 28.3
2   61 20.7   23 16.7
3   59 20   17 12.3
4   112 38   59 42.8

Last Updated on 7/10/01
By Jason Fulsang