ECAR Study of Undergraduate Students and Technology, 2013

Humboldt State University Benchmarking Report


1.1. Age. Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
18-24 407 22637 76427
82.2% 79.5% 76.2%
25+ 88 5853 23879
17.8% 20.5% 23.8%
Total 495 28490 100306
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

1.2. Class standing Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Freshman or first-year student 6 6403 24873
1.2% 22.5% 24.8%
Sophomore or second-year student 102 5183 23034
20.6% 18.2% 23.0%
Junior or third-year student 250 7454 23269
50.5% 26.2% 23.2%
Senior or fourth-year student 112 8329 24141
22.6% 29.2% 24.1%
Other type of undergraduate student 25 1121 4989
5.1% 3.9% 5.0%
Total 495 28490 100306
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

2.1a. Own: Laptop Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
No, and I don't plan to purchase one 24 979 3629
4.8% 3.4% 3.6%
No, but I plan to purchase one 11 927 3372
2.2% 3.3% 3.4%
Yes, I currently own one 460 26584 93305
92.9% 93.3% 93.0%
Total 495 28490 100306
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

2.1b. Own: Tablet or iPad Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
No, and I don't plan to purchase one 351 16242 56768
70.9% 57.0% 56.6%
No, but I plan to purchase one 41 4273 14259
8.3% 15.0% 14.2%
Yes, I currently own one 103 7975 29279
20.8% 28.0% 29.2%
Total 495 28490 100306
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

2.1c. Own: Smartphone Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
No, and I don't plan to purchase one 130 4984 16657
26.3% 17.5% 16.6%
No, but I plan to purchase one 32 2119 7041
6.5% 7.4% 7.0%
Yes, I currently own one 333 21387 76608
67.3% 75.1% 76.4%
Total 495 28490 100306
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

2.1d. Own: Dedicated e-reader Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
No, and I don't plan to purchase one 418 22706 78438
84.4% 79.7% 78.2%
No, but I plan to purchase one 20 1333 4403
4.0% 4.7% 4.4%
Yes, I currently own one 57 4451 17465
11.5% 15.6% 17.4%
Total 495 28490 100306
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

2.1e. Own: Desktop computer Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
No, and I don't plan to purchase one 364 17517 61109
73.5% 61.5% 60.9%
No, but I plan to purchase one 25 1209 4335
5.1% 4.2% 4.3%
Yes, I currently own one 106 9764 34862
21.4% 34.3% 34.8%
Total 495 28490 100306
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

2.2a. OS/type: Laptop Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Windows 270 18468 62357
58.7% 69.5% 66.9%
Mac 177 7611 29272
38.5% 28.7% 31.4%
Linux 6 236 875
1.3% 0.9% 0.9%
Other 5 156 473
1.1% 0.6% 0.5%
Don't know 2 93 265
0.4% 0.4% 0.3%
Total 460 26564 93242
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

2.2b. OS/type: Tablet or iPad Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
iOS (iPad) 0 2885 10827
0.0% 59.8% 61.1%
Windows OS 0 268 888
0.0% 5.6% 5.0%
Android OS 0 1268 4668
0.0% 26.3% 26.4%
BlackBerry OS 0 23 81
0.0% 0.5% 0.5%
web OS 0 29 125
0.0% 0.6% 0.7%
Other OS 0 79 302
0.0% 1.6% 1.7%
Don't know 1 272 823
100.0% 5.6% 4.6%
Total 1 4824 17714
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

2.2b. OS/type: Tablet or iPad (no Android OS option*) Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
iOS (iPad) 53 1795 7080
52.0% 57.3% 61.5%
Windows OS 9 269 974
8.8% 8.6% 8.5%
BlackBerry OS 2 22 66
2.0% 0.7% 0.6%
web OS 3 69 212
2.9% 2.2% 1.8%
Other OS 21 652 2089
20.6% 20.8% 18.2%
Don't know 14 328 1087
13.7% 10.5% 9.4%
Total 102 3135 11508
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

* Note: Question 2.2b originally appeared without an "Android OS" option.
Early respondents saw this version of the question.

2.2c. OS/type: Smartphone Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
iPhone 162 11097 41470
48.6% 52.0% 54.2%
Android phone 151 9214 31424
45.3% 43.2% 41.1%
Windows phone 4 323 1239
1.2% 1.5% 1.6%
BlackBerry phone 4 362 1211
1.2% 1.7% 1.6%
Other smartphone 10 305 988
3.0% 1.4% 1.3%
Don't know 2 50 155
0.6% 0.2% 0.2%
Total 333 21351 76487
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

2.2d. OS/type: Dedicated e-reader Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Kindle 45 3036 11821
78.9% 68.4% 67.8%
Nook 10 1060 4272
17.5% 23.9% 24.5%
Sony Reader 0 81 313
0.0% 1.8% 1.8%
Other dedicated e-reader 1 212 845
1.8% 4.8% 4.8%
Don't know 1 52 179
1.8% 1.2% 1.0%
Total 57 4441 17430
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

2.2e. OS/type: Desktop computer Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Windows 93 8531 30218
87.7% 87.6% 86.9%
Mac 11 960 3581
10.4% 9.9% 10.3%
Linux 2 162 676
1.9% 1.7% 1.9%
Other 0 41 163
0.0% 0.4% 0.5%
Don't know 0 43 153
0.0% 0.4% 0.4%
Total 106 9737 34791
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

2.3a. Use: Laptop Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Haven't used in the past year 14 652 2773
2.8% 2.3% 2.8%
Use for academic and other purposes 451 26160 91921
91.1% 92.0% 91.9%
Use for academic purposes only 26 1226 3824
5.3% 4.3% 3.8%
Use for other purposes only 4 389 1506
0.8% 1.4% 1.5%
Total 495 28427 100024
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

2.3b. Use: Tablet or iPad Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Haven't used in the past year 303 13399 47218
63.3% 48.4% 48.5%
Use for academic and other purposes 120 9343 32432
25.1% 33.8% 33.3%
Use for academic purposes only 12 579 1930
2.5% 2.1% 2.0%
Use for other purposes only 44 4348 15773
9.2% 15.7% 16.2%
Total 479 27669 97353
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

2.3c. Use: Smartphone Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Haven't used in the past year 116 4863 16606
24.0% 17.4% 16.8%
Use for academic and other purposes 280 17210 60491
57.9% 61.4% 61.3%
Use for academic purposes only 3 178 598
0.6% 0.6% 0.6%
Use for other purposes only 85 5760 20933
17.6% 20.6% 21.2%
Total 484 28011 98628
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

2.3d. Use: Dedicated e-reader Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Haven't used in the past year 367 20131 69797
78.4% 73.8% 72.6%
Use for academic and other purposes 44 3531 12376
9.4% 12.9% 12.9%
Use for academic purposes only 12 781 2538
2.6% 2.9% 2.6%
Use for other purposes only 45 2843 11409
9.6% 10.4% 11.9%
Total 468 27286 96120
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

2.3e. Use: Desktop computer Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Haven't used in the past year 211 10103 35334
44.6% 36.5% 36.3%
Use for academic and other purposes 156 12409 43838
33.0% 44.9% 45.0%
Use for academic purposes only 80 3485 12161
16.9% 12.6% 12.5%
Use for other purposes only 26 1668 6138
5.5% 6.0% 6.3%
Total 473 27665 97471
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

2.4a. Academic success: Laptop Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
N/A; Don't use the device 13 667 2827
2.6% 2.3% 2.8%
Not at all important 4 168 691
0.8% 0.6% 0.7%
Not very important 4 496 1727
0.8% 1.7% 1.7%
Moderately important 42 1555 5602
8.5% 5.5% 5.6%
Very important 94 5056 16930
19.0% 17.8% 16.9%
Extremely important 338 20476 72230
68.3% 72.1% 72.2%
Total 495 28418 100007
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

