Preliminary evaluation

 

In November 10th we distributed a preliminary evaluation questionnaires to find students’ knowledge of partner countries, motivation to learn, attitudes towards foreign nationalities and the use of ICT in learning. The questionnaire was conducted among 96 students from all six classes participating in Erasmus+ project who were present on that day at school. The results of the survey were compiled on November 16 and proposals for further work were presented. The results are as follows:

 

1. Select the factors that motivate you to learn (choose the three most important)

• avoiding bad marks 50%

• my character traits (obligatory, reliable) 13%

• awards and distinctions 21%

• willingness to acquire knowledge 43%

• good atmosphere at the lesson 38%

• willingness to get a good job 57%

• systematic control 9%

• parents’ requirement 14%

• willingness to get a good mark of 41%

• other (specify what) ……….. 4%

(because I have to, for the group, I want to develop myself, to earn a lot)

No answer 1%

 

2. What makes lessons interesting? (you can mark more answers)

• lesson topic 41%

• multimedia used 34%

• being in a good mood 26%

• way of teaching 56%

• teacher’s personality 44%

• your involvement in lessons 11%

• work in pairs / groups 46%

 

3. What are you using the computer for

• to play 53%

• to learn 56%

• to communicate with other people 66%

• other: ….. 7% (music, movies, YouTube, everything)

I do not use it at all 2%

no answer 3%

 

4. Do you use Facebook

• Yes 88% No 10%

no answer 2%

if you use Facebook, please specify for what purposes:

for communication 64%

viewing photos 2%

info from school 3%

what’s happening in the world and info about celebrities 2%

photo publication 1%

 

5. Do you use eTwinning

• Yes 1% No 94%

no answer 5%

if you use it, specify for what purpose: for communication

 

6. Write which programs (Gimp, Blender, Inkscape, OpenShot Video Editor, Audacity, Scribus, LearningApps) are used for:

film editing – OpenShot Video Editor 67%

raster graphics – Gimp 36%

vector graphics – Inkscape 20%

sound – Audacity 49%

3D graphics – Blender 66%

publications and markting materials – Scribus 24%

creating educational games – LearningApps 45%

Circle the names of those programs that you can use.

 

7. The most important feature of tolerance is … (Choose 1 option)

• accepting the behavior of other people 20%

• attitude that excludes discrimination 3%

• respect for other people’s views and for themselves 60%

• understanding others 4%

• being open to others 9%

• indifference towards surrounding world 3%

 

8. Do you tolerate national minorities in your country?

• Yes 92% No 8%

 

9. Are there any nationalities you do not like? If so, please specify…

• Yes 25% No 75%

 

10. Do you interfere with people of other nationalities who speak their language in a public place?

• Yes, because I do not understand them, and in my country they should speak my language 7%

• Yes, because in a conflict situation I cannot communicate with them 2%

• Yes, because I do not like strangers 1%

• No, because I’m happy that they wanted to visit my country 30%

• No, because everyone should be able to speak any language he wants and when he wants 28%

• No, because I think that every country should be friendly to strangers 31%

• Hard to say 7%

 

11. Would you give a place to stay to an unknown person of another nationality, knowing that she needs your help? (Please, choose 1 answer)

• Yes, because you have to help others in need 68%

• No, because everyone should fend for yourself 0%

• No, because I do not like strangers 3%

• I hope that I will never be in this situation 27%

no answer 2%

 

12. Could you make friends with someone different from your skin color?

• Yes 80% No 1% Difficult to say 18%

no answer 1%

 

13. Could you make friends with people who are of different faith? If so, which one?

• Yes 66% No 30%

no answer 4%

 

14. Underline the right answer.

Did you use the programs:

• Powtoon Yes 2% No 94%

• Animoto Yes 4% No 92%

• MyPaint Yes 38% No 58%

• Pinta Yes 33% No 63%

• Edmodo platform Yes 10% No 86%

no answer 4%

 

15. What do you know about our partner countries?

 ContinentCapitalOfficial languageDominant religionMonuments
Italy95%83%93%35%60%
Portugal82%51%64%28%1%
Turkey47%18%54%63%4%
Macedonia72%22%31%1%1%