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Distance Education Survey

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Online courses place greater demands on the time and effort of the instructor.


Very Strongly Agree

Strongly Agree

Agree

Neutral

Disagree

Strongly Disagree

Very Strongly Disagree

 

 

Online courses are inferior to courses offered in a traditional classroom environment.


Very Strongly Agree

Strongly Agree

Agree

Neutral

Disagree

Strongly Disagree

Very Strongly Disagree

 

Untenured faculty should be discouraged from online teaching.


Very Strongly Agree

Strongly Agree

Agree

Neutral

Disagree

Strongly Disagree

Very Strongly Disagree

 

Additional compensation would motivate me to develop an online course.


Very Strongly Agree

Strongly Agree

Agree

Neutral

Disagree

Strongly Disagree

Very Strongly Disagree

 

In an online course I would miss the face-to-face opportunities available in a traditional classroom.


Very Strongly Agree

Strongly Agree

Agree

Neutral

Disagree

Strongly Disagree

Very Strongly Disagree

 

 

Research expectations should be reduced for faculty who are developing and teaching online courses.


Very Strongly Agree

Strongly Agree

Agree

Neutral

Disagree

Strongly Disagree

Very Strongly Disagree

 

My professional prestige and status is enhanced by the ability to teach online.


Very Strongly Agree

Strongly Agree

Agree

Neutral

Disagree

Strongly Disagree

Very Strongly Disagree

 

Online courses offer greater flexibility for educators.


Very Strongly Agree

Strongly Agree

Agree

Neutral

Disagree

Strongly Disagree

Very Strongly Disagree

 

I value the opportunity to serve non-traditional students through distance education.


Very Strongly Agree

Strongly Agree

Agree

Neutral

Disagree

Strongly Disagree

Very Strongly Disagree

 

 

Addition release time would motivate me to develop an online course.


Very Strongly Agree

Strongly Agree

Agree

Neutral

Disagree

Strongly Disagree

Very Strongly Disagree

 

Faculty reward structures should place a higher value on innovation and technological change.


Very Strongly Agree

Strongly Agree

Agree

Neutral

Disagree

Strongly Disagree

Very Strongly Disagree

 

 

Online courses give me the opportunity to interact more frequently with students.


Very Strongly Agree

Strongly Agree

Agree

Neutral

Disagree

Strongly Disagree

Very Strongly Disagree

 

My teaching style will not be effective in an online course.


Very Strongly Agree

Strongly Agree

Agree

Neutral

Disagree

Strongly Disagree

Very Strongly Disagree

 

The ability to develop and teach online makes me more marketable.


Very Strongly Agree

Strongly Agree

Agree

Neutral

Disagree

Strongly Disagree

Very Strongly Disagree

 

Concerns about copyright and ownership issues have discouraged me from teaching online.


Very Strongly Agree

Strongly Agree

Agree

Neutral

Disagree

Strongly Disagree

Very Strongly Disagree

 

 

Promotion and tenure policies should be altered to reward innovative efforts to teach online.


Very Strongly Agree

Strongly Agree

Agree

Neutral

Disagree

Strongly Disagree

Very Strongly Disagree

 

My institution offers the training and support needed to prepare an online course.


Very Strongly Agree

Strongly Agree

Agree

Neutral

Disagree

Strongly Disagree

Very Strongly Disagree

 

 

Senior faculty support efforts to develop online course material.


Very Strongly Agree

Strongly Agree

Agree

Neutral

Disagree

Strongly Disagree

Very Strongly Disagree

 

My institution offers adequate support for faculty interested in distance education.


Very Strongly Agree

Strongly Agree

Agree

Neutral

Disagree

Strongly Disagree

Very Strongly Disagree

 

My Dean and/or Chair supports efforts to develop online course material.


Very Strongly Agree

Strongly Agree

Agree

Neutral

Disagree

Strongly Disagree

Very Strongly Disagree

 

Most courses in the criminal justice curriculum can be taught online.


Very Strongly Agree

Strongly Agree

Agree

Neutral

Disagree

Strongly Disagree

Very Strongly Disagree

 

 

Web-based courses are most appropriate for lower division students.