2.4b. Academic success: Tablet or iPad Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
N/A; Don't use the device 306 13956 50098
63.8% 50.1% 51.1%
Not at all important 43 2066 7811
9.0% 7.4% 8.0%
Not very important 36 3758 13104
7.5% 13.5% 13.4%
Moderately important 43 3802 12883
9.0% 13.6% 13.1%
Very important 20 2138 7070
4.2% 7.7% 7.2%
Extremely important 32 2156 7107
6.7% 7.7% 7.2%
Total 480 27876 98073
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

2.4c. Academic success: Smartphone Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
N/A; Don't use the device 124 5117 17880
25.5% 18.2% 18.1%
Not at all important 43 1924 7686
8.8% 6.8% 7.8%
Not very important 82 4872 18190
16.8% 17.3% 18.4%
Moderately important 116 6490 23029
23.8% 23.1% 23.3%
Very important 70 4031 13515
14.4% 14.3% 13.7%
Extremely important 52 5682 18707
10.7% 20.2% 18.9%
Total 487 28116 99007
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

2.4d. Academic success: Dedicated e-reader Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
N/A; Don't use the device 359 18974 67068
76.5% 68.8% 69.2%
Not at all important 40 2427 9468
8.5% 8.8% 9.8%
Not very important 24 2898 9777
5.1% 10.5% 10.1%
Moderately important 25 1900 6274
5.3% 6.9% 6.5%
Very important 11 764 2440
2.3% 2.8% 2.5%
Extremely important 10 608 1937
2.1% 2.2% 2.0%
Total 469 27571 96964
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

2.4e. Academic success: Desktop computer Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
N/A; Don't use the device 236 10663 38205
49.8% 38.2% 38.9%
Not at all important 19 1306 5182
4.0% 4.7% 5.3%
Not very important 32 2748 10223
6.8% 9.9% 10.4%
Moderately important 78 4667 15746
16.5% 16.7% 16.0%
Very important 40 3508 11384
8.4% 12.6% 11.6%
Extremely important 69 5001 17447
14.6% 17.9% 17.8%
Total 474 27893 98187
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

2.5. Provided desktop: Convenience Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Checked 296 14435 47993
62.1% 51.6% 48.9%
Unchecked 181 13520 50185
37.9% 48.4% 51.1%
Total 477 27955 98178
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

2.5. Provided desktop: Access library resources Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Checked 252 12615 40530
52.8% 45.1% 41.3%
Unchecked 225 15340 57648
47.2% 54.9% 58.7%
Total 477 27955 98178
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

2.5. Provided desktop: Access printing services Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Checked 327 16823 56948
68.6% 60.2% 58.0%
Unchecked 150 11132 41230
31.4% 39.8% 42.0%
Total 477 27955 98178
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

2.5. Provided desktop: Access specialty software Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Checked 220 9452 32272
46.1% 33.8% 32.9%
Unchecked 257 18503 65906
53.9% 66.2% 67.1%
Total 477 27955 98178
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

2.5. Provided desktop: Access specialty hardware Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Checked 78 3646 12053
16.4% 13.0% 12.3%
Unchecked 399 24309 86125
83.6% 87.0% 87.7%
Total 477 27955 98178
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

2.5. Provided desktop: Better Internet Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Checked 99 6869 20394
20.8% 24.6% 20.8%
Unchecked 378 21086 77784
79.2% 75.4% 79.2%
Total 477 27955 98178
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

2.5. Provided desktop: Designated workspace Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Checked 176 7539 25545
36.9% 27.0% 26.0%
Unchecked 301 20416 72633
63.1% 73.0% 74.0%
Total 477 27955 98178
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

2.5. Provided desktop: Build academic social networks Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Checked 21 1575 4630
4.4% 5.6% 4.7%
Unchecked 456 26380 93548
95.6% 94.4% 95.3%
Total 477 27955 98178
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

2.5. Provided desktop: Don't use Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Checked 73 6244 23917
15.3% 22.3% 24.4%
Unchecked 404 21711 74261
84.7% 77.7% 75.6%
Total 477 27955 98178
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

2.5. Provided desktop: Other Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Checked 11 499 2182
2.3% 1.8% 2.2%
Unchecked 466 27456 95996
97.7% 98.2% 97.8%
Total 477 27955 98178
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

2.6. Own: Printer Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
No 158 8428 29737
32.0% 29.7% 29.8%
Yes 336 19962 70195
68.0% 70.3% 70.2%
Total 494 28390 99932
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

3.2a. Support: Accessing library resources Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Service not offered for mobile device 29 1958 7304
5.9% 6.9% 7.3%
Haven't used service in the past year 151 7949 30728
30.9% 28.1% 30.9%
Poor 15 1451 5197
3.1% 5.1% 5.2%
Fair 33 2257 7567
6.7% 8.0% 7.6%
Neutral 61 2822 9539
12.5% 10.0% 9.6%
Good 120 6922 22968
24.5% 24.5% 23.1%
Excellent 80 4942 16281
16.4% 17.5% 16.3%
Total 489 28301 99584
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

3.2b. Support: Checking grades Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Service not offered for mobile device 19 1085 4015
3.9% 3.8% 4.0%
Haven't used service in the past year 79 3368 12624
16.1% 11.9% 12.7%
Poor 36 1941 7221
7.3% 6.9% 7.3%
Fair 60 2977 10482
12.2% 10.5% 10.5%
Neutral 81 3086 10804
16.5% 10.9% 10.9%
Good 141 9313 31845
28.7% 32.9% 32.0%
Excellent 76 6519 22550
15.4% 23.0% 22.7%
Total 492 28289 99541
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

3.2c. Support: Registering for courses Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Service not offered for mobile device 26 1969 7098
5.3% 7.0% 7.2%
Haven't used service in the past year 111 5962 22305
22.6% 21.2% 22.5%
Poor 47 3368 11512
9.6% 12.0% 11.6%
Fair 57 2555 8675
11.6% 9.1% 8.8%
Neutral 59 3081 10412
12.0% 11.0% 10.5%
Good 122 6458 22367
24.8% 23.0% 22.6%
Excellent 69 4717 16609
14.1% 16.8% 16.8%
Total 491 28110 98978
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

3.2d. Support: Accessing financial aid information Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Service not offered for mobile device 22 1610 5612
4.5% 5.7% 5.7%
Haven't used service in the past year 134 7305 27839
27.2% 25.9% 28.0%
Poor 35 2254 8126
7.1% 8.0% 8.2%
Fair 46 2622 9441
9.3% 9.3% 9.5%
Neutral 70 3400 11853
14.2% 12.1% 11.9%
Good 118 6693 22138
24.0% 23.7% 22.3%
Excellent 67 4323 14257
13.6% 15.3% 14.4%
Total 492 28207 99266
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

3.2e. Support: Ordering transcripts Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Service not offered for mobile device 24 2052 7170
4.9% 7.3% 7.3%
Haven't used service in the past year 197 11249 40688
40.3% 40.1% 41.2%
Poor 41 2153 7608
8.4% 7.7% 7.7%
Fair 30 1947 6935
6.1% 6.9% 7.0%
Neutral 71 3243 10824
14.5% 11.5% 11.0%
Good 82 4502 15173
16.8% 16.0% 15.4%
Excellent 44 2935 10382
9.0% 10.5% 10.5%
Total 489 28081 98780
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

3.2f. Support: Using the CMS/LMS Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Service not offered for mobile device 18 1322 4914
3.7% 4.7% 4.9%
Haven't used service in the past year 72 4421 17580
14.6% 15.7% 17.7%
Poor 77 2362 9256
15.7% 8.4% 9.3%
Fair 75 2910 10659
15.2% 10.3% 10.7%
Neutral 60 3231 11322
12.2% 11.4% 11.4%
Good 133 8450 27753
27.0% 29.9% 27.9%
Excellent 57 5530 17821
11.6% 19.6% 17.9%
Total 492 28226 99305
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

