University of Michigan OCW Survey QUestions 2007 -2010

University of Michigan OCW Survey Questions:  2007 – 2010

 

From the Ctools surveys found at https://ctools.umich.edu/access/content/public/surveys/portal.html 

 


 

Student Survey 2007

7. Open CourseWare (OCW) is a learning technology movement among a growing number of higher-ed institutions. Typically, faculty volunteer to have course material (e.g.  syllabus, reading lists, exercises, lecture notes, example papers, tests, etc.) posted on a  web site available to the public. The most well known such site is the MIT OCW site, where a large number of faculty have contributed to their institutional site. There are a number of OCW sites at other institutions as well.

 

What is your familiarity with Open CourseWare (OCW) websites at other institutions?

I have never heard of OCW
I have heard of OCW but have never gone to an OCW site
I have looked at an OCW site
I have looked at and used material from an OCW site in my studies

 

8.Please rate how much you would value the following uses of an Open CourseWare (OCW) website:
Not Sure - Not Valuable  - Valuable - Very Valuable

Would allow me to preview prospective courses in depth before I register
Would allow me to see examples from past courses of work done by students
Would allow me to use materials from past courses for review
Would help me to plan my long-term course of study
Would provide a resource to enhance my own personal knowledge

 

Instructor Survey 2007 

7.Open CourseWare (OCW) is a learning technology movement among a growing number of higher-ed institutions. Typically, faculty volunteer to have course material (e.g. syllabus, reading lists, exercises, lecture notes, example papers, tests, etc.) posted on a web site available to the public. The most well known such site is the MIT OCW site, where a large number of faculty have contributed to their institutional site. There are a number of OCW sites at other institutions as well.

What is your familiarity with Open CourseWare (OCW) websites at other institutions?

I have never heard of OCW
I have heard of OCW but have never gone to an OCW site
I have looked at an OCW site
I have looked at and used material from an OCW site in my teaching

 

8. Please rate how much you would value the following uses of an Open CourseWare (OCW) website:
Not Sure -  Not Valuable  - Valuable - Very Valuable
 

Would increase the visibility of my courses
Would allow me to see how other faculty are approaching material in my area
Would help me to prepare materials for an upcoming class
Would help me to connect with faculty at UM or other institutions in my area of teaching or research
Would help me to develop or plan curriculum for my department

 

 


 

Student Survey 2008

Open CourseWare (OCW)

6. Open CourseWare (OCW) is a learning technology that allows faculty to post their course materials (e.g. syllabus, reading lists, lecture notes) on a publicly available website.

What is your familiarity with Open CourseWare (OCW) websites? Please select one.

I have never heard of OCW
I have heard of OCW but have never gone to an OCW site
I have looked at an OCW site
I have looked at and used material from an OCW site in my studies

 

7.Please rate your agreement with the statements below:
Using a OCW website would be valuable for...

Strongly Disagree  - Disagree  - Neutral  - Agree - Strongly Agree

 

Previewing prospective courses in depth before I register
Viewing examples from past courses of work done by students
Using materials from past courses for review
Planning my long-term course of study
Enhancing my own personal knowledge

 

8. I would volunteer to help faculty put course materials up on a UM OCW website

Strongly Disagree  - Disagree  - Neutral  - Agree - Strongly Agree

 

 

Instructors Survey 2008

Open CourseWare (OCW)

6.Open CourseWare (OCW) is a learning technology that allows faculty to post their course materials (e.g. syllabus, reading lists, lecture notes) on a publicly available website.

What is your familiarity with Open CourseWare (OCW) websites? Please select one.

I have never heard of OCW
I have heard of OCW but have never gone to an OCW site
I have looked at an OCW site
I have looked at and used material from an OCW site in my teaching

 

7.Please rate your agreement with the statements below:
Using a OCW website would be valuable for...

Strongly Disagree  - Disagree  - Neutral  - Agree - Strongly Agree
 

Increasing the visibility of my courses
Preparing materials for an upcoming class
Viewing how other faculty in my area are approaching material
Connecting with faculty at UM or other institutions in my area of teaching or research
Developing or planning curriculum for my department

 

8. I would put my course materials up on a UM OCW website

Strongly Disagree  - Disagree  - Neutral  - Agree - Strongly Agree

 

 


Student Survey 2009

Open CourseWare (OCW)

7.Open CourseWare (OCW) is a learning technology that allows faculty to post their course materials (e.g. syllabus, reading lists, lecture notes) on a publicly available website.

What is your familiarity with Open CourseWare (OCW) websites? 

Please select one.

I have never heard of OCW
I have heard of OCW but have never been to an OCW site
I have looked at an OCW site
I have used materials from an OCW site in my studies
I have helped publish OCW materials

 

8.Please rate your agreement with the statements below:

Using an OCW website is valuable for...

Strongly Disagree  - Disagree  - Neutral  - Agree - Strongly Agree

 

Previewing prospective courses in depth before I register
Viewing examples from past courses of work done by students
Using materials from past courses for review
Planning my long-term course of study
Enhancing my own personal knowledge
Finding supplementary course materials from other universities

 

9. Open.Michigan is a university-wide initiative to openly share the University of Michigan's knowledge, educational resources, and research with the global learning community. As a part of this initiative, Open.Michigan publishes course materials and other educational resources on its website with Creative Commons copyright licenses.

