INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SERVICES

 

IU NORTHWEST USER SATISFACTION SURVEY

 

MASTER 2006

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Instructions:

Please fill out each question as completely as possible by selecting your answers in the box for each question. Most of the questions ask for your level of satisfaction for a given service based on a five-point scale. The scale represents a spectrum: 1 signifies that you are not at all satisfied with a service, and 5 means you are very satisfied. If you are not familiar enough with a particular service to make an evaluation, please circle 7 for cannot evaluate this service. If you have no knowledge of the service in question, please circle 8 for never heard of service rather than not answering the question.

 

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SERVICES SURVEY ON INFORMATION SERVICES AT INDIANA UNIVERSITY- NORTHWEST, GARY - MASTER 2006

            COMPUTING AND COMPUTER NETWORKING

1. Overall, how satisfied are you with the computing environment offered by Information Technology Services (IUNITS) during the past year (e.g., Student Technology Centers, computer equipped classrooms, electronic mail, computer network, telephone consulting at 981-HELP, World Wide Web)? [All]

Not at All Satisfied

     

Very Satisfied

Cannot Evaluate

Never Heard of Service

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

2. Overall, how important are Information Technology systems and services to your work or study? [All]

Not at All Satisfied

     

Very Satisfied

Cannot Evaluate

Never Heard of Service

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

3. On a weekly basis, approximately how many hours do you use a computer? [All]

Less than 1 hour

1-5 hours 6-10 hours 11-15 hours 16-20 hours Over 20 hours

1

2

3

4

5 6

4. How would you rate your computer expertise? [All]

Novice

     

Expert

1

2

3

4

5

5. Do you have a computer at your residence (desktop computer or a laptop that you use at home)? [All]

Yes

No (if "No," GO TO Question #6)

                    a. What type of computer do you have at your residence? (Please select all that apply.) [All]

1.

Intel-compatible computer running Windows 95, 98/ME

2.

Intel-compatible computer running Windows XP or Windows 2000

3.

Apple Macintosh or compatible

4.

Unix workstation (including microcomputers running LINUX)

5.

Other (Please specify): _____________________________

                       b. If you access IUN computing systems, please indicate the service you use. (Please select all that apply.) [All]

1.

Local modem pool

2.

Commercial Internet Service Provider for lower speed service, 56kb/s and below (e.g., Microsoft Network, America Online, NetNitco, etc.)

3.

Digital Subscriber Line (DSL) service from an Internet service provider with high-speed connectivity (e.g., SBC)

4.

Cable Modem Service from local cable television service provider that offers high-speed connectivity (e.g., TCI, SBC, etc.)

5.

Campus Network

6.

Other (please specify): ________________________________________________

             ELECTRONIC MAIL

6. IUNITS supports a variety of electronic mail systems to send messages (e-mail) to others at IUN and worldwide. If you use such facilities and services, please indicate your overall satisfaction by selecting the appropriate response. [All]

 

Not at All Satisfied

 

Very Satisfied

Cannot Evaluate

Never Heard of Service

Pine (the mailer on the IUB computers)

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

IUN WebMail

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

IU WebMail

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Outlook Express

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Netscape Messenger

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

7. Which e-mail system do you use most often? (Please mark only one.) [All]                                

Pine   

IUN WebMail   

IU WebMail

Outlook Express

Netscape Messenger Other (please specify): _________________________    

8. If you use an external mail service (e.g. Hotmail, Yahoo mail, AOL, etc.), indicate the usage frequency. [All]

Always  Frequently  Occasionally
Never

9. How satisfied are you with the central e-mail list server (Listserv@indiana.edu)? [All]

Not at All Satisfied

     

Very Satisfied

Cannot Evaluate

Never Heard of Service

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

10. Overall, how satisfied are you with the electronic mail systems available at IUN? [All]

Not at All Satisfied

     

Very Satisfied

Cannot Evaluate

Never Heard of Service

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

             USER SUPPORT SERVICES

11. IUNITS provides a wide range of assistance for computer users. If you have received help from any of the following sources in the past year, please indicate your satisfaction by selecting the appropriate response. [All]

 

Not at All Satisfied

 

Very Satisfied

Cannot Evaluate

Never Heard of Service

Telephone consulting (IUNITS Support Center, 981-HELP, formerly "Help Desk")

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Walk-in consulting at IUNITS Support Center (Raintree 204, account services, E-mail, microcomputer assistance, academic software installation)

