Skills Survey for CUA Web Site Contributors

This is a Web Content Editors Skills Survey to assess the computer skill level of survey takers.

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My primary job is:
Faculty (e.g. lecturer, professor, assistant professor, ordinary professor, associate professor)
Faculty with leadership responsibilities (e.g. dean, chair, assistant chair, program director)
Management (e.g. associate vice president, director, assistant director, manager, supervisor)
Staff (e.g. coordinator, librarian, executive assistant, specialist, administrative assistant, writer, temp)
Student employee
Student volunteer

2

My role with CUA's website is primarily:
More hands-off. I oversee the site, make decisions, set goals and supervise others who are the ones actually adding and updating content.
More hands-on. I have the authority to make decisions and the responsibility to implement them.
As the person who is responsible for maintaining and updating website content, and able to exercise some discretion about the site’s content and organization, but not the main decision-maker for the site.
As the person who posts content to the website as directed by a supervisor.

3

I have been using content management software for:
Less than 1 year
1-2 years
2+ years

4

I became familiar with content management software:
At CUA
At another employer
In my own time
Other

5

I use Topaz:
Daily
A few times a week
Once a week
A few times a month
Other

6

My preferred method of learning Topaz is a(n):
Trainer led workshop
Online 'how-to' tutorial
One-on-one training session
Self-study guide

7

My overall comfort level with using a computer is best described as:
Extremely comfortable – I use it daily, both at work and at home for things like online banking, social networking etc.
Pretty comfortable – I use it at work and at home, I usually do things online.
Somewhat comfortable – I occasionally use it, both at work and at home.
I prefer to use paper and pencil whenever possible, I don’t feel the need to use a computer.

8

When I experience technical difficulties and/or problems using Topaz, I prefer to:
Call Lisa Hawkins or Saiid Ganjalizadeh – Academic Technology Support
Submit a ticket with the help desk
Ask someone in my department
Ask someone on campus
Consult the 'Help & Documentation' section in Topaz
Visit http://guides.cua.edu/
Other

9

I have attended introductory Topaz Training.
Yes
No

10

I have attended a Topaz refresher course in the last year.
Yes
No

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When it comes to performing the following item/action in Topaz:
  I don't know what it is I know what that is but I rarely do it I do this and often have difficulty I do this and sometimes have difficulty I do this and never have difficulty
Browse folders and files for specific locations or documents
Upload and download files
Save files
Delete files
Cut and paste
Copy and paste
Use web browsers (Firefox, Internet Explorer)
Navigate the internet
Navigate tabs (using multiple tabs in a browser such as Firefox)
Create a page
Create a folder
Create menu items
Copy a page
Select or change column layouts
Use the 'paste as plain text' button
Using 'HELP AND DOCS'

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When it comes to performing the following item/action in Topaz:
  I don't know what that is I know what that is but I rarely do it I do this and often have difficulty I do this and sometimes have difficulty I do this and never have difficulty
Create bulleted lists
Create numbered lists
Insert photos
Resize photos
Adding Audio
Adding Video
Save files in various formats (e.g. PDF, DOC)
HTML
Create a 'test' page before going live
Create link
Set a link to open in a new window
Design pages by applying formats and styles

13

I am interested in learning more about:
Google Analytics (Web site traffic reports)
Writing for the Web
Website layout and design
Website content planning and organization

14

What aspects of web content management using Topaz have you found to be relatively easy?

15

What aspects of web content management using Topaz have you found to be challenging?

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What if anything would prevent you from participating in future Topaz trainings?