Student Use of Mobile Technology

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  • 81% 18-2414% 25-34
  • Less responses from Social sciences (37% of students only 24% responses) and Medicine (15%/12% responses). More from the others.
  • UG 74% students/72% responsePGT 18% students/15% responsePGR 9% students/10%Slightly less UG response , slightly more PGT.
  • International students 25%/21% response rate
  • 99% had a phone – only 2 didn’t. 56% smartphone. Of those who don’t have a smartphone 27% are planning to upgrade this year.
  • 28% Apple, 22% Blackberry, 16% HTC, 15% Nokia
  • 36% do not know how to connect their mobile to wireless
  • Making calls not the first choice!
  • 51% Haven’t heard of it. 28% have. Of those that have heard of it 54% from University communications, 22% from App store/App world, 21% from a friend.Users liked – being able to see timetables and PC availability. Don’t like – friend locater (no-one signs in). Improvements wanted were – ability to book PCs, get exam results, renew book, use MOLE.
  • 92% own a laptop. Majority Windows (84%) Mac 14%. 37% do not bring their laptop on campus. 52% connect to wireless. Less use of laptops in Lectures than phones. More use in libraries.
  • 10% own a netbook. 79% Windows, 14% Linux. 70% access wireless. 19% don’t bring on campus. 10% don’t know how to access. Similar usage to laptops but a bit less surfing the net.
  • 7% own a tablet/e-reader. More have a Kindle than an iPad (double). 40% access wireless. 28% don’t bring to campus. 30% don’t know how.Usage – extra comments ‘reading!’ Similar profile to others – bit less accessing Academic services.
  • 15% have an iPod Touch. 19% don’t bring on campus. 63% connect to eduroam. 16% don’t know how. Less used for emailing and accessing Academic services – but still used for these things.
  • 74% very confident with phones, 71% laptop, 40% netbook, 43% tablet, 60% iPod Touch.
  • Student Use of Mobile Technology

    1. 1. Student Use of Mobile TechnologyInterim Report<br />Claire Cunnington<br />Customer Services<br />
    2. 2. Reasons for Survey<br />More services provided on mobile equipment<br />Making assumptions<br />
    3. 3. Results<br />Tuesday 8th March – 1338 responses<br />5% response rate<br />52% female, 48% male.<br />
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    19. 19. Verbatim Comments<br />‘scared about hacking and phishing’<br />‘Mobile versions of MUSE/MOLE websites wanted!’<br />‘The services regarding mobile use of technology and the internet are amazing!!!!!!!!’<br />
    20. 20. Further Action<br />Analyse final data<br />Look at Faculty information<br />Student types<br />For more information: <br />c.cunnington@sheffield.ac.uk<br />

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