Reports of Dal Technology Use
CLT conducts surveys of faculty, undergraduates, and graduate students to learn about trends in technology use and university teaching and learning at Dalhousie University. The surveys seek to determine attitudes, experiences, and use patterns of institutional technologies, technology-enhanced pedagogy, online tools, and teaching/learning environments.
The following reports are available:
Faculty and Student Perceptions of Technology-Enhanced Teaching and Learning at Dalhousie University, 2017-2018
In 2017/2018, faculty, undergraduates, and graduate students were surveyed to learn about trends in technology and university teaching and learning in the Dalhousie University context. Results of the survey were separated into two broad sections: Technology on Campus, which explores technology-enabled spaces, tools, resources, and support at Dalhousie, and Teaching and Learning, which delves into instructional tools, modalities, approaches, and environments as they intersect with technology. Read the Faculty and Student Perceptions of Technology-Enhanced Teaching and Learning at Dalhousie University, 2017-2018 report >>
This survey examined the experiences and perceptions of teachers about online learning and how online technologies are used in the classroom. The findings are grouped into the following categories: (1) Importance and Future of the Online Environment at Dalhousie, (2) Use of Online, (3) Online Offerings, (4) Learning Management System, (5) Classroom Technology, (6) Device Ownership & Use, and (7) Teacher Training & Support. Read the Survey of Faculty Use of Online Technologies 2013 report >>
Survey of Student Use of Online Technologies 2013
This survey examined the experiences and perceptions of students about their use of online and classroom technologies. Major findings include: (1) online technologies are important to student learning, (2) students prefer blended rather than fully online or face-to-face courses, (3) students would like to see more teachers use the Learning Management System, (4) students prefer to keep their academic and personal lives separate, (5) most students are satisfied with the LMS, (6) students need better communication about where to access support for online learning, and (7) nearly all students owned laptops, which they consider the most important device for their academic success. Read the Survey of Student Use of Online Technologies 2013 report >>