ECAR Study of Faculty and Technology, 2014

University of Washington Benchmarking Report


Survey areas of interest University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Technology for teaching and learning 498 5049 14168
85.1% 87.1% 93.5%
Technology for research and scholarship 362 3193 6136
61.9% 55.1% 40.5%
Total respondent count 585 5799 15160

Currently full- or part- time University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Full-time faculty member 460 4819 10447
78.6% 83.1% 68.9%
Part-time faculty member 125 980 4713
21.4% 16.9% 31.1%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
585 5799 15160
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

Survey version University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Take the 10-minute version of the survey 374 3633 9300
63.9% 62.6% 61.3%
Take the 20-minute version of the survey 211 2166 5860
36.1% 37.4% 38.7%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
585 5799 15160
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

1.1. Years of faculty experience University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Years in a full-time faculty position Mean 16.0 13.5 12.6
SD 12.1 11.1 10.7
N 511 5195 12168
Years in a part-time faculty position Mean 5.1 4.7 5.9
SD 6.5 5.9 6.3
N 257 2605 8820

1.2. Students typically worked with University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Undergraduate students 235 3337 11107
40.2% 57.8% 73.6%
Graduate students 242 1764 3083
41.4% 30.6% 20.4%
Professional students 90 453 634
15.4% 7.8% 4.2%
I don't typically work directly with students. 17 219 261
2.9% 3.8% 1.7%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
584 5773 15085
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

1.3. Tenure status University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Tenured 231 2334 5183
50.5% 48.8% 50.1%
Not tenured, but on a tenure track 52 861 1934
11.4% 18.0% 18.7%
Not on a tenure track 174 1586 3231
38.1% 33.2% 31.2%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
457 4781 10348
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

1.4. Academic rank University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Professor 177 1237 3043
38.5% 25.8% 29.3%
Associate professor 116 1280 2686
25.2% 26.7% 25.9%
Assistant professor 72 1167 2411
15.7% 24.4% 23.2%
Clinical professor 6 64 94
1.3% 1.3% 0.9%
Instructor 6 435 1101
1.3% 9.1% 10.6%
Senior lecturer 0 0 0
0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Qualifying post 0 0 0
0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Lecturer 47 234 394
10.2% 4.9% 3.8%
Research associate 0 0 0
0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Research professor 0 0 0
0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Other; please specify 36 312 531
7.8% 6.5% 5.1%
No academic rank 0 62 125
0.0% 1.3% 1.2%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
460 4791 10385
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

2.1. Experience with: Classroom-based technology resources University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Poor 45 333 721
7.8% 5.8% 4.8%
Fair 95 806 1871
16.4% 14.0% 12.4%
Neutral 91 662 1455
15.7% 11.5% 9.7%
Good 249 2615 6641
43.0% 45.5% 44.2%
Excellent 63 985 3035
10.9% 17.2% 20.2%
N/A 36 341 1311
6.2% 5.9% 8.7%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
579 5742 15034
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

2.1. Experience with: Laboratory or research-based technology resources University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Poor 13 264 597
2.3% 4.7% 4.1%
Fair 51 557 1275
9.0% 10.0% 8.7%
Neutral 72 712 1683
12.7% 12.7% 11.5%
Good 192 1869 4583
34.0% 33.4% 31.4%
Excellent 70 659 1946
12.4% 11.8% 13.3%
N/A 167 1527 4528
29.6% 27.3% 31.0%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
565 5588 14612
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

2.1. Experience with: Physical collaborative spaces University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Poor 10 175 397
4.8% 8.1% 6.8%
Fair 21 308 740
10.0% 14.3% 12.7%
Neutral 36 302 800
17.1% 14.1% 13.8%
Good 59 618 1752
28.1% 28.8% 30.1%
Excellent 20 210 701
9.5% 9.8% 12.1%
N/A 64 535 1427
30.5% 24.9% 24.5%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
210 2148 5817
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

2.1. Experience with: Online collaborative spaces University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Poor 13 181 409
6.2% 8.4% 7.0%
Fair 26 317 711
12.3% 14.7% 12.2%
Neutral 46 361 915
21.8% 16.7% 15.7%
Good 76 689 1989
36.0% 31.9% 34.1%
Excellent 18 235 859
8.5% 10.9% 14.7%
N/A 32 375 953
15.2% 17.4% 16.3%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
211 2158 5836
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

2.1. Experience with: Resources and ability to get work done away from home University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Poor 6 113 274
2.8% 5.2% 4.7%
Fair 10 232 566
4.7% 10.7% 9.7%
Neutral 27 252 610
12.8% 11.7% 10.4%
Good 94 863 2217
44.5% 39.9% 37.9%
Excellent 51 468 1440
24.2% 21.6% 24.6%
N/A 23 234 737
10.9% 10.8% 12.6%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
211 2162 5844
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

2.1. Experience with: Reliable access to Wi-Fi networks University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Poor 9 404 924
1.5% 7.0% 6.2%
Fair 42 745 1743
7.2% 13.0% 11.6%
Neutral 32 531 1232
5.5% 9.2% 8.2%
Good 226 2240 5424
38.8% 39.0% 36.1%
Excellent 256 1621 4174
44.0% 28.2% 27.8%
N/A 17 206 1513
2.9% 3.6% 10.1%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
582 5747 15010
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

2.1. Experience with: Communication technologies University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Poor 6 107 224
2.9% 5.0% 3.9%
Fair 20 285 675
9.6% 13.3% 11.6%
Neutral 36 275 669
17.2% 12.8% 11.5%
Good 94 931 2540
45.0% 43.3% 43.7%
Excellent 47 501 1571
22.5% 23.3% 27.0%
N/A 6 49 134
2.9% 2.3% 2.3%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
209 2148 5813
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

2.1. Experience with: Online or virtual technologies University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Poor 13 229 528
6.2% 10.7% 9.1%
Fair 23 313 781
11.0% 14.6% 13.5%
Neutral 43 348 925
20.6% 16.2% 15.9%
Good 77 717 1959
36.8% 33.4% 33.8%
Excellent 23 269 890
11.0% 12.5% 15.3%
N/A 30 268 719
14.4% 12.5% 12.4%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
209 2144 5802
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

2.1. Experience with: Technology support University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Poor 36 318 684
6.2% 5.5% 4.6%
Fair 78 706 1597
13.5% 12.3% 10.6%
Neutral 113 790 1665
19.6% 13.7% 11.1%
Good 213 2260 5891
36.9% 39.3% 39.2%
Excellent 110 1486 4722
19.0% 25.8% 31.4%
N/A 28 189 468
4.8% 3.3% 3.1%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
578 5749 15027
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

2.1. Experience with: Professional development around integrated use of technology University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Poor 27 305 632
12.9% 14.2% 10.9%
Fair 32 310 798
15.3% 14.4% 13.7%
Neutral 52 435 1060
24.9% 20.3% 18.2%
Good 48 578 1820
23.0% 26.9% 31.3%
Excellent 15 298 1092
7.2% 13.9% 18.8%
N/A 35 222 416
16.7% 10.3% 7.2%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
209 2148 5818
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

2.1. Experience with: Specialized teaching software University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Poor 29 285 638
14.1% 13.3% 11.0%
Fair 20 279 754
9.8% 13.1% 13.0%
Neutral 49 403 1055
23.9% 18.9% 18.2%
Good 33 443 1434
16.1% 20.7% 24.8%
Excellent 3 142 561
1.5% 6.6% 9.7%
N/A 71 585 1343
34.6% 27.4% 23.2%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
205 2137 5785
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

2.1. Experience with: High-performance/research computing services University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Poor 25 302 841
4.4% 5.3% 5.7%
Fair 21 283 803
3.7% 5.0% 5.4%
Neutral 61 632 1702
10.7% 11.1% 11.5%
Good 89 843 2238
15.6% 14.8% 15.1%
Excellent 28 361 1000
4.9% 6.3% 6.7%
N/A 346 3265 8269
60.7% 57.4% 55.7%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
570 5686 14853
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

2.1. Experience with: Cloud-based high-performance/research computing systems University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Poor 25 366 957
4.3% 6.4% 6.4%
Fair 29 309 774
5.0% 5.4% 5.2%
Neutral 63 662 1855
10.9% 11.6% 12.5%
Good 72 634 1772
12.5% 11.2% 11.9%
Excellent 19 185 666
3.3% 3.3% 4.5%
N/A 368 3529 8821
63.9% 62.1% 59.4%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
576 5685 14845
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

2.1. Experience with: Data management services University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Poor 13 227 540
6.3% 10.6% 9.3%
Fair 18 207 508
8.7% 9.6% 8.7%
Neutral 41 366 959
19.7% 17.0% 16.5%
Good 24 314 891
11.5% 14.6% 15.3%
Excellent 5 99 301
2.4% 4.6% 5.2%
N/A 107 935 2611
51.4% 43.5% 44.9%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
208 2148 5810
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

