2011ResNet/ComTechSurveyResults

2011 Survey Results
Number of survey invitations sent: 7644
Number of respondents: 1744
Survey response rate: 22.82%
0001:
Where do you live?
Answer # of responses % of responses
West Campus 775 44.44%
Bragaw (bra) 170 9.75%
Lee (lee) 178 10.21%
Sullivan (sul) 183 10.49%
Wolf Village (wv) 244 13.99%
Central Campus 446 25.57%
Alexander (aex) 52 2.98%
Bowen (bow) 70 4.01%
Carroll (car) 73 4.19%
Metcalf (met) 76 4.36%
Owen (own) 76 4.36%
Tucker (tuc) 70 4.01%
Turlington (tur) 29 1.66%
East Campus 478 27.41%
Avent Ferry (avf) 107 6.14%
Bagwell (bag) 60 3.44%
Becton (bec) 67 3.84%
Berry (ber) 10 0.57%
Gold (gol) 11 0.63%
North (nor) 60 3.44%
Syme (sym) 52 2.98%
Watauga (wat) 23 1.32%
Welch (wel) 8 0.46%
Wood (wd) 80 4.59%
Greek Village (gc) 41 2.35%
Off-campus (off) 4 0.23%
0002:
Having ResNet service available influenced my decision to live on campus.
Answer # of responses % of responses
Positive 704 40.37%
Strongly Agree (sa) 238 13.65%
Agree (a) 466 26.72%
Neutral (n) 631 36.18%
Negative 409 23.45%
Disagree (d) 252 14.45%
Strongly Disagree (sd) 157 9.00%
0003:
Having ResNet service in my room has had a positive impact on my ability to get my course work done.
Answer # of responses % of responses
Positive 1532 87.84%
Strongly Agree (sa) 1009 57.86%
Agree (a) 523 29.99%
Neutral (n) 145 8.31%
Negative 67 3.84%
Disagree (d) 39 2.24%
Strongly Disagree (sd) 28 1.61%
0004:
While here at NC State I have used computer network access to such a degree that it has hindered my academic success. (e.g. over use of web surfing, Facebook, online games, etc.)
Answer # of responses % of responses
Positive 536 30.73%
Strongly Agree (sa) 137 7.86%
Agree (a) 399 22.88%
Neutral (n) 464 26.61%
Negative 744 42.66%
Disagree (d) 595 34.12%
Strongly Disagree (sd) 149 8.54%
0005:
How satisfied are you with the quality of your ResNet connection?
Answer # of responses % of responses
Positive 1411 80.91%
Very satisfied (vs) 494 28.33%
Satisfied (s) 917 52.58%
Neither satisfied nor dissatisfied (n) 170 9.75%
Negative 163 9.35%
Dissatisfied (d) 132 7.57%
Very dissatisfied (vd) 31 1.78%
0006:
How much do you actively use your ResNet service on an average day?
Answer # of responses % of responses
9 or more hours (9plus) 287 16.46%
5-8 hours (5to8) 700 40.14%
3-5 hours (3to5) 630 36.12%
1-2 hours (1to2) 91 5.22%
Less than 1 hour (lt1) 36 2.06%
0007:
How many devices (computers, game consoles, etc.) do you have connected to ResNet?
Answer # of responses % of responses
Zero (zero) 55 3.15%
1 (1) 838 48.05%
2 (2) 483 27.69%
3 (3) 249 14.28%
4 (4) 65 3.73%
5 (5) 35 2.01%
6 (6) 9 0.52%
More than 6 (gt6) 10 0.57%
0008:
Do you use your ResNet connection for a desktop or portable computer(s)?
Answer # of responses % of responses
Portable - Laptop, Netbook, or Tablet (port) 1563 89.62%
Desktop (desk) 42 2.41%
Both a portable (laptop, netbook, or tablet) and desktop (both) 120 6.88%
I don't use ResNet for a computer. (na) 19 1.09%
0009:
What is/are the brand/manufacturer of the portable computer(s) you use frequently? (check all that apply) This question was asked of respondents who indicated they use a portable computer.
