Technology End of the Year Survey 2008 - ST

Congratulations! You've made it through science and technology and the inaugural year of incorporating macbooks into the curriculum. As pioneers in this process your opinion is extremely valuable. Thank you for taking a few minutes to share your thoughts and ideas about the incorporation of technology. This survey is completely anonymous; please provide honest feelings but do so using appropriate language.



A red asterisk (*) indicates required questions.


  1. Which programs on the macs did you find useful? Check all that apply*
    word
    power point
    excel
    pages
    numbers
    keynote
    comic life
    i-movie (new version)
    i-movie (previous version)
    garageband
    google docs
    i-photo
    photobooth
    stickies
    omnigraffle
    i-cal
    safari
    firefox
    loggerpro
    other


  1. If you selected "other" for #1, please list any other programs not listed that you found useful.


  1. How often did you check your class page on Ms. Newhart's website OUTSIDE of class?*
    more than once a day
    daily
    every few days
    weekly
    I rarely used the class page outside of class


  1. What did you find most useful about the class page?


  1. What would you change about the class page?


  1. Besides your class page, which of the following sidebar links did you find useful on Ms. Newhart's website when you were OUTSIDE of class. Check all that apply.*
    "My Schedule" - contain's Ms. Newhart's teaching schedule
    "Expectations"
    "Projects" (Information about long term projects)
    "My Links" (including project links)


  1. Please list any other information you believe should be include on Ms. Newhart's website.


  1. I found technology more useful (compared to traditional means) in the following areas (check all that apply):*
    communication
    collaboration
    research
    completing classwork
    taking notes
    completing homework
    submitting assignments
    visualizing abstract concepts
    other


  1. Overall, technology (including macbooks, smartboard, data projector etc) in science and tech*
    Greatly enhanced my experience
    Slightly enhanced my experience
    Did not affect my experience
    Slightly hindered my experience
    Greatly hindered my experience


  1. From a technology standpoint, what did you enjoy most about this class?


  1. If provided the opportunity, would you have opted to take a macbook home? Please explain the perceived benefits/drawbacks that affect your response.