2.1. Experience with: Digital repositories University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Poor 12 233 541
5.7% 10.9% 9.3%
Fair 14 191 462
6.6% 8.9% 7.9%
Neutral 34 328 851
16.1% 15.3% 14.6%
Good 42 369 946
19.9% 17.2% 16.3%
Excellent 12 118 335
5.7% 5.5% 5.8%
N/A 97 907 2680
46.0% 42.3% 46.1%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
211 2146 5815
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

2.1. Experience with: Digital preservation University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Poor 15 230 559
7.2% 10.7% 9.6%
Fair 16 180 378
7.7% 8.4% 6.5%
Neutral 33 305 838
15.8% 14.2% 14.4%
Good 22 262 637
10.5% 12.2% 11.0%
Excellent 6 79 225
2.9% 3.7% 3.9%
N/A 117 1089 3172
56.0% 50.8% 54.6%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
209 2145 5809
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

2.1. Experience with: Self-publishing University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Poor 8 201 522
3.8% 9.4% 9.0%
Fair 11 108 282
5.3% 5.0% 4.9%
Neutral 24 276 792
11.5% 12.9% 13.6%
Good 16 149 395
7.7% 7.0% 6.8%
Excellent 6 40 122
2.9% 1.9% 2.1%
N/A 143 1368 3697
68.8% 63.9% 63.6%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
208 2142 5810
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

2.2. My institution: Improves student outcomes through technology University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Don't know 49 418 809
8.4% 7.2% 5.4%
Strongly disagree 10 177 389
1.7% 3.1% 2.6%
Disagree 48 595 1469
8.2% 10.3% 9.7%
Neutral 151 1544 3353
25.9% 26.8% 22.2%
Agree 291 2654 7487
50.0% 46.0% 49.6%
Strongly agree 33 383 1582
5.7% 6.6% 10.5%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
582 5771 15089
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

2.2. My institution: Assists faculty with integration of information technology University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Don't know 0 40 83
0.0% 1.9% 1.4%
Strongly disagree 21 181 349
10.0% 8.4% 6.0%
Disagree 39 400 841
18.7% 18.6% 14.4%
Neutral 59 435 1046
28.2% 20.2% 17.9%
Agree 80 899 2699
38.3% 41.8% 46.3%
Strongly agree 10 197 810
4.8% 9.2% 13.9%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
209 2152 5828
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

2.2. My institution: Uses analytics to support critical institutional outcomes University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Don't know 84 644 1481
40.2% 30.0% 25.5%
Strongly disagree 11 162 410
5.3% 7.5% 7.1%
Disagree 29 306 744
13.9% 14.3% 12.8%
Neutral 55 518 1363
26.3% 24.1% 23.5%
Agree 26 434 1440
12.4% 20.2% 24.8%
Strongly agree 4 82 367
1.9% 3.8% 6.3%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
209 2146 5805
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

2.2. My institution: Supports the trends toward IT consumerization and BYOD University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Don't know 102 814 1967
17.6% 14.2% 13.1%
Strongly disagree 14 212 675
2.4% 3.7% 4.5%
Disagree 44 682 1856
7.6% 11.9% 12.3%
Neutral 126 1465 3574
21.8% 25.5% 23.8%
Agree 259 2215 5672
44.8% 38.6% 37.7%
Strongly agree 33 356 1288
5.7% 6.2% 8.6%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
578 5744 15032
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

2.2. My institution: Has a clear strategy for online learning University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Don't know 88 698 1379
15.2% 12.1% 9.2%
Strongly disagree 53 611 1398
9.1% 10.6% 9.3%
Disagree 141 1364 3000
24.3% 23.7% 20.0%
Neutral 176 1498 3331
30.3% 26.1% 22.2%
Agree 111 1299 4113
19.1% 22.6% 27.4%
Strongly agree 11 275 1800
1.9% 4.8% 12.0%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
580 5745 15021
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

2.2. My institution: Facilitates a better understanding of information privacy and security University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Don't know 57 546 1209
9.9% 9.5% 8.1%
Strongly disagree 26 341 746
4.5% 6.0% 5.0%
Disagree 93 827 1993
16.1% 14.5% 13.3%
Neutral 208 1802 4142
36.0% 31.5% 27.6%
Agree 173 1913 5482
29.9% 33.4% 36.6%
Strongly agree 21 291 1410
3.6% 5.1% 9.4%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
578 5720 14982
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

2.2. My institution: Has an agile approach to IT infrastructure University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Don't know 25 304 725
12.0% 14.2% 12.5%
Strongly disagree 29 385 906
13.9% 18.0% 15.6%
Disagree 53 477 1163
25.4% 22.3% 20.0%
Neutral 64 489 1300
30.6% 22.8% 22.4%
Agree 36 411 1358
17.2% 19.2% 23.4%
Strongly agree 2 75 363
1.0% 3.5% 6.2%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
209 2141 5815
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

2.3. Privacy and security: Privacy and security policies impede productivity University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Don't know 6 101 264
2.9% 4.7% 4.5%
Strongly disagree 39 285 885
18.6% 13.2% 15.2%
Disagree 100 988 2616
47.6% 45.8% 44.8%
Neutral 38 419 1066
18.1% 19.4% 18.3%
Agree 23 275 714
11.0% 12.8% 12.2%
Strongly agree 4 87 294
1.9% 4.0% 5.0%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
210 2155 5839
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

2.3. Privacy and security: Confidence in my institution's ability to safeguard my personal info University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Don't know 8 88 243
3.8% 4.1% 4.2%
Strongly disagree 14 200 460
6.6% 9.3% 7.9%
Disagree 30 316 759
14.2% 14.7% 13.0%
Neutral 65 614 1426
30.8% 28.5% 24.4%
Agree 81 806 2404
38.4% 37.4% 41.2%
Strongly agree 13 131 548
6.2% 6.1% 9.4%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
211 2155 5840
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

2.3. Privacy and security: Access to resources to keep my data secure University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Don't know 25 264 842
11.8% 12.3% 14.4%
Strongly disagree 7 132 288
3.3% 6.1% 4.9%
Disagree 15 290 643
7.1% 13.5% 11.0%
Neutral 59 550 1479
28.0% 25.5% 25.4%
Agree 85 777 2054
40.3% 36.1% 35.2%
Strongly agree 20 141 522
9.5% 6.5% 9.0%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
211 2154 5828
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

2.3. Privacy and security: I take sufficient measures to keep my research and scholarly data secure. University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Don't know 34 281 959
5.9% 4.9% 6.4%
Strongly disagree 2 37 81
0.3% 0.6% 0.5%
Disagree 34 285 650
5.9% 5.0% 4.3%
Neutral 104 946 2501
17.9% 16.4% 16.6%
Agree 298 3001 7536
51.4% 52.2% 50.1%
Strongly agree 108 1204 3305
18.6% 20.9% 22.0%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
580 5754 15032
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

2.3. Privacy and security: I take sufficient measures to keep data about my students secure. University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Don't know 28 200 433
4.9% 3.5% 2.9%
Strongly disagree 1 23 58
0.2% 0.4% 0.4%
Disagree 15 109 263
2.6% 1.9% 1.7%
Neutral 62 533 1276
10.7% 9.3% 8.5%
Agree 304 2997 7549
52.7% 52.2% 50.2%
Strongly agree 167 1875 5462
28.9% 32.7% 36.3%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
577 5737 15041
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

2.4. Online learning: Helps students learn more effectively University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Don't know 29 234 452
5.0% 4.1% 3.0%
Strongly disagree 41 683 1595
7.0% 11.8% 10.6%
Disagree 147 1336 3316
25.2% 23.2% 22.0%
Neutral 206 1936 4847
35.3% 33.6% 32.1%
Agree 126 1179 3362
21.6% 20.4% 22.3%
Strongly agree 35 402 1527
6.0% 7.0% 10.1%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
584 5770 15099
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

2.4. Online learning: Will lead to pedagogical breakthroughs University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Don't know 42 319 690
7.2% 5.5% 4.6%
Strongly disagree 50 561 1204
8.6% 9.7% 8.0%
Disagree 113 1068 2522
19.4% 18.5% 16.7%
Neutral 208 1913 4517
35.7% 33.1% 29.9%
Agree 136 1406 4236
23.3% 24.4% 28.1%
Strongly agree 34 504 1915
5.8% 8.7% 12.7%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
583 5771 15084
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

2.4. Online learning: Will make higher ed. available to more students University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Don't know 10 108 230
1.7% 1.9% 1.5%
Strongly disagree 12 177 388
2.1% 3.1% 2.6%
Disagree 39 356 834
6.7% 6.2% 5.5%
Neutral 113 902 1984
19.4% 15.6% 13.1%
Agree 299 3029 7374
51.3% 52.5% 48.9%
Strongly agree 110 1198 4285
18.9% 20.8% 28.4%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
583 5770 15095
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

