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1) Are you a faculty member, post-doctoral fellow, graduate student, or something else?
  • Faculty Member
  • Post-Doctoral Fellow
  • Graduate Student
  • Other:
2) Does the bulk of your research focus mainly on quantitative methods, qualitative methods, or equal amounts of both?
3) What type of data do you use in your research? For example, survey data, census data, observation, textual materials, experiments, archival sources, etc.
4) Which of the following support workshops would you find helpful for your research?
  • Qualitative Software Use
  • Quantitative Software Use
  • Research Ethics
  • Human Subjects/Review Board Approval
  • Grant Writing
  • Other:
5) Which of the following quantitative software do you use? (Check all that apply)
  • Stata
  • SAS
  • SPSS
  • HLM
  • S-Plus
  • Other:
6) Which of the following qualitative analysis software do you use?
  • Atlas ti
  • Nud-ist
  • Ethnograph
  • Hyper Research
  • NVivo
  • Other:
7) Is the analytical software you use, whether qualitative or quantitative, provided by the university, your department, or did you have to purchase your own?
  • Provided by University
  • Provided by Department
  • Self Purchased
  • Don't Know
8) How satisfied are you with the technical support provided by the university or your department?
  • Very Satisfied
  • Somewhat Satisfied
  • Satisfied
  • Somewhat Dissatisfied
  • Very Dissatisfied
9) Overall, how satisfied are you with the analytical software offered at this university?
  • Very Satisfied
  • Somewhat Satisfied
  • Satisfied
  • Somewhat Dissatisfied
  • Very Dissatisfied
10) Overall, how well would you say the university is meeting your research technology needs?
  • Very Well
  • Somewhat Well
  • Well
  • Not Very Well
  • Not at all Well
  • Don't Know
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