3.2g. Support: Accessing event and club information Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Service not offered for mobile device 16 1035 3796
3.3% 3.7% 3.8%
Haven't used service in the past year 93 5743 22086
19.0% 20.4% 22.3%
Poor 23 1627 6270
4.7% 5.8% 6.3%
Fair 55 2886 10291
11.2% 10.2% 10.4%
Neutral 88 4000 14107
18.0% 14.2% 14.2%
Good 147 8213 27315
30.0% 29.1% 27.5%
Excellent 68 4696 15350
13.9% 16.7% 15.5%
Total 490 28200 99215
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

3.2h. Support: Scheduling appointments Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Service not offered for mobile device 25 1745 6305
5.1% 6.2% 6.3%
Haven't used service in the past year 166 8296 30499
33.8% 29.4% 30.7%
Poor 36 2264 8061
7.3% 8.0% 8.1%
Fair 35 2402 8651
7.1% 8.5% 8.7%
Neutral 78 3788 12951
15.9% 13.4% 13.0%
Good 97 6110 20616
19.8% 21.6% 20.7%
Excellent 54 3656 12378
11.0% 12.9% 12.4%
Total 491 28261 99461
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

3.3a. Instructors: Effectively use technology Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
None 7 376 1458
1.4% 1.3% 1.5%
Some 178 10059 34120
36.0% 35.5% 34.2%
Most 261 13476 47008
52.7% 47.5% 47.1%
All 49 4443 17232
9.9% 15.7% 17.3%
Total 495 28354 99818
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

3.3b. Instructors: Provide adequate tech training Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
None 65 3520 12077
13.2% 12.4% 12.1%
Some 210 11941 39780
42.6% 42.2% 40.0%
Most 159 9045 32288
32.3% 32.0% 32.4%
All 59 3779 15401
12.0% 13.4% 15.5%
Total 493 28285 99546
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

3.3c. Instructors: Have adequate technical skills Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
None 8 668 2245
1.6% 2.4% 2.3%
Some 200 10780 35152
40.6% 38.2% 35.4%
Most 224 12436 44026
45.4% 44.0% 44.3%
All 61 4354 18001
12.4% 15.4% 18.1%
Total 493 28238 99424
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

3.3d. Instructors: Use right kind of technology Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
None 12 623 2106
2.4% 2.2% 2.1%
Some 178 10288 34061
36.3% 36.6% 34.4%
Most 229 12676 44781
46.6% 45.1% 45.3%
All 72 4534 18011
14.7% 16.1% 18.2%
Total 491 28121 98959
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

3.4 Important that I be better skilled at using technologies Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Not at all important 20 980 4062
4.0% 3.4% 4.0%
Not very important 58 2361 9358
11.7% 8.3% 9.3%
Moderately important 196 11514 40208
39.6% 40.4% 40.1%
Very important 127 7182 25011
25.7% 25.2% 24.9%
Extremely important 94 6453 21667
19.0% 22.7% 21.6%
Total 495 28490 100306
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

3.4b. Training mode: Face-to-face Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Checked 163 8974 30111
74.1% 66.3% 65.0%
Unchecked 57 4557 16207
25.9% 33.7% 35.0%
Total 220 13531 46318
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

3.4b. Training mode: Online Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Checked 98 5678 19374
44.5% 42.0% 41.8%
Unchecked 122 7853 26944
55.5% 58.0% 58.2%
Total 220 13531 46318
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

3.4b. Training mode: Don't care Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Checked 36 2623 9497
16.4% 19.4% 20.5%
Unchecked 184 10908 36821
83.6% 80.6% 79.5%
Total 220 13531 46318
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

3.4b. Training mode: N/A Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Checked 9 545 1843
4.1% 4.0% 4.0%
Unchecked 211 12986 44475
95.9% 96.0% 96.0%
Total 220 13531 46318
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

3.4b. Training mode: Other Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Checked 3 180 659
1.4% 1.3% 1.4%
Unchecked 217 13351 45659
98.6% 98.7% 98.6%
Total 220 13531 46318
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

3.4b. Training length: Full academic term Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Checked 68 4687 16130
31.1% 34.7% 34.9%
Unchecked 151 8805 30051
68.9% 65.3% 65.1%
Total 219 13492 46181
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

3.4b. Training length: Short-term Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Checked 146 7990 27020
66.7% 59.2% 58.5%
Unchecked 73 5502 19161
33.3% 40.8% 41.5%
Total 219 13492 46181
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

3.4b. Training length: Don't care Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Checked 42 2211 7917
19.2% 16.4% 17.1%
Unchecked 177 11281 38264
80.8% 83.6% 82.9%
Total 219 13492 46181
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

3.4b. Training length: N/A Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Checked 8 572 1971
3.7% 4.2% 4.3%
Unchecked 211 12920 44210
96.3% 95.8% 95.7%
Total 219 13492 46181
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

3.4b. Training length: Other Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Checked 11 235 887
5.0% 1.7% 1.9%
Unchecked 208 13257 45294
95.0% 98.3% 98.1%
Total 219 13492 46181
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

3.4b. Training design: Like a traditional course Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Checked 113 6655 22696
51.6% 49.3% 49.1%
Unchecked 106 6838 23511
48.4% 50.7% 50.9%
Total 219 13493 46207
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

3.4b. Training design: On-demand web resources Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Checked 108 5896 21245
49.3% 43.7% 46.0%
Unchecked 111 7597 24962
50.7% 56.3% 54.0%
Total 219 13493 46207
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

3.4b. Training design: On-demand help desk support Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Checked 93 4525 15659
42.5% 33.5% 33.9%
Unchecked 126 8968 30548
57.5% 66.5% 66.1%
Total 219 13493 46207
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

3.4b. Training design: Don't care Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Checked 22 1895 6326
10.0% 14.0% 13.7%
Unchecked 197 11598 39881
90.0% 86.0% 86.3%
Total 219 13493 46207
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

3.4b. Training design: N/A Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Checked 3 556 1810
1.4% 4.1% 3.9%
Unchecked 216 12937 44397
98.6% 95.9% 96.1%
Total 219 13493 46207
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

3.4b. Training design: Other Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Checked 6 207 793
2.7% 1.5% 1.7%
Unchecked 213 13286 45414
97.3% 98.5% 98.3%
Total 219 13493 46207
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

3.4b. Trainer: Your instructors Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Checked 146 8507 29321
66.4% 62.9% 63.3%
Unchecked 74 5026 16990
33.6% 37.1% 36.7%
Total 220 13533 46311
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

3.4b. Trainer: Your peers Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Checked 104 4959 16032
47.3% 36.6% 34.6%
Unchecked 116 8574 30279
52.7% 63.4% 65.4%
Total 220 13533 46311
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

3.4b. Trainer: College/university help desk staff Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Checked 109 5519 18673
49.5% 40.8% 40.3%
Unchecked 111 8014 27638
50.5% 59.2% 59.7%
Total 220 13533 46311
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

3.4b. Trainer: Don't care Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Checked 55 3025 10589
25.0% 22.4% 22.9%
Unchecked 165 10508 35722
75.0% 77.6% 77.1%
Total 220 13533 46311
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

3.4b. Trainer: N/A Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Checked 3 465 1533
1.4% 3.4% 3.3%
Unchecked 217 13068 44778
98.6% 96.6% 96.7%
Total 220 13533 46311
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

3.4b. Trainer: Other, please describe: Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Checked 6 228 842
2.7% 1.7% 1.8%
Unchecked 214 13305 45469
97.3% 98.3% 98.2%
Total 220 13533 46311
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

