2012 Faculty Results

Summary and selected trends

  • The 2012 survey saw a response rate of 65.5% (n=232) faculty.
  • Between the 2008-2012 surveys, faculty responses suggest
    • increased importance of VPN and Library Databases
    • increased use of Technology-Enhanced Lectures and Technology-Enhanced Student Presentations
    • increased use and importance of Video Conferencing
    • decreased satisfaction with Video Conferencing
    • decreased satisfaction with Instructional Technology Support and the Technology Help Desk
  • In 2012, faculty were most interested in avoiding and solving computer problems,¬†and in backing up data.
  • In 2012, 62% of faculty reported never having used Moodle.
  • In 2012, 65% of faculty were interested or very interested in learning new skills through 1-on-1 instruction.

Faculty Satisfaction vs. Importance scatter plot


1. E-mail					24. Input into library decisions
2. Overall computing service			25. Technology Helpdesk schedule
3. Overall library service			26. Input into computing decisions
4. Time to resolve computing problems		27. Library support for scholarly research
5. Off-campus access to online resources	28. WebVPN
6. Virus protection				29. Support for specialized computing needs
7. Support with computing problems		30. Technology support for scholarly research
8. Helpdesk					31. Instructional technology support
9. Performance of wireless access on campus	32. LIS Web site
10. Desktop/laptop computer replacement		33. Electronic course reserves ("e-reserves")
11. E-mail SPAM filtering			34. Support for innovative ideas
12. Availability of wireless access on campus	35. Quiet work space in the library
13. The wired network				36. Library e-book collections
14. Banner Web					37. Library research instruction for courses
15. Library databases (e.g. JSTOR, Lexis-Nexis)	38. Physical course reserves		
16. Library circulation services		39. Technology instruction for courses
17. Physical library collections		40. LIS liaison program
18. Technology in meeting spaces/classrooms	41. Support for digital audio/video creation
19. Support for technology in classrooms, etc.	42. Web conferencing (e.g. Skype, etc.)
20. Support for data backup			43. Summon
21. Interlibrary loan				44. Moodle
22. MIDCAT					45. Moodle support
23. Library reference services			46. Midd mobile site
						47. Video conferencing

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