Learning Landscape 2017
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Questions marked with an * are required Exit Survey
 
 
Health Education England is taking part in a global study to understand how staff members are learning and what they need to do their jobs. With technology developing so fast it’s important that we continue to make learning accessible to everyone when they need it and in a way that works for them.
 
Your views are really important to us, and we’re keen to know how you use technology to help you learn and do your job – so thanks for taking part!
 
Confidentiality - your views are being gathered confidentially on our behalf by research company Towards Maturity. You don’t have to provide your contact details unless you’d like to be contacted directly about your comments. The questions should take around 15 minutes to complete. When you’re finished, you’ll be taken to a page where you can ask questions or leave further feedback.
 
Ready? Let’s get started! 
 
 
 
We'd like to find out a bit about you and your job...
 
 
 
* 1. Whereabouts do you work?
 
North
 
South
 
Midlands
 
London and Southeast
 
 
 
* 2. What level of responsibility best describes your role?
 
 
* What is your job function?
 
 
* What line of business are you in?
 
 


3. About your work...
Yes No n/a
Are you responsible for managing your own time at work?
Do you have a team or line management responsibility?
Do you regularly work remotely (e.g. from home)?
 
 
 
* 4. What is your employment status?
 
 
 
Tell us more about how you like to learn the things you need to know...
 
 

5. There are many ways to LEARN what you need to do your job. How useful do you find the following?
Essential Very useful Somewhat useful Not very useful Would be useful if available
Internal NHS documents
Games and simulations
Online performance support tools
External blogs and news feeds
Google or other search engines
Job aids/checklists
Video clips/podcasts
Books/periodicals
 
 
Essential Very useful Somewhat useful Not very useful Would be useful if available
Internal networks and communities
Support from my manager
Professional networks and communities outside NHS
Support from my mentor/coach
Working in collaboration with other team members
Trial and error
 
 
Essential Very useful Somewhat useful Not very useful Would be useful if available
Formal education courses (e.g. College-based)
Classroom courses
Self-paced e-learning courses
Taking part in publicly available online courses (e.g. MOOCs, OU, Coursera, Lynda.com)
Live online learning (e.g. virtual classroom, webinar)
 
 
Essential Very useful Somewhat useful Not very useful Would be useful if available
Being able to access any of the above from my mobile device
 
 

6. What technology do you use to access resources to help you do your job? (We are interested in how you use both the technology provided by the company and your own technology)
Often Sometimes Never I don't have one
My work computer
My own computer at home
My own computer at work (e.g. you might use your own laptop at work)
My work mobile phone
My work tablet device
My own mobile phone
My own tablet device
 
 
 
7. Do you use your OWN personal smartphone or tablet device to access knowledge and information that will help you do your job better?
 
I don’t own a personal smartphone or tablet device
 
Yes I do
 
No, because I don’t know what resources are available to me
 
No, because I prefer to keep my work and personal life separate
 
No, because I don’t want to pay any extra fees or use my monthly data allowance for work
 
No, but I would be happy to do so if the right information was available through my mobile device
 
No, because my company does not permit me to use my own device for work
 
 
 
8. When do you access work-related resources to help you do your job better? (Choose all that apply)
 
On the way to/from work
 
When travelling to see clients
 
At my desk
 
During breaks
 
At lunchtime
 
Evenings and weekends
 
At the point when I need them the most
 
Whenever I’m alerted to updated information

 
 
 
9. Do you use any of the following types of Apps for work? (Choose all that apply)
 
Business news and information
 
Pod or videocasts
 
Productivity tools (e.g. time management, organisers)
 
Education and training
 
General news and information
 
Social networking
 
Books or magazines
 
I don’t download apps onto my business device
 
I don’t download apps onto my personal device

 
 
10. What apps or other forms of mobile content would you find useful to help you to improve your skills and knowledge in your line of work?
   
 
 
 
11. Are you willing to use technology to share your knowledge to help others learn? (e.g. contributing to webinars, discussion rooms, blogs, etc.)
 
Yes, I do this regularly
 
Yes, but I need help to get started
 
Maybe if I had the opportunity
 
No, I would feel uncomfortable
 
No, I don’t have time
 
Other
 
 


12. How do you use social media with regards to courses or training?
Often Sometimes Occasionally Never
I use social media to find out what others think about a course
I use social media to tell others what I think about a course
I use social media to collaborate and ask questions with my peers about courses
I value the recommendations for courses from others that I see on social networks
I share my knowledge and ideas to help others
 
 


13. Which of these social networking websites do you use (if any) for work, personal or own learning? (Click all that apply)
For work For personal For my own learning
WhatsApp
LinkedIn
In-house Intranet
I do not use social networking sites for this purpose
YouTube
Facebook
Google+
Twitter
Instagram/Snapchat
ESR Learning Management System (NHS Learning Platform)
Pinterest
Project tool (e.g. Slack, Trello, Basecamp)
 
 
Please note which other social networking sites you use (if applicable)
   
 
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