Very Strongly Agree

Strongly Agree

Agree

Neutral

Disagree

Strongly Disagree

Very Strongly Disagree

 

Web-based courses are most appropriate for upper division students.


Very Strongly Agree

Strongly Agree

Agree

Neutral

Disagree

Strongly Disagree

Very Strongly Disagree

 

A faculty member should not be asked to teach more than one distance course per year.


Very Strongly Agree

Strongly Agree

Agree

Neutral

Disagree

Strongly Disagree

Very Strongly Disagree

 

Our pool of prospective students is sufficient to support a distance Master's degree program.


Very Strongly Agree

Strongly Agree

Agree

Neutral

Disagree

Strongly Disagree

Very Strongly Disagree

 

 

Our pool of prospective students is sufficient to support a distance Bachelor's degree program.


Very Strongly Agree

Strongly Agree

Agree

Neutral

Disagree

Strongly Disagree

Very Strongly Disagree

 

The next set of questions assess your computer competence. The survey is nearly complete.

I am able to send attachments with e-mail.


Very Strongly Agree

Strongly Agree

Agree

Neutral

Disagree

Strongly Disagree

Very Strongly Disagree

 

 

I am able to scan photographs into digital files.


Very Strongly Agree

Strongly Agree

Agree

Neutral

Disagree

Strongly Disagree

Very Strongly Disagree

 

I am able to use software to manipulate digital images.


Very Strongly Agree

Strongly Agree

Agree

Neutral

Disagree

Strongly Disagree

Very Strongly Disagree

 

I am able to create a presentation with PowerPoint or other software.


Very Strongly Agree

Strongly Agree

Agree

Neutral

Disagree

Strongly Disagree

Very Strongly Disagree

 

I am able to create a web page.


Very Strongly Agree

Strongly Agree

Agree

Neutral

Disagree

Strongly Disagree

Very Strongly Disagree

 

 

I am able to create and maintain a web site.


Very Strongly Agree

Strongly Agree

Agree

Neutral

Disagree

Strongly Disagree

Very Strongly Disagree

 

I am familiar with teaching methods appropriate for distance education.


Very Strongly Agree

Strongly Agree

Agree

Neutral

Disagree

Strongly Disagree

Very Strongly Disagree

 

I could teach online but do not have the skills needed to design an online course.


Very Strongly Agree

Strongly Agree

Agree

Neutral

Disagree

Strongly Disagree

Very Strongly Disagree

 

I have the skills needed to design and teach an online course within the next year.


Very Strongly Agree

Strongly Agree

Agree

Neutral

Disagree

Strongly Disagree

Very Strongly Disagree

 

 

The following questions assess your experience with online education. Demographic question are at the end of this section. Thank you again for completing this survey.

I have taught full courses online:


In the past 3-5 years

In the past 1-2 years

Plan to in next 3-5 years

Plan to in next 1-2 years

No experience or plans

 

 

I have integrated online materials in "traditional" courses:


In the past 3-5 years

In the past 1-2 years

Plan to in next 3-5 years

Plan to in next 1-2 years

No experience or plans

 

 

Highest level of online offerings currently available in your department:


Online Graduate Program


Online Undergraduate Program

Online Courses

Online content in traditional courses

None

 

 

Highest level of online offerings your department is considering for the future:


Online Graduate Program


Online Undergraduate Program

Online Courses

Online content in traditional courses

None

 

 

Highest Degree offered by your department:


Ph.D.


Master's

Bachelor's

Associate's

 

 

Number of years you have been teaching:


1-5

6-10

11-15

16-20

21-25

over 26

 

Years at current institution:


1-5

6-10

11-15

16-20

21-25

over 26

 

Academic Position:


Full Professor


Associate Professor

Assistant Professor

Full-time - non-tenure

Part-time - non-tenure

 

 

Gender:


Female

Male
 

 

 

Age:


Under 25

26-30

31-35

36-40

41-45

46-50

51-60

over 60

 

 

Comments:


Thank You!