BATES et al, 2006. Rights and Rewards Project: Academic Survey - final report. Loughborough: Loughborough University
As part of the JISC funded Rights and Rewards in Blended Institutional Repositories project, a
motivational survey was undertaken. A questionnaire addressed to all academic staff in UK Further
Education (FE) institutions and to specialists in the field of Teaching and Learning (T&L) was
available online. The aim of the questionnaire was to gather views on the use of an institutional
repository (IR) for the deposit of teaching and learning materials. Two of the main areas of interest
• What ‘Rights’ would individuals expect to exert over the teaching materials they deposit into a
• What ‘Rewards’ would motivate them to deposit their teaching materials?
This report outlines the activities undertaken in the preparation of the questionnaire, including brief
notes on the pilot studies. It also details efforts to advertise the survey and provides a analysis of the
This is the report of the academic survey carried out as part of the JISC-funded Rights and Rewards in Blended Institutional Repositories project.