Answer # of responses % of responses
Acer (acer) 50 2.74%
Apple (apple) 449 24.58%
Asus (including Eee PC) (asus) 59 3.23%
Dell (dell) 429 23.48%
Gateway (gatew) 44 2.41%
HP/Compaq (hp) 276 15.11%
Lenovo (len) 258 14.12%
Toshiba (tosh) 148 8.10%
Sony (sony) 59 3.23%
Other, click here to see responses, most common listed below. 55 3.01%
Alienware 8 0.44%
MSI 5 0.27%
Samsung 16 0.88%
0010:
What kind of devices do you own and connect to the internet? Check all that apply.
Answer # of responses % of responses
Desktop computer (dsktp) 204 11.70%
Full-size notebook or full-size tablet with stylus (e.g. Thinkpad, Inspiron, Macbook) (note) 1209 69.32%
Netbook (e.g. Eee PC, Dell Mini, HP Mini) (netb) 137 7.86%
Handheld Tablet (e.g. iPad, Xoom, Galaxy Tab) (hhtab) 62 3.56%
Switch/hub (swtch) 41 2.35%
Wireless router / wireless access point (wap) 512 29.36%
Digital media device (e.g. TiVo, Roku, network-enabled TV or blu-ray player) (digme) 41 2.35%
Game console/handheld gaming device (Playstation 3, Xbox 360, Nintendo DS) (game) 429 24.60%
Smartphone (including iPhone) (smph) 402 23.05%
Portable media player (iPod, Zune) (pmp) 437 25.06%
IP Phone (e.g. Vonage) (iptel) 8 0.46%
Networked printer / stand-alone print server (not a typical printer that is connected to your computer) (print) 140 8.03%
Other device not listed here (oth) 37 2.12%
0011:
Please specify what 'other' devices you have connected to ResNet. This question was asked of respondents who answered "Other device not listed here" on the previous question.
Answer # of responses % of responses % of all respondents
Click here to see responses 36 100.00% 2.06%
Most common responses:
eReaders (Kindle, Nook, etc.) 7 19.44% 0.40%
iPods 6 16.67% 0.34%
0012:
What is the primary operating system that you use?
Answer # of responses % of responses
Windows 1309 75.06%
Windows 7 (7) 856 49.08%
Windows Vista (vista) 342 19.61%
Windows XP (xp) 106 6.08%
Other Windows (wothr) 5 0.29%
Macintosh OS X (osx) 382 21.90%
Linux (any distribution) (linux) 31 1.78%
Not sure (ns) 17 0.97%
Other, Click here to see responses 5 0.29%
0013:
Was your computer affected by viruses, spyware or trojans at any time this year?
Answer # of responses % of responses
Yes 407 23.34%
Yes, and I (or someone else) ended up reformatting my computer because of it. (yform) 105 6.02%
Yes, and it was fixed without reformatting. (nofrm) 204 11.70%
Yes, but I don't remember how it was fixed. (yukno) 73 4.19%
Yes, and it still is being affected. (ynofx) 25 1.43%
No. (no) 1337 76.66%
0014:
Antivirus software is required on all Windows and Macintosh computers connected to ResNet. NC State offers Trend Micro OfficeScan to all registered students. Have you installed Trend Micro OfficeScan from NC State on your computer(s)? (Please answer honestly! We're not going to come after you if you haven't installed it!)
Answer # of responses % of responses
Yes, I have installed Trend Micro OfficeScan on my computer. (yes) 892 51.15%
I have installed other antivirus software, and I was not aware NCSU provided antivirus software. (noth) 130 7.45%
I have installed other antivirus software, but I was aware NCSU provided antivirus software. (yothr) 402 23.05%
I have not installed antivirus software, and I was not aware NCSU provided antivirus software. (n) 156 8.94%
I have not installed antivirus software, but I was aware NCSU provided antivirus software. (noins) 144 8.26%
I do not have a Windows or Macintosh computer. (noos) 20 1.15%
0015:
What antivirus software do you use? (n=487) This question was asked of respondents who indicated they had antivirus software other than the University-provided software.
