Survey of Students in 1998 ITEP Summer Program

(please fill in or circle appropriate answers)

1. Please indicate your grade level. _____________.

2. How old are you? ____________.

3. How much experience do you have with computers?

None          1         Year         2-3 years         4-5 years

4. How would you define your computer skills?

non-existent       minimal     adequate     advanced

5. In an average week during the school year, how often do you use a computer?

never     once a week     2-5 times a week      more often

6. Approximately how many hours a week do you spend working on a computer? _________

7. Have you ever used DOS?

Yes____ No____

8. Have you ever used Windows?

Yes____ No _____

9. Have you ever done any programming?

Yes ____ No _____

10. If so, using which programming language(s)? ________________.

11. Are you familiar with the Internet and the World Wide Web?

Yes ____ No _____

12. Have you ever used the Internet or e-mail?

Yes ____ No_____

13. If you have used Internet, how many hours a week do you spend on the Internet? ___________

14. What kind of account have you used?

Shell ___________ Graphic __________

15. Have you ever used Netscape or any other Web browser-search engine?

Yes ____ No _____

16. Do you have any experience with Web Programming languages like HTML or Java?

Yes ____ No _____

17. Have you ever played games on a computer?

Yes ____ No _____


18. Please list any special topics you would like to see incorporated into a School Web site.




19. Please list your two or three most important intellectual interests.




20. Please list your two or three most important hobbies, recreational activities, sports, etc.




21. What, specifically, do you want to learn from the ITEP summer program? Please list your ideas. (possible suggestions: Virtual classroom, etc.)





22. What problems do you anticipate with the ITEP Summer Program?





Thank you for your answers. They will help the MIT students in ITEP to plan a summer program that meets the needs and expectations of students in the School. If you have access to e-mail, you can address questions or comments to Our address is:

ITEP, care of Kenneth Keniston,
Program in Science, Technology and Society
Building E51-163,
Massachusetts Institute of Technology,
Cambridge, MA 02139-4307
United States

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