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Survey Results

Columbias student network redesign
This survey was made to investigate how Columbia students feel about the current network
system that Columbia uses. The three main applications are Oasis, The Student Loop, and
Columbia's Facebook application. A little over 50 students have taken this survey. These are
the results.

General Information
1. Age 30+ 4. Year Grad Student

Senior
27-29

Junior
24-26
Sophomore
21-23

18-20

5. Major
2. Sex Video Game Design
Male
Theater
Female
TV

Sports Management

Photo

Marketing

Interddisciplanary

3. Title Fine Art

Music
Faculty
Music business
Student
Illustration

Film

Journalism

Graphic Design
6. Computer skill level (1 being bad, 10 being good)
15
10

12 9

8
9

7

6
6

3 5

4
0

3

2

1

Oasis
7. Are you familiar with Oasis? 9. What are the top reasons you use Oasis?
No
other
Yes
Appointments

Email

Connect with faculty

Connect with students

Graduation info

Finance
8. What do you think is the purpose of Oasis?
Advising guide
Other

Current class info
Finances
Check grades
Connect with students/faculty
Registering for classes
Campus News/info

Registration/schedule

Grades
10. Is it hard to find info. on Oasis? 14. Overall experience and additional
Sometimes suggestions
More connections with other departments and people
No

Make more teachers use it
Yes
Only use it for a few things

Improve it Average

Bad
More Reliability
Good

11. Top things that need to be improved
on Oasis.
Other

Mandatory proffesor use

Better social networking

New features

Reliability

Design

Navigation

Organization

12. Does Oasis help you to be apart
of a community?
No

Yes

12
10 really good

10
9 better than good

8 8 good

6 7 fairly good

13. Overall experience with Oasis 4 6 slightly above okay

(1 being bad, 10 being good) 5 okay/ average
2

4 less than okay
0

3 pretty bad

2 bad

1 really bad
The Student Loop
15. Are you familiar with the Student Loop?
No

Yes

19. Top things that need to be improved
on S.L..

16. What do you think is the purpose of S.L.? Make it related to majors

Awareness
Job search
Don't know
Updates around campus

Less to join/Log in should be linked with Oasis
I don't use it

Better content
I don't know

Search functions
Email

Access

Organization

17. What are the top reasons you use S.L.?
Contests

Email 20. Does S.L. help you to be apart
Classified
of a community?
Events/calendars Sort of

I don't
If i used it/ It has potential

No

Yes
18. Is it hard to find info. on S.L.?
Yes

It's easy

Ok

Don't know

No
21. Overall experience with S.L.
(1 being bad, 10 being good)
4.0
10 really good
3.5
9 better than good
3.0

8 good
2.5

2.0 7 fairly good

1.5
6 slightly above okay

1.0
5 okay/ average
0.5
4 less than okay
0.0

3 pretty bad

2 bad

1 really bad

22. Additional Suggestions

No

Needs improvement

Good as it is/ no change

Don't understand it

Job search/info

Hard to keep up with

Information

Hard to log in

Events
Columbias Facebook Application
23. Are you familiar with the the app.?
No

Yes

27. Top things that need to be improved
on the app..
Other
24. What do you think is the purpose of the app.?
Organization
Other
Communication
Networking

Socializing

Joining groups

Assignments

25. What are the top reasons you use the app.?
Other
28. Does the app. help you to be apart
Interest
of a community?
Collaborate Additional suggestions
Socialize I use facebook more than my email

Assignments
Needs more posting

Needs more people

Kind of
26. Is it hard to find info. on the app.?
No
Other

Yes
No

Yes
29. Overall experience with the app.

Great

Ok

Bad

30. Additional Suggestions
Like that you can relate classes

It's useless

Fun

Needs more content
Additional Feedback
31.
68% of participants think that these three areas work poorly together
82% argue it is important for these three networks to work together
32. What is important for Columbia's new communication network?

80
individual student profiles
70
a featured marketplace
60

department profiles
50

40 Featured news

30
Promote faculty and student use

20
One main site for all
10
Search bar
0

Events calendar

33. Additional items for Columbia's new network.

Do NOt want to show current works to others

Dislike current media

Events calendar

Easier navigation (completeness, consistency, hierarchy, one page)

Student interaction (interdisciplanary, where you are from, participation)

Networking (communication on a wider scale, call for works, relations)
34. More food for thought of what people want.

Make alums use it

Make teachers utilize it

Accesibility

Don't think the 3 will work well together

networking

advertise for projects on craigslist

adobe training classes

Different design aesthetics

For more information, questions or comments please email
Columredesign@gmail.com