The Current Situation And Future Requirements Of Data Storage For Higher Education

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(1) Design In order to understand the current situation and future requirements of data storage for higher education in China, questionnaires and interviews about current systems and platforms are necessary. Questionnaires are one of quantitative methods to investigate some basic questions which may not accurately. Interviews one on one through face-to-face, telephone or Skype is one of qualitative methods to develop a deep understanding which may not academic. However, data from existing literature and text mining research are more accurate and academic which may only show the genetic preference. As a result, to get what we need, combining three methods are important. Quantitative method Quantitative method can generate numerical…show more content…
As for higher education survey, the questionnaire method is the best method as the respondents are well educated. Recently, the majority of the higher education surveys have been adopted this method and achieved the goals of research. The advantages of using this method in higher education are: (1) it is easy to control and design questionnaires as each surveyed system has single users (2) it is well applied as the respondents are well educated (3) the questionnaire method is time-saving, low cost (4) it is good to have anonymous questionnaires (5) the information from the questionnaires is easy to analysis (6) it can avoid subjective biases and human errors. Target samples: students and teachers who are studying or work at the university. Sample size: 150-250 persons in each university Questionnaire design Part 1: basic questions such as gender, educational background, occupation. Part 2: satisfaction and experience of Digital Library System, Distance Teaching Platform, whole Campus Network System when they use it including the frequency to use it, the internal problem, external challenge, etc. Part 3: suggestions and recommendations in general. This research also uses the largest Chinese free online survey, evaluation and voting platform to create graphs, tables as well as statistics. This platform is called sojump (Please refer to Figure 3.1). This platform is picked as this dissertation
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