Special education teacher, 2015

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Compare group:   General education (4115 pcs)

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I utilize digital contents and digital learning environments to differentiate teaching.***
See question distribution: I utilize digital contents and digital learning environments to differentiate teaching.
Own answers average 0.7
Compare group answers average 0.2
Statistical significance p < 0.00001 (clearly evident difference)
I build my teaching by following to the textbook.***
See question distribution: I build my teaching by following to the textbook.
Own answers average -0.2
Compare group answers average 0.2
Statistical significance p < 0.00001 (clearly evident difference)
Using ICT equipment requires reservation.***
See question distribution: Using ICT equipment requires reservation.
Own answers average 0.5
Compare group answers average 0.9
Statistical significance p < 0.00001 (clearly evident difference)
How often do students use tablets in your classes?***
See question distribution: How often do students use tablets in your classes?
Own answers average -0.1
Compare group answers average -0.4
Statistical significance p < 0.00001 (clearly evident difference)
I'm interested in trainings on digital contents and learning environments.***
See question distribution: I'm interested in trainings on digital contents and learning environments.
Own answers average 1.7
Compare group answers average 1.5
Statistical significance p < 0.0001 (clearly evident difference)
I'm interested in trainings on pedagogical use of presentation equipment.***
See question distribution: I'm interested in trainings on pedagogical use of presentation equipment.
Own answers average 0.6
Compare group answers average 0.4
Statistical significance p < 0.001 (evident difference)
How often do you use a tablet computer in your teaching or planning of your teaching?**
See question distribution: How often do you use a tablet computer in your teaching or planning of your teaching?
Own answers average 0.1
Compare group answers average -0.1
Statistical significance p < 0.01 (very significant difference)
I'm interested in trainings on information retrieval and management.**
See question distribution: I'm interested in trainings on information retrieval and management.
Own answers average 0.9
Compare group answers average 0.6
Statistical significance p < 0.01 (very significant difference)
I'm interested in trainings on basic computer skills.**
See question distribution: I'm interested in trainings on basic computer skills.
Own answers average 0.3
Compare group answers average 0.1
Statistical significance p < 0.01 (very significant difference)
I would like to make more use of information and communications technology in education.**
See question distribution: I would like to make more use of information and communications technology in education.
Own answers average 1.0
Compare group answers average 0.9
Statistical significance p < 0.01 (very significant difference)
I feel I am lonely when developing pedagogical use of ICT.*
See question distribution: I feel I am lonely when developing pedagogical use of ICT.
Own answers average -0.5
Compare group answers average -0.4
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
I'm interested in trainings on digital communication.*
See question distribution: I'm interested in trainings on digital communication.
Own answers average 1.1
Compare group answers average 1.0
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
Constantly introducing new technologies into education is strenuous.*
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Own answers average 0.0
Compare group answers average 0.1
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
I'm interested in trainings on information security and privacy policy.*
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Own answers average 0.0
Compare group answers average -0.1
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
I advice my students to use safe passwords.*
See question distribution: I advice my students to use safe passwords.
Own answers average 0.8
Compare group answers average 0.7
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
Utilising information and communication technology (ICT) according to curriculum is difficult.*
See question distribution: Utilising information and communication technology (ICT) according to curriculum is difficult.
Own answers average -0.3
Compare group answers average -0.3
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
Questions with more negative answers than the compare group
I give support on pedagogical use of ICT to other teachers in my school.***
See question distribution: I give support on pedagogical use of ICT to other teachers in my school.
Own answers average -1.2
Compare group answers average -0.7
Statistical significance p < 0.00001 (clearly evident difference)
I can use data projector proficiently.***
See question distribution: I can use data projector proficiently.
Own answers average 0.9
Compare group answers average 1.3
Statistical significance p < 0.00001 (clearly evident difference)
I know the possibilities of Creative Commons licensed materials.***
See question distribution: I know the possibilities of Creative Commons licensed materials.
Own answers average -1.5
Compare group answers average -1.1
Statistical significance p < 0.00001 (clearly evident difference)
I know how to program with a high level programmin language (e.g. C, Java, PHP, Javascript, C++, Python) with in varied ways my students.***
See question distribution: I know how to program with a high level programmin language (e.g. C, Java, PHP, Javascript, C++, Python) with in varied ways my students.
Own answers average -2.0
Compare group answers average -1.8
Statistical significance p < 0.00001 (clearly evident difference)
Choose the level that best describes your competence in terms of ICT use.***
See question distribution: Choose the level that best describes your competence in terms of ICT use.
Own answers average -2.0
Compare group answers average -1.7
Statistical significance p < 0.00001 (clearly evident difference)
I can use document camera proficiently.***
See question distribution: I can use document camera proficiently.
Own answers average 1.1
Compare group answers average 1.4
Statistical significance p < 0.00001 (clearly evident difference)
I can use the AV-equipment of the classroom proficiently.***
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Own answers average 1.0
Compare group answers average 1.3
Statistical significance p < 0.00001 (clearly evident difference)
I personally use information and communications technology in most of my classes.***
See question distribution: I personally use information and communications technology in most of my classes.
Own answers average 0.8
Compare group answers average 1.1
Statistical significance p < 0.00001 (clearly evident difference)
I actively influence the ICT purchases in my school.***
See question distribution: I actively influence the ICT purchases in my school.
Own answers average -1.0
Compare group answers average -0.7
Statistical significance p < 0.00001 (clearly evident difference)
I know how to utilize students' own mobile devices as a part of learning.***
