ICT Survey

Name


  1. What is your tutor group?


  1. What is your admission/student number (the one that you use to log in to the computer - user -----)


  1. What primary school did you go to?


  1. How often do you go to the public library?
    Never
    When somebody makes me
    When I need to find out things for homework
    Whenever I get the chance


  1. When do you go to the school library?
    Never
    When somebody makes me
    When I need to find out things for homework
    Whenever I get the chance


  1. Look at the following list. Tick all of the things you have at home.
    TV
    Video / DVD
    Radio
    Books
    Newspapers
    PC
    Internet
    Magazines


  1. Look at the following list of equipment. Tick all of the things you have at home.
    PC (desktop or laptop)
    Apple Mac
    Games console
    TV with internet access
    Handheld Device (eg, iPAQ, Palmtop, Psion)


  1. Below is a list of people whom you may go to when you want to find out information.
    Choose the number that describes best how often you use them.
    1 = never...
    2 = rarely...
    3 = sometimes...
    4 = often...
    5 = all of the time

          1 2 3 4 5    
      Schoolfriends   
      Friends outside school   
      Teachers   
      Librarian   
      Parents/Carers   
      Other relatives   
      People on the Internet - chatrooms or newsgroups   


  1. I use the Internet sometimes.
    Yes
    No


  1. We have the Internet at home.
    Yes
    No


  1. I can use the Internet at home whenever I want.
    Yes
    No


  1. When I use the Internet at home, an adult checks to make sure that I use it properly.
    Yes
    No


  1. At home there is software that stops me from going to web sites that I'm not supposed to visit.
    Yes
    No


  1. At home, I use the Internet for:
    Email
    Chatting
    Checking my website
    Playing Games
    Shopping
    Getting information about hobbies/personal interests
    Finding information for schoolwork
    I can't get the Internet at home


  1. At school, I use the Internet for:
    Email
    Chatting
    Checking my website
    Playing Games
    Shopping
    Getting information about hobbies/personal interests
    Finding information for schoolwork
    I don't use the Internet at school


  1. Do you know what a search engine is?
    (if your answer is 'No', go to question 18)
    Yes
    No


  1. How many search engines do you regularly use?
    More than two
    Two
    One
    I never use a search engine


  1. Please read the following sentences, and give them a score from 1 to 5.....


    If you really agree with a sentence, give it 5.
    If you really disagree with a sentence, give it 1.....



    If you more or less agree, give it 4.
    If you more or less disagree, give it 2.....



    If You don't particularly agree or disagree, give it 3.

          1 2 3 4 5    
      The Internet is easy to use.   
      It's easy to find websites that help me with my schoolwork.   
      I waste lots of time looking at websites that don't help me with my schoolwork.   
      To be any good, a website must have lots of pictures and animations.   
      I often get lost when I use the Internet.   
      I would rather visit web sites that I've been told about than try to find my own.   
      My mother/female carer uses the Internet a lot.   
      My father/male carer uses the Internet a lot.   
      My mother/female carer reads a lot.   
      My father/male carer reads a lot.   
      I read a lot.   
      I used computers a lot at my primary school.   
      When I started secondary school, I was already good at using computers.   
      My primary school teachers taught me a lot about computers.   
      My family taught me a lot about computers.   
      A lot of what I know about computers, I found out myself.