3.5. Course recommendations Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Don't know 44 2284 7359
8.9% 8.1% 7.4%
Not at all interested 57 2355 8599
11.5% 8.3% 8.6%
Not very interested 79 4497 15669
16.0% 15.9% 15.7%
Moderately interested 201 11814 41319
40.7% 41.7% 41.4%
Very interested 77 5213 18882
15.6% 18.4% 18.9%
Extremely interested 36 2170 7953
7.3% 7.7% 8.0%
Total 494 28333 99781
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

3.6. Alerts for new or different academic resources Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Don't know 29 1688 5640
5.9% 5.9% 5.6%
Not at all interested 30 1310 4877
6.1% 4.6% 4.9%
Not very interested 39 2039 7514
7.9% 7.2% 7.5%
Moderately interested 243 13939 48489
49.1% 48.9% 48.3%
Very interested 96 6515 23315
19.4% 22.9% 23.2%
Extremely interested 58 2999 10471
11.7% 10.5% 10.4%
Total 495 28490 100306
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

3.7a. Instructors: E-mail Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Don't know or N/A 0 22 950 3763
4.5% 3.4% 3.8%
Less 1 9 451 1625
1.8% 1.6% 1.6%
2 14 779 3222
2.9% 2.8% 3.2%
3 139 6954 27398
28.4% 24.6% 27.6%
4 119 6709 23612
24.3% 23.8% 23.8%
More 5 186 12385 39584
38.0% 43.9% 39.9%
Total 489 28228 99204
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

3.7b. Instructors: Text messaging Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Don't know or N/A 0 215 10698 38472
43.8% 38.0% 38.8%
Less 1 113 4460 15715
23.0% 15.8% 15.9%
2 24 1883 6455
4.9% 6.7% 6.5%
3 45 3806 13627
9.2% 13.5% 13.7%
4 45 2944 10127
9.2% 10.5% 10.2%
More 5 49 4378 14721
10.0% 15.5% 14.9%
Total 491 28169 99117
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

3.7c. Instructors: Instant messaging/online chatting Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Don't know or N/A 0 203 10769 39804
41.3% 38.3% 40.2%
Less 1 102 4614 16872
20.8% 16.4% 17.0%
2 35 2211 7567
7.1% 7.9% 7.6%
3 62 4284 14445
12.6% 15.2% 14.6%
4 54 2853 9500
11.0% 10.1% 9.6%
More 5 35 3401 10805
7.1% 12.1% 10.9%
Total 491 28132 98993
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

3.7d. Instructors: Twitter Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Don't know or N/A 0 291 15790 55779
59.1% 56.1% 56.4%
Less 1 158 7118 24780
32.1% 25.3% 25.0%
2 12 1523 5277
2.4% 5.4% 5.3%
3 18 1908 6949
3.7% 6.8% 7.0%
4 9 836 2958
1.8% 3.0% 3.0%
More 5 4 972 3235
0.8% 3.5% 3.3%
Total 492 28147 98978
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

3.7e. Instructors: Facebook Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Don't know or N/A 0 253 13583 48847
51.5% 48.4% 49.5%
Less 1 150 6586 23208
30.5% 23.5% 23.5%
2 18 1804 6277
3.7% 6.4% 6.4%
3 38 2794 9656
7.7% 10.0% 9.8%
4 17 1596 5282
3.5% 5.7% 5.4%
More 5 15 1703 5432
3.1% 6.1% 5.5%
Total 491 28066 98702
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

3.7f. Instructors: Other social networking sites Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Don't know or N/A 0 279 15326 55020
57.3% 55.1% 56.2%
Less 1 149 6799 24110
30.6% 24.4% 24.6%
2 17 1679 5544
3.5% 6.0% 5.7%
3 29 2258 7654
6.0% 8.1% 7.8%
4 7 805 2658
1.4% 2.9% 2.7%
More 5 6 954 2878
1.2% 3.4% 2.9%
Total 487 27821 97864
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

3.7g. Instructors: Social studying sites Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Don't know or N/A 0 245 13239 48003
50.1% 47.2% 48.6%
Less 1 90 3999 14561
18.4% 14.3% 14.8%
2 35 2031 6741
7.2% 7.2% 6.8%
3 55 3787 13010
11.2% 13.5% 13.2%
4 35 2585 8758
7.2% 9.2% 8.9%
More 5 29 2406 7644
5.9% 8.6% 7.7%
Total 489 28047 98717
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

3.7h. Instructors: Internet calls Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Don't know or N/A 0 231 11989 43362
47.1% 42.7% 43.9%
Less 1 116 4903 17293
23.7% 17.5% 17.5%
2 31 2338 8020
6.3% 8.3% 8.1%
3 56 4061 14119
11.4% 14.5% 14.3%
4 29 2327 8167
5.9% 8.3% 8.3%
More 5 27 2475 7812
5.5% 8.8% 7.9%
Total 490 28093 98773
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

3.7i. Instructors: Face-to-face interaction Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Don't know or N/A 0 35 2406 8522
7.2% 8.6% 8.6%
Less 1 8 635 2128
1.6% 2.3% 2.2%
2 18 1181 4239
3.7% 4.2% 4.3%
3 92 6175 22928
19.0% 22.0% 23.2%
4 100 6447 23368
20.6% 22.9% 23.6%
More 5 232 11252 37688
47.8% 40.0% 38.1%
Total 485 28096 98873
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

3.7j. Instructors: Audio/video interaction Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Don't know or N/A 0 220 10422 37562
45.2% 37.1% 38.0%
Less 1 95 4457 15301
19.5% 15.9% 15.5%
2 37 2476 8557
7.6% 8.8% 8.7%
3 59 4340 15522
12.1% 15.5% 15.7%
4 47 3084 10936
9.7% 11.0% 11.1%
More 5 29 3299 10891
6.0% 11.7% 11.0%
Total 487 28078 98769
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

3.7k. Instructors: CMS/LMS Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Don't know or N/A 0 49 2713 11463
10.0% 9.6% 11.5%
Less 1 35 1662 6281
7.1% 5.9% 6.3%
2 46 1905 7225
9.3% 6.8% 7.3%
3 128 5527 20818
26.0% 19.6% 21.0%
4 109 6284 22063
22.2% 22.3% 22.2%
More 5 125 10112 31414
25.4% 35.9% 31.6%
Total 492 28203 99264
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

3.8a. Resources: Institution's library website Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Did not use in the past year 44 2471 10768
8.9% 8.7% 10.8%
Not at all important 11 503 2145
2.2% 1.8% 2.2%
Not very important 34 2439 9570
6.9% 8.6% 9.6%
Moderately important 123 8091 28554
24.9% 28.6% 28.8%
Very important 129 7585 25441
26.2% 26.8% 25.6%
Extremely important 152 7168 22818
30.8% 25.4% 23.0%
Total 493 28257 99296
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

3.8b. Resources: CMS/LMS Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Did not use in the past year 11 1219 6350
2.2% 4.3% 6.4%
Not at all important 11 443 1744
2.2% 1.6% 1.8%
Not very important 27 1162 4607
5.5% 4.1% 4.7%
Moderately important 73 4521 16142
14.9% 16.1% 16.4%
Very important 162 8502 28816
33.1% 30.3% 29.2%
Extremely important 205 12222 41027
41.9% 43.5% 41.6%
Total 489 28069 98686
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

3.8c. Resources: Web-based citation/bibliography tools Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Did not use in the past year 83 4543 17569
17.0% 16.2% 17.8%
Not at all important 11 747 3141
2.2% 2.7% 3.2%
Not very important 59 2750 10645
12.1% 9.8% 10.8%
Moderately important 120 6662 23696
24.5% 23.7% 24.0%
Very important 116 6949 23299
23.7% 24.7% 23.6%
Extremely important 100 6460 20572
20.4% 23.0% 20.8%
Total 489 28111 98922
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

