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Questions with more positive answers than the compare group
Laptop computer***
See question distribution: Laptop computer
Own answers average 0.6
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)
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 0.3
Compare group answers average 0.1
Statistical significance p < 0.001 (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 1.3
Compare group answers average 1.1
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 -0.1
Compare group answers average -0.4
Statistical significance p < 0.001 (evident 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 0.9
Statistical significance p < 0.01 (very 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 1.1
Compare group answers average 1.3
Statistical significance p < 0.01 (very 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 0.0
Compare group answers average -0.2
Statistical significance p < 0.01 (very significant difference)
Presenting information in a teaching situation**
See question distribution: Presenting information in a teaching situation
Own answers average 1.1
Compare group answers average 1.0
Statistical significance p < 0.01 (very 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 0.2
Compare group answers average 0.0
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 1.0
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 0.7
Compare group answers average 0.6
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 0.6
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
Constantly introducing new technologies into education is strenuous.*
See question distribution: Constantly introducing new technologies into education is strenuous.
Own answers average 0.6
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 -1.4
Compare group answers average -1.5
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 -0.3
Compare group answers average -0.4
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 -1.4
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 0.4
Compare group answers average 0.2
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 -1.7
Compare group answers average -1.8
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
Smart phone*
See question distribution: Smart phone
Own answers average -1.6
Compare group answers average -1.8
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 -0.9
Compare group answers average -1.0
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)
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 -0.2
Compare group answers average -0.3
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 -1.0
Compare group answers average -1.1
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 -1.8
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 1.0
Compare group answers average 0.9
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 0.6
Compare group answers average 0.5
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 -0.4
Compare group answers average -0.5
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant 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 -0.3
Compare group answers average -0.4
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
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:*
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)
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 0.2
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)
Supporting cross-curricular and phenomenon-based learning*
See question distribution: Supporting cross-curricular and phenomenon-based learning
Own answers average -0.8
Compare group answers average -0.9
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 -0.6
Compare group answers average -0.0
Statistical significance p < 0.0001 (clearly evident 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 0.6
Compare group answers average 0.8
Statistical significance p < 0.01 (very 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)
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 -1.8
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 -0.0
Compare group answers average 0.1
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 0.4
Compare group answers average 0.5
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 -1.9
Compare group answers average -1.9
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)

*) The amount of stars implies the statistical significance