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February 21, 2011 / dlitgroup

Blackboard Survey Results – Fall 2010

Each semester a survey is conducted of faculty and student experiences with Blackboard. Here are the results from Fall 2010.

Overall Statistics of Blackboard Use:

  • In the last 60 days in .F10 courses
    • Faculty Logged in to Bb: 789 (118 have not logged in)
    • Students Logged in to Bb: 16191 (1116 have not logged in)
  • The top used tools in Blackboard:
    • Course Documents (33,455 items)
    • Grade Center Columns (27,612 columns)
    • Content Folders (26,862 folders)
    • Discussion board Posts (19,077 posts)
    • URLs (7,768 links)
    • Assessments (7,576 tests)
    • Announcements (4,652 posted)

Blackboard STUDENT Survey

N = 272 (16191 students have logged into Bb within the past 60 days and 1116 students have not.)

1. Overall, using Bb made the classes I’m taking a better learning experience.

69% indicate agree, or strongly agree

2. What emerging technology would be most useful to you in your studies and coursework at GRCC?

31% indicate lecture capture and podcasting, followed by text messaging and mobile access at 22% and 20% indicate live lectures

3. Does GRCC provide adequate technical support for students?

4. If GRCC offered more ONLINE/HYBRID courses, what subject areas would you be interested in taking in this format?

Most requested online disciplines include: English, Computer Applications, Mathematics, Psychology, Social Sciences, and Business.

5. It would improve the student learning experience here at GRCC if more instructors would use Blackboard to deliver their course materials, grades, and announcements.

90% indicate yes

6. How would you describe Bb in ONE word?


  


Blackboard FACULTY Survey

N = 186 (789 faculty have logged into Bb within the past 60
days and 118 faculty have not.)

1. On average, how many days (per week) do you access Blackboard?

30% of faculty login to Blackboard every day

2. What new features in Blackboard 9.1 have you used this semester?

58% have used NBC Learn, followed by 34% the new mashup features, along with 26%
Camtasia Relay, and finally 23% Wimba Pronto

3. Does GRCC provide adequate technical support for faculty?

4. Which of the following emerging technologies would be most useful to your in your teaching?

39% indicate lecture capture and podcasting, followed by mobile and text messaging at 19%

5. It would improve the student learning experience here at GRCC if more instructors would use Blackboard to deliver their course materials, grades, and announcements.

91% indicate yes

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