UITS

IUPUI USER SATISFACTION SURVEY

MASTER 2001

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Instructions:

Please fill out each question as completely as possible by circling your choice (or choices) 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.

UNIVERSITY INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SERVICES SURVEY ON INFORMATION SERVICES AT INDIANA UNIVERSITY-PURDUE UNIVERSITY, INDIANAPOLIS - MASTER 2001

 

COMPUTING AND COMPUTER NETWORKING

1.Overall, how satisfied are you with the computing environment offered by University Information Technology Services (UITS) during the past year (e.g., public computing facilities, electronic mail, research computers, computer network, telephone consulting at 274-4357, World Wide Web, IUIS, Decision Support Services)? 

Not at All Satisfied

 

 

 

 

 

Very Satisfied

Cannot Evaluate

Never Heard of Service

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

2. Overall, how important are UITS systems and services to your work or study? 

Not at All Important

 

 

 

 

 

Very Important

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? 

_______

hours

4. How would you rate your computer expertise? 

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)? 

Yes

No (if "No," GO TO Question #7)

a. If you have a computer in your residence, what type of computer is it?

1

Intel-compatible computer running Windows 95, 98/ME

2

Intel-compatible computer running Windows NT or Windows 2000

3

Apple Macintosh or compatible

4

Unix workstation (including microcomputers running LINUX)

5

Other (Please specify): _____________________________

 

b. If you access IUPUI computing systems, please indicate the service you use. Please circle all that apply. 

1

UITS Local modem pool (278-5619)

2

UITS World modem pool (278-5620)

3

UITS Express modem pool (278-5621)

4

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

5

Departmental modem pool or modem attached to office/laboratory workstation

6

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

7

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

8

Other (please specify): ________________________________________________

ELECTRONIC MAIL

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

 

 

Not at All Satisfied

 

 

Very Satisfied

Cannot Evaluate

Never Heard of Service

Pine (the mailer on the Jewel computers)

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

WebMail 

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Microsoft Exchange/Outlook [F,S]

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Outlook Web Access [F&S]

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Eudora 

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Web browser (e.g. Netscape, Internet Explorer) 

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

7. Which e-mail system do you use most often (please circle one)? 

 

Pine Webmail Microsoft Exchange/Outlook Outlook Web Access
Eudora Web Browser Other (please specify):__________________________

 

8. If you use an external mail service (e.g. Hotmail, Yahoo mail, AOL, etc.), indicate the usage frequency (please circle one): 

Always  Frequently  Occasionally

 

9. How satisfied are you with the central e-mail list server (Listserv)? 

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 IUPUI? 

Not at All Satisfied

 

 

 

Very Satisfied

Cannot Evaluate

Never Heard of Service

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

USER SUPPORT SERVICES

11. UITS 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 circling the appropriate response. 

 

Not at All Satisfied

 

Very Satisfied

Cannot Evaluate

Never Heard of Service

Telephone consulting (UITS Support Center, 274-4357, formerly AHelp Desk@)

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Walk-in consulting at UITS Support Center (ES2126, account services, how-to guides)

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 (http://www.iupui.edu/it/dags)

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

UITS communications and publications on paper

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

UITS News Vehicles (Newsbit, IT@IU, UITS items in JagNews)

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Availability of information concerning UITS computers and services

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Education Program Hands-on Computing Classes (STEPS & PROSTEPS)

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

NETg online training

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Getting software 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 UITS user support services available at IUPUI? 

Not at All Satisfied

 

 

 

Very Satisfied

Cannot Evaluate

Never Heard of Service

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

 

DEPARTMENTAL SUPPORT

13. UITS provides a wide range of support and services directly to academic departments. If you use such facilities and services, please indicate your overall satisfaction by circling the appropriate response. [F,S]

 

Not at All Satisfied

 

Very Satisfied

Cannot Evaluate

Never Heard of Service

Education/Certification classes (EdCERT) for Departmental Support Staff [F&S]

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Departmental desktop and server computing support services (LSP services, LSP lab, departmental computing staff support, etc.) [F&S]

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Online departmental computing support resources (lspservices.iupui.edu) [F&S]

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Computer-based technical education software for departmental computing support staff (CBTs) [F&S]

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Software distribution for departmental computer support staff (lspservices.iupui.edu, iuware.iu.edu) [F&S]

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Online service request and problem tracking system for departmental support staff (Eclipse) [F&S]

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

14. Overall, how satisfied are you with UITS departmental support services available at IUPUI? [F&S]

Not at All Satisfied

 

 

 

Very Satisfied

Cannot Evaluate

Never Heard of Service

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

INSTRUCTIONAL AND STUDENT COMPUTING SERVICES

15. UITS maintains a number of computer facilities and services designated specifically for student use and instruction. If you use such facilities and services, please indicate your overall satisfaction by circling the appropriate response. Note: Student Technology Centers, or STC, were formerly known as Learning Centers.

