Biology, 2018

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Questions with more positive answers than the compare group
I know how to use diversely a specific digital learning environment (such as Moodle, SanomaPro, itslearning).***
See question distribution: I know how to use diversely a specific digital learning environment (such as Moodle, SanomaPro, itslearning).
Own answers average 0.9
Compare group answers average 0.5
Statistical significance p < 0.00001 (clearly evident difference)
Consideration for copyrights

Please choose the description below that best fits your situation, even if it is not fully accurate in all respects:***
See question distribution: Consideration for copyrights

Please choose the description below that best fits your situation, even if it is not fully accurate in all respects:

Own answers average 0.2
Compare group answers average -0.1
Statistical significance p < 0.001 (evident difference)
I am familiar with the principles of using Creative Commons licences.***
See question distribution: I am familiar with the principles of using Creative Commons licences.
Own answers average -0.1
Compare group answers average -0.5
Statistical significance p < 0.001 (evident difference)
I know how to utilize digital teaching materials in my teaching.***
See question distribution: I know how to utilize digital teaching materials in my teaching.
Own answers average 1.2
Compare group answers average 1.0
Statistical significance p < 0.001 (evident difference)
Virtual learning environments (such as Moodle, SanomaPro, itslearning)**
See question distribution: Virtual learning environments (such as Moodle, SanomaPro, itslearning)
Own answers average -0.4
Compare group answers average -0.7
Statistical significance p < 0.01 (very significant difference)
My own ICT skills and competences are sufficient when compared with the objectives specified in the curriculum.**
See question distribution: My own ICT skills and competences are sufficient when compared with the objectives specified in the curriculum.
Own answers average 0.4
Compare group answers average 0.2
Statistical significance p < 0.01 (very significant difference)
My school has a pedagogical support person available to help with using ICT in education.**
See question distribution: My school has a pedagogical support person available to help with using ICT in education.
Own answers average 1.5
Compare group answers average 1.1
Statistical significance p < 0.01 (very significant difference)
We share tips and support relating to the use of ICT in education.**
See question distribution: We share tips and support relating to the use of ICT in education.
Own answers average 1.0
Compare group answers average 0.8
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 0.7
Compare group answers average 0.5
Statistical significance p < 0.01 (very significant difference)
Assigning tasks, exercises or homework to students*
See question distribution: Assigning tasks, exercises or homework to students
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 use virtual reality (VR) and/or augmented reality (AR).*
See question distribution: I am able to guide my students to use virtual reality (VR) and/or augmented reality (AR).
Own answers average -1.5
Compare group answers average -1.7
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
I teach my students to understand and interpret various digital media contents.*
See question distribution: I teach my students to understand and interpret various digital media contents.
Own answers average 0.9
Compare group answers average 0.7
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
Students use information and communications technology in most of my classes.*
See question distribution: Students use information and communications technology in most of my classes.
Own answers average 0.3
Compare group answers average 0.0
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
Office software (such as Microsoft Office, LibreOffice, iWork)*
See question distribution: Office software (such as Microsoft Office, LibreOffice, iWork)
Own answers average -0.0
Compare group answers average -0.2
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
When I set up a new service or application, I always read its terms of use.*
See question distribution: When I set up a new service or application, I always read its terms of use.
Own answers average -0.1
Compare group answers average -0.2
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant 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 1.4
Compare group answers average 1.3
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
Laptop computer*
See question distribution: Laptop computer
Own answers average 0.5
Compare group answers average 0.2
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
My school has peer teachers offering ICT instruction.*
See question distribution: My school has peer teachers offering ICT instruction.
Own answers average 1.1
Compare group answers average 1.0
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
It is hard for me to find high-quality digital materials for the topics being taught.*
See question distribution: It is hard for me to find high-quality digital materials for the topics being taught.
Own answers average -0.3
Compare group answers average -0.1
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
Digital information sources (such as websites, wikis, encyclopaedias)*
See question distribution: Digital information sources (such as websites, wikis, encyclopaedias)
Own answers average 0.3
Compare group answers average 0.1
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
My students know how to act in compliance with the fundamental principles of copyrights.*
See question distribution: My students know how to act in compliance with the fundamental principles of copyrights.
Own answers average 0.0
Compare group answers average -0.1
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant 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 -1.3
Compare group answers average -1.4
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
I teach my students various means to participate in society through the Internet.*
See question distribution: I teach my students various means to participate in society through the Internet.
Own answers average -0.3
Compare group answers average -0.4
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
Information literacy

