Consumers strongly support increased production of energy from domestic sources, particularly natural gas and renewables, according to the University of Texas at Austin Energy Poll that was released today. This is the second release of the poll, a twice-annual national online survey of energy issues.Read more
A poll released today by The University of Texas at Austin found less than 14 percent of Americans think the country is headed in the right direction on energy. Of more than 3,400 consumers surveyed, 84 percent were worried about U.S. consumption of oil from foreign sources and 76 percent about a lack of progress in developing better ways to use energy efficiently and develop renewable sources.Read more
The University of Texas Libraries is administering a service quality survey to solicit input from students and faculty at The University of Texas at Austin.
About 6,000 people -- 4,800 students and 1,200 faculty -- were randomly chosen to take part in the LibQUAL+ Web survey. Those selected received an e-mail invitation last week requesting their participation and providing a link to a short survey that takes about five minutes to complete.Read more
Online Courses, Services and Social Networking Tools Foster Opportunities for Community College Students, Study Shows
Community colleges are using online courses, online support services and Web 2.0 social networking tools to increase learning opportunities for non-traditional students, a recently released national report on community college student engagement shows.Read more