2.6. Tech support or assistance University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Friends or family 145 1148 2938
24.8% 19.8% 19.4%
Peers or colleagues 350 3333 8592
59.8% 57.5% 56.7%
TA or RA 119 748 1342
20.3% 12.9% 8.9%
Students 137 1006 2639
23.4% 17.3% 17.4%
Internet 291 2786 6730
49.7% 48.0% 44.4%
Company/vendor 60 623 1573
10.3% 10.7% 10.4%
Help Desk 360 3971 11203
61.5% 68.5% 73.9%
Other 108 868 1739
18.5% 15.0% 11.5%
Total respondent count 585 5799 15160

2.7. Help desk: Walk-in University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Service not offered 5 67 217
3.7% 4.8% 5.2%
N/A 69 615 1593
51.1% 44.0% 38.4%
Poor 7 29 84
5.2% 2.1% 2.0%
Fair 2 55 189
1.5% 3.9% 4.6%
Neutral 5 91 323
3.7% 6.5% 7.8%
Good 23 294 891
17.0% 21.0% 21.5%
Excellent 24 248 852
17.8% 17.7% 20.5%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
135 1399 4149
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

2.7. Help desk: Phone University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Service not offered 3 18 25
2.2% 1.3% 0.6%
N/A 30 152 350
22.2% 10.6% 8.2%
Poor 7 58 162
5.2% 4.1% 3.8%
Fair 8 118 344
5.9% 8.3% 8.1%
Neutral 16 121 329
11.9% 8.5% 7.8%
Good 43 560 1643
31.9% 39.2% 38.7%
Excellent 28 402 1391
20.7% 28.1% 32.8%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
135 1429 4244
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

2.7. Help desk: E-mail University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Service not offered 0 17 54
0.0% 1.2% 1.3%
N/A 8 141 394
5.8% 9.9% 9.4%
Poor 3 63 166
2.2% 4.4% 3.9%
Fair 12 128 381
8.8% 9.0% 9.0%
Neutral 11 140 386
8.0% 9.8% 9.2%
Good 63 571 1674
46.0% 40.1% 39.8%
Excellent 40 363 1156
29.2% 25.5% 27.5%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
137 1423 4211
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

2.7. Help desk: Web form University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Service not offered 10 72 304
7.6% 5.2% 7.4%
N/A 51 456 1444
38.6% 32.7% 34.9%
Poor 5 78 197
3.8% 5.6% 4.8%
Fair 10 123 304
7.6% 8.8% 7.4%
Neutral 16 176 537
12.1% 12.6% 13.0%
Good 31 352 916
23.5% 25.3% 22.2%
Excellent 9 136 430
6.8% 9.8% 10.4%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
132 1393 4132
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

2.7. Help desk: Chat/instant messaging University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Service not offered 23 200 701
17.3% 14.4% 17.0%
N/A 83 811 2270
62.4% 58.5% 55.2%
Poor 5 32 78
3.8% 2.3% 1.9%
Fair 3 36 92
2.3% 2.6% 2.2%
Neutral 9 114 354
6.8% 8.2% 8.6%
Good 9 126 356
6.8% 9.1% 8.6%
Excellent 1 68 265
0.8% 4.9% 6.4%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
133 1387 4116
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

2.7. Help desk: Remote assistance/desktop University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Service not offered 9 90 336
6.8% 6.5% 8.1%
N/A 67 574 1616
50.8% 41.1% 39.0%
Poor 7 33 86
5.3% 2.4% 2.1%
Fair 7 71 185
5.3% 5.1% 4.5%
Neutral 10 115 335
7.6% 8.2% 8.1%
Good 23 303 854
17.4% 21.7% 20.6%
Excellent 9 209 727
6.8% 15.0% 17.6%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
132 1395 4139
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

2.7. Help desk: Self-service FAQ University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Service not offered 5 46 235
3.7% 3.3% 5.7%
N/A 24 340 1173
17.9% 24.4% 28.4%
Poor 22 160 366
16.4% 11.5% 8.9%
Fair 11 186 447
8.2% 13.3% 10.8%
Neutral 31 266 739
23.1% 19.1% 17.9%
Good 38 326 894
28.4% 23.4% 21.7%
Excellent 3 72 272
2.2% 5.2% 6.6%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
134 1396 4126
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

2.7. Help desk: Overall rating of help-desk services University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Service not offered 0 6 12
0.0% 0.2% 0.1%
N/A 6 30 82
1.7% 0.8% 0.7%
Poor 12 126 318
3.4% 3.2% 2.9%
Fair 26 350 943
7.3% 8.9% 8.5%
Neutral 45 404 951
12.6% 10.2% 8.5%
Good 193 1960 5155
53.9% 49.7% 46.3%
Excellent 76 1068 3673
21.2% 27.1% 33.0%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
358 3944 11134
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

3.1. Teaching and learning: I wish students were better prepared to use institution-specific tech University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Don't know 9 97 193
4.9% 5.1% 3.5%
Strongly disagree 20 97 206
10.9% 5.1% 3.7%
Somewhat disagree 45 379 957
24.6% 19.8% 17.3%
Neutral 49 453 1221
26.8% 23.6% 22.1%
Agree 49 624 1973
26.8% 32.6% 35.8%
Strongly agree 11 267 966
6.0% 13.9% 17.5%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
183 1917 5516
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

3.1. Teaching and learning: I wish students were better prepared to use basic software programs and apps University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Don't know 9 80 159
4.8% 4.2% 2.9%
Strongly disagree 27 131 299
14.5% 6.8% 5.4%
Somewhat disagree 73 498 1264
39.2% 25.9% 22.9%
Neutral 34 434 1210
18.3% 22.6% 21.9%
Agree 30 532 1670
16.1% 27.7% 30.3%
Strongly agree 13 246 911
7.0% 12.8% 16.5%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
186 1921 5513
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

3.1. Teaching and learning: Most of my students have adequate technology skills University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Don't know 5 77 122
1.0% 1.5% 0.9%
Strongly disagree 13 154 442
2.6% 3.1% 3.1%
Somewhat disagree 42 700 2142
8.5% 14.0% 15.3%
Neutral 64 739 2116
13.0% 14.8% 15.1%
Agree 298 2873 7980
60.6% 57.4% 56.9%
Strongly agree 70 462 1233
14.2% 9.2% 8.8%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
492 5005 14035
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

3.1. Teaching and learning: Too many of my students look to me or my TAs for tech support University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Don't know 28 274 622
5.7% 5.5% 4.4%
Strongly disagree 64 495 1208
13.0% 9.9% 8.6%
Somewhat disagree 207 1912 5135
42.1% 38.3% 36.6%
Neutral 98 954 2913
19.9% 19.1% 20.8%
Agree 85 1057 3194
17.3% 21.2% 22.8%
Strongly agree 10 303 952
2.0% 6.1% 6.8%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
492 4995 14024
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

3.3. Institutional alerts: Guidance about courses they may consider taking in the future University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Don't know 39 293 793
7.9% 5.8% 5.6%
Not at all interested 72 723 1830
14.6% 14.4% 13.0%
Not very interested 106 968 2447
21.5% 19.3% 17.4%
Moderately interested 181 1866 4984
36.7% 37.2% 35.4%
Very interested 73 854 2891
14.8% 17.0% 20.5%
Extremely interested 22 307 1129
4.5% 6.1% 8.0%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
493 5011 14074
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

3.3. Institutional alerts: Alerts if it appears a student's progress in a course is declining University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Don't know 24 138 314
4.9% 2.8% 2.2%
Not at all interested 58 385 868
11.7% 7.7% 6.2%
Not very interested 70 620 1395
14.2% 12.4% 9.9%
Moderately interested 180 1692 4205
36.4% 33.8% 29.9%
Very interested 121 1619 4994
24.5% 32.3% 35.5%
Extremely interested 41 557 2284
8.3% 11.1% 16.2%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
494 5011 14060
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

3.3. Institutional alerts: Suggestions for how to improve performance in a course University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Don't know 29 168 388
5.9% 3.4% 2.8%
Not at all interested 56 425 963
11.4% 8.5% 6.9%
Not very interested 67 617 1456
13.6% 12.4% 10.4%
Moderately interested 177 1675 4232
35.9% 33.5% 30.2%
Very interested 127 1590 4907
25.8% 31.8% 35.0%
Extremely interested 37 518 2074
7.5% 10.4% 14.8%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
493 4993 14020
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

3.3. Institutional alerts: Suggestions about new or different academic resources for your students University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Don't know 7 43 101
3.8% 2.2% 1.8%
Not at all interested 10 77 184
5.4% 4.0% 3.3%
Not very interested 14 108 275
7.6% 5.6% 5.0%
Moderately interested 58 621 1620
31.4% 32.4% 29.4%
Very interested 67 715 2136
36.2% 37.3% 38.8%
Extremely interested 29 355 1188
15.7% 18.5% 21.6%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
185 1919 5504
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

3.3. Institutional alerts: Automated tracking of attendance via ID card scanners/automated means University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Don't know 5 50 192
2.7% 2.6% 3.5%
Not at all interested 71 441 1088
38.0% 22.9% 19.7%
Not very interested 35 319 908
18.7% 16.6% 16.4%
Moderately interested 38 419 1127
20.3% 21.7% 20.4%
Very interested 20 351 1124
10.7% 18.2% 20.3%
Extremely interested 18 347 1097
9.6% 18.0% 19.8%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
187 1927 5536
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