Please choose the description below that best fits your situation, even if it is not fully accurate in all respects:*
See question distribution: Information literacy

Please choose the description below that best fits your situation, even if it is not fully accurate in all respects:

Own answers average 0.7
Compare group answers average 0.6
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 -1.9
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
Making use of digital learning materials

Please choose the description below that best fits your situation, even if it is not fully accurate in all respects:*
See question distribution: Making use of digital learning materials

Please choose the description below that best fits your situation, even if it is not fully accurate in all respects:

Own answers average -0.0
Compare group answers average -0.1
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
I intersperse my students’ work with regular breaks to avoid making them sit for too long.*
See question distribution: I intersperse my students’ work with regular breaks to avoid making them sit for too long.
Own answers average 0.4
Compare group answers average 0.3
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
Access to ICT equipment (such as computers and tablets) requires booking a time slot.*
See question distribution: Access to ICT equipment (such as computers and tablets) requires booking a time slot.
Own answers average 1.0
Compare group answers average 1.2
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
I make use of information and communications technology for continuous assessment of students’ learning.*
See question distribution: I make use of information and communications technology for continuous assessment of students’ learning.
Own answers average -0.2
Compare group answers average -0.4
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (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 1.1
Compare group answers average 0.9
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
I regularly guide students to use the Internet responsibly and legally.*
See question distribution: I regularly guide students to use the Internet responsibly and legally.
Own answers average 0.8
Compare group answers average 0.7
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
Assessing students’ learning by means of digital tests*
See question distribution: Assessing students’ learning by means of digital tests
Own answers average -1.3
Compare group answers average -1.4
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
I know how to use a specific graphical programming environment designed for educational purposes fluently (such as Scratch, Kodu, Lego Mindstorm).*
See question distribution: I know how to use a specific graphical programming environment designed for educational purposes fluently (such as Scratch, Kodu, Lego Mindstorm).
Own answers average -1.6
Compare group answers average -1.7
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
It is easy to make use of information and communications technology (ICT) according to the curriculum.*
See question distribution: It is easy to make use of information and communications technology (ICT) according to the curriculum.
Own answers average 0.3
Compare group answers average 0.2
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
Multimedia tools (such as tools for media recording and editing, web production)*
See question distribution: Multimedia tools (such as tools for media recording and editing, web production)
Own answers average -1.4
Compare group answers average -1.5
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
Role of ICT in teaching and learning

Please choose the description below that best fits your situation, even if it is not fully accurate in all respects:*
See question distribution: Role of ICT in teaching and learning

Please choose the description below that best fits your situation, even if it is not fully accurate in all respects:

Own answers average 0.4
Compare group answers average 0.3
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
I regularly follow social media networks to learn new things.*
See question distribution: I regularly follow social media networks to learn new things.
Own answers average 0.7
Compare group answers average 0.5
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
I share the digital learning materials that I produce with other teachers.*
See question distribution: I share the digital learning materials that I produce with other teachers.
Own answers average 0.3
Compare group answers average 0.2
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
Presenting information in a teaching situation*
See question distribution: Presenting information in a teaching situation
Own answers average 1.4
Compare group answers average 1.3
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
Teacher’s pedagogical ability to use ICT in differentiation of learning

Please choose the description below that best fits your situation, even if it is not fully accurate in all respects:*
See question distribution: Teacher’s pedagogical ability to use ICT in differentiation of learning

Please choose the description below that best fits your situation, even if it is not fully accurate in all respects:

Own answers average -0.3
Compare group answers average -0.4
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
Acquiring and structuring information and collaborative knowledge-building*
See question distribution: Acquiring and structuring information and collaborative knowledge-building
Own answers average -0.3
Compare group answers average -0.4
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
Questions with more negative answers than the compare group
Tablet computer***
See question distribution: Tablet computer
Own answers average -0.5
Compare group answers average 0.1
Statistical significance p < 0.001 (evident difference)
The continuing training courses in ICT provided for me have been useful in terms of content.*
See question distribution: The continuing training courses in ICT provided for me have been useful in terms of content.
Own answers average 0.6
Compare group answers average 0.7
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
Basic phone*
See question distribution: Basic phone
Own answers average -1.5
Compare group answers average -1.3
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
helps students communicate more effectively with others*
See question distribution: helps students communicate more effectively with others
Own answers average 0.4
Compare group answers average 0.5
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
Desktop computer*
See question distribution: Desktop computer
Own answers average -0.7
Compare group answers average -0.4
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 1.4
Compare group answers average 1.5
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)

*) The amount of stars implies the statistical significance