WHS Technology Survey 2004-2005

This survey will be taken by students in 9th grade and again in 12th grade. It will be used to assess technology attitudes and skills.

Type in your name using the following format: last name, first name (no nicknames) >

Name


  1. Please indicate your student status.
    9th grade
    10th grade
    11th grade
    12th grade


  1. Please indicate your gender.
    Female
    Male


  1. Which type of computer workstation do you use most?
    Windows
    Macintosh
    Other


  1. Do you have Internet access at home?
    No
    Yes, dial-up
    Yes, cable modem
    Yes, don't know type


  1. How old were you when you first used any computer program?
    0-5 years
    6-8 years
    9-12 years
    13-15 years
    16-18 years


  1. How often do you use computers at school?
    Never
    Rarely
    Monthly
    Weekly
    Daily


  1. Use the scale below to rate Questions 7-15

    I prefer assignments when I may choose to do a writing project or a multimedia project.
    1=Strongly Disagree,    2=Disagree,   3=Neutral,    4=Agree,    5=Strongly Agree
     
      1 2 3 4 5  
    Strongly Disagree  Strongly Agree



  1. Computers and other technology make learning and doing work easier for me.
    1=Strongly Disagree,    2=Disagree,   3=Neutral,    4=Agree,    5=Strongly Agree
     
      1 2 3 4 5  
    Strongly Disagree  Strongly Agree


  1. I think computers and other technology should be used more in my classes and coursework.
    1=Strongly Disagree,    2=Disagree,   3=Neutral,    4=Agree,    5=Strongly Agree
     
      1 2 3 4 5  
    Strongly Disagree  Strongly Agree


  1. I feel comfortable learning about and using computers and other technology.
    1=Strongly Disagree,   2=Disagree,    3=Neutral,    4=Agree,    5=Strongly Agree
     
      1 2 3 4 5  
    Strongly Disagree  Strongly Agree


  1. I am comfortable helping other students use computers and other kinds of technology.
    1=Strongly Disagree,    2=Disagree,    3=Neutral,    4=Agree,    5=Strongly Agree
     
      1 2 3 4 5  
    Strongly Disagree  Strongly Agree


  1. I take personal time to learn, practice, and use computers.
    1=Strongly Disagree,    2=Disagree,    3=Neutral,    4=Agree,    5=Strongly Agree
     
      1 2 3 4 5  
    Strongly Disagree  Strongly Agree


  1. There is encouragement from teachers and administration for using technology.
    1=Strongly Disagree,    2=Disagree,    3=Neutral,    4=Agree,    5=Strongly Agree
     
      1 2 3 4 5  
    Strongly Disagree  Strongly Agree


  1. I have sufficient keyboarding skills to accomplish my work.
    1=Strongly Disagree,    2=Disagree,    3=Neutral,    4=Agree,    5=Strongly Agree
     
      1 2 3 4 5  
    Strongly Disagree  Strongly Agree


  1. I have a solid understanding of the school's Acceptable Use Policy for using the computer network.
    1=Strongly Disagree,    2=Disagree,   3=Neutral,   4=Agree,    5=Strongly Agree
     
      1 2 3 4 5  
    Strongly Disagree  Strongly Agree


  1. Using the scale, indicate your skill level for the rest of the questions
    1=Don't know    2=No, I can not    3=Somewhat    4=Yes, I can    5=Yes, very well

    Save and open files on the school network
     
      1 2 3 4 5  
    Don't Know  Yes, Very well



  1. Use computers to work with data (e.g., create graphs and spreadsheets)
    1=Don't know    2=No, I can not    3=Somewhat    4=Yes, I can    5=Yes, very well
     
      1 2 3 4 5  
    Don't Know  Yes, Very Well


  1. Send and receive email
    1=Don't know    2=No, I can not    3=Somewhat    4=Yes, I can    5=Yes, very well
     
      1 2 3 4 5  
    Don't Know  Yes, Very Well


  1. Send, receive and open attachments via email
    1=Don't know    2=No, I can not    3=Somewhat    4=Yes, I can    5=Yes, very well
     
      1 2 3 4 5  
    Don't Know  Yes, Very Well


  1. Effectively use a search engine on the web.
    1=Don't know    2=No, I can not    3=Somewhat    4=Yes, I can    5=Yes, very well
     
      1 2 3 4 5  
    Don't Know  Yes, Very Well


  1. Use creative computer tools (e.g., drawing and painting programs, music composition, art, graphic design)
    1=Don't know    2=No, I can not    3=Somewhat    4=Yes, I can    5=Yes, very well
     
      1 2 3 4 5  
    Don't Know  Yes, Very Well


  1. Use computers for writing
    1=Don't know    2=No, I can not    3=Somewhat   4=Yes, I can    5=Yes, very well
     
      1 2 3 4 5  
    Don't Know  Yes, Very Well


  1. Create multimedia presentations (e.g., PowerPoint, HyperStudio)
    1=Don't know    2=No, I can not    3=Somewhat    4=Yes, I can    5=Yes, very well
     
      1 2 3 4 5  
    Don't Know  Yes, Very Well


  1. Work with images on the computer using various hardware and software (e.g., digital camera, scanner, capture video, photo software)
    1=Don't know    2=No, I can not    3=Somewhat    4=Yes, I can    5=Yes, very well
     
      1 2 3 4 5  
    Don't Know  Yes, Very Well


  1. Recognize a website as a valid resource of information
    1=Don't know    2=No, I can not    3=Somewhat    4=Yes, I can    5=Yes, very well
     
      1 2 3 4 5  
    Don't Know  Yes, Very Well


  1. Correctly cite a website in a bibliography.
    1=Don't know    2=No, I can not    3=Somewhat    4=Yes, I can    5=Yes, very well
     
      1 2 3 4 5  
    Don't Know  Yes, Very Well


  1. Save files to move between computer platforms (e.g., Mac to Windows and vice versa)
    1=Don't know    2=No, I can not    3=Somewhat   4=Yes, I can    5=Yes, very well
     
      1 2 3 4 5  
    Don't Know  Yes, Very Well


  1. Program in one or more computer languages (e.g., Java, C++)
    1=Don't know    2=No, I can not    3=Somewhat    4=Yes, I can    5=Yes, very well
     
      1 2 3 4 5  
    Don't Know  Yes, Very Well





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