Physics, 2020

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Compare group:   Year 2019 (427 pcs) |   Year 2018 (563 pcs) |   Year 2017 (713 pcs) |   Year 2016 (365 pcs) |   Year 2015 (312 pcs) |   Year 2014 (377 pcs) |   Year 2013 (362 pcs) |   Year 2012 (153 pcs)

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Questions with more positive answers than the compare group
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 -1.3
Compare group answers average -1.8
Statistical significance p < 0.00001 (clearly evident 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 0.2
Compare group answers average 0.7
Statistical significance p < 0.0001 (clearly evident 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 0.1
Statistical significance p < 0.001 (evident difference)
Smart phone***
See question distribution: Smart phone
Own answers average -1.0
Compare group answers average -1.5
Statistical significance p < 0.001 (evident 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 1.1
Compare group answers average 0.9
Statistical significance p < 0.001 (evident difference)
Assessing students’ learning by means of digital tests**
See question distribution: Assessing students’ learning by means of digital tests
Own answers average -1.1
Compare group answers average -1.3
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 1.2
Compare group answers average 1.0
Statistical significance p < 0.01 (very 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 1.0
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 1.3
Compare group answers average 0.9
Statistical significance p < 0.01 (very 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 -1.1
Compare group answers average -1.3
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 0.1
Compare group answers average -0.1
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 -0.9
Compare group answers average -1.2
Statistical significance p < 0.01 (very 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 0.9
Statistical significance p < 0.01 (very 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 < 0.01 (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 1.7
Compare group answers average 1.4
Statistical significance p < 0.01 (very 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 0.4
Compare group answers average 0.2
Statistical significance p < 0.01 (very 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 -0.5
Statistical significance p < 0.01 (very 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 0.0
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 0.9
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 1.0
Compare group answers average 0.7
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)
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 -0.1
Compare group answers average 0.0
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 -1.2
Compare group answers average -1.3
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 0.8
Compare group answers average 0.7
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 0.3
Compare group answers average 0.2
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 0.6
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)
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 0.8
Compare group answers average 0.6
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 0.9
Compare group answers average 0.8
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 -0.3
Compare group answers average -0.5
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 0.6
Compare group answers average 0.4
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant 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 < 0.1 (significant difference)
Digital learning games (such as Ekapeli, 10Monkeys)*
See question distribution: Digital learning games (such as Ekapeli, 10Monkeys)
Own answers average -1.4
Compare group answers average -1.5
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 0.6
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 -0.7
Compare group answers average -0.9
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 -0.8
Compare group answers average -1.0
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 -1.2
Compare group answers average -1.4
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 0.8
Compare group answers average 0.6
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
provides students with the opportunity to use better information sources*
See question distribution: provides students with the opportunity to use better information sources
Own answers average 0.9
Compare group answers average 0.8
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 0.3
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
Questions with more negative answers than the compare group
erodes students’ writing skills**
See question distribution: erodes students’ writing skills
Own answers average 0.4
Compare group answers average 0.2
Statistical significance p < 0.01 (very significant difference)
Desktop computer**
See question distribution: Desktop computer
Own answers average -1.4
Compare group answers average -1.1
Statistical significance p < 0.01 (very significant difference)
Tablet computer**
See question distribution: Tablet computer
Own answers average -0.6
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 0.4
Compare group answers average 0.6
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 -0.8
Compare group answers average -0.6
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
erodes students’ mathematical skills*
See question distribution: erodes students’ mathematical skills
Own answers average -0.0
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 -0.5
Compare group answers average -0.4
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
Enabling or supporting oral presentations carried out by students on their own or in teams*
See question distribution: Enabling or supporting oral presentations carried out by students on their own or in teams
Own answers average -1.1
Compare group answers average -1.0
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 -0.7
Compare group answers average -0.6
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)

*) The amount of stars implies the statistical significance