Summary: Faculty Questionnaire on the Use of Information Technology in Teaching
The Office of Information Technology (OIT) has developed this questionnaire to assess faculty use, satisfaction
and needs in instructional technology. Faculty views are essential in any consideration of priorities, directions and
resources regarding information technology. The results will be used by the campus and OIT to make
recommendations on instructional technology policy and services.
· Total responses: 297 (133 mail, 164 web).
· Sample: 787 UCSB faculty (7 were emeriti, 33 were on leave, 160 had an invalid e-mail
· Total response rate (excluding emeriti and sabbaticals): 40%.
o Mail response rate: 18%
o Web response rare (excluding invalid): 28%
Please circle the best single answer (Note: by "electronic tools", we mean such things as email, PowerPoint, course web
sites, assignments that involve web resources any aspect of your course that involves information technology.)
1. To what extent do you now use any kind of electronic tools when teaching a course over an entire
quarter (either in class or outside of class, required by you or just recommended)?
52.2% Almost always 18.2% Usually 18.5% Sometimes 9.8% Almost never
No answer: 1.3%
2. If you use electronic tools, how important are they in helping your students to learn the course