3.8d. Resources: College/university website Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Did not use in the past year 8 437 2280
1.6% 1.6% 2.3%
Not at all important 4 391 2277
0.8% 1.4% 2.3%
Not very important 28 1700 8495
5.7% 6.0% 8.6%
Moderately important 92 5921 23435
18.8% 21.0% 23.7%
Very important 179 8874 29539
36.6% 31.5% 29.8%
Extremely important 178 10821 32953
36.4% 38.4% 33.3%
Total 489 28144 98979
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

3.8e. Resources: E-portfolios Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Did not use in the past year 267 12865 47772
54.7% 46.1% 48.6%
Not at all important 38 1649 7032
7.8% 5.9% 7.2%
Not very important 87 4095 14589
17.8% 14.7% 14.8%
Moderately important 55 4900 15413
11.3% 17.6% 15.7%
Very important 25 2472 7632
5.1% 8.9% 7.8%
Extremely important 16 1935 5832
3.3% 6.9% 5.9%
Total 488 27916 98270
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

3.8f. Resources: E-books or e-textbooks Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Did not use in the past year 164 7415 26551
33.3% 26.6% 27.0%
Not at all important 29 1387 5076
5.9% 5.0% 5.2%
Not very important 59 3322 11495
12.0% 11.9% 11.7%
Moderately important 96 6342 22070
19.5% 22.7% 22.5%
Very important 78 4883 17136
15.9% 17.5% 17.5%
Extremely important 66 4571 15844
13.4% 16.4% 16.1%
Total 492 27920 98172
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

3.8g. Resources: Open educational resources Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Did not use in the past year 151 8375 29974
30.6% 29.9% 30.4%
Not at all important 18 1075 3913
3.7% 3.8% 4.0%
Not very important 48 2719 10037
9.7% 9.7% 10.2%
Moderately important 95 5545 19316
19.3% 19.8% 19.6%
Very important 79 4971 17152
16.0% 17.7% 17.4%
Extremely important 102 5348 18252
20.7% 19.1% 18.5%
Total 493 28033 98644
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

3.8h. Resources: Simulations or educational games Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Did not use in the past year 182 9144 32929
37.0% 32.5% 33.2%
Not at all important 36 1932 7081
7.3% 6.9% 7.1%
Not very important 75 4216 14925
15.2% 15.0% 15.1%
Moderately important 89 5987 20287
18.1% 21.3% 20.5%
Very important 62 3615 12686
12.6% 12.8% 12.8%
Extremely important 48 3255 11190
9.8% 11.6% 11.3%
Total 492 28149 99098
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

3.9 Extent: Open educational resources Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Experimented with open educational resources 149 8599 29948
44.2% 45.0% 44.7%
Use open educational resources on occasion 136 8163 28239
40.4% 42.7% 42.2%
Use open educational resources all the time 52 2365 8805
15.4% 12.4% 13.1%
Total 337 19127 66992
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

3.10 Extent: E-portfolios Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Used in one course 168 10497 35396
80.8% 73.9% 74.4%
Used in a few courses 26 2520 8014
12.5% 17.7% 16.8%
Used in about half my courses 8 617 2124
3.8% 4.3% 4.5%
Used in most of my courses 4 375 1345
1.9% 2.6% 2.8%
Used in all my courses 2 194 696
1.0% 1.4% 1.5%
Total 208 14203 47575
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

3.11 Extent: E-books or e-textbooks Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Used in one course 142 9721 32704
44.9% 49.1% 47.3%
Used in a few courses 119 6430 22479
37.7% 32.5% 32.5%
Used in about half my courses 30 1833 6708
9.5% 9.3% 9.7%
Used in most of my courses 19 1270 4946
6.0% 6.4% 7.1%
Used in all my courses 6 560 2365
1.9% 2.8% 3.4%
Total 316 19814 69202
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

3.12 Extent: Simulations or educational games Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Used in one course 212 12380 41896
75.4% 69.6% 67.7%
Used in a few courses 51 4057 14499
18.1% 22.8% 23.4%
Used in about half my courses 12 783 3103
4.3% 4.4% 5.0%
Used in most of my courses 4 398 1659
1.4% 2.2% 2.7%
Used in all my courses 2 160 736
0.7% 0.9% 1.2%
Total 281 17778 61893
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

3.13a. Instructors: CMS/LMS Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Don't know or N/A 0 44 2474 11072
9.0% 8.8% 11.2%
Less 1 44 1562 5772
9.0% 5.6% 5.9%
2 43 1473 5471
8.8% 5.3% 5.6%
3 107 5282 20227
21.9% 18.9% 20.5%
4 91 5894 20685
18.6% 21.1% 21.0%
More 5 160 11308 35257
32.7% 40.4% 35.8%
Total 489 27993 98484
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

3.13b. Instructors: E-portfolios Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Don't know or N/A 0 326 16032 58184
66.7% 57.4% 59.3%
Less 1 70 3638 13028
14.3% 13.0% 13.3%
2 29 2436 7985
5.9% 8.7% 8.1%
3 40 3142 10501
8.2% 11.3% 10.7%
4 14 1331 4265
2.9% 4.8% 4.3%
More 5 10 1342 4236
2.0% 4.8% 4.3%
Total 489 27921 98199
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

3.13c. Instructors: E-books or e-textbooks Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Don't know or N/A 0 172 8701 30647
35.6% 31.4% 31.4%
Less 1 70 3601 11991
14.5% 13.0% 12.3%
2 40 2377 8262
8.3% 8.6% 8.5%
3 74 4486 16392
15.3% 16.2% 16.8%
4 45 3465 12430
9.3% 12.5% 12.8%
More 5 82 5062 17743
17.0% 18.3% 18.2%
Total 483 27692 97465
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

3.13d. Instructors: Open educational resources Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Don't know or N/A 0 167 9857 34149
34.3% 35.4% 34.8%
Less 1 29 1928 6533
6.0% 6.9% 6.7%
2 32 2311 7788
6.6% 8.3% 7.9%
3 86 5045 18124
17.7% 18.1% 18.5%
4 58 3680 13899
11.9% 13.2% 14.2%
More 5 115 5062 17718
23.6% 18.2% 18.0%
Total 487 27883 98211
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

3.13e. Instructors: Simulations or educational games Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Don't know or N/A 0 163 8859 31135
33.3% 31.7% 31.7%
Less 1 46 2737 9296
9.4% 9.8% 9.5%
2 29 2526 8680
5.9% 9.1% 8.8%
3 97 5033 17845
19.8% 18.0% 18.2%
4 61 3972 14553
12.5% 14.2% 14.8%
More 5 93 4781 16682
19.0% 17.1% 17.0%
Total 489 27908 98191
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

3.13f. Instructors: Lecture capture Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Don't know or N/A 0 77 3607 12739
15.7% 12.9% 13.0%
Less 1 11 956 3105
2.2% 3.4% 3.2%
2 19 1369 4716
3.9% 4.9% 4.8%
3 63 4240 14569
12.8% 15.2% 14.8%
4 118 6236 21948
24.0% 22.3% 22.3%
More 5 203 11528 41194
41.3% 41.3% 41.9%
Total 491 27936 98271
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

3.13g. Instructors: Online collaboration tools Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Don't know or N/A 0 107 4595 17990
21.9% 16.5% 18.3%
Less 1 37 1491 4989
7.6% 5.3% 5.1%
2 28 1869 6811
5.7% 6.7% 6.9%
3 116 5500 20231
23.8% 19.7% 20.6%
4 89 5990 21064
18.2% 21.5% 21.5%
More 5 111 8445 27080
22.7% 30.3% 27.6%
Total 488 27890 98165
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

