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1994 Follow-Up Of 1985 Western Washington University Freshmen, Gary (Gary Russell) Mckinney, Joseph E. Trimble Nov 1995

1994 Follow-Up Of 1985 Western Washington University Freshmen, Gary (Gary Russell) Mckinney, Joseph E. Trimble

Office of Institutional Effectiveness

Executive Summary: In 1994, first-time in-coming frosh who entered Western Washington University in 1985 were resurveyed. Survey administered were able to contact and receive completed survey forms from 85 of the original1180 frosh who filled out a CIRP (frosh) survey at Western in 1985. Though the number of participants nine years later was small compared to the original sample, it was also fairly representative. The gender ratio between the two years was nearly identical, as was ethnicity. Most of the class of 1985 had partners in 1994 (74.1%), though only half reported being married (50.2%). A majority had ...


Using The Web As A Survey Tool: Results From The Second Www User Survey, James Pitkow, Mimi Recker Apr 1995

Using The Web As A Survey Tool: Results From The Second Www User Survey, James Pitkow, Mimi Recker

Instructional Technology and Learning Sciences Faculty Publications

This paper presents the initial results from the second World-Wide Web User Survey, which was advertised and made available to the Web user population for 38 days during October and November 1994. The survey is built on our architecture and Web technologies, which together offer a number of technical and surveying advantages. In particular, our architecture supports the use of adaptive questions, and supports methods for tracking users' responses across different surveys, allowing more in-depth analyses of survey responses. The present survey was composed of three question categories: general demographic questions, browsing usage, and questions for Web information authors. In ...