3.4. More effective if better skilled with integrating: LMS University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Don't know 36 237 810
7.3% 4.8% 5.8%
Strongly disagree 25 309 828
5.1% 6.2% 5.9%
Disagree 43 581 1603
8.7% 11.7% 11.5%
Neutral 98 1095 3259
19.9% 22.0% 23.3%
Agree 226 2167 5807
45.8% 43.5% 41.5%
Strongly Agree 65 591 1691
13.2% 11.9% 12.1%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
493 4980 13998
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

3.4. More effective if better skilled with integrating: Online collaboration tools University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Don't know 37 254 786
7.5% 5.1% 5.6%
Strongly disagree 28 263 692
5.7% 5.3% 5.0%
Disagree 50 556 1477
10.2% 11.2% 10.6%
Neutral 130 1222 3316
26.4% 24.6% 23.7%
Agree 188 2074 5955
38.2% 41.8% 42.6%
Strongly Agree 59 597 1745
12.0% 12.0% 12.5%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
492 4966 13971
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

3.4. More effective if better skilled with integrating: E-portfolios University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Don't know 92 845 2102
19.0% 17.1% 15.2%
Strongly disagree 34 350 941
7.0% 7.1% 6.8%
Disagree 52 542 1560
10.7% 11.0% 11.3%
Neutral 152 1582 4351
31.3% 32.1% 31.4%
Agree 116 1233 3691
23.9% 25.0% 26.6%
Strongly Agree 39 378 1219
8.0% 7.7% 8.8%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
485 4930 13864
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

3.4. More effective if better skilled with integrating: E-books or e-textbooks University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Don't know 33 235 683
6.7% 4.7% 4.9%
Strongly disagree 26 310 860
5.3% 6.3% 6.2%
Disagree 54 531 1442
11.0% 10.7% 10.4%
Neutral 143 1480 3938
29.2% 29.9% 28.3%
Agree 172 1834 5202
35.1% 37.0% 37.3%
Strongly Agree 62 564 1804
12.7% 11.4% 13.0%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
490 4954 13929
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

3.4. More effective if better skilled with integrating: Free, web-based content University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Don't know 35 219 621
7.1% 4.4% 4.5%
Strongly disagree 27 280 717
5.5% 5.6% 5.1%
Disagree 42 449 1178
8.6% 9.1% 8.4%
Neutral 129 1215 3114
26.3% 24.5% 22.3%
Agree 198 2144 6133
40.4% 43.2% 44.0%
Strongly Agree 59 653 2179
12.0% 13.2% 15.6%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
490 4960 13942
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

3.4. More effective if better skilled with integrating: Simulations or educational games University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Don't know 45 319 950
9.2% 6.4% 6.8%
Strongly disagree 36 372 956
7.3% 7.5% 6.9%
Disagree 63 539 1462
12.9% 10.9% 10.5%
Neutral 119 1179 3225
24.3% 23.8% 23.2%
Agree 174 1913 5408
35.5% 38.6% 38.8%
Strongly Agree 53 638 1926
10.8% 12.9% 13.8%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
490 4960 13927
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

3.4. More effective if better skilled with integrating: Lecture capture/recordings University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Don't know 28 272 954
5.7% 5.5% 6.9%
Strongly disagree 29 382 968
5.9% 7.7% 7.0%
Disagree 45 610 1627
9.2% 12.3% 11.7%
Neutral 126 1225 3304
25.8% 24.7% 23.7%
Agree 193 1827 5176
39.5% 36.9% 37.2%
Strongly Agree 68 639 1896
13.9% 12.9% 13.6%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
489 4955 13925
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

3.4. More effective if better skilled with integrating: Students' tablets during class University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Don't know 40 338 1440
8.2% 6.8% 10.4%
Strongly disagree 47 476 1265
9.6% 9.6% 9.1%
Disagree 68 706 1876
13.9% 14.3% 13.5%
Neutral 153 1393 3720
31.4% 28.1% 26.7%
Agree 138 1618 4360
28.3% 32.7% 31.3%
Strongly Agree 42 421 1249
8.6% 8.5% 9.0%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
488 4952 13910
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

3.4. More effective if better skilled with integrating: Students' smartphones during class University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Don't know 31 308 1315
6.4% 6.2% 9.5%
Strongly disagree 91 920 2490
18.6% 18.6% 17.9%
Disagree 101 985 2671
20.7% 19.9% 19.2%
Neutral 117 1177 3145
24.0% 23.8% 22.6%
Agree 116 1250 3381
23.8% 25.2% 24.3%
Strongly Agree 32 313 913
6.6% 6.3% 6.6%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
488 4953 13915
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

3.4. More effective if better skilled with integrating: Students' laptops during class University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Don't know 33 286 1373
6.7% 5.8% 9.9%
Strongly disagree 36 477 1307
7.3% 9.6% 9.4%
Disagree 75 721 1961
15.2% 14.6% 14.1%
Neutral 129 1356 3683
26.2% 27.4% 26.5%
Agree 178 1654 4338
36.2% 33.4% 31.2%
Strongly Agree 41 451 1256
8.3% 9.1% 9.0%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
492 4945 13918
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

3.4. More effective if better skilled with integrating: Social media as a teaching and learning tool University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Don't know 36 260 758
7.3% 5.2% 5.4%
Strongly disagree 64 689 1776
13.0% 13.9% 12.8%
Disagree 99 871 2407
20.2% 17.5% 17.3%
Neutral 129 1342 3711
26.3% 27.0% 26.6%
Agree 130 1427 4142
26.5% 28.7% 29.7%
Strongly Agree 33 379 1135
6.7% 7.6% 8.1%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
491 4968 13929
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

3.4. More effective if better skilled with integrating: 3D printers University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Don't know 122 1096 3228
24.7% 22.1% 23.2%
Strongly disagree 95 732 1845
19.3% 14.8% 13.3%
Disagree 104 938 2455
21.1% 18.9% 17.6%
Neutral 106 1334 3853
21.5% 26.9% 27.7%
Agree 44 612 1793
8.9% 12.3% 12.9%
Strongly Agree 22 244 743
4.5% 4.9% 5.3%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
493 4956 13917
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

3.4. More effective if better skilled with integrating: Non-keyboard or non-mouse computer interfaces University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Don't know 55 471 1475
11.3% 9.5% 10.6%
Strongly disagree 45 444 1119
9.2% 9.0% 8.0%
Disagree 88 806 2083
18.0% 16.3% 15.0%
Neutral 177 1666 4495
36.3% 33.6% 32.3%
Agree 92 1221 3643
18.9% 24.7% 26.2%
Strongly Agree 31 344 1092
6.4% 6.9% 7.9%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
488 4952 13907
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

For question 3.6, respondents ranked up to three items 13. Unranked items were given a rank of 9 for analysis purposes.
Value reported is mean rank. Lower values represent a higher ranking.

3.6. Motivating factors for technology integration University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
More/better technology-oriented professional development opportunities Mean 7.9 7.9 7.6
SD 2.5 2.6 2.8
N 585 5799 15160
A monetary or other value-oriented incentive Mean 8.4 8.0 7.8
SD 1.9 2.4 2.6
N 585 5799 15160
Tenure decisions and other professional advancement considerations Mean 8.6 8.4 8.5
SD 1.7 1.9 1.9
N 585 5799 15160
Release time to design/redesign my courses Mean 7.0 6.9 6.9
SD 3.3 3.3 3.3
N 585 5799 15160
Direct assistance from an instructional design expert Mean 7.4 7.4 7.5
SD 2.9 3.0 2.9
N 585 5799 15160
Direct assistance from IT staff Mean 7.3 7.5 7.4
SD 3.0 2.9 2.9
N 585 5799 15160
A teaching assistant to assist with technology implementation Mean 7.8 7.9 8.1
SD 2.7 2.5 2.3
N 585 5799 15160
Support/encouragement from peers Mean 8.8 8.8 8.8
SD 1.2 1.1 1.3
N 585 5799 15160
Working in a faculty cohort or community Mean 8.0 7.9 7.8
SD 2.5 2.5 2.6
N 585 5799 15160
A better understanding of the relevant types of technologies Mean 7.1 7.1 6.9
SD 3.1 3.1 3.2
N 585 5799 15160
Confidence that the technology would work the way I planned Mean 7.1 7.2 6.9
SD 3.2 3.1 3.2
N 585 5799 15160
Increased student expectations of technology integration Mean 8.7 8.5 8.4
SD 1.5 1.7 2.0
N 585 5799 15160
Clear indication/evidence that students would benefit Mean 6.5 6.4 6.2
SD 3.5 3.5 3.6
N 585 5799 15160
Other please specify below Mean 8.8 8.8 8.8
SD 1.0 1.0 1.0
N 585 5799 15160

Question 4.1 is intentionally omitted.

