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Changes compared to previous years

Compare group:   Year 2020 (187 pcs) |   Year 2019 (399 pcs) |   Year 2018 (440 pcs) |   Year 2017 (561 pcs) |   Year 2016 (274 pcs) |   Year 2015 (237 pcs) |   Year 2014 (280 pcs) |   Year 2013 (314 pcs) |   Year 2012 (129 pcs)

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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 1.4
Compare group answers average 1.0
Statistical significance p < 0.0001 (clearly evident 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 0.6
Compare group answers average 0.3
Statistical significance p < 0.001 (evident difference)
I use remote connection software (such as Adobe Connect, Skype) in my teaching.**
See question distribution: I use remote connection software (such as Adobe Connect, Skype) in my teaching.
Own answers average -0.5
Compare group answers average -1.2
Statistical significance p < 0.01 (very 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 0.9
Compare group answers average 0.6
Statistical significance p < 0.01 (very 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 0.9
Compare group answers average 0.6
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 -1.8
Compare group answers average -2.0
Statistical significance p < 0.01 (very significant difference)
improves students’ study performance**
See question distribution: improves students’ study performance
Own answers average 0.3
Compare group answers average 0.1
Statistical significance p < 0.01 (very significant difference)
Interactive whiteboards (such as SmartBoard, Promethean)*
See question distribution: Interactive whiteboards (such as SmartBoard, Promethean)
Own answers average -0.6
Compare group answers average -1.1
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 0.7
Compare group answers average 0.5
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (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 0.9
Compare group answers average 0.7
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
diminishes students’ interest in studying*
See question distribution: diminishes students’ interest in studying
Own answers average -0.9
Compare group answers average -0.7
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
I have tried graphical programming with my students.*
See question distribution: I have tried graphical programming with my students.
Own answers average -1.4
Compare group answers average -1.8
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (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 1.5
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 0.5
Compare group answers average 0.3
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
Desktop computer*
See question distribution: Desktop computer
Own answers average -0.8
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 -0.7
Compare group answers average -1.0
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 1.2
Compare group answers average 1.0
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
My school has jointly agreed objectives for making use of ICT in education.*
See question distribution: My school has jointly agreed objectives for making use of ICT in education.
Own answers average 0.6
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 -1.1
Compare group answers average -1.3
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 0.5
Compare group answers average 0.2
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 1.0
Compare group answers average 0.8
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 -1.8
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
erodes students’ mathematical skills*
See question distribution: erodes students’ mathematical skills
Own answers average -0.3
Compare group answers average -0.2
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 1.0
Compare group answers average 0.8
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
erodes students’ writing skills*
See question distribution: erodes students’ writing skills
Own answers average -0.1
Compare group answers average 0.1
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 -0.0
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
Questions with more negative answers than the compare group
I often edit information on the Internet (such as Wikipedia) with my students.**
See question distribution: I often edit information on the Internet (such as Wikipedia) with my students.
Own answers average -1.6
Compare group answers average -1.4
Statistical significance p < 0.01 (very significant difference)
Acquiring and structuring information and collaborative knowledge-building*
See question distribution: Acquiring and structuring information and collaborative knowledge-building
Own answers average -0.4
Compare group answers average -0.1
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 1.1
Compare group answers average 1.3
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 -2.0
Compare group answers average -2.0
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 0.6
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 -1.2
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)

*) The amount of stars implies the statistical significance