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Online consulting resources (Support Center Web Site, Knowledge Base, Computing Help Online)

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Online account creation process for central UITS computers

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

UITS communications and publications on paper

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

UITS News Vehicle (Monitor)

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Availability of information concerning IUNITS computers and services

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Education Program Hands-On Computing Classes

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

NETg online training

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Getting software downloads via IUWare Online

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

IUWare CD-ROM

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

12. Overall, how satisfied are you with the user support services available at IUN? [All]

Not at All Satisfied

     

Very Satisfied

Cannot Evaluate

Never Heard of Service

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

             STUDENT TECHNOLOGY CENTERS

13. IUNITS maintains a number of computer facilities and services designated specifically for student use. If you use such facilities and services, please indicate your overall satisfaction by selecting the appropriate response.
(Note: Student Technology Centers, or STCs, were formerly known as Open Computer Labs.)

 

Not at All Satisfied

 

Very Satisfied

Cannot Evaluate

Never Heard of Service

Student Technology Centers hardware (computers, scanners, etc.) [S]

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Student Technology Centers software [S]

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Student Technology Centers consulting overall [S]

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Knowledge and ability of Student Technology Centers consultants [S]

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Courtesy and helpfulness of Student Technology Centers consultants [S]

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Student Technology Centers overall [S]

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

14. Overall, how satisfied are you with Student Technology Center services available at IUN? [S]

Not at All Satisfied

     

Very Satisfied

Cannot Evaluate

Never Heard of Service

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

             CLASSROOM TECHNOLOGY SERVICES

15. IUNITS provides a number of services designed to facilitate the use of information technologies in the classroom. If you use these facilities and services, please indicate your overall satisfaction by selecting the appropriate response. [F]

 

Not at All Satisfied

 

Very Satisfied

Cannot Evaluate

Never Heard of Service

Instructional Media Services staff

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Instructional Media Services classroom equipment

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Advanced Technology (Multi-media) Classrooms

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Video Teleconferencing for meetings

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Video Teleconferencing for distance education courses

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Video production (editing, taping)

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Media duplication services

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Your experience with video teleconferencing technology

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Support services for video teleconferencing

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

16. Classroom facilities vary from building to building and room to room. Overall, how satisfied are you with your classroom facilities (e.g. in terms of lighting, acoustics, projector screens, and aesthetics)? [F]

Not at All Satisfied

     

Very Satisfied

Cannot Evaluate

Never Heard of Service

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

17. Overall, how satisfied are you with instructional technology support in classrooms over the past year (e.g. delivery of equipment, permanent classroom equipment, equipment ordering procedures, support staff, selection of equipment)? [F]

Not at All Satisfied

     

Very Satisfied

Cannot Evaluate

Never Heard of Service

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

             UNIVERSITY INFORMATION SERVICES

18. Through the University Information Services Division, UITS supports a number of information systems in support of administrative services on campus. If you use such facilities and services, please indicate your overall satisfaction by selecting the appropriate response.

 

Not at All Satisfied

 

Very Satisfied

Cannot Evaluate

Never Heard of Service

Oncourse (Internet-based distributed learning environment) [S]

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Library online catalog [All]

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Financial Information System (FIS) [F,Staff]

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

The Online Purchasing System (TOPS) [F,Staff]

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Web-Based Purchasing [F,Staff]

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Information Access Services: IU Information Environment [F,Staff]

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Information Access Services: Financial Data Retrieval System (FDRS) [F,Staff]

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Information Access Services:

Information Center (FOCUS custom reports) [F,Staff]

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Safeword cards [F,Staff]

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

INSITE (http://insite.indiana.edu, Web-based course listings, Bursar information, student advising, etc.) [S]

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Online student advising (IUCARE) [S]

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Bursar bill payment through the automated telephone payment system [S]

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Registration and Drop/Add using automated telephone system [S]

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

19. Overall, how satisfied are you with student support systems made available by University Information Services at IUN? [S]

Not at All Satisfied

     

Very Satisfied

Cannot Evaluate

Never Heard of Service

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

20. Overall, how satisfied are you with the administrative support systems available at IUN? [F,Staff]

Not at All Satisfied

     

Very Satisfied

Cannot Evaluate

Never Heard of Service

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

             NETWORK-BASED INFORMATION SERVICES

21. IUNITS supports access to and use of various network-based information services and tools. If you use such facilities and services, please indicate your overall satisfaction by selecting the appropriate response. [All]

