Presentation on theme: "S TUDENT T ECHNOLOGY N EEDS A SSESSMENT R ESULTS Technology Transformation Task Force January 29, 2008 Deb Stephens, SBCTC Research Staff."— Presentation transcript:
S TUDENT T ECHNOLOGY N EEDS A SSESSMENT R ESULTS Technology Transformation Task Force January 29, 2008 Deb Stephens, SBCTC Research Staff
A NALYSIS Literature Review 5 Focus Groups: Lower Columbia College in Longview Seattle Central Community College Walla Walla Community College Spokane Community College; and Bates Technical College in Tacoma.
S TUDENTS WERE ASKED ABOUT … Current technology use in college Technologies they wish were available Desirable technologies available in other parts of their lives How those might apply in college Other technology expectations in college
G ENERAL F INDINGS Focus groups validated literature review findings Washington-specific issues also arose Responses were consistent across participating colleges.
S TUDENTS W ANT... Training for faculty and students More and consistent use of CMS More ways to interact and collaborate with other students More technology resources, such as wireless coverage, tech support, computer hubs, electrical outlets
S TUDENTS W ANT … Cutting-edge technology 24 x 7 x 365 remote access to online services Online textbooks More online library research databases
R ECOMMENDATIONS Professional training and development System-wide CMS Social learning tools Infrastructure and tech support Cutting-edge technology and business partnerships
R ECOMMENDATIONS Web-enhanced classes Online access 24 x 7 x 365 and student awareness Open textbook models Online library research databases