Answer # of responses % of responses % of all respondents
Click here to see responses 487 100.00% 27.92%
Most common responses:
Avast 45 9.24% 2.58%
AVG 71 14.58% 4.07%
Avira AntiVir 8 1.64% 0.46%
Kaspersky 22 4.52% 1.26%
MalwareBytes 11 2.26% 0.63%
McAfee 72 14.78% 4.13%
Microsoft Security Essentials 62 12.73% 3.56%
Norton/Symantec 91 18.69% 5.22%
Webroot 7 1.44% 0.40%
0016:
Have you ever installed Trend Micro OfficeScan from NC State? (n=1440) This question was asked of respondents who said they were aware of the University-provided antivirus software.
Answer # of responses % of responses % of all respondents
Yes (Y) 982 68.19% 56.31%
No (N) 458 31.81% 26.26%
0017:
How satisfied are you with Trend Micro OfficeScan? (n=995) This question was asked of respondents who either currently have or have ever had Trend Micro OfficeScan installed.
Answer # of responses % of responses % of all respondents
Positive 641 64.42% 36.75%
Very satisfied (5) 273 27.44% 15.65%
Somewhat satisfied (4) 368 36.98% 21.10%
Neutral (3) 175 17.59% 10.03%
Negative 179 17.99% 10.26%
Somewhat unsatisfied (2) 96 9.65% 5.50%
Very unsatisfied (1) 83 8.34% 4.76%
0018:
Have you ever had a website blocked by Trend Micro OfficeScan? (n=992) This question was asked of respondents who either currently have or have ever had Trend Micro OfficeScan installed.
Answer # of responses % of responses % of all respondents
Yes, and I was OK with it being blocked. (yVIR) 444 44.76% 25.46%
Yes, but I wanted to bypass it and go there anyway. (yLEGI) 236 23.79% 13.53%
No. (no) 312 31.45% 17.89%
0019:
Do you connect to the internet via a wireless connection while in your residence hall room?
Answer # of responses % of responses
Yes 1205 69.09%
Yes, through a wireless access point or router that I provided. (mine) 598 34.29%
Yes, through someone else's access point, and they know I'm using it. (elsek) 242 13.88%
Yes, through someone else's access point, and they don't know I'm using it. (elsen) 16 0.92%
Yes, through NC State's Nomad wireless. (nomad) 324 18.58%
Yes, but I'm not sure how. (ns) 25 1.43%
No. (no) 539 30.91%
0020:
Have you ever needed help with computing problems while at NC State (including getting your ResNet connection to work)?
Answer # of responses % of responses
Yes (Y) 432 24.77%
No (N) 1312 75.23%
0021:
When you have needed help with computer problems while at NC State, how often did you seek help from these sources? (n=438) This question was asked of respondents who indicated they have needed help with computing problems while at NC State.
  Never (never) Occasionally (occ) Sometimes (some) Often (oft) Always (alw)
Answer # of responses % of responses # of responses % of responses # of responses % of responses # of responses % of responses # of responses % of responses
Family Member 213 48.63% 89 20.32% 41 9.36% 52 11.87% 43 9.82%
Professor or TA 398 90.87% 19 4.34% 13 2.97% 4 0.91% 2 0.46%
Departmental or College Help Desk 320 73.06% 49 11.19% 35 7.99% 15 3.42% 17 3.88%
Roommate / Suitemate 155 35.39% 115 26.26% 67 15.30% 73 16.67% 26 5.94%
Friend 111 25.34% 112 25.57% 85 19.41% 88 20.09% 40 9.13%
OIT Walk-in Center (101 West Dunn Building) 170 38.81% 93 21.23% 65 14.84% 58 13.24% 49 11.19%
NC State Help Desk (515-HELP, help@ncsu.edu) 331 75.57% 47 10.73% 26 5.94% 15 3.42% 16 3.65%
Off-campus Vendor or Help Desk (e.g. Geek Squad, Genius Bar) 371 84.70% 24 5.48% 22 5.02% 10 2.28% 6 1.37%
0021(fam):
When you have needed help with computer problems while at NC State, how often did you seek help from these sources?
