2011 Teens and Technology Summary Report

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What a great Teens and Technology course we had this year! Sue and I enjoyed traveling around Idaho for the regional workshops, working with local mentors, and meeting dedicated and talented library staff. Here is a snapshot of some of the data and information that was collected through evaluations and surveys. Read the entire report HERE.

Teens and Technology Course results:

  • 40 participants and four regional mentors (target 48 participants)
  • 31 participants completed all requirements (78% completion rate; target 90%)
  • 50 book trailers were submitted for the March 25 workshop
  • Over 150 book trailers were created by teens through all the Teen Tech Week events statewide

Teen Tech Week data as reported in SurveyMonkey Evaluation

  • 29 Public Libraries participated (20%; target 22%)
  • 16 School Libraries participated (7.5%; target 12%)
  • 1258 teens participated in registered TTW events (50%; target 2500)
  • 20 of those registered were first time participants in TTW (400%; target 5)
  • 59 library cards issued

 Teens and Technology Course Evaluation

Where were you on the skills and knowledge Ladder? Range: 1 is low - 5 is high

  • My ability to work with teens to create a book trailer project:
    • Before course: 26 of 32 participants responded 1 or 2
    • After course: 24 of 32 participants responded 4 or 5
  • My overall knowledge of using technology to create book trailers:
    • Before course: 27 of 32 participants responded 1
    • After course: 31 of 32 participants responded 4 or 5

 Course Method Evaluation – Range: 1 (Disagree) - 5 (Agree)

  • Training methods were appropriate to achieve outcomes at regional workshop:
    • 32 of 33 participants responded 4 or 5
  • Overall, I found the course valuable:
    • 32 of 33 participants responded 4 or 5