 

Not at All Satisfied

 

Very Satisfied

Cannot Evaluate

Never Heard of Service

Student Technology Centers hardware (computers, scanners, etc.) 

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Student Technology Centers software 

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Student Technology Centers consulting overall 

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Knowledge and ability of Student Technology Centers consultants 

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Courtesy and helpfulness of Student Technology Centers consultants 

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Student Technology Centers overall 

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Bookbag (network storage space) 

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Central instructional and general purpose computers (Cord, Auburn) 

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Audio-based learning facilities (self-serve tape duplication, RealLecture streaming audio resource on Web) [U,G&F]

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Oncourse (Internet-based distributed learning environment) [F,U&G]

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

16. Overall, how satisfied are you with UITS instructional and student computing services available at IUPUI? 

Not at All Satisfied

 

 

 

 

Very Satisfied

Cannot Evaluate

Never Heard of Service

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

 

CLASSROOM TECHNOLOGY SERVICES

17. UITS 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 circling the appropriate response.

 

Not at All Satisfied

 

Very Satisfied

Cannot Evaluate

Never Heard of Service

Instructional Technology Resources staff [F]

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Instructional Technology Resources classroom equipment [F]

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Advanced Technology Classrooms [F]

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

18. UITS provides technology support for Distributed Education: the Virtual Indiana Classrooms (VIC). If you use this technology, and support services, please indicate your overall satisfaction by circling the appropriate response.

a. Your experience with the VIC technology [F]

Not at All Satisfied

 

 

 

Very Satisfied

Cannot Evaluate

Never Heard of Service

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

b. Support services for VIC [F]

Not at All Satisfied

 

 

 

Very Satisfied

Cannot Evaluate

Never Heard of Service

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

19. 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

20. 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

RESEARCH AND ACADEMIC COMPUTING

21. Alone, or in partnership with other campus units, UITS provides facilities and services in support of research. If you use such facilities and services, please indicate your overall satisfaction by circling the appropriate response.

 

Not at All Satisfied

 

Very Satisfied

Cannot Evaluate

Never Heard of Service

IU=s IBM SPSystems [G,F&S]

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Support for high performance computing (hpc@indiana.edu) [G&F,S]

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Center for Statistical and Mathematical Computing (Stat/Math Center; u, 278-4740) [G,F&S]

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Unix Workstation Support Group (UWSG, 855-2627) [G,F&S]

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

AVL (Advanced Visualization Laboratory; http://www.avl.iu.edu) [G,F]

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Distributed Storage Services (Massive data Storage & Common File Services; http://www.indiana.edu/~dssg) [G,F&S]

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

22. Overall, how satisfied are you with the UITS research computing services available at IUPUI? [G,F&S]

Not at All Satisfied

 

 

 

Very Satisfied

Cannot Evaluate

Never Heard of Service

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

UNIVERSITY INFORMATION SERVICES

23. 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 circling the appropriate response.

 

Not at All Satisfied

 

Very Satisfied

Cannot Evaluate

Never Heard of Service

Library online catalog (INDYCAT/IUCAT) 

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Financial Information System (FIS) [F&S]

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

The Online Purchasing System (TOPS) [F&S]

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Web Based Purchasing [F&S]

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Information Access Services:

     IU Information Environment [F&S]

     Financial Data Retrieval System (FDRS) [F&S]

     Information Center (FOCUS) [F&S]

 

1

1

1

 

2

2

2

 

3

3

3

 

4

4

4

 

5

5

5

 

7

7

7

 

8

8

8

Safeword cards [F&S]

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

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

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Online student advising (IUCARE) 

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Bursar bill payment through the automated telephone payment system [U&G]

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Registration and Drop/Add using automated telephone system [U&G]

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Registration on the Web [U&G]

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

24. Overall, how satisfied are you with student support systems made available by University Information Services at IUPUI (e.g., INDYCAT/IUCAT, INSITE, etc.)? [U&G]

Not at All Satisfied

 

