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					 Austrian English Teachers
   and the EFL/ESL site

     http://e.schule.at

    Walter Steinkogler

walter.steinkogler@schule.at
         e.schule.at and its users
   Who are the users?
       Teachers!?
       Pupils?
       Students?
   What are they looking for? (needs)
       Re-usable LOs for print?
       For interactive exercises?
       For LMS?
   For which level of the CEFR? A1, A2, B1, B2 …
   For which types of school?
        e.schule.at and its users
   For teaching ideas?
   For links to other EFL/ESL-sites? (lose users)
   Presentations at eL meetings => thank you!
   My users, the unknown species!
   Feedback: 4 emails/year => really uncool site!
   => online questionnaire – limesurvey
   How to ask questions => questionnaire method
   How to get interpretable results!
   Discussed questions with critical friends!
   End of school-year (final exams)
   Small sample
   IT-sceptics rather not fill in online survey
   Survey – 14 items
   2 text boxes
   „Temperature-scale“ questions 1-4 to avoid the
    average 3
          http://www.limesurvey.org
   Open Source
   Different types
    of questions
   Online-creation
    and evaluation
   Data-export in
Excel
   Male or female?

Language Teachers are female!

       English Teachers - Gender




          male
          29%




                        female
                         71%
Where do you teach?

  Adult Education
        6%
    VocationalPrimary School
    Apprentice     2%
         2%                  Secondary
                            Modern School
  Higher
                                35%
 Vocational
   34%
   Polytechnic
     School                Lower
       1%          Upper Secondary
                 Secondary  5%
                   15%
   I have been teaching for
       so many … years

           15 to 30 years of experience
  35

  30

  25

  20

  15

  10

   5

   0
         0,1 to 2,1 to 5,1 to 10,1     15,1   20,1 25,1     30,1 35,1     40,1
           2      5      10   to 15   to 20   to 25 to 30   to 35 to 40   and
Reihe1     5      8      9     6       15      13    31      33     3      1
How did you find e.schule.at ??


     by coincidence            A colleague
          28%                    told me
                                   33%




               searching the
                   web
                   39%
How often do you visit e.schule.at?
                                many times a
                          daily    week
                           2%       8%
                                    once a week
         less often                     13%
            41%


                                   many times a
                                      month
                  once a month        22%
                      14%
      Learning Management System

                    Which LMS do you use?


Do you use a LMS?                             Which LMS do you use?



                           LMS Burgenland

                                     Other
              Yes
              38%      MS Class/ Sharepoint
                       Other Moodle servers
 No
                              Moodle server
62%
                                 edumoodle

                                              0     5     10     15   20   25
   In the platform I am looking for

(1) applies totally <=> does not apply at all (4)
                          Yes /rather yes : Rather no/ no
QU: I am looking for (teaching) ideas …95%
                  … Material for print       92%
.... interactive LOs for use in class       71%
                 .... LOs for the LMS       41%
.... interactive LOs for use at home        52%
.... LOs for private coaching/tutoring      24%
        .... didactics & methodology        61%
   In the platform I am looking for

(1) applies totally <=> does not apply at all (4)
                          Yes /rather yes : Rather no/ no
LOs in addition to topics of coursebook 92%
***** of LOs by users would be useful 78%
   I would be ready to do that myself 80%
  I use the search-box of the platform 75%
  the tree (of categories) is ok for me 80%
thematic link collections very valuable 83%
   In the platform I am looking for

(1) applies totally <=> does not apply at all (4)
                          Yes /rather yes : Rather no/ no
I would like … more pictures & images           73%
            … more listening & podcasts 88%
            … more videoclips                   76%
I would register for a regular newsletter       54,5%
     In the platform I am looking for

(1) applies totally <=> does not apply at all (4)
                             Yes /rather yes : Rather no/ no
   I want to get in touch with colleagues via social
    software tools => 34%
   I am ready to share my digital ressources with
    colleagues in a password-protected area
=> 63% !!!
   All in all I am satisfied with e.schule.at
    80,5%
         Money, money, money ...

Public funding is dwindling. I can imagine other
 forms of financing free educational content of
 high quality .
     Sponsoring => 80,5%
     Ads of edu-related companies like publishers etc.
      => 86%
     Schools should pay => 41,5%
     Teachers should pay => 21%
                        Myschule.at

   I would like a personalized starting page into
    schule.at => 45%
   Verbal feedback:
       very positive
       CEFR has to be implemented
       Bench marks (A2, B2)
       Film reviews
       More material for (academically) weak children
       Criticizing e-learning resistant teachers
                     Conclusions

   Biggest usergroups: Sec.Modern + Higher Voc.
   Majority are middle-aged teachers
   Majority does not use LMS (62%)
   ... looks for print material (92%)
   ... material in addition to coursebooks (92%)
   ... appreciates special thematic link collections 83%
   ... willing to rate LOs (80%)
                   Conclusions

   More than half would like a newsletter (54,5%)
   2 thirds would be ready to exchange digital
    ressources in a pw-protected platform (63%)
   Search engine of the platform has to be improved
    (used by 75%)
   More media (podcasts, videos, images)
   Sponsoring and advertising is ok (80,5 – 86%)
   Majority of users appreciates platform (80,5%)
   How do we address those who don't come?

				
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