3.13h. Instructors: Integrated class use of my tablet Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Don't know or N/A 0 263 11891 43598
53.7% 42.5% 44.3%
Less 1 74 2889 10334
15.1% 10.3% 10.5%
2 29 1981 6557
5.9% 7.1% 6.7%
3 34 3385 11534
6.9% 12.1% 11.7%
4 40 2992 10369
8.2% 10.7% 10.5%
More 5 50 4832 15957
10.2% 17.3% 16.2%
Total 490 27970 98349
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

3.13i. Instructors: Integrated class use of my smartphone Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Don't know or N/A 0 220 10159 37242
44.7% 36.4% 37.9%
Less 1 86 3578 12716
17.5% 12.8% 12.9%
2 25 2150 7253
5.1% 7.7% 7.4%
3 59 3689 13066
12.0% 13.2% 13.3%
4 42 3217 11385
8.5% 11.5% 11.6%
More 5 60 5151 16695
12.2% 18.4% 17.0%
Total 492 27944 98357
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

3.13j. Instructors: Integrated class use of my laptop Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Don't know or N/A 0 163 5826 22261
33.1% 20.8% 22.6%
Less 1 69 2176 7902
14.0% 7.8% 8.0%
2 30 1885 6722
6.1% 6.7% 6.8%
3 76 4974 17483
15.4% 17.8% 17.7%
4 63 5223 18112
12.8% 18.6% 18.4%
More 5 91 7935 26078
18.5% 28.3% 26.5%
Total 492 28019 98558
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

4.1. Learning environment: Learn most Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Courses with no online components 163 6107 21926
33.1% 21.6% 22.0%
Courses with some online components 272 17435 60727
55.2% 61.6% 61.0%
Courses that are completely online 12 1673 5882
2.4% 5.9% 5.9%
No preference 46 3076 10955
9.3% 10.9% 11.0%
Total 493 28291 99490
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

4.2. Learning environment: Prefer Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Courses with no online components 171 6548 23752
34.6% 23.2% 23.9%
Courses with some online components 270 16857 58669
54.7% 59.8% 59.1%
Courses that are completely online 21 2295 8179
4.3% 8.1% 8.2%
No preference 32 2497 8647
6.5% 8.9% 8.7%
Total 494 28197 99247
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

4.3. Number of "blended" courses in past year Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
None 71 4199 17403
14.4% 14.8% 17.5%
A few 210 12652 42652
42.6% 44.7% 42.8%
About half 88 5783 19085
17.8% 20.4% 19.2%
Nearly all 109 4769 16581
22.1% 16.9% 16.7%
All 15 891 3823
3.0% 3.1% 3.8%
Total 493 28294 99544
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

4.4. Completely online course: No Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Checked 305 15617 58640
61.9% 55.3% 59.0%
Unchecked 188 12631 40780
38.1% 44.7% 41.0%
Total 493 28248 99420
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

4.4. Completely online course: Yes, this institution Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Checked 133 10630 34599
27.0% 37.6% 34.8%
Unchecked 360 17618 64821
73.0% 62.4% 65.2%
Total 493 28248 99420
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

4.4. Completely online course: Yes, different institution Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Checked 69 2670 8215
14.0% 9.5% 8.3%
Unchecked 424 25578 91205
86.0% 90.5% 91.7%
Total 493 28248 99420
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

4.5. MOOC in the past year Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
No, and I don't know what a MOOC is 376 21847 75591
76.0% 76.7% 75.4%
No 110 5873 21764
22.2% 20.6% 21.7%
Yes, but I didn't complete one 7 517 2090
1.4% 1.8% 2.1%
Yes, and I completed one 2 253 861
0.4% 0.9% 0.9%
Total 495 28490 100306
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

4.5a. Digital badge for completing MOOC Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
No 0 120 419
0.0% 50.0% 50.5%
Yes 2 120 411
100.0% 50.0% 49.5%
Total 2 240 830
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

4.6. Interview: Undergraduate degree Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Checked 441 24585 86193
89.5% 87.3% 87.0%
Unchecked 52 3572 12934
10.5% 12.7% 13.0%
Total 493 28157 99127
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

4.6. Interview: Certificate, accredited higher ed program Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Checked 186 10832 39502
37.7% 38.5% 39.8%
Unchecked 307 17325 59625
62.3% 61.5% 60.2%
Total 493 28157 99127
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

4.6. Interview: Certificate, industry training program Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Checked 113 6426 24088
22.9% 22.8% 24.3%
Unchecked 380 21731 75039
77.1% 77.2% 75.7%
Total 493 28157 99127
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

4.6. Interview: OER certificate of completion Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Checked 87 4504 16272
17.6% 16.0% 16.4%
Unchecked 406 23653 82855
82.4% 84.0% 83.6%
Total 493 28157 99127
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

4.6. Interview: Digital badge or patch Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Checked 65 4229 15406
13.2% 15.0% 15.5%
Unchecked 428 23928 83721
86.8% 85.0% 84.5%
Total 493 28157 99127
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

4.6. Interview: N/A Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Checked 27 1967 6434
5.5% 7.0% 6.5%
Unchecked 466 26190 92693
94.5% 93.0% 93.5%
Total 493 28157 99127
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

4.6. Interview: Other Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Checked 24 598 2129
4.9% 2.1% 2.1%
Unchecked 469 27559 96998
95.1% 97.9% 97.9%
Total 493 28157 99127
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

4.7a. Social: Prefer separate academic and social lives Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Don't know 7 370 1362
1.4% 1.3% 1.4%
Strongly disagree 35 1471 5187
7.1% 5.2% 5.2%
Somewhat disagree 85 4252 15554
17.3% 15.0% 15.6%
Neither 99 5977 20536
20.1% 21.1% 20.6%
Agree 133 7789 27501
27.0% 27.5% 27.6%
Strongly agree 133 8467 29571
27.0% 29.9% 29.7%
Total 492 28326 99711
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

4.8a. Tech: More involved in courses that use technology Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Don't know 12 795 3000
2.4% 2.8% 3.0%
Strongly disagree 69 1639 5662
14.1% 5.8% 5.7%
Somewhat disagree 85 3424 12384
17.3% 12.2% 12.5%
Neither 150 8872 31196
30.6% 31.6% 31.5%
Agree 142 9933 34749
29.0% 35.3% 35.1%
Strongly agree 32 3446 11924
6.5% 12.3% 12.1%
Total 490 28109 98915
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

4.8b. Tech: Will have prepared me for the workplace Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Don't know 27 1059 4049
5.5% 3.8% 4.1%
Strongly disagree 44 1267 4638
9.0% 4.5% 4.7%
Somewhat disagree 70 3551 13149
14.3% 12.7% 13.3%
Neither 118 6625 23431
24.1% 23.6% 23.8%
Agree 187 11938 41480
38.2% 42.6% 42.1%
Strongly agree 44 3579 11791
9.0% 12.8% 12.0%
Total 490 28019 98538
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

4.8c. Tech: Skip classes when lecture materials are online Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Don't know 9 897 3592
1.8% 3.2% 3.6%
Strongly disagree 243 13090 46819
49.6% 46.8% 47.5%
Somewhat disagree 81 4822 16798
16.5% 17.2% 17.1%
Neither 79 4581 15405
16.1% 16.4% 15.6%
Agree 62 3577 12468
12.7% 12.8% 12.7%
Strongly agree 16 1026 3428
3.3% 3.7% 3.5%
Total 490 27993 98510
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

4.8d. Tech: Adequately prepared to use upon entry Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Don't know 4 456 1578
0.8% 1.6% 1.6%
Strongly disagree 43 1832 6334
8.8% 6.5% 6.4%
Somewhat disagree 112 4279 14405
22.8% 15.3% 14.6%
Neither 65 4578 15271
13.2% 16.3% 15.5%
Agree 187 11677 41700
38.1% 41.6% 42.2%
Strongly agree 80 5234 19471
16.3% 18.7% 19.7%
Total 491 28056 98759
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

