Elämänkatsomustieto, 1.1.2018-13.1.2019

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Compare group:   General education (9185 pcs)

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Students use information and communications technology in most of my classes.***
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Own answers average 0.5
Compare group answers average -0.4
Statistical significance p < 0.00001 (clearly evident difference)
Information literacy

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Own answers average 1.0
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.***
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Own answers average 1.3
Compare group answers average 0.7
Statistical significance p < 0.00001 (clearly evident difference)
Office software (such as Microsoft Office, LibreOffice, iWork)***
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Own answers average 0.2
Compare group answers average -0.6
Statistical significance p < 0.00001 (clearly evident difference)
I actively guide my students to use digital information search services (such as Google, Wikipedia, Wolfram|Alpha).***
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Own answers average 1.2
Compare group answers average 0.8
Statistical significance p < 0.00001 (clearly evident difference)
I teach my students various means to participate in society through the Internet.***
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Own answers average 0.3
Compare group answers average -0.4
Statistical significance p < 0.00001 (clearly evident difference)
I often discuss with my students the reliability of information available on the Internet and how to use it appropriately.***
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Own answers average 1.3
Compare group answers average 0.9
Statistical significance p < 0.00001 (clearly evident difference)
I am familiar with the principles of using Creative Commons licences.***
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Own answers average 0.2
Compare group answers average -0.7
Statistical significance p < 0.00001 (clearly evident difference)
I teach my students to understand and interpret various digital media contents.***
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Own answers average 1.0
Compare group answers average 0.6
Statistical significance p < 0.00001 (clearly evident difference)
I personally use information and communications technology in most of my classes.***
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Own answers average 1.4
Compare group answers average 0.9
Statistical significance p < 0.00001 (clearly evident difference)
I make use of information and communications technology for continuous assessment of students’ learning.***
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Own answers average 0.1
Compare group answers average -0.6
Statistical significance p < 0.00001 (clearly evident difference)
Assigning tasks, exercises or homework to students***
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Own answers average -0.2
Compare group answers average -0.8
Statistical significance p < 0.00001 (clearly evident difference)
Acquiring and structuring information and collaborative knowledge-building***
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Own answers average -0.1
Compare group answers average -0.6
Statistical significance p < 0.00001 (clearly evident difference)
Digital information sources (such as websites, wikis, encyclopaedias)***
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Own answers average 0.2
Compare group answers average -0.3
Statistical significance p < 0.00001 (clearly evident difference)
Presenting information in a teaching situation***
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Own answers average 1.2
Compare group answers average 0.7
Statistical significance p < 0.00001 (clearly evident difference)
Mobile devices (such as tablets, smart phones)***
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Own answers average -0.1
Compare group answers average -0.5
Statistical significance p < 0.0001 (clearly evident difference)
Providing feedback for students***
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Own answers average -0.8
Compare group answers average -1.2
Statistical significance p < 0.0001 (clearly evident difference)
Social media (such as Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Snapchat, Instagram; following age limits )***
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Own answers average -1.3
Compare group answers average -1.5
Statistical significance p < 0.0001 (clearly evident difference)
My students assess my teaching by means of information and communications technology.***
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Own answers average -1.1
Compare group answers average -1.5
Statistical significance p < 0.001 (evident difference)
Enabling or supporting oral presentations carried out by students on their own or in teams***
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Own answers average -0.6
Compare group answers average -1.0
Statistical significance p < 0.001 (evident difference)
Assessing students’ learning by means of digital tests***
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Own answers average -1.2
Compare group answers average -1.5
Statistical significance p < 0.001 (evident difference)
My own ICT skills and competences are sufficient when compared with the objectives specified in the curriculum.***
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Own answers average 0.5
Compare group answers average 0.2
Statistical significance p < 0.001 (evident difference)
Consideration for copyrights

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Own answers average 0.2
Compare group answers average -0.1
Statistical significance p < 0.001 (evident difference)
I find good ways to utilize ICT in various learning situations.**
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Own answers average 0.7
Compare group answers average 0.4
Statistical significance p < 0.01 (very significant difference)
I make use of ideas from students when using information and communications technology in education.**
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Own answers average 0.6
Compare group answers average 0.4
Statistical significance p < 0.01 (very significant difference)
Supporting cross-curricular and phenomenon-based learning**
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Own answers average -0.6
Compare group answers average -0.8
Statistical significance p < 0.01 (very significant difference)
Students often produce different types of media contents (such as audio, video and images) in my classes.**
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Own answers average -0.5
Compare group answers average -0.8
Statistical significance p < 0.01 (very significant difference)
It is easy to make use of information and communications technology (ICT) according to the curriculum.**
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Own answers average 0.4
Compare group answers average 0.2
Statistical significance p < 0.01 (very significant difference)
I regularly follow social media networks to learn new things.**
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Own answers average 0.9
Compare group answers average 0.6
Statistical significance p < 0.01 (very significant difference)
I regularly guide students to use the Internet responsibly and legally.*
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Own answers average 0.9
Compare group answers average 0.8
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
I make use of learning analytics for continuous assessment of students’ learning.*
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Own answers average -1.1
Compare group answers average -1.3
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
My students assess each other’s work in digital learning environments.*
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Own answers average -1.1
Compare group answers average -1.3
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
I make use of digital portfolio work to assess students’ learning.*
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Own answers average -0.9
Compare group answers average -1.1
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
erodes students’ writing skills*
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Own answers average 0.0
Compare group answers average 0.2
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
Choose the level that best describes your competence in terms of ICT use.*
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Own answers average -1.3
Compare group answers average -1.5
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
Making use of digital learning materials