4.2. Have you taught a completely online course in the past year? University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
No 165 1355 3418
88.2% 70.2% 61.7%
Yes, less than half my teaching load was completely online. 9 276 850
4.8% 14.3% 15.3%
Yes, about half my teaching load was completely online. 4 118 328
2.1% 6.1% 5.9%
Yes, more than half (but not all) my teaching load was completely online. 5 92 299
2.7% 4.8% 5.4%
Yes, all my teaching load was completely online. 4 89 645
2.1% 4.6% 11.6%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
187 1930 5540
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

4.3. Have you taught a MOOC in the past year? University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
No, and I don't know what a MOOC is. 4 93 511
18.2% 16.2% 24.1%
No, but I do know what a MOOC is. 17 466 1541
77.3% 81.0% 72.6%
Yes, through the institution that asked me to take this survey. 0 8 29
0.0% 1.4% 1.4%
Yes, through another institution. 0 2 28
0.0% 0.3% 1.3%
Yes, through a MOOC provider. 1 7 13
4.5% 1.2% 0.6%
Total respondent count 22 575 2122

4.4. Perception of the value of MOOCs University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Don't know 54 733 2506
11.0% 14.6% 17.8%
Completely opposed 33 479 1254
6.7% 9.5% 8.9%
Generally opposed, but willing to consider 135 1389 3518
27.4% 27.7% 25.0%
Neutral 91 739 2051
18.5% 14.7% 14.6%
Generally supportive, but somewhat skeptical 150 1392 3720
30.5% 27.8% 26.4%
Completely supportive 29 284 1032
5.9% 5.7% 7.3%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
492 5016 14081
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

4.5. Classroom tech: Availability of classrooms with multimedia equipment University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
N/A 7 115 670
3.8% 6.0% 12.1%
Very dissatisfied 28 167 388
15.1% 8.7% 7.0%
Dissatisfied 40 312 732
21.6% 16.2% 13.2%
Neutral 33 296 766
17.8% 15.4% 13.9%
Satisfied 52 769 2076
28.1% 39.9% 37.6%
Very satisfied 25 267 894
13.5% 13.9% 16.2%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
185 1926 5526
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

4.5. Classroom tech: Variety of equipment available University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
N/A 8 111 658
4.4% 5.8% 12.0%
Very dissatisfied 15 124 304
8.2% 6.5% 5.5%
Dissatisfied 44 328 827
24.0% 17.1% 15.0%
Neutral 53 487 1295
29.0% 25.4% 23.5%
Satisfied 50 706 1911
27.3% 36.8% 34.7%
Very satisfied 13 163 506
7.1% 8.5% 9.2%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
183 1919 5501
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

4.5. Classroom tech: Reliability of equipment available University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
N/A 3 67 539
1.6% 3.5% 9.8%
Very dissatisfied 19 160 405
10.2% 8.3% 7.3%
Dissatisfied 44 386 953
23.7% 20.1% 17.2%
Neutral 42 385 1007
22.6% 20.0% 18.2%
Satisfied 64 748 2059
34.4% 38.9% 37.3%
Very satisfied 14 177 563
7.5% 9.2% 10.2%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
186 1923 5526
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

4.5. Classroom tech: Refresh/update frequency of equipment University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
N/A 17 166 716
9.1% 8.6% 13.0%
Very dissatisfied 18 206 541
9.7% 10.7% 9.8%
Dissatisfied 47 407 1067
25.3% 21.1% 19.3%
Neutral 55 486 1279
29.6% 25.2% 23.2%
Satisfied 43 552 1517
23.1% 28.6% 27.5%
Very satisfied 6 111 400
3.2% 5.8% 7.2%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
186 1928 5520
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

4.5. Classroom tech: Variety of software University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
N/A 29 195 717
15.7% 10.2% 13.0%
Very dissatisfied 12 131 306
6.5% 6.8% 5.6%
Dissatisfied 25 292 742
13.5% 15.3% 13.5%
Neutral 55 515 1398
29.7% 26.9% 25.4%
Satisfied 53 649 1889
28.6% 33.9% 34.3%
Very satisfied 11 131 455
5.9% 6.8% 8.3%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
185 1913 5507
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

4.5. Classroom tech: Refresh/update frequency of software University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
N/A 42 234 770
22.8% 12.2% 14.0%
Very dissatisfied 16 140 418
8.7% 7.3% 7.6%
Dissatisfied 23 299 790
12.5% 15.6% 14.3%
Neutral 46 509 1328
25.0% 26.5% 24.1%
Satisfied 47 613 1743
25.5% 31.9% 31.6%
Very satisfied 10 126 462
5.4% 6.6% 8.4%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
184 1921 5511
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

4.5. Classroom tech: General ease-of-use of podium systems University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
N/A 7 143 891
3.7% 7.4% 16.1%
Very dissatisfied 18 118 317
9.6% 6.1% 5.7%
Dissatisfied 46 285 685
24.6% 14.8% 12.4%
Neutral 33 350 920
17.6% 18.2% 16.7%
Satisfied 60 780 2008
32.1% 40.6% 36.4%
Very satisfied 23 245 697
12.3% 12.8% 12.6%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
187 1921 5518
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

4.5. Classroom tech: Computers in the podiums University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
N/A 36 260 1169
19.4% 13.5% 21.2%
Very dissatisfied 13 128 337
7.0% 6.6% 6.1%
Dissatisfied 27 257 626
14.5% 13.3% 11.3%
Neutral 42 339 875
22.6% 17.6% 15.8%
Satisfied 54 748 1890
29.0% 38.8% 34.2%
Very satisfied 14 197 627
7.5% 10.2% 11.4%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
186 1929 5524
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

4.5. Classroom tech: Software on the podium computers University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
N/A 45 304 1217
24.2% 15.8% 22.1%
Very dissatisfied 11 104 265
5.9% 5.4% 4.8%
Dissatisfied 29 257 604
15.6% 13.4% 11.0%
Neutral 35 417 1099
18.8% 21.7% 19.9%
Satisfied 53 680 1826
28.5% 35.4% 33.1%
Very satisfied 13 160 504
7.0% 8.3% 9.1%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
186 1922 5515
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

4.5. Classroom tech: Computer projection University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
N/A 0 64 583
0.0% 3.3% 10.5%
Very dissatisfied 11 122 297
5.9% 6.3% 5.4%
Dissatisfied 31 263 624
16.6% 13.6% 11.3%
Neutral 28 272 702
15.0% 14.1% 12.7%
Satisfied 83 913 2386
44.4% 47.4% 43.2%
Very satisfied 34 294 937
18.2% 15.2% 16.9%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
187 1928 5529
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

4.5. Classroom tech: Audience response systems University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
N/A 89 966 2931
47.6% 50.1% 53.1%
Very dissatisfied 17 112 338
9.1% 5.8% 6.1%
Dissatisfied 22 171 459
11.8% 8.9% 8.3%
Neutral 29 381 1052
15.5% 19.8% 19.1%
Satisfied 23 226 560
12.3% 11.7% 10.1%
Very satisfied 7 71 181
3.7% 3.7% 3.3%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
187 1927 5521
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

4.5. Classroom tech: Wireless access University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
N/A 7 91 608
3.8% 4.7% 11.0%
Very dissatisfied 8 149 374
4.3% 7.7% 6.8%
Dissatisfied 9 262 733
4.8% 13.6% 13.3%
Neutral 25 296 753
13.4% 15.4% 13.6%
Satisfied 67 769 2059
36.0% 40.0% 37.3%
Very satisfied 70 357 994
37.6% 18.6% 18.0%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
186 1924 5521
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

4.5. Classroom tech: Overall satisfaction University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
N/A 25 220 1071
5.1% 4.4% 7.7%
Very dissatisfied 73 563 1277
14.8% 11.3% 9.1%
Dissatisfied 102 937 2255
20.7% 18.8% 16.1%
Neutral 185 1978 5369
37.6% 39.7% 38.4%
Satisfied 97 1140 3519
19.7% 22.9% 25.1%
Very satisfied 10 145 506
2.0% 2.9% 3.6%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
492 4983 13997
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

4.6a. LMS usage University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
I don't use the LMS at all. 145 785 2013
29.1% 15.5% 14.2%
To push out information 262 3226 8153
52.6% 63.9% 57.5%
To promote interaction outside the classroom 196 2060 5794
39.4% 40.8% 40.9%
To teach partially online courses 67 871 2705
13.5% 17.3% 19.1%
To teach completely online courses 41 1004 4027
8.2% 19.9% 28.4%
Total respondent count 498 5049 14168

4.6b. Typical LMS usage University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Less than monthly 11 130 321
3.2% 3.1% 2.7%
Monthly 8 173 438
2.3% 4.1% 3.6%
Weekly 143 1795 4224
41.1% 42.6% 35.1%
Daily 186 2119 7043
53.4% 50.2% 58.6%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
348 4217 12026
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