4.8e. Tech: Makes me feel more connected to institution Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Don't know 6 505 1817
1.2% 1.8% 1.8%
Strongly disagree 64 1285 4433
13.1% 4.6% 4.5%
Somewhat disagree 70 2465 8499
14.3% 8.8% 8.6%
Neither 116 6288 22891
23.7% 22.4% 23.2%
Agree 180 12225 42722
36.7% 43.5% 43.2%
Strongly agree 54 5306 18427
11.0% 18.9% 18.7%
Total 490 28074 98789
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

4.8f. Tech: Better prepares me for future educational plans Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Don't know 12 587 2273
2.5% 2.1% 2.3%
Strongly disagree 34 715 2447
7.0% 2.6% 2.5%
Somewhat disagree 49 1520 5181
10.0% 5.4% 5.3%
Neither 104 5235 18617
21.3% 18.7% 18.9%
Agree 198 13156 46605
40.5% 47.0% 47.2%
Strongly agree 92 6796 23529
18.8% 24.3% 23.9%
Total 489 28009 98652
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

4.8g. Tech: Makes me feel more connected to students Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Don't know 7 558 2035
1.4% 2.0% 2.1%
Strongly disagree 80 2124 7532
16.3% 7.6% 7.6%
Somewhat disagree 74 3134 11498
15.0% 11.2% 11.7%
Neither 144 7116 25505
29.3% 25.4% 25.9%
Agree 141 10429 36008
28.7% 37.2% 36.5%
Strongly agree 46 4674 16036
9.3% 16.7% 16.3%
Total 492 28035 98614
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

4.8h. Tech: Makes me feel more connected to professors Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Don't know 7 469 1673
1.4% 1.7% 1.7%
Strongly disagree 62 1882 6542
12.7% 6.7% 6.6%
Somewhat disagree 61 2786 10665
12.4% 9.9% 10.8%
Neither 126 6339 22497
25.7% 22.6% 22.8%
Agree 182 11811 41358
37.1% 42.1% 42.0%
Strongly agree 52 4735 15839
10.6% 16.9% 16.1%
Total 490 28022 98574
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

4.8i. Tech: Helps me achieve my academic outcomes Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Don't know 6 453 1626
1.2% 1.6% 1.7%
Strongly disagree 30 711 2471
6.1% 2.5% 2.5%
Somewhat disagree 36 1345 4615
7.3% 4.8% 4.7%
Neither 108 5285 18047
22.0% 18.9% 18.4%
Agree 214 13161 46557
43.7% 47.2% 47.4%
Strongly agree 96 6956 24819
19.6% 24.9% 25.3%
Total 490 27911 98135
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

4.8j. Tech: Mobile devices in class can enhance learning Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Don't know 24 1585 5758
4.9% 5.7% 5.8%
Strongly disagree 105 4392 15388
21.3% 15.7% 15.6%
Somewhat disagree 87 4463 15847
17.6% 15.9% 16.1%
Neither 132 7466 26113
26.8% 26.7% 26.5%
Agree 104 6709 23609
21.1% 24.0% 24.0%
Strongly agree 41 3397 11840
8.3% 12.1% 12.0%
Total 493 28012 98555
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

4.8k. Tech: More likely to get involved in a campus activity Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Don't know 12 999 3624
2.4% 3.6% 3.7%
Strongly disagree 61 1913 6615
12.4% 6.8% 6.7%
Somewhat disagree 55 2737 9672
11.2% 9.8% 9.8%
Neither 134 7535 26453
27.2% 26.9% 26.8%
Agree 161 10009 35169
32.7% 35.7% 35.6%
Strongly agree 69 4855 17152
14.0% 17.3% 17.4%
Total 492 28048 98685
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

4.8l. Tech: Makes my education more affordable Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Don't know 31 1970 7339
6.3% 7.0% 7.4%
Strongly disagree 76 3306 13280
15.4% 11.8% 13.4%
Somewhat disagree 68 3440 12980
13.8% 12.3% 13.1%
Neither 163 8498 29546
33.1% 30.3% 29.9%
Agree 103 6763 22101
20.9% 24.1% 22.4%
Strongly agree 52 4100 13516
10.5% 14.6% 13.7%
Total 493 28077 98762
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

5.1. Number of Internet-capable devices Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
None 2 331 1264
0.4% 1.2% 1.3%
One 92 2971 9595
18.6% 10.4% 9.6%
Two 198 9953 34494
40.0% 34.9% 34.4%
Three 118 8471 29478
23.8% 29.7% 29.4%
Four 46 3681 13236
9.3% 12.9% 13.2%
Five 17 1195 4593
3.4% 4.2% 4.6%
Six or more 22 1888 7646
4.4% 6.6% 7.6%
Total 495 28490 100306
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

5.1a. In-class policy: Smartphone Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
N/A 70 3361 12138
14.7% 12.2% 12.5%
Banned from using it in class 157 8816 29126
33.0% 32.1% 30.1%
Discouraged from using it in class 184 10363 37483
38.7% 37.7% 38.7%
Neither discouraged nor encouraged 59 4168 15788
12.4% 15.2% 16.3%
Encouraged to use it in class 4 572 1835
0.8% 2.1% 1.9%
Required to use it in class 2 184 533
0.4% 0.7% 0.6%
Total 476 27464 96903
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

5.1a. In-class policy: Tablet or iPad Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
N/A 171 8160 29339
36.2% 30.3% 30.8%
Banned from using it in class 16 2064 6706
3.4% 7.7% 7.0%
Discouraged from using it in class 66 4193 14133
14.0% 15.5% 14.8%
Neither discouraged nor encouraged 198 10164 37125
41.9% 37.7% 39.0%
Encouraged to use it in class 18 2108 7081
3.8% 7.8% 7.4%
Required to use it in class 3 278 797
0.6% 1.0% 0.8%
Total 472 26967 95181
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

5.1a. In-class policy: Laptop Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
N/A 27 1233 4840
5.5% 4.4% 4.9%
Banned from using it in class 12 1288 4319
2.5% 4.6% 4.4%
Discouraged from using it in class 98 4649 15588
20.1% 16.7% 15.9%
Neither discouraged nor encouraged 287 14787 52693
58.8% 53.0% 53.7%
Encouraged to use it in class 57 4644 16517
11.7% 16.6% 16.8%
Required to use it in class 7 1311 4219
1.4% 4.7% 4.3%
Total 488 27912 98176
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

5.2. Smartphone in class: To look up information Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Checked 271 16488 56414
56.2% 59.1% 57.5%
Unchecked 211 11417 41695
43.8% 40.9% 42.5%
Total 482 27905 98109
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

5.2. Smartphone in class: To participate in activities Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Checked 96 6915 23789
19.9% 24.8% 24.2%
Unchecked 386 20990 74320
80.1% 75.2% 75.8%
Total 482 27905 98109
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

5.2. Smartphone in class: To record my instructors Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Checked 176 10204 34319
36.5% 36.6% 35.0%
Unchecked 306 17701 63790
63.5% 63.4% 65.0%
Total 482 27905 98109
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

5.2. Smartphone in class: To photograph information Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Checked 226 13315 45677
46.9% 47.7% 46.6%
Unchecked 256 14590 52432
53.1% 52.3% 53.4%
Total 482 27905 98109
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

5.2. Smartphone in class: To access digital resources Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Checked 185 11211 37918
38.4% 40.2% 38.6%
Unchecked 297 16694 60191
61.6% 59.8% 61.4%
Total 482 27905 98109
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

5.2. Smartphone in class: N/A -- not effective Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Checked 122 6565 23895
25.3% 23.5% 24.4%
Unchecked 360 21340 74214
74.7% 76.5% 75.6%
Total 482 27905 98109
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

5.2. Smartphone in class: Other Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Checked 21 945 3496
4.4% 3.4% 3.6%
Unchecked 461 26960 94613
95.6% 96.6% 96.4%
Total 482 27905 98109
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