See question distribution: I know how to utilize students' own mobile devices as a part of learning.
Own answers average 0.1
Compare group answers average 0.4
Statistical significance p < 0.00001 (clearly evident difference)
Students are allowed to use their own devices (such as laptops, smart phones, tablets) in my classes.***
See question distribution: Students are allowed to use their own devices (such as laptops, smart phones, tablets) in my classes.
Own answers average 0.2
Compare group answers average 0.6
Statistical significance p < 0.00001 (clearly evident difference)
I know the basics of video processing (e.g. cutting, combining videos from multiple sources).***
See question distribution: I know the basics of video processing (e.g. cutting, combining videos from multiple sources).
Own answers average -1.3
Compare group answers average -1.0
Statistical significance p < 0.00001 (clearly evident difference)
I can use some presentation software (e.g. Microsoft PowerPoint, LibreOffice Impress).***
See question distribution: I can use some presentation software (e.g. Microsoft PowerPoint, LibreOffice Impress).
Own answers average 0.3
Compare group answers average 0.6
Statistical significance p < 0.00001 (clearly evident difference)
I have tried graphical programming with my students.***
See question distribution: I have tried graphical programming with my students.
Own answers average -1.7
Compare group answers average -1.5
Statistical significance p < 0.00001 (clearly evident difference)
I know how to create materials with various media contents (e.g. images, sounds, video).***
See question distribution: I know how to create materials with various media contents (e.g. images, sounds, video).
Own answers average -0.2
Compare group answers average 0.1
Statistical significance p < 0.00001 (clearly evident difference)
I can use the advanced features of a spreadsheet software (e.g. formulas and charts).***
See question distribution: I can use the advanced features of a spreadsheet software (e.g. formulas and charts).
Own answers average -1.3
Compare group answers average -1.1
Statistical significance p < 0.00001 (clearly evident difference)
I know how to digital services to save, organize and share knowledge (for example cloud services).***
See question distribution: I know how to digital services to save, organize and share knowledge (for example cloud services).
Own answers average 0.2
Compare group answers average 0.4
Statistical significance p < 0.0001 (clearly evident difference)
I can use the advanced features of a presentation software (e.g. animations and presentations with various types of content).***
See question distribution: I can use the advanced features of a presentation software (e.g. animations and presentations with various types of content).
Own answers average -1.1
Compare group answers average -0.8
Statistical significance p < 0.0001 (clearly evident difference)
I share content I have created in the school network or public internet.***
See question distribution: I share content I have created in the school network or public internet.
Own answers average -1.0
Compare group answers average -0.7
Statistical significance p < 0.0001 (clearly evident difference)
I know the basics of sound processing (e.g. recording, editing).***
See question distribution: I know the basics of sound processing (e.g. recording, editing).
Own answers average -1.3
Compare group answers average -1.1
Statistical significance p < 0.0001 (clearly evident difference)
I know what video-assisted teaching means and know some tools for video conferencing (e.g. Adobe Connect, Lync).***
See question distribution: I know what video-assisted teaching means and know some tools for video conferencing (e.g. Adobe Connect, Lync).
Own answers average -0.8
Compare group answers average -0.6
Statistical significance p < 0.0001 (clearly evident difference)
I know, from technical perspective, how to organize video assisted teaching (e.g. distance learning, webinars).***
See question distribution: I know, from technical perspective, how to organize video assisted teaching (e.g. distance learning, webinars).
Own answers average -1.5
Compare group answers average -1.3
Statistical significance p < 0.0001 (clearly evident difference)
I have opportunities to influence ICT purchases at my school.***
See question distribution: I have opportunities to influence ICT purchases at my school.
Own answers average -0.1
Compare group answers average 0.1
Statistical significance p < 0.001 (evident difference)
ICT skills are discussed as part of performance reviews.***
See question distribution: ICT skills are discussed as part of performance reviews.
Own answers average 0.2
Compare group answers average 0.4
Statistical significance p < 0.001 (evident difference)
I know how to use knowledge- and subject based information sources.***
See question distribution: I know how to use knowledge- and subject based information sources.
Own answers average 0.4
Compare group answers average 0.6
Statistical significance p < 0.001 (evident difference)
I am familiar with the content of the plan guiding my school’s ICT development work.***
See question distribution: I am familiar with the content of the plan guiding my school’s ICT development work.
Own answers average -0.4
Compare group answers average -0.2
Statistical significance p < 0.001 (evident difference)
I know how to use a graphical programming environment (e.g. Scratch, Kodu, Lego Mindstorm).***
See question distribution: I know how to use a graphical programming environment (e.g. Scratch, Kodu, Lego Mindstorm).
Own answers average -1.7
Compare group answers average -1.6
Statistical significance p < 0.001 (evident difference)
I can utilize mobile devices for creating media contents (e.g. text, pictures, sound, video).***
See question distribution: I can utilize mobile devices for creating media contents (e.g. text, pictures, sound, video).
Own answers average -0.0
Compare group answers average 0.2
Statistical significance p < 0.001 (evident difference)
I get support and tips from my colleagues on how to use ICT in my teaching.**
See question distribution: I get support and tips from my colleagues on how to use ICT in my teaching.
Own answers average 0.5
Compare group answers average 0.6
Statistical significance p < 0.01 (very significant difference)
I organize teaching also outside the classroom utilizing mobile devices.**
See question distribution: I organize teaching also outside the classroom utilizing mobile devices.
Own answers average -0.8
Compare group answers average -0.6
Statistical significance p < 0.01 (very significant difference)
I know the basics of image processing (e.g. cropping, resizing).**
See question distribution: I know the basics of image processing (e.g. cropping, resizing).
Own answers average 0.1
Compare group answers average 0.3
Statistical significance p < 0.01 (very significant difference)
Students use presentation equipment such as interactive whiteboard or document camera in my classes.**
See question distribution: Students use presentation equipment such as interactive whiteboard or document camera in my classes.
Own answers average -0.3
Compare group answers average -0.1
Statistical significance p < 0.01 (very significant difference)
