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Technology Survey

Last Modified Date: 
07/08/2015

Each year, the school surveys students in the beginning journalism class and in their end about their comfort level with various technologies used in media today.

Here are the results from AY 2014-2015:

14-'15 Tech Survey  105 490 Difference
Still images 62% 88% +26%
Audio 68% 82% +14%
Slideshow 70% 84% +14%
Video 76% 80% +4%
Multimedia 70% 82% +12%
Photoshop 54% 74% +20%
Final Cut X 42% 80% +38%
Pagination 42% 52% +10%
Social media 82% 86% +4%
Blogging 76% 78% +2%
Tweeting 80% 78% -2%
Mobile apps 76% 82% +6%

 

Here are the results from AY 2013-2014:

Technological Comfort- AY '13-'14  
  JOUR 105 JOUR 490 Difference
Social media 42% 56% 14%
Blogging 41% 42% 1%
Mobile apps 32% 32% 0%
Final Cut Pro 8% 42% 34%
Slideshows 24% 48% 24%
Media platforms (Pinterest) 25% 37% 12%
Pagination 6% 7% 1%
Photoshop 13% 25% 12%
Sound (audio recording) 20% 39% 19%
Still images 39% 49% 10%
Tweeting news 42% 42% 0%
Video 34% 46% 12%
Average 27% 39% 12%
Percent of students who reported they were "very comfortable" using the technology      

Here are the results of that survey for 2013:

Technological Comfort- Spring 2013  
  JOUR 105 JOUR 490 Difference
Social media 32% 53% 21%
Blogging 26% 43% 17%
Mobile apps 32% 38% 6%
Final Cut Pro 6% 28% 22%
Soundslides 29% 47% 18%
Media platforms (Pinterest) 22% 33% 11%
Pagination (InDesign) 8% 7% -1%
Photoshop 13% 23% 10%
Sound (audio recording) 18% 47% 29%
Still images 32% 57% 25%
Tweeting news 30% 49% 19%
Video 28% 42% 14%
Average 23% 39% 16%
Percent of students who reported they were "very comfortable" using the technology