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
Student Use of Mobile TechnologyInterim Report<br />Claire Cunnington<br />Customer Services<br />
Reasons for Survey<br />More services provided on mobile equipment<br />Making assumptions<br />
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 />
Further Action<br />Analyse final data<br />Look at Faculty information<br />Student types<br />For more information: <br />firstname.lastname@example.org<br />