Please rate your agreement with the statements below:

Strongly Disagree  - Disagree  - Neutral  - Agree - Strongly Agree

I would volunteer to help faculty publish course materials and other educational resources on the Open.Michigan site
I would use course materials or other educational resources from Open.Michigan
I would encourage other students to use course materials or other educational resources from Open.Michigan

 

Instructor Survey 2009

Open CourseWare (OCW)

7.Open CourseWare (OCW) is a learning technology that allows faculty to post their course materials (e.g. syllabus, reading lists, lecture notes) on a publicly available website.

What is your familiarity with Open CourseWare (OCW) websites? 

Please select one.

 

I have never heard of OCW
I have heard of OCW but have never been to an OCW site
I have looked at an OCW site
I have used material from an OCW site in my teaching
I have published OCW materials

 

8. Please rate your agreement with the statements below:

Using an OCW website is valuable for...

Strongly Disagree  - Disagree  - Neutral  - Agree - Strongly Agree
 

Increasing the visibility of my courses
Preparing materials for an upcoming class
Viewing how other faculty in my area are approaching material
Connecting with faculty at UM or other institutions in my area of teaching or research
Developing or planning curriculum for my department

 

9. Open.Michigan is a university-wide initiative to openly share the University of Michigan's knowledge, educational resources, and research with the global learning community. As a part of this initiative, Open.Michigan publishes course materials and other educational resources on its website with Creative Commons copyright licenses.

Please rate your agreement with the statements below:

Strongly Disagree  - Disagree  - Neutral  - Agree - Strongly Agree
 

I would publish my course materials or other educational materials on Open.Michigan
I would use course materials or other educational resources from Open.Michigan
I would encourage my colleagues to publish their course materials or other educational resources on Open.Michigan

 

 


Student Survey 2010

Open CourseWare (OCW)

9. Open CourseWare (OCW) is a learning technology that allows faculty to post their course materials (e.g. syllabus, reading lists, lecture notes) on a publicly available website.

What is your familiarity with Open CourseWare (OCW) websites? 

Please select one.

I  have never heard  of  OCW
I have heard of OCW but have never been to an OCW site
I have looked at an OCW site
I have used materials from an OCW site in my studies
I have helped publish OCW materials

 

10. Please rate your agreement with the statements below:
Using an OCW website is valuable for...

Strongly Disagree  - Disagree  - Neutral  - Agree - Strongly Agree

Previewing prospective courses in depth before I register
Viewing examples from past courses of work done by students
Using materials from past courses for review
Planning my long-term course of study
Enhancing my own personal knowledge
Finding supplementary course materials from other universities

 

11.Open.Michigan is a university-wide initiative to openly share the University of Michigan's knowledge, educational resources, and research with the global learning community. As a part of this initiative, Open.Michigan publishes course materials and other educational resources on its website with Creative Commons copyright licenses.

Please rate your agreement with the statements below:

Strongly Disagree  - Disagree  - Neutral  - Agree - Strongly Agree
 

I would volunteer to help faculty publish course materials and other educational resources on the Open.Michigan site
I would use course materials or other educational resources from Open.Michigan
I would encourage other students to use course materials or other educational resources from Open.Michigan

 

Instructor  Survey 2010

Open CourseWare (OCW) & Open Access (OA)

9.Open CourseWare (OCW) is a learning technology that allows faculty to post their course materials (e.g. syllabus, reading lists, lecture notes) on a publicly available website.

What is your familiarity with Open CourseWare (OCW) websites? 

Please select one.

 

I  have never heard  of  OCW
I have heard of OCW but have never been to an OCW site
I have looked at an OCW site
I have used material from an OCW site in my teaching
I have published OCW materials

 

10.Please rate your agreement with the statements below:

Using an OCW website is valuable for...

Strongly Disagree  - Disagree  - Neutral  - Agree - Strongly Agree

Increasing the visibility of mycourses
Preparing materials for an upcoming class
Viewing how other faculty in my area are approaching material
Connecting with faculty at UM or other institutions in my area of teaching or research
Developing or planning curriculum for my department

 

11. Open.Michigan is a university-wide initiative to openly share the University of Michigan's knowledge, educational resources, and research with the global learning community. As a part of this initiative, Open.Michigan publishes course materials and other educational resources on its website with Creative Commons copyright licenses.

Please rate your agreement with the statements below:

Strongly Disagree  - Disagree  - Neutral  - Agree - Strongly Agree

I would publish my course materials or other educational materials on Open.Michigan
I would use course materials or other educational resources from Open.Michigan
I would encourage my colleagues to publish their course materials or other educational resources on Open.Michigan

 

12.Open Access (OA) publishing includes the practices of:

a) publishing in journals that make their contents freely available on the web to anyone

b) authors providing free copies of their articles, either before or after peer review, on their own web

site or an institutional web site (e.g., departmental or library site).Have you ever published in an OA journal?

 

Yes / No

 

13.Please rate your agreement with the statements below:

Strongly Disagree  - Disagree  - Neutral  - Agree - Strongly Agree

I am familiar with OA publishing

I place pre-print versions of my journal articles on personal or institutional open sites

I place copies of my published, peer reviewed articles on personal or institutional open sites

I think that OA publishing is becoming more important for generating and disseminating knowledge

OA journals are important in my field

I use OA journals in my research

I plan on publishing in an OA journal in the future