[Family Member]
Answer # of responses %
Never (never) 213 12.21%
Occasionally (occ) 89 5.10%
Sometimes (some) 41 2.35%
Often (oft) 52 2.98%
Always (alw) 43 2.47%
0021(prof):
When you have needed help with computer problems while at NC State, how often did you seek help from these sources?
[Professor or TA]
Answer # of responses %
Never (never) 398 22.82%
Occasionally (occ) 19 1.09%
Sometimes (some) 13 0.75%
Often (oft) 4 0.23%
Always (alw) 2 0.11%
0021(hdesk):
When you have needed help with computer problems while at NC State, how often did you seek help from these sources?
[Departmental or College Help Desk]
Answer # of responses %
Never (never) 320 18.35%
Occasionally (occ) 49 2.81%
Sometimes (some) 35 2.01%
Often (oft) 15 0.86%
Always (alw) 17 0.97%
0021(rm):
When you have needed help with computer problems while at NC State, how often did you seek help from these sources?
[Roommate / Suitemate]
Answer # of responses %
Never (never) 155 8.89%
Occasionally (occ) 115 6.59%
Sometimes (some) 67 3.84%
Often (oft) 73 4.19%
Always (alw) 26 1.49%
0021(frnd):
When you have needed help with computer problems while at NC State, how often did you seek help from these sources?
[Friend]
Answer # of responses %
Never (never) 111 6.36%
Occasionally (occ) 112 6.42%
Sometimes (some) 85 4.87%
Often (oft) 88 5.05%
Always (alw) 40 2.29%
0021(wic):
When you have needed help with computer problems while at NC State, how often did you seek help from these sources?
[OIT Walk-in Center (101 West Dunn Building)]
Answer # of responses %
Never (never) 170 9.75%
Occasionally (occ) 93 5.33%
Sometimes (some) 65 3.73%
Often (oft) 58 3.33%
Always (alw) 49 2.81%
0021(ncshd):
When you have needed help with computer problems while at NC State, how often did you seek help from these sources?
[NC State Help Desk (515-HELP, help@ncsu.edu)]
Answer # of responses %
Never (never) 331 18.98%
Occasionally (occ) 47 2.69%
Sometimes (some) 26 1.49%
Often (oft) 15 0.86%
Always (alw) 16 0.92%
0021(offcm):
When you have needed help with computer problems while at NC State, how often did you seek help from these sources?
[Off-campus Vendor or Help Desk (e.g. Geek Squad, Genius Bar)]
Answer # of responses %
Never (never) 371 21.27%
Occasionally (occ) 24 1.38%
Sometimes (some) 22 1.26%
Often (oft) 10 0.57%
Always (alw) 6 0.34%
0022:
How would you rate the service you have received from the NC State Help Desk? (515-HELP, help@ncsu.edu) (n=105) This question was asked of respondents who indicated they had sought help from the NC State Help Desk.
Answer # of responses % of responses % of all respondents
Positive 87 82.86% 4.99%
Excellent (exc) 24 22.86% 1.38%
Very good (vgood) 27 25.71% 1.55%
Good (good) 36 34.29% 2.06%
Negative 18 17.14% 1.03%
Fair (fair) 10 9.52% 0.57%
Poor (poor) 8 7.62% 0.46%
0023:
How would you rate the service you have received from the OIT Walk-in Center? (101 West Dunn Bldg.) (n=266) This question was asked of respondents who indicated they had sought help from the OIT Walk-in Center.
Answer # of responses % of responses % of all respondents
Positive 234 87.97% 13.42%
Excellent (exc) 110 41.35% 6.31%
Very good (vgood) 79 29.70% 4.53%
Good (good) 45 16.92% 2.58%
Negative 32 12.03% 1.83%
Fair (fair) 26 9.77% 1.49%
Poor (poor) 6 2.26% 0.34%
0024:
How useful would an NC State Help Desk web-based chat be to you if you had a computing question?
Answer # of responses % of responses
Very useful (vuse) 496 28.44%
Somewhat useful (suse) 742 42.55%
A little useful (luse) 355 20.36%
Not at all useful (na) 151 8.66%
0025:
How often do you use the Netflix "Watch Instantly" streaming service?