 

Not at All Satisfied

 

Very Satisfied

Cannot Evaluate

Never Heard of Service

Publishing on IUB Web servers (www.indiana.edu)

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Browsing on IUN Web servers (www.iun.edu)

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Personal Web home pages (php.indiana.edu)

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

IU Search (www.indiana.edu/resources/search.html)

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

IUN Events Calendar (http://www.iun.edu/~cal)

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

22. Overall, how satisfied are you with network-based information services? [All]

Not at All Satisfied

     

Very Satisfied

Cannot Evaluate

Never Heard of Service

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

             DATA NETWORK SERVICES

23. IUNITS provides campus networking, limited dial-in modem, data activations, and repair services. If you use such facilities and services, please indicate your overall satisfaction by selecting the appropriate response.

 

Not at All Satisfied

 

Very Satisfied

Cannot Evaluate

Never Heard of Service

Limited dial-in modem service [All]

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Reliability of office, laboratory, or classroom direct network connection (Ethernet data jack) [F,Staff]

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Speed of office, laboratory, or classroom direct network connection (Ethernet data jack) [F,Staff]

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Data jack activations [F,Staff]

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Data jack repair services [F,Staff]

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Internet and Web (WWW) access [All]

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

24. Overall, how satisfied are you with the network services available at IUN? [All]

Not at All Satisfied

     

Very Satisfied

Cannot Evaluate

Never Heard of Service

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

             VOICE SERVICES

25. The Telecommunications Division of IUNITS provides a wide range of telephone services to faculty, student, and staff customers. If you use such facilities and services, please indicate your overall satisfaction by selecting the appropriate response.

 

Not at All Satisfied

 

Very Satisfied

Cannot Evaluate

Never Heard of Service

Campus Switchboard [All]

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Telephone repair service [F,Staff]

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Campus emergency telephone service [All]

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Telephone equipment (e.g., telephone sets) [F,Staff]

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Centrally printed telephone directories [F,Staff]

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Laminated quick phone list [F, Staff]

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Installation of campus office data jacks and telephones [F,Staff]

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Campus office long distance service [F,Staff]

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Campus office voice mail services (274-6245) [All]

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Monthly invoice format [F,Staff]

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Campus office telephone service consulting [F,Staff]

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Teleconference service [F,Staff]

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

26. Overall, how satisfied are you with the services offered by the Telecommunications Division of IUNITS during the past year (e.g., long distance calling service, telephone service, telephone features, voice mail, Campus Switchboard, and telephone equipment)? [All]

Not at All Satisfied

     

Very Satisfied

Cannot Evaluate

Never Heard of Service

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

             GENERAL ASSESSMENT

27. Please state your level of agreement with the following statement(s) concerning your experience at IUN:

a. I am given class assignments that require the use of computers. [S]

Strongly Disagree

     

Strongly Agree

Cannot Evaluate

1

2

3

4

5

7

b. Enough training is available in the use of technological tools required for class. [S, F]

Strongly Disagree

     

Strongly Agree

Cannot Evaluate

1

2

3

4

5

7

c. Instructors make adequate use of technology in the courses they teach. [S]

Strongly Disagree

     

Strongly Agree

Cannot Evaluate

1

2

3

4

5

7

28. How helpful has the information technology environment at IUN been in your teaching activities? [F]

Not at All Helpful

     

Very Helpful

Cannot Evaluate

1

2

3

4

5

7

29. How helpful has the information technology environment at IUN been in your research activities? [S,F]

Not at All Helpful

     

Very Helpful

Cannot Evaluate

1

2

3

4

5

7

30. How helpful has the information technology environment at IUN been in your learning experience? [S]

Not at All Helpful

     

Very Helpful

Cannot Evaluate

1

2

3

4

5

7

31. Please state your level of agreement with the following statement: The information technology environment was an important factor in my decision to attend IUN. [S]

Strongly Disagree

     

Strongly Agree

Cannot Evaluate

1

2

3

4

5

7

32. Overall, how satisfied are you with the information technology services (including telecommunications, instructional media, computing, and computer networking) offered by IUNITS during the past year? [All]

Not at All Satisfied

     

Very Satisfied

Cannot Evaluate

1

2

3

4

5

7

     

IMPROVEMENTS AND SUGGESTIONS      

33. Are there additional comments you would like to make about University Information Technology Services? [All]

 

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