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Questions with more positive answers than the compare group
Laptop computer***
See question distribution: Laptop computer
Own answers average 0.4
Compare group answers average -0.0
Statistical significance p < 0.00001 (clearly 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 1.3
Compare group answers average 0.9
Statistical significance p < 0.0001 (clearly 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 1.3
Compare group answers average 1.2
Statistical significance p < 0.001 (evident 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 0.2
Compare group answers average 0.0
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 -0.4
Compare group answers average -0.7
Statistical significance p < 0.001 (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 -0.1
Compare group answers average -0.2
Statistical significance p < 0.001 (evident 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 -1.8
Compare group answers average -1.9
Statistical significance p < 0.01 (very significant difference)
Supporting cross-curricular and phenomenon-based learning**
See question distribution: Supporting cross-curricular and phenomenon-based learning
Own answers average -0.9
Compare group answers average -1.0
Statistical significance p < 0.01 (very significant difference)
Virtual learning environments (such as Moodle, SanomaPro, itslearning)**
See question distribution: Virtual learning environments (such as Moodle, SanomaPro, itslearning)
Own answers average 0.8
Compare group answers average 0.6
Statistical significance p < 0.01 (very 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 -1.7
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).*
See question distribution: I often work with students outside school, making use of mobile devices (such as smart phones, tablets, laptops).
Own answers average -1.3
Compare group answers average -1.4
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 1.0
Compare group answers average 0.9
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 0.7
Compare group answers average 0.6
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 0.0
Compare group answers average -0.1
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
I feel that I do not receive support for developing the use of ICT in education.*
See question distribution: I feel that I do not receive support for developing the use of ICT in education.
Own answers average -0.5
Compare group answers average -0.4
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 -0.4
Compare group answers average -0.3
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 1.2
Compare group answers average 1.1
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 0.3
Compare group answers average 0.2
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 -1.7
Compare group answers average -1.8
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)
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 -0.1
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 1.3
Compare group answers average 1.2
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (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 -1.2
Compare group answers average -1.3
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (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 -1.8
Compare group answers average -1.9
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 -0.4
Compare group answers average -0.5
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 0.6
Compare group answers average 0.5
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant 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 1.2
Compare group answers average 1.1
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 -1.9
Compare group answers average -2.0
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
Students often produce different types of media contents (such as audio, video and images) in my classes.*
See question distribution: Students often produce different types of media contents (such as audio, video and images) in my classes.
Own answers average -0.6
Compare group answers average -0.7
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 1.0
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (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 -1.2
Compare group answers average -1.3
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 -1.4
Compare group answers average -1.5
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
Mobile devices (such as tablets, smart phones)*
See question distribution: Mobile devices (such as tablets, smart phones)
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 -0.2
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 0.7
Compare group answers average 0.8
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
helps students develop their skills to plan and direct their own work*
See question distribution: helps students develop their skills to plan and direct their own work
Own answers average 0.3
Compare group answers average 0.4
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
I often discuss with my students the reliability of information available on the Internet and how to use it appropriately.*
See question distribution: I often discuss with my students the reliability of information available on the Internet and how to use it appropriately.
Own answers average 0.7
Compare group answers average 0.8
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 0.6
Compare group answers average 0.7
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 0.6
Compare group answers average 0.7
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 0.2
Compare group answers average 0.3
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
improves students’ study performance*
See question distribution: improves students’ study performance
Own answers average 0.1
Compare group answers average 0.1
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
Digital learning games (such as Ekapeli, 10Monkeys)*
See question distribution: Digital learning games (such as Ekapeli, 10Monkeys)
Own answers average -1.2
Compare group answers average -1.2
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (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 -1.4
Compare group answers average -1.3
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
In the last school year, I participated in continuing training courses in ICT in total:*
See question distribution: In the last school year, I participated in continuing training courses in ICT in total:
Own answers average -0.6
Compare group answers average -0.5
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 -1.7
Compare group answers average -1.6
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 -1.5
Compare group answers average -1.5
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 0.2
Compare group answers average 0.2
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)

*) The amount of stars implies the statistical significance