Answer # of responses % of responses
Don't use the streaming service 930 53.33%
Never, I don't have access to a Netflix account. (noflx) 899 51.55%
Never, I have access to a Netflix account but don't use the "Watch Instantly" service. (none) 31 1.78%
Do use the streaming service 814 46.67%
1-2 times per semester (1to2s) 98 5.62%
1-2 times per month (1to2m) 169 9.69%
1-2 times per week (1to2w) 180 10.32%
3-5 times per week (3to5w) 152 8.72%
6-8 times per week (6to8w) 86 4.93%
9 or more times per week (9w) 129 7.40%
0026:
Which of the following Google Apps have you used for school/academic related tasks?
Answer # of responses % of responses
Gmail (gmail) 1700 97.48%
Calendar (cal) 634 36.35%
Docs (docs) 1142 65.48%
Sites (sites) 298 17.09%
None of the above (na) 30 1.72%
0027:
How does having classroom instructional technology (e.g. computer, document camera, data projector, etc.) used in your courses help you learn compared to courses in which it is not used?
Answer # of responses % of responses
I don't learn as well when it's used (dont) 63 3.61%
No difference (nodif) 510 29.24%
I learn better when it's used (bette) 1033 59.23%
Not applicable / not sure (na) 138 7.91%
0028:
How useful would it be to have your classroom content recorded and made available to you online after class?
Answer # of responses % of responses
Very useful (vuse) 1044 59.86%
Somewhat useful (suse) 433 24.83%
A little useful (luse) 145 8.31%
Not at all useful (na) 122 7.00%
0029:
How important is it to have the following components in the recorded classroom content: Very Important Important A little important Not at all important
Answer # of responses % of responses # of responses % of responses # of responses % of responses # of responses % of responses
High-quality audio of the instructor 1153 66.11% 359 20.58% 90 5.16% 23 1.32%
High-quality audio of classroom discussion 551 31.59% 522 29.93% 454 26.03% 98 5.62%
Video of projected presentation materials 1057 60.61% 439 25.17% 104 5.96% 24 1.38%
Video of whiteboard or chalk board (if used) 1100 63.07% 414 23.74% 88 5.05% 21 1.20%
Video of the instructor talking 601 34.46% 479 27.47% 405 23.22% 138 7.91%
0030:
How useful to you is the annual Computing@NC State newspaper? [see picture]
Answer # of responses % of responses
Didn't know about it (uknow) 1006 57.68%
Didn't receive (norcv) 160 9.17%
Didn't use (nouse) 352 20.18%
Not at all useful (nusef) 54 3.10%
A little useful (littl) 113 6.48%
Useful (usefl) 48 2.75%
Very useful (vusef) 11 0.63%
0031:
About how many times have you used a campus computing kiosk this year?
Answer # of responses % of responses
I didn't know they existed (dont) 436 25.00%
Never (never) 392 22.48%
1 time (1) 160 9.17%
2 times (2) 163 9.35%
3-5 times (3to5) 278 15.94%
5-10 times (5to10) 136 7.80%
10-20 times (1020) 84 4.82%
More than 20 times (gt20) 95 5.45%
0032:
How often do you use a computer lab?
Answer # of responses % of responses
Never (never) 266 15.25%
1-2 times per semester (1to2s) 500 28.67%
1-2 times per month (1to2m) 408 23.39%
1-2 times per week (1to2w) 306 17.55%
3-5 times per week (3to5w) 165 9.46%
6-8 times per week (6to8w) 62 3.56%
9 or more times per week (9w) 37 2.12%
0033:
Are you aware of the OIT Walk-in Center (101 West Dunn Building)? The OIT Walk-in Center provides computer support to students, including hardware repair for in-warranty computers purchased through the NC State Bookstore.