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Own answers average -0.1
Compare group answers average -0.2
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
I use remote connection software (such as Adobe Connect, Skype) in my teaching.*
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Own answers average -1.7
Compare group answers average -1.8
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
I often work with students outside school, making use of mobile devices (such as smart phones, tablets, laptops).*
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Own answers average -1.0
Compare group answers average -1.2
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
I often edit information on the Internet (such as Wikipedia) with my students.*
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Own answers average -1.3
Compare group answers average -1.5
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
Multimedia tools (such as tools for media recording and editing, web production)*
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Own answers average -1.3
Compare group answers average -1.4
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
Guiding students in digital learning environments

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Own answers average 0.3
Compare group answers average 0.2
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
Laptop computer*
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Own answers average 0.9
Compare group answers average 0.6
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
Questions with more negative answers than the compare group
I have tried graphical programming with my students.***
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Own answers average -1.8
Compare group answers average -1.1
Statistical significance p < 0.00001 (clearly evident difference)
I know how to use a specific graphical programming environment designed for educational purposes fluently (such as Scratch, Kodu, Lego Mindstorm).***
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Own answers average -1.7
Compare group answers average -1.0
Statistical significance p < 0.00001 (clearly evident difference)
I know how to build and program various robots (such as Lego Mindstorms EV3, Bee-Bot, Makeblock mBot).***
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Own answers average -1.7
Compare group answers average -1.2
Statistical significance p < 0.00001 (clearly evident difference)
I intersperse my students’ work with regular breaks to avoid making them sit for too long.***
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Own answers average 0.0
Compare group answers average 0.7
Statistical significance p < 0.00001 (clearly evident difference)
Digital learning games (such as Ekapeli, 10Monkeys)***
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Own answers average -1.5
Compare group answers average -1.2
Statistical significance p < 0.00001 (clearly evident difference)
Basic phone***
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Own answers average -1.6
Compare group answers average -1.1
Statistical significance p < 0.0001 (clearly evident difference)
Desktop computer***
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Own answers average -0.9
Compare group answers average -0.2
Statistical significance p < 0.0001 (clearly evident difference)
It is hard for me to find high-quality digital materials for the topics being taught.***
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Own answers average 0.2
Compare group answers average -0.2
Statistical significance p < 0.001 (evident difference)
I guide my students to adopt ergonomic working postures.***
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Own answers average -0.3
Compare group answers average 0.2
Statistical significance p < 0.001 (evident difference)
I have opportunities to influence ICT purchases at my school.**
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Own answers average -0.6
Compare group answers average -0.2
Statistical significance p < 0.01 (very significant difference)
The continuing training courses in ICT provided for me have been useful in terms of content.**
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Own answers average 0.5
Compare group answers average 0.7
Statistical significance p < 0.01 (very significant difference)
The parents of my students participate in the learning assessment process, making use of information and communications technology.**
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Own answers average -1.7
Compare group answers average -1.5
Statistical significance p < 0.01 (very significant difference)
Virtual learning environments (such as Moodle, SanomaPro, itslearning)*
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Own answers average -0.6
Compare group answers average -0.3
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
It is easy to start developing new approaches at my school.*
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Own answers average 0.5
Compare group answers average 0.6
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
I would like to make more use of information and communications technology in education.*
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Own answers average 0.6
Compare group answers average 0.7
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
Smart phone*
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Own answers average -1.5
Compare group answers average -1.3
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
There is a positive atmosphere in the working community towards trying out new things in teaching.*
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Own answers average 0.8
Compare group answers average 0.9
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
In the last school year, I participated in continuing training courses in ICT in total:*
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Own answers average -0.7
Compare group answers average -0.5
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
Tablet computer*
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Own answers average -0.5
Compare group answers average -0.2
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
I feel that I do not receive support for developing the use of ICT in education.*
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Own answers average -0.2
Compare group answers average -0.4
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
I am able to guide my students to produce animations (such as iMotion, Giphy, Animaatiokone).*
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Own answers average -1.1
Compare group answers average -0.9
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
diminishes students’ interest in studying*
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Own answers average -0.7
Compare group answers average -0.8
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
I know how to program diversely with students, using a specific high-level programming language (such as C, Java, PHP, Javascript, C++, Python).*
See question distribution: I know how to program diversely with students, using a specific high-level programming language (such as C, Java, PHP, Javascript, C++, Python).
Own answers average -1.8
Compare group answers average -1.7
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
improves students’ study performance*
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Own answers average 0.0
Compare group answers average 0.1
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)

*) The amount of stars implies the statistical significance

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Below is shown how the respondents rank compared to the compare group. The length of the bar corresponds to the proportion of the respondents in the specific rank group.

Below the averageSlightly below the averageAverageSlightly above the averageAbove the average
Technological readiness1828101132
Procedures2618221717
Attitudes2416161728
Pedagogical use312212440
ICT skills1430102818