I can use some word processing software (e.g. Microsoft Word, LibreOffice Writer).**
See question distribution: I can use some word processing software (e.g. Microsoft Word, LibreOffice Writer).
Own answers average 1.1
Compare group answers average 1.3
Statistical significance p < 0.01 (very significant difference)
I utilize students abilities to solve technical problems.**
See question distribution: I utilize students abilities to solve technical problems.
Own answers average 0.7
Compare group answers average 0.8
Statistical significance p < 0.01 (very significant difference)
I can use digital camera to take pictures and move them to a computer.**
See question distribution: I can use digital camera to take pictures and move them to a computer.
Own answers average 0.5
Compare group answers average 0.6
Statistical significance p < 0.01 (very significant difference)
I can use email effectively (e.g. send attachments and use mailing lists).**
See question distribution: I can use email effectively (e.g. send attachments and use mailing lists).
Own answers average 0.8
Compare group answers average 0.9
Statistical significance p < 0.01 (very significant difference)
My employer has provided me with ICT equipment that meets my needs.**
See question distribution: My employer has provided me with ICT equipment that meets my needs.
Own answers average 0.3
Compare group answers average 0.4
Statistical significance p < 0.01 (very significant difference)
I use video as a part of distance education.**
See question distribution: I use video as a part of distance education.
Own answers average -1.9
Compare group answers average -1.8
Statistical significance p < 0.01 (very significant difference)
I find good ways to utilize ICT in various learning situations.**
See question distribution: I find good ways to utilize ICT in various learning situations.
Own answers average 0.3
Compare group answers average 0.4
Statistical significance p < 0.01 (very significant difference)
My school supports me in taking part of ICT training.**
See question distribution: My school supports me in taking part of ICT training.
Own answers average 0.9
Compare group answers average 1.0
Statistical significance p < 0.01 (very significant difference)
I utilize social media in my teaching.**
See question distribution: I utilize social media in my teaching.
Own answers average -0.6
Compare group answers average -0.5
Statistical significance p < 0.01 (very significant difference)
I can guide students on possibilities for political influencing online.*
See question distribution: I can guide students on possibilities for political influencing online.
Own answers average -0.2
Compare group answers average -0.1
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
I can use some spreadsheet software (e.g. Microsoft Excel, LibreOffice Calc).*
See question distribution: I can use some spreadsheet software (e.g. Microsoft Excel, LibreOffice Calc).
Own answers average -0.6
Compare group answers average -0.5
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
I can use collaborative content creation tools (e.g. blogs, wikis).*
See question distribution: I can use collaborative content creation tools (e.g. blogs, wikis).
Own answers average -0.7
Compare group answers average -0.6
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
I know how to use digital learning environments as a tool for two-way communication.*
See question distribution: I know how to use digital learning environments as a tool for two-way communication.
Own answers average 0.4
Compare group answers average 0.5
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
I can use some digital learning environment (e.g. Moodle, Opit, Fronter).*
See question distribution: I can use some digital learning environment (e.g. Moodle, Opit, Fronter).
Own answers average -0.3
Compare group answers average -0.1
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
Students give me new ideas on how to use ICT in teaching.*
See question distribution: Students give me new ideas on how to use ICT in teaching.
Own answers average 0.1
Compare group answers average 0.2
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
I can use instant messaging tools (e.g. Skype, Google Talk, Lync).*
See question distribution: I can use instant messaging tools (e.g. Skype, Google Talk, Lync).
Own answers average -0.5
Compare group answers average -0.3
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
Does your school have a wireless network that is also accessible to students and visitors on their own devices?*
See question distribution: Does your school have a wireless network that is also accessible to students and visitors on their own devices?
Own answers average 1.0
Compare group answers average 1.2
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
Devices and software I use operate well together.*
See question distribution: Devices and software I use operate well together.
Own answers average 0.1
Compare group answers average 0.2
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
I use good passwords in services related to my teaching.*
See question distribution: I use good passwords in services related to my teaching.
Own answers average 0.7
Compare group answers average 0.8
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
How often do students create various media contents (e.g. images, sounds and videos) in your classes?*
See question distribution: How often do students create various media contents (e.g. images, sounds and videos) in your classes?
Own answers average -0.8
Compare group answers average -0.7
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
I know how to take copyrights into account when using online materials.*
See question distribution: I know how to take copyrights into account when using online materials.
Own answers average 0.5
Compare group answers average 0.6
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
It is easy to start developing new approaches at my school.*
See question distribution: It is easy to start developing new approaches at my school.
Own answers average 0.6
Compare group answers average 0.6
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
I know how to utilize the communication tools of student administration software (e.g. Wilma, Helmi) to communicate with parents, colleagues and students.*
See question distribution: I know how to utilize the communication tools of student administration software (e.g. Wilma, Helmi) to communicate with parents, colleagues and students.
Own answers average 1.6
Compare group answers average 1.7
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
I can use interactive whiteboard or similar interactive presentation equipment proficiently.*
See question distribution: I can use interactive whiteboard or similar interactive presentation equipment proficiently.
Own answers average -0.3
Compare group answers average -0.2
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
I receive sufficient technical support with sufficient speed for ICT use at my school.*
See question distribution: I receive sufficient technical support with sufficient speed for ICT use at my school.
Own answers average 0.4
Compare group answers average 0.5
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)