Answer # of responses % of responses
Aware of the Walk-in Center 1349 77.35%
Yes, and I visited the Walk-in Center for help at least once this year. (y1) 459 26.32%
Yes, but I didn't need help this year. (y0) 743 42.60%
Yes, but I don't think I would ever need to visit for help. (yn) 147 8.43%
Not aware of the Walk-in Center 395 22.65%
No, but I would have visited the Walk-in Center if I had known about it. (ny) 129 7.40%
No, and I don't think I would ever need to visit for help. (no) 266 15.25%
0034:
Why do you use campus computing labs? For each of the reasons below please select how often you visit a lab primarily for this reason. Never Occasionally Sometimes Often Always
Answer # of responses % of responses # of responses % of responses # of responses % of responses # of responses % of responses # of responses % of responses
Print 426 24.43% 313 17.95% 225 12.90% 314 18.00% 203 11.64%
Access software I don't have 522 29.93% 307 17.60% 299 17.14% 244 13.99% 109 6.25%
Read e-mail 519 29.76% 455 26.09% 288 16.51% 156 8.94% 64 3.67%
Work with others 375 21.50% 412 23.62% 361 20.70% 272 15.60% 62 3.56%
Do research/homework 369 21.16% 416 23.85% 346 19.84% 278 15.94% 73 4.19%
Play games 1157 66.34% 189 10.84% 82 4.70% 40 2.29% 13 0.75%
Kill time 735 42.14% 384 22.02% 205 11.75% 118 6.77% 39 2.24%
0035:
Which computer lab do you use most frequently? (n=1478) This question was asked of respondents who indicated they visit a campus computer lab at least once per semester.
Answer # of responses % of responses % of all respondents
Wolf Village Unity Lab (wv) 91 6.16% 5.22%
Avent Ferry Unity Lab (af) 59 3.99% 3.38%
Honors Village Commons Unity Lab (hvc) 92 6.22% 5.28%
Sullivan Unity Lab (sul) 203 13.73% 11.64%
FYC Unity Lab (tuck) 151 10.22% 8.66%
North Unity Lab (north) 41 2.77% 2.35%
DH Hill Unity Lab (lib) 473 32.00% 27.12%
Stinson Collaborative Commons (also known as Laundry Lab) (lau) 23 1.56% 1.32%
ES King Village Unity Lab (esk) 0 0.00% 0.00%
EOS Lab (Daniels, EB1) (eos) 158 10.69% 9.06%
College Lab (CHASS, CALS, etc) (coll) 187 12.65% 10.72%
0036:
When you use a computer lab, which operating system do you prefer to use? (n=1478) This question was asked of respondents who indicated they visit a campus computer lab at least once per semester.
Answer # of responses % of responses % of all respondents
Windows (win) 998 67.52% 57.22%
Macintosh (mac) 365 24.70% 20.93%
Linux (linux) 115 7.78% 6.59%
0037:
Do you have a TV in your room or apartment?
Answer # of responses % of responses
Yes (Y) 1080 61.93%
No (N) 664 38.07%
0038:
Is your TV capable of receiving high definition (HD) channels? (n=1088) This question was asked of respondents who indicated they have a TV in their room/apartment.
Answer # of responses % of responses % of all respondents
Yes (yes) 571 52.48% 32.74%
No (no) 352 32.35% 20.18%
Don't know (unsre) 165 15.17% 9.46%
0039:
Do you subscribe to the university cable television system? (n=1085) This question was asked of respondents who indicated they have a TV in their room/apartment.
Answer # of responses % of responses % of all respondents
Yes (Y) 703 64.79% 40.31%
No (N) 382 35.21% 21.90%
0040:
Why don't you subscribe to university cable? (n=383) This question was asked of respondents who indicated they do not subscribe to the university cable TV system.
Answer # of responses % of responses % of all respondents
It's too expensive. (exp) 222 57.96% 12.73%
I don't have time to watch cable TV. (time) 52 13.58% 2.98%
I don't like the content. (cont) 4 1.04% 0.23%
I get TV content from another source (Hulu.com, Netflix, etc.). (comp) 76 19.84% 4.36%
Other, click here to see responses 29 7.57% 1.66%
0041:
What type of material would you like to see more of on cable television?