5.3. Smartphone inhibition: Cost of the device Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Checked 147 6984 22874
31.1% 25.6% 23.8%
Unchecked 326 20295 73097
68.9% 74.4% 76.2%
Total 473 27279 95971
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

5.3. Smartphone inhibition: Cost of the data service Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Checked 178 8794 29690
37.6% 32.2% 30.9%
Unchecked 295 18485 66281
62.4% 67.8% 69.1%
Total 473 27279 95971
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

5.3. Smartphone inhibition: Device usability issues Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Checked 171 9166 33045
36.2% 33.6% 34.4%
Unchecked 302 18113 62926
63.8% 66.4% 65.6%
Total 473 27279 95971
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

5.3. Smartphone inhibition: Inadequate battery life Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Checked 130 9877 33373
27.5% 36.2% 34.8%
Unchecked 343 17402 62598
72.5% 63.8% 65.2%
Total 473 27279 95971
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

5.3. Smartphone inhibition: Limited access to the network Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Checked 116 8663 28135
24.5% 31.8% 29.3%
Unchecked 357 18616 67836
75.5% 68.2% 70.7%
Total 473 27279 95971
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

5.3. Smartphone inhibition: Slow network connection Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Checked 144 10283 33499
30.4% 37.7% 34.9%
Unchecked 329 16996 62472
69.6% 62.3% 65.1%
Total 473 27279 95971
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

5.3. Smartphone inhibition: Lack of useful applications Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Checked 100 5504 20080
21.1% 20.2% 20.9%
Unchecked 373 21775 75891
78.9% 79.8% 79.1%
Total 473 27279 95971
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

5.3. Smartphone inhibition: Cost of useful applications Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Checked 105 4905 17192
22.2% 18.0% 17.9%
Unchecked 368 22374 78779
77.8% 82.0% 82.1%
Total 473 27279 95971
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

5.3. Smartphone inhibition: Security/privacy concern Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Checked 63 3294 10981
13.3% 12.1% 11.4%
Unchecked 410 23985 84990
86.7% 87.9% 88.6%
Total 473 27279 95971
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

5.3. Smartphone inhibition: Health concern Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Checked 36 1157 3632
7.6% 4.2% 3.8%
Unchecked 437 26122 92339
92.4% 95.8% 96.2%
Total 473 27279 95971
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

5.3. Smartphone inhibition: N/A -- not effective Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Checked 88 4101 15096
18.6% 15.0% 15.7%
Unchecked 385 23178 80875
81.4% 85.0% 84.3%
Total 473 27279 95971
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

5.3. Smartphone inhibition: Other Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Checked 61 2585 9446
12.9% 9.5% 9.8%
Unchecked 412 24694 86525
87.1% 90.5% 90.2%
Total 473 27279 95971
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

6.2. Gender Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Male 188 9780 35559
38.1% 34.4% 35.5%
Female 285 17830 61540
57.7% 62.7% 61.5%
Prefer not to answer 21 811 2967
4.3% 2.9% 3.0%
Total 494 28421 100066
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

6.3. Academic goal Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Digital badges or patches that certify my skills 2 100 399
0.4% 0.4% 0.4%
A vocational/occupational certificate 1 152 1225
0.2% 0.5% 1.2%
An associate's degree (or equivalent) 6 479 6163
1.2% 1.7% 6.2%
A bachelor's degree (or equivalent) 237 13756 41269
48.0% 48.7% 41.5%
A master's degree (or equivalent) 120 8375 28258
24.3% 29.6% 28.4%
A doctoral degree (or equivalent) 95 3407 12340
19.2% 12.1% 12.4%
Another professional degree (MD, DDS, JD, Ed.D, etc.) 18 1657 8322
3.6% 5.9% 8.4%
Other (Please describe) 15 342 1526
3.0% 1.2% 1.5%
Total 494 28268 99502
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

6.4. Current or intended major Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Agriculture and natural resources 24 545 1418
5.0% 1.9% 1.4%
Biological/life sciences 88 1924 7367
18.2% 6.9% 7.5%
Business, management, marketing 25 3703 13348
5.2% 13.2% 13.5%
Communications/journalism 18 1104 3413
3.7% 3.9% 3.5%
Computer and information sciences 15 1365 5494
3.1% 4.9% 5.6%
Education, including physical education 25 2881 7061
5.2% 10.3% 7.1%
Engineering and architecture 26 1891 7733
5.4% 6.7% 7.8%
Fine and performing arts 15 878 2868
3.1% 3.1% 2.9%
Health sciences, including professional programs 10 3718 14195
2.1% 13.3% 14.4%
Humanities 18 551 2511
3.7% 2.0% 2.5%
Liberal arts/general studies 12 825 2972
2.5% 2.9% 3.0%
Manufacturing, construction, repair or transportation 0 92 457
0.0% 0.3% 0.5%
Physical sciences, including mathematical sciences 34 736 3104
7.0% 2.6% 3.1%
Public administration, legal, social, and protective services 5 790 2432
1.0% 2.8% 2.5%
Social sciences, including history and psychology 90 3047 10494
18.6% 10.9% 10.6%
Undecided 6 578 2385
1.2% 2.1% 2.4%
Other (Please describe) 73 3412 11563
15.1% 12.2% 11.7%
Total 484 28040 98815
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

6.5. Full-time/part-time status Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Part-time 25 3225 15650
5.1% 11.5% 15.8%
Full-time 462 24772 83123
94.9% 88.5% 84.2%
Total 487 27997 98773
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

6.6. Ethnicity: White Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Checked 328 17175 66838
66.4% 60.8% 67.3%
Unchecked 166 11054 32483
33.6% 39.2% 32.7%
Total 494 28229 99321
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

6.6. Ethnicity: Black/African American Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Checked 18 1900 6387
3.6% 6.7% 6.4%
Unchecked 476 26329 92934
96.4% 93.3% 93.6%
Total 494 28229 99321
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

6.6. Ethnicity: Hispanic Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Checked 86 5551 13149
17.4% 19.7% 13.2%
Unchecked 408 22678 86172
82.6% 80.3% 86.8%
Total 494 28229 99321
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

6.6. Ethnicity: American Indian or Alaskan native Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Checked 24 591 2100
4.9% 2.1% 2.1%
Unchecked 470 27638 97221
95.1% 97.9% 97.9%
Total 494 28229 99321
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

6.6. Ethnicity: Asian/Pacific Islander Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Checked 35 2885 9986
7.1% 10.2% 10.1%
Unchecked 459 25344 89335
92.9% 89.8% 89.9%
Total 494 28229 99321
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

6.6. Ethnicity: Other Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Checked 24 745 2340
4.9% 2.6% 2.4%
Unchecked 470 27484 96981
95.1% 97.4% 97.6%
Total 494 28229 99321
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

6.6. Ethnicity: Prefer not to answer Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Checked 57 1589 5857
11.5% 5.6% 5.9%
Unchecked 437 26640 93464
88.5% 94.4% 94.1%
Total 494 28229 99321
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

6.7. On/off campus Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
On campus 93 8420 32545
19.1% 30.1% 33.0%
Off campus 394 19536 66051
80.9% 69.9% 67.0%
Total 487 27956 98596
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

6.8. Take classes online, face-to-face, or both Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
Take classes exclusively online 3 1203 4197
0.6% 4.3% 4.2%
Take some classes online and some classes face-to-face 109 9604 31426
22.1% 34.0% 31.6%
Take classes exclusively face-to-face 382 17453 63852
77.3% 61.8% 64.2%
Total 494 28260 99475
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

6.9. Currently taking courses at multiple institutions Humboldt State University MA Public institutions All US institutions
No 468 26475 92807
95.1% 93.6% 93.2%
Yes 24 1810 6786
4.9% 6.4% 6.8%
Total 492 28285 99593
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%