*) The amount of stars implies the statistical significance

Comparing sections

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Below the averageSlightly below the averageAverageSlightly above the averageAbove the average
Technological readiness2419231519
Procedures2426201912
Attitudes2016212419
Pedagogical use2122182118
ICT skills2623201813

More often used devices and software

Below is shown the devices and software that are used more often when compared to the selected compare group.

Special education teacherGeneral education
Papunet.fi5117
WSOY:n oppimispelit4322
Ekapeli4918
LukiMat4712
Sanoma pro7961
Perunakellari.fi4924
Perunakellari5828
Otavan oppimispelit ja tehtävät4927
Papunet6021
SanomaPron pelit5434
Kirjakuja.fi3921
Sanomapro.fi6648
Pedanet5538
Various internet sites6954
Edu.fi3925
Otava opepalvelu4935
Netistä löytämiäni valmiita tehtäviä6249
Oppikirjojen sähköinen materiaali7060
Sanakirja.org3828
Otavan opepalvelu3828
Google Translator3727
Kirjasarjan tehtävät6354
IPad opetussovelluksia2618
Google-sivustot4640
Google Images7266
Google Earth3127
Ylen opettaja.tv3935
IPad appseja2321

More rarely used devices and software

Below is shown the devices and software that are used more rarely when compared to the selected compare group.

Special education teacherGeneral education
Abitreenit112
GIMP26
Adobe connect02
Microsoft PowerPoint5465
Yle Areena4555
Geogebra37
Google Drive1926
Google Docs1825
YouTube7280
LibreOffice Writer59
Twitter12
Facebook1520
IMovie1114
Microsoft Excel3237
Moodle79
Prezi79
Paint Shop Pro34
Dropbox1114
Wikipedia6367
Microsoft Word8689
Yle Elävä Arkisto2932