Sociology course questionnaire

 

We would appreciate it if you could complete the following information :

Age :

Sex:

How many of the lectures did you attend?

All of them
4 or more
Less than 4

The following questions are concerned with your experiences during the series of sociology lectures and address your overall impressions of, and attitudes to, the technology as a means of delivering lectures.

When answering, please think back over all of the lectures you attended, and make the judgements on this basis rather than just one lecture in particular.
Thank you for your time.
 
 


Listening effort

How easy was it to hear and understand the remote lecturer? (Please circle one number)
 
 
Very easy
 
 
 
Very difficult
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5
 

If you experienced any difficulty, please indicate the problems below:

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Did you feel that it required more effort on your behalf to understand what the lecturer was saying than it might do in a normal lecture setting?

If yes, please explain why:

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Audio quality

Did you feel that the quality of the audio varied a great deal throughout a lecture?

How would you rate the quality of the audio in the lectures?
 
 
Very good 
 
 
 
Very poor
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2
3
4
5
 

If you found the audio quality less than acceptable, please explain why:

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Please think back over all the lectures you've experienced during this course.

How would you rate the overall adequacy of the audio throughout the lectures? For example, if you feel that the audio met none of the needs of the lectures, you should place a horizontal mark at 1 on the scale below. If you felt the audio met all of the needs of the lectures, you should place a mark at 100. If you felt the adequacy of the audio was somewhere inbetween, you should mark accordingly.
 
 

 

Audio met all of the needs of the lectures
 
Audio met none of the needs of the lectures
  Video Use

During the session, how often did you look at the remote lecturer? (Please circle one number)
 
 
Never 
 
 
 
All of the time
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2
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5
 

Did you feel that you were missing certain non-verbal communication signals made by the remote lecturer e.g. gestures or facial expressions which would have been available face to face?
 
 
Never 
 
 
 
All of the time
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2
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5
 

If you thought that you were missing these types of signals, how important do you think this was?

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Did you feel that the availability of a video image OF THE LECTURER helped you to follow the lecture/understand the explanations of the lecturer?

If you answered No, please tick as many of the explanatory reasons below as apply, and add any additional reasons you may have: ...........................................................................................................................................................

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Video Quality

Did you feel that the quality of the video varied a great deal throughout a lecture?

How would you rate the quality of the video in the lectures? (Please circle)
 
 
Very good 
 
 
 
Very poor
1
2
3
4
5
 

Please think back over all the lectures you've experienced during this course.

How would you rate the overall adequacy of the video throughout the lectures? For example, if you feel that the video met none of the needs of the lectures, you should place a horizontal mark at 1 on the scale below. If you felt the video met all of the needs of the lectures, you should place a mark at 100. If you felt the adequacy of the video was somewhere inbetween, you should mark accordingly.

 

Video met all of the needs of the lectures
 
Video met none of the needs of the lectures
 

 

Further issues

Please indicate how satisfied you were with this method of delivering lectures.
 
 
Very satisfied 
 
 
 
Very dissatisfied
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2
3
4
5
 

Would you have preferred face to face lectures?

If yes, please explain why:

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Any additional comments you might have about any technical aspects of the lectures would be very useful to us:

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Thank you very much!