Answer # of responses % of responses
Music channels (music) 399 22.88%
Movie channels (movie) 1139 65.31%
Education channels (edu) 280 16.06%
Sports channels (sport) 498 28.56%
None/Don't know (none) 465 26.66%
0042:
Is there a channel that is not currently offered on the NC State cable lineup that you would like to see offered?
Answer # of responses % of responses
Yes (Y) 327 18.75%
No (N) 1417 81.25%
0043:
What channel(s) would you like to see offered? This question was asked of respondents who indicated there is a channel they would like to see offered.
Answer # of responses % of responses % of all respondents
Click here to see responses 321 100.00% 18.41%
Most common responses:
BBC America 53 16.51% 3.04%
Fox Sports 6 1.87% 0.34%
Fuel 6 1.87% 0.34%
HBO 12 3.74% 0.69%
NFL Network 9 2.80% 0.52%
NHL Network 10 3.12% 0.57%
Oxygen 27 8.41% 1.55%
SoapNet 9 2.80% 0.52%
Starz 13 4.05% 0.75%
Teen Nick 8 2.49% 0.46%
TV One 11 3.43% 0.63%
0044:
OIT offers an all-NC State sports television channel, WolfBytes Sports, on its cable system. What type of content would you like to see on this channel? (check all that apply)
Answer # of responses % of responses
Coaches shows (coach) 254 14.56%
Non-revenue sports (e.g. swimming, track and field) (nr) 612 35.09%
Club sports (club) 544 31.19%
Intramural sports (IM) 414 23.74%
Men's football and basketball games (rev) 899 51.55%
Other, click here to see responses 52 2.98%
0045:
I would be in favor of cable TV being added as a service required for all students in the residence halls and included as part of our Housing charges if it meant a 10% reduction in rates for the service. (n=703) This question was asked of respondents who indicated they subscribe to the campus cable TV system.
Answer # of responses % of responses % of all respondents
1 - Strongly disagree (1) 170 24.18% 9.75%
2 (2) 94 13.37% 5.39%
3 (3) 177 25.18% 10.15%
4 (4) 124 17.64% 7.11%
5 - Strongly agree (5) 138 19.63% 7.91%
0046:
I would be in favor of cable TV being added as a service required for all students in the residence halls and included as part of our Housing charges if it meant a 10% reduction in rates for the service. (n=1051) This question was asked of respondents who indicated they do not subscribe to the campus cable TV system.
Answer # of responses % of responses % of all respondents
1 - Strongly disagree (1) 515 49.00% 29.53%
2 (2) 148 14.08% 8.49%
3 (3) 188 17.89% 10.78%
4 (4) 102 9.71% 5.85%
5 - Strongly agree (5) 98 9.32% 5.62%
0047:
If you had a choice and there was no difference in quality, would you prefer to watch your favorite cable programming on a computer or television?
Answer # of responses % of responses
Television (tele) 881 50.52%
Computer (comp) 499 28.61%
No preference (nopre) 364 20.87%
0048:
On a scale of 1-5, with 1" being not interested and 5" being very interested, how interested would you be in a service that allowed you to view full-screen, broadcast quality television on your PC?
Answer # of responses % of responses
1 - not at all interested (1) 102 5.85%
2 (2) 149 8.54%
3 (3) 411 23.57%
4 (4) 453 25.97%
5 - very interested (5) 629 36.07%
0049:
What type of music would you like to hear on WolfBytes Radio? (check all that apply)
Answer # of responses % of responses
Top 40 (top40) 873 50.06%
Rap/Hip Hop (rap) 589 33.77%
Dance (dance) 376 21.56%
# of responsesry (cntry) 390 22.36%
College Music (coll) 563 32.28%
Other, click here to see responses 300 17.20%
0050:
Do you own a media player?
Answer # of responses % of responses
Yes, an iPod. (ipod) 1305 74.83%
Yes, a Zune. (zune) 74 4.24%
Yes, another brand. (oth) 119 6.82%
No. (no) 246 14.11%
0051:
What brand of media player do you own? This question was asked of respondents who indicated they own a media player that is not an iPod or Zune.
