Physics, 2018

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Questions with more positive answers than the compare group
I have tried graphical programming with my students.***
See question distribution: I have tried graphical programming with my students.
Own answers average 0.4
Compare group answers average -0.2
Statistical significance p < 0.00001 (clearly 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 -0.4
Statistical significance p < 0.001 (evident 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 -0.1
Compare group answers average -0.4
Statistical significance p < 0.001 (evident 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 1.2
Compare group answers average 0.9
Statistical significance p < 0.01 (very 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 -0.3
Compare group answers average -0.6
Statistical significance p < 0.01 (very significant 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 1.1
Compare group answers average 0.9
Statistical significance p < 0.01 (very 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 -1.3
Compare group answers average -1.5
Statistical significance p < 0.01 (very significant difference)
Smart phone**
See question distribution: Smart phone
Own answers average -1.5
Compare group answers average -1.7
Statistical significance p < 0.01 (very significant 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 0.1
Compare group answers average -0.0
Statistical significance p < 0.01 (very significant difference)
I make use of learning analytics for continuous assessment of students’ learning.**
See question distribution: I make use of learning analytics for continuous assessment of students’ learning.
Own answers average -1.1
Compare group answers average -1.2
Statistical significance p < 0.01 (very significant difference)
I make use of digital portfolio work to assess students’ learning.**
See question distribution: I make use of digital portfolio work to assess students’ learning.
Own answers average -1.1
Compare group answers average -1.2
Statistical significance p < 0.01 (very significant difference)
I know how to print using a 3D printer.**
See question distribution: I know how to print using a 3D printer.
Own answers average -1.1
Compare group answers average -1.3
Statistical significance p < 0.01 (very significant difference)
My students put together their own portfolios in a digital learning environment.**
See question distribution: My students put together their own portfolios in a digital learning environment.
Own answers average -1.1
Compare group answers average -1.3
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 0.5
Compare group answers average 0.4
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
I know how to build and program various robots (such as Lego Mindstorms EV3, Bee-Bot, Makeblock mBot).*
See question distribution: I know how to build and program various robots (such as Lego Mindstorms EV3, Bee-Bot, Makeblock mBot).
Own answers average -0.6
Compare group answers average -0.8
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
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 0.8
Compare group answers average 0.7
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
Information collection and monitoring tools (such as devices with temperature, light or speed sensors)*
See question distribution: Information collection and monitoring tools (such as devices with temperature, light or speed sensors)
Own answers average -1.4
Compare group answers average -1.5
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 1.0
Compare group answers average 0.9
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 -0.3
Compare group answers average -0.4
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
Laptop computer*
See question distribution: Laptop computer
Own answers average 0.4
Compare group answers average 0.2
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant 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 0.7
Compare group answers average 0.6
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
Guiding students in digital learning environments

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See question distribution: Guiding students in digital learning environments

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)
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)
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)
Virtual learning environments (such as Moodle, SanomaPro, itslearning)*
See question distribution: Virtual learning environments (such as Moodle, SanomaPro, itslearning)
Own answers average -0.6
Compare group answers average -0.7
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (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 0.4
Compare group answers average 0.3
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 0.8
Compare group answers average 0.7
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
erodes students’ writing skills*
See question distribution: erodes students’ writing skills
Own answers average 0.2
Compare group answers average 0.4
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)
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 1.2
Compare group answers average 1.3
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
erodes students’ mathematical skills*
See question distribution: erodes students’ mathematical skills
Own answers average -0.2
Compare group answers average -0.1
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
My students assess my teaching by means of information and communications technology.*
See question distribution: My students assess my teaching by means of information and communications technology.
Own answers average -1.2
Compare group answers average -1.3
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 0.2
Compare group answers average 0.1
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 0.7
Compare group answers average 0.6
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
I guide my students to protect themselves against common information security risks and data loss.*
See question distribution: I guide my students to protect themselves against common information security risks and data loss.
Own answers average 0.5
Compare group answers average 0.4
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (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 0.9
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
There is a positive atmosphere in the working community towards trying out new things in teaching.*
See question distribution: There is a positive atmosphere in the working community towards trying out new things in teaching.
Own answers average 0.9
Compare group answers average 0.8
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
Programs, software and services specifically developed for educational purposes ((such as Sketchpad, Geogebra, Interactive Physics*
See question distribution: Programs, software and services specifically developed for educational purposes ((such as Sketchpad, Geogebra, Interactive Physics
Own answers average -0.9
Compare group answers average -1.0
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 -0.4
Compare group answers average -0.1
Statistical significance p < 0.01 (very 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)
The continuing training courses in ICT provided for me have mostly been organised at the employer’s cost.*
See question distribution: The continuing training courses in ICT provided for me have mostly been organised at the employer’s cost.
Own answers average 0.9
Compare group answers average 1.0
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
The continuing training courses in ICT provided for me have mostly been organised during working hours.*
See question distribution: The continuing training courses in ICT provided for me have mostly been organised during working hours.
Own answers average -0.1
Compare group answers average 0.1
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
Desktop computer*
See question distribution: Desktop computer
Own answers average -1.2
Compare group answers average -1.0
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant 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 0.5
Compare group answers average 0.5
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
I guide my students to adopt ergonomic working postures.*
See question distribution: I guide my students to adopt ergonomic working postures.
Own answers average -0.4
Compare group answers average -0.3
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
Basic phone*
See question distribution: Basic phone
Own answers average -1.4
Compare group answers average -1.3
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (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 0.7
Compare group answers average 0.8
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)

*) The amount of stars implies the statistical significance