UNC Digital Library Services

Summary of Spring 2002 Student Evaluations

Courses: ARABIC 102, ART 32, ART 52, ART 54, CLAR 20, CLAR 50, CLAR 191

Total Respondents: 247

 

 

1. What is your year in school?

 

      First-year (27%)

      Sophomore (36%)

      Junior (17%)

      Senior (16%)

      Graduate student (4%)

 

2. Which best describes your use of the Digital Library for this course?

 

      Used it on a regular basis throughout the semester (21%)

      Used it mostly before exams and other assignments (64%)

      Used it very little or not at all (15%)

 

3. From what computer were you most likely to access the Digital Library for this course?

 

      A computer in my dorm room, residence hall (43%)

      A computer in a wireless zone on campus (2%)

      A lab computer on campus (25%)

      A computer in my apartment or some other location off-campus (29%)

      Other (1%)

 

 

To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements:

 

4. In courses like this one that require use of numerous media files, it is important to me to have the option to access the materials via the Web.

 

      strongly agree (82%)

      agree (14%)

      neither agree nor disagree (4%)

      disagree

      strongly disagree

 

5. The ability to access media files via the Web contributed to my understanding of concepts and ideas presented in this course.

 

      strongly agree (44%)

      agree (37%)

      neither agree nor disagree (14%)

      disagree (4%)

      strongly disagree (1%)

 

 

 

 

6. What about the Digital Library, if anything, did you particularly like?

 

 

COMMENTS

No. of Students

Study tools (study guide/slideshow)

61

Mulitple versions of objects

10

Ease of use/navigation

28

Convient access

52

Image metadata and annotations

20

Organization of images in folders

26

 

 

7. What about the Digital Library, if anything, did you particularly dislike? What suggestions do you have for improving the Digital Library?

 

 

COMMENTS

No. of Students

Difficulty accessing

64

Confusing interface

15

Small study guide thumbnails

16

Difficulty getting to image data

5

Having to scroll to see larger images

6

Difficulty printing images

17

Lack of image data, inconsistency of data

16

Lack of organization of images

6