 

 

Very Satisfied

Cannot Evaluate

Never Heard of Service

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

25. Overall, how satisfied are you with the administrative support systems available at IUPUI? [F&S]

Not at All Satisfied

 

 

 

Very Satisfied

Cannot Evaluate

Never Heard of Service

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

 

NETWORK-BASED INFORMATION SERVICES

26. UITS 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 circling the appropriate response. 

 

Not at All Satisfied

 

Very Satisfied

Cannot Evaluate

Never Heard of Service

Publishing on IUPUI Web servers (www.iupui.edu)

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Browsing on IUPUI Web servers (www.iupui.edu)

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Personal Web home pages (Cord, php.iupui.edu)

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

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

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

IU Events Calendar (http://events.iu.edu)

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Usenet news groups

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

27. Overall, how satisfied are you with network-based information services? 

Not at All Satisfied

 

 

 

 

 

 

Very Satisfied

Cannot Evaluate

Never Heard of Service

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

DATA NETWORK SERVICES

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

 

 

Not at All Satisfied

 

 

Very Satisfied

Cannot Evaluate

Never Heard of Service

Dial-in modem services (278-5618, 5620, 5621) 

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

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

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

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

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Data jack activations 

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Data jack repair services 

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Internet and Web (WWW) access 

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Public laptop network data jacks 

1

2

3

4

<>

7

8

29. Overall, how satisfied are you with the UITS network services available at IUPUI? 

Not at All Satisfied

 

 

 

 

Very Satisfied

Cannot Evaluate

Never Heard of Service

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

 

VOICE SERVICES

30. The Telecommunications Division of UITS 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 circling the appropriate response.

 

Not at All Satisfied

 

Very Satisfied

Cannot Evaluate

Never Heard of Service

Campus Switchboard (274-5555 or 0) 

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Telephone repair service [F&S]

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Campus office/housing telephone service ]

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Telephone equipment (e.g., telephone sets) 

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Printed telephone directories [F&S]

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Installation of campus office data jacks and telephones [F&S]

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Campus office long distance service [F&S]

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Campus office voice mail services (274-6245) [F&S]

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Cellular telephone services [F&S]

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Pager services [F&S]

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Monthly invoice format [F&S]

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Campus office telephone service consulting [F&S]

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Teleconference service provided by Campus Switchboard [F&S]

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

31. Overall, how satisfied are you with the services offered by the Telecommunications Division of UITS during the past year (e.g., Long Distance Calling Service, Telephone Service, Telephone Features, Voice Mail, Campus Switchboard, and Telephone Equipment)?[F&S] 

Not at All Satisfied

 

 

 

Very Satisfied

Cannot Evaluate

Never Heard of Service

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

GENERAL ASSESSMENT

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

Not at All Helpful

 

 

 

Very Helpful

Cannot Evaluate

Never Heard of Service

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

33. How helpful has the information technology environment at IUPUI been in your research activities? [F&G]

Not at All Helpful

 

 

 

Very Helpful

Cannot Evaluate

Never Heard of Service

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

34. How helpful has the information technology environment been in your learning experience at IUPUI? [U&G]

Not at All Helpful

 

 

 

 

Very Helpful

Cannot Evaluate

Never Heard of Service

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

35. Please state your level of agreement with the following statement: The information technology environment was an important factor in my decision to attend IUPUI. [U&G]

Strongly Disagree

 

 

 

Strongly Agree

Cannot Evaluate

Never Heard of Service

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

36. Overall, how satisfied are you with the information technology services (including telecommunications, computing, and computer networking) offered by UITS during the past year? 

Not at All Satisfied

 

 

 

Very Satisfied

Cannot Evaluate

Never Heard of Service

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

NON-UITS SERVICES

37. Departments other than UITS offer computing services that are important to the functioning of the IUPUI computing environment. If you use such facilities and services, please indicate your satisfaction by circling the appropriate response.

 

Not at All Satisfied

 

Very Satisfied

Cannot Evaluate

Never Heard of Service

Computing support personnel employed by your department [F&S]

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Statistical Consulting Service (Located in Bloomington, statcons@indiana.edu) [G&F]]

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Center for Teaching and Learning (TLIT) [F]

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

Computer printing provided by IUPUI Mail Services 

1

2

3

4

5

7

8

IMPROVEMENTS AND SUGGESTIONS

Are there additional comments you would like to make about University Information Technology Services?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thank You for Your Assistance!