Answer # of responses % of responses % of respondents
[Click here to see responses] 120 100.00% 6.88%
Most common responses:
Creative 9 7.50% 0.52%
Samsung 8 6.67% 0.46%
Sandisk/Sansa 27 22.50% 1.55%
Sony 9 7.50% 0.52%
0052:
Does your media player support: (check all that apply) This question was asked of respondents who indicated they own a media player.
Answer # of responses % of responses
Wireless access (wless) 791 45.36%
Video player (video) 1018 58.37%
None of the above (none) 355 20.36%
0053:
Were you aware that NC State offers a podcasting service (iTunesU) that enables you to download podcasts and materials such as course content, campus video, audio and information?
Answer # of responses % of responses
No (no) 1215 69.67%
Yes, but I have not visited the NC State iTunesU site (itunes.ncsu.edu). (yn) 415 23.80%
Yes, and I have visited the NC State iTunesU site (itunes.ncsu.edu). (yes) 114 6.54%
0054:
What type of cell phone do you use?
Answer # of responses % of responses
Android (Galaxy S, myTouch 3G, Droid X, other) (droid) 334 19.15%
Blackberry (bb) 152 8.72%
iPhone (iphon) 170 9.75%
Palm Pre / Pixi (palm) 13 0.75%
Other smart phone (web enabled) (othSm) 150 8.60%
Other phone (oth98) 942 54.01%
No phone (none) 9 0.52%
0055:
What services do you use on your cell phone during a typical week? (check all that apply) This question was asked of respondents who indicated they use a cell phone.
Answer # of responses % of responses
Send/receive phone calls (phone) 1087 62.33%
Send/receive e-mail via NCSU Gmail (gmail) 137 7.86%
Send/receive other e-mail (email) 123 7.05%
Send/receive text messages (txt) 1065 61.07%
Send/receive instant messages (IM) 85 4.87%
Access the internet (int) 246 14.11%
Access campus mobile services (m.ncsu.edu or m.lib.ncsu.edu) (ncsum) 49 2.81%
Access my NCSU Google calendar (gcal) 27 1.55%
Take photos (photo) 701 40.19%
Listen to music (music) 190 10.89%
Listen to podcasts (podc) 6 0.34%
Watch videos (vid) 66 3.78%
Read books (book) 9 0.52%
Access maps/GPS (maps) 63 3.61%
Play games (game) 138 7.91%
Do schoolwork (schoo) 23 1.32%
Other (fill in below) (oth31) 8 0.46%
None of the above (none) 3 0.17%
Other, Click here to see responses 14 0.80%
0056:
What mobile tools would you like to see offered at NCSU?
Answer # of responses % of responses % of all respondents
Click here to see responses 319 18.29% 18.29%
0057:
What type of cell phone plan do you have? (n=1065) This question was asked of respondents who indicated they use a cell phone.
Answer # of responses % of responses % of all respondents
Monthly plan (contr) 1000 93.90% 57.34%
Pay as you go (prepaid) (ppd) 62 5.82% 3.56%
I don't have a cell phone plan. (no) 3 0.28% 0.17%
0058:
Who is your cell phone provider? (n=1048) This question was asked of respondents who indicated they use a cell phone.
Answer # of responses % of responses % of all respondents
AT&T (att) 188 17.94% 10.78%
Sprint (spr) 82 7.82% 4.70%
T-Mobile (tmo) 47 4.48% 2.69%
US Cellular (usc) 49 4.68% 2.81%
Verizon Wireless (vzw) 611 58.30% 35.03%
Virgin Mobile (virg) 23 2.19% 1.32%
Other, click here to see responses 48 4.58% 2.75%
0059:
Are there locations on campus where you can't get cell service where you would like to? If so, please list them below. This question was asked of respondents who indicated they use a cell phone.
Answer # of responses % of responses % of all respondents
Click here to see responses 445 100.00% 25.52%
0060:
Do you have any questions, comments, or suggestions about ResNet, the Office of Information Technology, or any of the questions on this survey?
Answer # of responses % of responses % of all respondents
Click here to see responses 229 100.00% 13.13%