4.6c. What LMS do you typically use? University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Blackboard 6 1617 5437
1.7% 38.3% 45.2%
Desire2Learn 0 754 1312
0.0% 17.9% 10.9%
Instructure Canvas 199 477 1395
57.3% 11.3% 11.6%
Jenzabar e-Racer 0 1 1
0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Moodle (Moodle Trust) 20 827 1737
5.8% 19.6% 14.4%
Moodlerooms Joule 2 24 75
0.6% 0.6% 0.6%
Pearson eCollege 2 12 201
0.6% 0.3% 1.7%
Sakai 0 73 215
0.0% 1.7% 1.8%
Homegrown/locally developed solution 20 49 137
5.8% 1.2% 1.1%
Other product; please specify 90 360 1427
25.9% 8.5% 11.9%
Don't know 8 23 89
2.3% 0.5% 0.7%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
347 4217 12026
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

4.6d. LMS: System availability University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
N/A 2 24 59
1.5% 1.5% 1.2%
Very dissatisfied 1 36 102
0.7% 2.2% 2.1%
Dissatisfied 2 77 266
1.5% 4.7% 5.6%
Neutral 23 284 752
17.2% 17.2% 15.8%
Satisfied 79 936 2585
59.0% 56.8% 54.2%
Very satisfied 27 290 1003
20.1% 17.6% 21.0%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
134 1647 4767
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

4.6d. LMS: System response time University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
N/A 4 43 132
3.0% 2.6% 2.8%
Very dissatisfied 8 84 198
6.0% 5.1% 4.2%
Dissatisfied 16 205 512
12.0% 12.4% 10.8%
Neutral 22 349 940
16.5% 21.2% 19.7%
Satisfied 67 778 2284
50.4% 47.2% 48.0%
Very satisfied 16 190 695
12.0% 11.5% 14.6%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
133 1649 4761
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

4.6d. LMS: Ease of use University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
N/A 0 25 75
0.0% 0.6% 0.6%
Very dissatisfied 20 337 684
5.8% 8.0% 5.7%
Dissatisfied 70 841 1928
20.2% 20.1% 16.1%
Neutral 97 978 2433
28.0% 23.3% 20.3%
Satisfied 134 1720 5508
38.6% 41.0% 46.0%
Very satisfied 26 293 1340
7.5% 7.0% 11.2%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
347 4194 11968
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

4.6d. LMS: Initial use training University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
N/A 13 186 416
9.6% 11.3% 8.7%
Very dissatisfied 11 158 360
8.1% 9.6% 7.5%
Dissatisfied 33 308 769
24.4% 18.7% 16.1%
Neutral 30 413 1048
22.2% 25.0% 22.0%
Satisfied 38 478 1672
28.1% 29.0% 35.0%
Very satisfied 10 108 507
7.4% 6.5% 10.6%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
135 1651 4772
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

4.6d. LMS: Ongoing training/professional development University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
N/A 25 269 605
18.9% 16.3% 12.7%
Very dissatisfied 10 136 309
7.6% 8.2% 6.5%
Dissatisfied 27 288 721
20.5% 17.5% 15.1%
Neutral 40 477 1343
30.3% 28.9% 28.2%
Satisfied 24 387 1379
18.2% 23.5% 28.9%
Very satisfied 6 92 411
4.5% 5.6% 8.6%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
132 1649 4768
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

4.6d. LMS: Posting content University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
N/A 0 13 34
0.0% 0.8% 0.7%
Very dissatisfied 5 51 122
3.7% 3.1% 2.6%
Dissatisfied 12 145 359
9.0% 8.8% 7.5%
Neutral 15 208 551
11.2% 12.6% 11.5%
Satisfied 78 889 2531
58.2% 53.8% 53.0%
Very satisfied 24 345 1180
17.9% 20.9% 24.7%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
134 1651 4777
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

4.6d. LMS: Managing assignments University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
N/A 11 193 483
8.2% 11.7% 10.1%
Very dissatisfied 4 75 173
3.0% 4.6% 3.6%
Dissatisfied 17 178 468
12.7% 10.8% 9.8%
Neutral 22 338 907
16.4% 20.5% 19.0%
Satisfied 64 677 2036
47.8% 41.1% 42.7%
Very satisfied 16 187 701
11.9% 11.3% 14.7%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
134 1648 4768
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

4.6d. LMS: Monitoring or managing enrollments University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
N/A 19 195 631
14.3% 11.9% 13.3%
Very dissatisfied 3 49 148
2.3% 3.0% 3.1%
Dissatisfied 15 173 473
11.3% 10.6% 9.9%
Neutral 22 388 997
16.5% 23.7% 20.9%
Satisfied 61 686 1929
45.9% 41.9% 40.5%
Very satisfied 13 147 581
9.8% 9.0% 12.2%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
133 1638 4759
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

4.6d. LMS: Entering student progress information University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
N/A 12 132 339
9.0% 8.0% 7.1%
Very dissatisfied 9 118 282
6.8% 7.2% 5.9%
Dissatisfied 25 279 715
18.8% 16.9% 15.0%
Neutral 23 276 735
17.3% 16.8% 15.4%
Satisfied 48 666 1973
36.1% 40.4% 41.4%
Very satisfied 16 176 727
12.0% 10.7% 15.2%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
133 1647 4771
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

4.6d. LMS: Receiving course assignments reliably University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
N/A 15 219 516
11.4% 13.3% 10.8%
Very dissatisfied 2 41 103
1.5% 2.5% 2.2%
Dissatisfied 6 86 257
4.5% 5.2% 5.4%
Neutral 24 295 741
18.2% 17.9% 15.6%
Satisfied 64 768 2288
48.5% 46.7% 48.0%
Very satisfied 21 235 859
15.9% 14.3% 18.0%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
132 1644 4764
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

4.6d. LMS: Engaging in meaningful interactions with students University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
N/A 58 756 1758
16.8% 18.1% 14.8%
Very dissatisfied 15 214 447
4.3% 5.1% 3.8%
Dissatisfied 55 636 1520
15.9% 15.2% 12.8%
Neutral 121 1214 3055
35.0% 29.1% 25.6%
Satisfied 87 1180 4107
25.1% 28.2% 34.5%
Very satisfied 10 179 1026
2.9% 4.3% 8.6%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
346 4179 11913
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

4.6d. LMS: Overall satisfaction University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
N/A 1 21 61
0.5% 0.8% 0.9%
Very dissatisfied 5 84 191
2.4% 3.3% 2.7%
Dissatisfied 34 362 752
16.0% 14.4% 10.6%
Neutral 59 766 1805
27.8% 30.4% 25.3%
Satisfied 102 1157 3677
48.1% 45.9% 51.6%
Very satisfied 11 130 635
5.2% 5.2% 8.9%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
212 2520 7121
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

4.6e. LMS: Critical to my teaching University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Don't know 1 52 121
0.3% 1.2% 1.0%
Strongly disagree 29 293 698
8.4% 7.0% 5.8%
Disagree 56 612 1575
16.2% 14.6% 13.2%
Neutral 85 879 2270
24.6% 21.0% 19.0%
Agree 115 1429 3983
33.2% 34.1% 33.3%
Strongly agree 60 922 3302
17.3% 22.0% 27.6%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
346 4187 11949
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

4.6e. LMS: Very useful as a tool to enhance my teaching University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Don't know 1 45 120
0.3% 1.1% 1.0%
Strongly disagree 10 122 282
2.9% 2.9% 2.4%
Disagree 29 324 741
8.4% 7.7% 6.2%
Neutral 66 811 1927
19.0% 19.3% 16.1%
Agree 180 2031 5726
51.9% 48.4% 48.0%
Strongly agree 61 860 3136
17.6% 20.5% 26.3%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
347 4193 11932
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

4.6e. LMS: Very useful as a tool to enhance student learning University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Don't know 3 48 124
0.9% 1.1% 1.0%
Strongly disagree 9 129 267
2.6% 3.1% 2.2%
Disagree 31 325 729
9.0% 7.8% 6.1%
Neutral 100 991 2339
28.9% 23.7% 19.6%
Agree 145 1934 5558
41.9% 46.2% 46.6%
Strongly agree 58 763 2912
16.8% 18.2% 24.4%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
346 4190 11929
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

4.7. In-class policy: Smartphone University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Ban students from using it in class 92 1317 3834
18.8% 26.5% 27.7%
Discourage students from using it in class 137 1299 3359
28.0% 26.2% 24.2%
Neither discourage nor encourage students 226 1814 4831
46.2% 36.5% 34.9%
Encourage students to use it in class 32 492 1667
6.5% 9.9% 12.0%
Require students to use it in class 2 42 165
0.4% 0.8% 1.2%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
489 4964 13856
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

4.7. In-class policy: Tablet or iPad University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Ban students from using it in class 29 425 1266
5.9% 8.6% 9.2%
Discourage students from using it in class 44 489 1261
9.0% 9.9% 9.1%
Neither discourage nor encourage students 281 2594 6966
57.3% 52.3% 50.4%
Encourage students to use it in class 129 1349 3971
26.3% 27.2% 28.7%
Require students to use it in class 7 106 356
1.4% 2.1% 2.6%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
490 4963 13820
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

