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Fall/Spring 2004-2005 Annual Distance Education Institutional Survey
California Community College Chancellor's Office

Fall/Spring 2004-2005 Annual Distance Education Institutional Survey Results

 

  1. Does your campus offer distance education courses
    No 3
    Yes 54

    (if yes, please continue, if no please check the box and click on the submit button at the end of the survey.)

  2. Do you target marketing/recruiting for distance education courses to any of the following groups?(Do not include schedule distribution; list only activities outside of the regular class schedule distribution.)
    Yes 6
    No 51
    (Check all that apply):

    Asian, Pacific Islanders 0
    Black/African American 0
    Latino/Hispanic 4
    Disabled Students 3
    Nontraditional Students 7
    ESL Students 1
    Low Income Student 0
    Single Parents 2

  3. How does your college train its distance education faculty? In developing and implementing distance education courses faculty use: (Check all that apply.)

    Faculty's own initiative (seminar, course, etc.) 52
    Funded Education 9
    Flex session on how to develop distance ed. courses 43
    Distance ed. course development manual 16
    Faculty release time to learn skills for development of distance education courses. 13
    Faculty trained at California Virtual Campus (CVC) regional centers? 28
    Faculty trained by the @One Training Program. 19
    Faculty are provided training to ensure accesss for the disabled? 35
    Other 26
    We do not have a faculty training program. 0

  4. Has your college collaborated with other colleges to develop, teach, or deliver distance education courses?

    Yes 25
    No 32

    Course Material 10
    Curriculum Development 9
    Shared Equipment/Facility 12
    Shared Delivery Technology 19
    Course Development 3
    Shared Faculty 8
    Faculty Training 14
    CVC Regional participant 10

  5. Is your college aware of the distance education resources available through the CVC Regional centers?

    Yes 55
    No 2

    Training 47
    Course Hosting 16
    On-line resources 37
    Consultation 21
    Technical Support 17
    Student Services 5

  6. How do distance education students communicate with their instructors at your college? (Check all that apply.)

    Regular Mail (Postal Services) 31
    Telephone during Class 15
    Video Conference 17
    E-mail 56
    Face-to-face on Campus 53
    Telephone (Personal Calls) 50
    Voice Mail 54
    Internet 53
    No Contact 0
    FAX 34
    Other 10

  7. How important are the following with regard to developing, teaching and delivering distance education courses at your college? (Rate each issue on a scale from 1 (least important) to 5 (most important).

      1 2 3 4 5
    Faculty compensation 3 6 22 11 14
    Fauclty training 0 1 4 10 42
    Teaching load 1 6 19 16 14
    Student learning 0 0 3 4 50
    Articulation/Transfer 1 2 13 16 25
    Regular personal contact between student and faculty 2 2 6 11 35
    State apportionment formula 4 5 19 6 22
    Institutional fund/resources distribution 4 2 18 15 17
    Equipment/facility 0 2 14 20 20
    Scheduling 1 7 22 17 9
    Class size 1 6 20 18 12
    Copy right/intellectual property right 3 5 11 21 16
    Curriculum development/approval 0 3 5 11 38
    Technical support 1 1 7 12 35
    CVU/CVC Help desk 27 10 9 7 2
    Other 0 0 0 3 4

  8. What access do the students taking distance education courses have to the following services and facilities?

     
    Walk-in
    Dial
    Kiosks
    Telephone
    Portal
    Internet
    Library 1 30 6 56
    Writing Lab 53 10 2 21
    Transfer Center 57 24 4 27
    Counseling 57 30 5 42
    EOPS 57 30 5 27
    Financial Aid 57 33 9 41
    Tutoring 57 17 1 24
    Orientation 53 9 1 41
    Career Service 57 24 4 29
    Job Placement 55 21 2 0
    Science Laboratories 54 3 0 27
    DSPS 56 24 4 29
    Admission 57 29 13 53
    Course Registration 57 39 12 52

  9. What is the faculty selection process for distance education courses at your college?

    Parallels that for campus-based courses 55
    Differs from campus-basesd courses 2
    Is not formalized 0

  10. Do you do a cost/benefit analysis when deciding whether to develop distance education courses?

    Formal Analysis 28
    Informal Analysis 29
    No Analysis Developed 0

  11. How do start up costs for distance education compare with traditional modes of instruction?
      None Lower Same Higher
    Equipment replacement/upgrade 0 1 20 36
    Technology support 0 0 11 46
    Faculty development 0 0 23 34
    Faculty salary/benefit 0 1 53 3
    Instruction supply 1 21 32 3
    Curriculum course development 0 0 39 18
    Course production 0 1 30 26

  12. How do continuing costs for distance education compare with traditional modes of instruction?
      None Lower Same Higher
    Equipment replacement/upgrade 0 3 24 30
    Technology support 0 0 18 39
    Faculty development 0 1 38 18
    Faculty salary/benefit 0 1 54 2
    Instruction supply 1 21 33 2
    Curriculum course development 0 0 50 7
    Course production 0 4 40 13

  13. In 2001-2002 did your college offer a degree or certificate program in distance education?
    No 37
    Yes 20
      $0 - $10,000 $10,001 - $25,000 $25,001 - $75,000 $75,001 - $150,000 More than $150,000 Unknown
    Equipment replacement/upgrade 50 0 0 0 0 0
    Technology support 49 5 2 0 1 0
    Faculty development 51 3 2 1 0 0
    Instruction supply 55 2 0 0 0 0
    Curriculum course development 53 3 0 1 0 0
    On-line course conversion 56 1 0 0 0 0
    Course production 56 1 0 0 0 0

    Please estimate what is the implementation cost of your distance education program at your college for 2001-2002 academic year? (Please pull down menu to chose response)
      $0 - $10,000 $10,001 - $25,000 $25,001 - $75,000 $75,001 - $150,000 More than $150,000 Unknown
    Equipment replacement/upgrade 54 1 2 0 0 0
    Technology support 53 3 0 0 1 0
    Faculty development 55 0 2 0 0 0
    Instruction supply 57 0 0 0 0 0
    Curriculum course development 55 2 0 0 0 0
    On-line course conversion 56 1 0 0 0 0
    Course production 56 1 0 0 0 0

    Please estimate what is the implementation cost of your distance education program at your college for 2001-2002 academic year? (Please pull down menu to chose response)
      $0 - $10,000 $10,001 - $25,000 $25,001 - $75,000 $75,001 - $150,000 More than $150,000 Unknown
    Equipment replacement/upgrade 56 1 0 0 0 0
    Technology support 55 2 0 0 0 0
    Faculty development 57 0 0 0 0 0
    Instruction supply 57 0 0 0 0 0
    Curriculum course development 57 0 0 0 0 0
    On-line course conversion 57 0 0 0 0 0
    Course production 57 0 0 0 0 0