Ed. Tech.

1999 New Jersey Public School Technology Survey

NEW JERSEY
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
1999 SCHOOL TECHNOLOGY SURVEY


Fill out one survey form for each school in the district. A glossary is included.
Note: If administrative offices are housed in a separate facility then its data should be included with one of the district's schools.


Person completing this form: Title: email:

Select a School From the List

School Phone: School Fax:
School Address:

City:
State: Zip:
# of Teachers: # of Students: Grade Span:
Principal: Principal's e-mail: Media Specialist: Media Specialist's
e-mail:
Technology Coordinator: Technology Coordinator's e-mail: School Web Site:

1. Estimate the percentage of teachers in your school at each skill level in the use of technology in instruction. (Beginner: Introduction to Operations, Intermediate: Uses Applications, Advanced: Curriculum Integration, Instructor: Teaches Applications)
%  Beginner
%  Intermediate
%  Advanced
Instructor Level

2. Does your school have a technology coordinator? Yes, full time   or part time ; No

3. Is there someone at your school whose responsibilities include providing leadership and support for teachers in integrating technology into the curriculum? Yes No

4. If you were to receive assistance for educational technology, how would you prioritize the following?
(10= highest, 1= lowest)  [Use each number only once]

Planning
Funding Options
Procurement
System Networking/Wiring
Professional Development
Support
Curriculum Integration
Information Systems
Grant Writing Skills
Other:

5. In what year was your school's main instructional building constructed? year

6. Does your school have a LAN (local area network)? Yes No

7. Is your school connected to other buildings in your district through a WAN (wide area network)?
Yes
No

8. Does your school have distance learning capabilities? Yes No
If yes, then what type of connection are you currently using: (Check each that is applicable to your site.)
ISDN
Desktop video
Cable (ITV)
IDLS: [ County-wide IntraLATA]

9. If you do not have a satellite dish do you have access to the transmissions from one? Yes No

10. Do students participate in classes originating from remote sites? Yes No
If yes, check all that are applicable.
Satellite
Interactive TV
Desktop Conferencing
Compressed Video
Video Conferencing
Cable
Other (please specify)
.

11. What areas of the Core Curriculum Content Standards are supported by your school's distance learning activities:
(Rating 8=highest, 1=lowest) [Use each number only once]
Cross Content Workplace Readiness
Art (Visual and Performing)
Comprehensive Health and Physical Education
Language Arts Literacy
Mathematics
Science
Social Studies
World Languages

12. Does your school have access to the Internet? Yes No
If this access is by direct link, what is the bandwidth capacity? Check all applicable.
56 Kb
T-1/DS1
Fractional T-1
128 ISDN
T-3/DS3
Fractional T3
Wireless
Cable Modem
Other (Please specify)

If access is through a dial-up link, how many modems and dial up lines are in this school?
# of 14.4 Bps. or less

# of 28.8 Bps. or less
# of dial up lines

13. Indicate the percentage of school-based connectivity for each group.

  Administrators Instructional Staff Students
Internet Access % % %
E-Mail % % %

14. Indicate the numbers requested for each location:

  Classroom/Instructional Library/Media Center Computer Labs Administrative Offices
Number of rooms assigned as:
Number of computers per category:
Number of Internet connections:

15. Does your school have an Acceptable Use Policy (AUP) for Internet use?
Yes
, No

16. What percent of all students in your school use the World Wide Web on a regular basis as part of the curriculum? Check only one.
0-30% 31-80% over 80%

17. To what extent is technology, such as computers, used in the following Core Curriculum Content Areas?
(Rating 8= highest, 1= lowest) [use numbers only once]

A. Cross Content Workplace Readiness
B. Art (Visual and Performing)
C. Comprehensive Health and Physical Education
D. Language Arts Literacy
E. Mathematics
F. Science
G. Social Studies
H. World Languages

18.  Identify the number of computers by type that are in use in the following locations:

  Computer Labs Classroom Instructional
Rooms
Library Media Centers Administrative
Offices
Other
Apple II/IIe/GS
Mac 20/30 series (or earlier)
Mac 40 Series (68040) (or later)
Mac Power PC
Mac Powerbk
G3
IMAC
  Computer Labs Classroom Instructional
Rooms
Library Media Centers Administrative
Offices
Other
386
486
Pentium (586)
Pentium II (686)
PC Laptop
Other

19. Please indicate the number of each type of equipment in your building:

Laser disc Players
TV monitors
Scanners/Digitizers
Digital Cameras
Computer Projection Devices
Assistive/Adaptive Devices
Web TV Units
Laser Printers
DVDs

20. Describe or add any information that you feel is valuable for us to know:

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