4.7. In-class policy: Laptop University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Ban students from using it in class 21 336 990
4.3% 6.8% 7.2%
Discourage students from using it in class 46 411 1067
9.5% 8.3% 7.7%
Neither discourage nor encourage students 249 2389 6377
51.2% 48.3% 46.2%
Encourage students to use it in class 146 1525 4448
30.0% 30.8% 32.2%
Require students to use it in class 24 287 921
4.9% 5.8% 6.7%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
486 4948 13803
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

4.7. In-class policy: Wearable (e.g., Google Glass) University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Ban students from using it in class 73 940 2804
15.6% 19.7% 21.0%
Discourage students from using it in class 60 570 1463
12.8% 11.9% 11.0%
Neither discourage nor encourage students 327 3099 8469
69.7% 64.8% 63.4%
Encourage students to use it in class 8 159 565
1.7% 3.3% 4.2%
Require students to use it in class 1 13 47
0.2% 0.3% 0.4%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
469 4781 13348
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

4.8. Devices in class: The use of mobile devices in-class can enhance learning. University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Don't know 11 110 602
2.2% 2.2% 4.3%
Strongly disagree 35 403 1104
7.1% 8.1% 7.9%
Disagree 57 580 1454
11.6% 11.7% 10.4%
Neutral 144 1328 3414
29.3% 26.7% 24.5%
Agree 200 2106 5887
40.7% 42.3% 42.2%
Strongly agree 44 449 1489
9.0% 9.0% 10.7%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
491 4976 13950
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

4.8. Devices in class: In-class use of mobile devices is distracting. University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Don't know 12 97 551
2.4% 2.0% 4.0%
Strongly disagree 6 147 498
1.2% 3.0% 3.6%
Disagree 42 466 1440
8.5% 9.4% 10.3%
Neutral 88 895 2543
17.8% 18.0% 18.3%
Agree 239 2235 5877
48.5% 45.0% 42.2%
Strongly agree 106 1122 3025
21.5% 22.6% 21.7%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
493 4962 13934
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

4.8. Devices in class: I am concerned about the security/privacy problems of mobile technology. University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Don't know 15 160 786
3.1% 3.2% 5.7%
Strongly disagree 30 296 799
6.2% 6.0% 5.8%
Disagree 128 1210 3099
26.3% 24.4% 22.3%
Neutral 145 1462 4085
29.8% 29.5% 29.4%
Agree 133 1394 3829
27.3% 28.2% 27.6%
Strongly agree 36 429 1282
7.4% 8.7% 9.2%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
487 4951 13880
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

4.8. Devices in class: I'd like more training on incorporating mobile devices into my courses. University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Don't know 16 173 808
3.3% 3.5% 5.8%
Strongly disagree 36 372 1012
7.4% 7.5% 7.3%
Disagree 83 772 1873
17.0% 15.6% 13.5%
Neutral 125 1168 3147
25.6% 23.7% 22.7%
Agree 173 1884 5221
35.5% 38.2% 37.7%
Strongly agree 55 566 1805
11.3% 11.5% 13.0%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
488 4935 13866
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

4.8. Devices in class: I create assignments that take advantage of mobile technologies. University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Don't know 51 498 1665
10.5% 10.1% 12.0%
Strongly disagree 106 909 2202
21.8% 18.4% 15.9%
Disagree 156 1402 3604
32.0% 28.3% 26.0%
Neutral 82 943 2742
16.8% 19.1% 19.8%
Agree 68 948 2823
14.0% 19.2% 20.4%
Strongly agree 24 249 817
4.9% 5.0% 5.9%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
487 4949 13853
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

5.1. Research support: Resources for cross-institution research University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Not applicable to my research 49 348 751
13.6% 11.0% 12.4%
Don't know 39 387 901
10.9% 12.3% 14.9%
Strongly disagree 35 358 709
9.7% 11.4% 11.7%
Disagree 57 535 1009
15.9% 17.0% 16.6%
Neutral 83 716 1283
23.1% 22.7% 21.1%
Agree 80 693 1202
22.3% 22.0% 19.8%
Strongly Agree 16 117 212
4.5% 3.7% 3.5%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
359 3154 6067
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

5.1. Research support: Access to specialized research software University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Not applicable to my research 32 277 665
8.9% 8.7% 10.9%
Don't know 10 66 225
2.8% 2.1% 3.7%
Strongly disagree 25 289 594
6.9% 9.1% 9.8%
Disagree 46 467 940
12.8% 14.7% 15.5%
Neutral 62 543 1074
17.2% 17.1% 17.7%
Agree 147 1247 2115
40.8% 39.4% 34.8%
Strongly Agree 38 278 466
10.6% 8.8% 7.7%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
360 3167 6079
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

5.1. Research support: Access to specialized research hardware University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Not applicable to my research 84 622 1339
23.3% 19.7% 22.1%
Don't know 6 62 229
1.7% 2.0% 3.8%
Strongly disagree 19 247 529
5.3% 7.8% 8.7%
Disagree 26 403 752
7.2% 12.8% 12.4%
Neutral 61 571 1116
16.9% 18.1% 18.4%
Agree 137 1026 1739
38.1% 32.5% 28.7%
Strongly Agree 27 229 365
7.5% 7.2% 6.0%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
360 3160 6069
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

5.1. Research support: Adequate and appropriate support from IT University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Not applicable to my research 28 243 666
7.8% 7.7% 11.0%
Don't know 7 73 253
1.9% 2.3% 4.2%
Strongly disagree 37 324 603
10.3% 10.3% 9.9%
Disagree 49 467 823
13.6% 14.8% 13.5%
Neutral 71 674 1277
19.7% 21.3% 21.0%
Agree 139 1106 1969
38.6% 35.0% 32.4%
Strongly Agree 29 273 483
8.1% 8.6% 8.0%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
360 3160 6074
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

5.1. Research support: Timely support from IT University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Not applicable to my research 18 149 453
13.8% 11.3% 16.0%
Don't know 4 47 179
3.1% 3.6% 6.3%
Strongly disagree 10 147 282
7.7% 11.2% 10.0%
Disagree 13 160 318
10.0% 12.1% 11.3%
Neutral 24 276 548
18.5% 21.0% 19.4%
Agree 46 419 802
35.4% 31.8% 28.4%
Strongly Agree 15 119 242
11.5% 9.0% 8.6%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
130 1317 2824
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

5.1. Research support: Tech support for promotion and tenure University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Not applicable to my research 17 127 327
13.1% 9.6% 11.6%
Don't know 28 226 515
21.5% 17.1% 18.2%
Strongly disagree 22 243 486
16.9% 18.4% 17.2%
Disagree 16 230 494
12.3% 17.4% 17.4%
Neutral 20 223 460
15.4% 16.9% 16.2%
Agree 24 230 451
18.5% 17.4% 15.9%
Strongly Agree 3 40 98
2.3% 3.0% 3.5%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
130 1319 2831
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

5.1. Research support: Effective software for grants University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Not applicable to my research 18 173 426
13.8% 13.1% 15.1%
Don't know 13 156 487
10.0% 11.8% 17.2%
Strongly disagree 13 179 369
10.0% 13.6% 13.0%
Disagree 19 235 442
14.6% 17.8% 15.6%
Neutral 21 239 492
16.2% 18.1% 17.4%
Agree 36 296 519
27.7% 22.4% 18.3%
Strongly Agree 10 41 95
7.7% 3.1% 3.4%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
130 1319 2830
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

5.1. Research support: Adequate text analysis capabilities University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Not applicable to my research 64 436 895
49.6% 33.2% 31.7%
Don't know 34 345 772
26.4% 26.2% 27.3%
Strongly disagree 5 101 227
3.9% 7.7% 8.0%
Disagree 4 109 244
3.1% 8.3% 8.6%
Neutral 12 199 417
9.3% 15.1% 14.8%
Agree 8 111 216
6.2% 8.4% 7.6%
Strongly Agree 2 14 54
1.6% 1.1% 1.9%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
129 1315 2825
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

5.1. Research support: Generally satisfied with research support University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Not applicable to my research 10 68 240
2.8% 2.2% 4.0%
Don't know 5 39 165
1.4% 1.2% 2.7%
Strongly disagree 31 356 719
8.7% 11.3% 11.9%
Disagree 66 594 1090
18.6% 18.9% 18.0%
Neutral 88 794 1507
24.8% 25.2% 25.0%
Agree 140 1121 2005
39.4% 35.6% 33.2%
Strongly Agree 15 173 314
4.2% 5.5% 5.2%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
355 3145 6040
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

5.2. Do you conduct data-intensive research? University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
No 238 2203 4367
66.9% 70.3% 72.3%
Yes 118 931 1670
33.1% 29.7% 27.7%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
356 3134 6037
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

