ERIC Number: ED398956
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
The Academic Computing, Tutoring, and Testing (ACTT) Center Survey--Spring 1996.
As part of an effort to evaluate the Academic Computing, Tutoring, and Testing Center, Gainesville College, in Georgia, surveyed 672 students in morning classes, 424 students in evening classes, and all faculty and staff to determine their use of and satisfaction with the Center. Faculty and staff responses were received from 79 individuals, including 50 faculty members, 11 administrative, and 18 staff members. Study findings included the following: (1) 50% of the student respondents spent 1 to 5 hours in the Center each week, while 8.7% indicated that they had never used it; (2) the most commonly reported use of the Center by students was for classroom assignments requiring the use of a computer, cited by 759 respondents; (3) all 38 dimensions of the Center included on the survey received ratings of "adequate" or "very adequate" by 84% or more of the students, while the highest rated dimensions were computer hardware and software; (4) the dimensions receiving the highest percentage of "very adequate" ratings by faculty were willingness to offer orientation classes, hours of operation, willingness of staff to discuss problems, and willingness to help special needs students; and (5) the dimensions receiving the lowest number of "very adequate" ratings by faculty were the condition of the photocopy equipment, the amount of staff, and the availability of professional staff. The survey instruments with tabulated responses and student comments to open-ended questions are included. (TGI)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Gainesville Coll., GA. Office of Planning and Institutional Research.