5.3. Data research support: Adequate bandwidth University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Not applicable to my research 5 36 85
4.3% 3.9% 5.1%
Don't know 2 17 59
1.7% 1.8% 3.6%
Strongly disagree 7 89 152
6.0% 9.7% 9.2%
Disagree 7 102 187
6.0% 11.1% 11.3%
Neutral 15 157 291
12.8% 17.0% 17.6%
Agree 66 436 734
56.4% 47.3% 44.4%
Strongly Agree 15 85 144
12.8% 9.2% 8.7%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
117 922 1652
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

5.3. Data research support: Adequate data storage University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Not applicable to my research 1 16 53
0.8% 1.7% 3.2%
Don't know 2 18 47
1.7% 2.0% 2.9%
Strongly disagree 15 124 227
12.7% 13.4% 13.8%
Disagree 19 126 237
16.1% 13.7% 14.4%
Neutral 20 142 264
16.9% 15.4% 16.0%
Agree 45 407 677
38.1% 44.1% 41.1%
Strongly Agree 16 89 143
13.6% 9.7% 8.7%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
118 922 1648
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

5.3. Data research support: Most of my data are stored in a cloud University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Not applicable to my research 6 74 132
5.1% 8.0% 8.0%
Don't know 1 15 34
0.9% 1.6% 2.1%
Strongly disagree 38 264 441
32.5% 28.6% 26.7%
Disagree 42 295 522
35.9% 32.0% 31.6%
Neutral 9 98 185
7.7% 10.6% 11.2%
Agree 15 135 257
12.8% 14.6% 15.5%
Strongly Agree 6 41 82
5.1% 4.4% 5.0%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
117 922 1653
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

5.3. Data research support: IT is proactive in responding to my needs University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Not applicable to my research 7 45 118
5.9% 4.9% 7.1%
Don't know 4 42 101
3.4% 4.5% 6.1%
Strongly disagree 28 203 355
23.7% 22.0% 21.4%
Disagree 30 266 433
25.4% 28.8% 26.1%
Neutral 24 184 348
20.3% 19.9% 21.0%
Agree 18 143 225
15.3% 15.5% 13.6%
Strongly Agree 7 41 76
5.9% 4.4% 4.6%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
118 924 1656
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

5.3. Data research support: Wait time for consultation is too long University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Not applicable to my research 18 127 264
15.4% 13.8% 16.0%
Don't know 18 116 211
15.4% 12.6% 12.8%
Strongly disagree 11 68 116
9.4% 7.4% 7.0%
Disagree 15 162 267
12.8% 17.6% 16.2%
Neutral 29 261 466
24.8% 28.3% 28.2%
Agree 20 133 228
17.1% 14.4% 13.8%
Strongly Agree 6 56 100
5.1% 6.1% 6.1%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
117 923 1652
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

5.3. Data research support: Communication with IT is adequate and appropriate University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Not applicable to my research 1 28 75
2.5% 7.5% 10.1%
Don't know 0 12 30
0.0% 3.2% 4.1%
Strongly disagree 8 67 126
20.0% 17.9% 17.1%
Disagree 5 57 120
12.5% 15.2% 16.2%
Neutral 9 85 181
22.5% 22.7% 24.5%
Agree 9 97 163
22.5% 25.9% 22.1%
Strongly Agree 8 28 44
20.0% 7.5% 6.0%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
40 374 739
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

5.3. Data research support: IT plays an integral part University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Not applicable to my research 1 30 65
2.5% 8.0% 8.8%
Don't know 2 10 33
5.0% 2.7% 4.5%
Strongly disagree 8 100 196
20.0% 26.7% 26.5%
Disagree 6 65 145
15.0% 17.4% 19.6%
Neutral 8 65 134
20.0% 17.4% 18.1%
Agree 7 71 113
17.5% 19.0% 15.3%
Strongly Agree 8 33 53
20.0% 8.8% 7.2%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
40 374 739
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

5.3. Data research support: Generally satisfied with research computing University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Not applicable to my research 2 14 49
1.7% 1.5% 3.0%
Don't know 1 20 37
0.8% 2.2% 2.2%
Strongly disagree 16 141 269
13.6% 15.2% 16.3%
Disagree 23 194 372
19.5% 21.0% 22.5%
Neutral 29 198 366
24.6% 21.4% 22.1%
Agree 39 307 480
33.1% 33.2% 29.0%
Strongly Agree 8 51 82
6.8% 5.5% 5.0%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
118 925 1655
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

For the next set of questions, respondents were asked to rate themselves on a scale of 0100.

6.1a. Disposition towards IT University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Reluctant vs. Enthusiast Mean 71.3 72.8 74.2
SD 22.5 23.0 23.3
N 576 5687 14835
Late adopter vs. Early adopter Mean 58.9 61.3 63.2
SD 27.5 27.3 27.4
N 572 5624 14620
Technophobe vs. Technophile Mean 65.2 65.5 65.5
SD 23.8 24.6 25.0
N 571 5577 14508
Skeptic vs. Cheerleader Mean 57.0 60.0 62.5
SD 25.0 25.0 25.8
N 573 5587 14546
By-the-book vs. Experimenter Mean 63.5 64.1 64.7
SD 23.7 24.8 25.4
N 568 5566 14542
Critic vs. Supporter Mean 62.3 64.6 66.9
SD 24.7 24.3 25.0
N 571 5610 14607
Conservative vs. Radical Mean 53.6 53.6 54.1
SD 19.3 21.1 21.8
N 567 5573 14503

6.1b. Attitude towards IT University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Dissatisfied vs. Satisfied Mean 63.2 65.3 68.0
SD 21.4 22.2 22.8
N 572 5627 14706
Discontent vs. Content Mean 62.0 63.7 66.3
SD 21.6 22.3 22.9
N 569 5579 14566
Perturbed vs. Pleased Mean 62.4 63.8 66.3
SD 22.2 22.3 23.2
N 563 5551 14526
Burdensome vs. Beneficial Mean 64.7 67.4 69.8
SD 24.4 24.2 24.7
N 566 5574 14564
Useless vs. Useful Mean 75.4 76.5 77.9
SD 21.1 20.4 20.7
N 569 5591 14595
Distraction vs. Enhancement Mean 65.7 67.5 69.4
SD 23.8 23.3 24.0
N 563 5563 14525

6.1c. Usage of IT University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Never connected vs. Always connected Mean 80.6 80.7 81.2
SD 19.7 19.8 20.2
N 573 5671 14825
Peripheral vs. Central Mean 73.0 72.4 72.7
SD 22.2 22.6 23.0
N 567 5617 14633
Old media vs. New media Mean 64.9 67.3 69.0
SD 23.8 22.3 22.6
N 567 5618 14657
Infrequent vs. Frequent Mean 80.7 80.1 80.6
SD 19.4 20.0 20.6
N 571 5638 14712
Satiable vs. Insatiable Mean 51.1 54.3 56.5
SD 25.6 24.5 25.1
N 558 5552 14446

6.2. Gender University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Male 284 2790 6776
49.7% 48.9% 45.3%
Female 270 2737 7661
47.2% 48.0% 51.3%
Other 0 5 17
0.0% 0.1% 0.1%
Prefer not to answer 18 175 489
3.1% 3.1% 3.3%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
572 5707 14943
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

6.3. Faculty load area University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
Agriculture and natural resources 9 239 310
1.5% 4.2% 2.1%
Biological/life sciences 58 399 883
10.0% 6.9% 5.9%
Business, management, marketing 23 333 1287
4.0% 5.8% 8.6%
Communications/journalism 11 154 474
1.9% 2.7% 3.2%
Computer and information sciences 26 181 640
4.5% 3.1% 4.3%
Education, including physical education 20 483 1426
3.4% 8.4% 9.5%
Engineering and architecture 38 384 644
6.5% 6.7% 4.3%
Fine and performing arts 15 220 664
2.6% 3.8% 4.4%
Health sciences, including professional programs 162 869 1715
27.8% 15.1% 11.4%
Humanities 51 577 1661
8.8% 10.0% 11.0%
Liberal arts/general studies 7 193 785
1.2% 3.4% 5.2%
Manufacturing, construction, repair, or transportation 1 6 73
0.2% 0.1% 0.5%
Physical sciences, including mathematical sciences 51 550 1403
8.8% 9.6% 9.3%
Public administration, legal, social, and protective services 13 97 188
2.2% 1.7% 1.3%
Social sciences 56 611 1667
9.6% 10.6% 11.1%
Other; please describe 41 455 1215
7.0% 7.9% 8.1%
Total respondent count
(Percentages sum to 100%.)
582 5751 15035
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

6.4. Ethnicity University of Washington DR Public Institutions All US institutions
White 469 4577 11854
80.2% 78.9% 78.2%
Black/African American 5 110 439
0.9% 1.9% 2.9%
Hispanic 18 182 564
3.1% 3.1% 3.7%
American Indian or Alaskan native 2 60 159
0.3% 1.0% 1.0%
Asian/Pacific Islander 41 322 646
7.0% 5.6% 4.3%
Other 7 69 211
1.2% 1.2% 1.4%
Prefer not to answer 44 500 1350
7.5% 8.6% 8.9%
Total respondent count 585 5799 15160