Scotch College: Subject use of ICTs - Year 9

This survey is designed to provide an overview of ICT use across the school.
Please complete the questions as they relate to the Year 9 subject/s you teach. If you teach more than one subject at Year 9 please complete a separate survey. Many thanks.

Name


  1. Which year 9 subject do you teach?


  1. Indicate how often Year 9 students are required to do the following types of learning activities using software applications in your subject.

    Use the following scale:
    1 = Often (more than once a week)
    2 = regularly (once a week)
    3 = rarely (once a month)
    4 = never

            1 2 3 4      
      Word processing Often Never  
      Spreadsheet use  Often Never  
      Organising, manipulating and graphing data  Often Never  
      Database use and development Often Never  
      Concept mapping; visual planning Often Never  
      Research (using Internet, CD-ROMs, Library catalogue, databases) Often Never  
      Internet web quests Often Never  
      Multimedia presentations  Often Never  
      Web page authoring Often Never  
      Desktop publishing  Often Never  
      On-line communication (email, discussions) Often Never  
      Interactive tests and quizzes Often Never  
      Simulation and modeling  Often Never  
      Practice drills and instructional games Often Never  


  1. YEAR 9. Indicate which of the following software applications are written into the curriculum for your subject at the Year 9 level
    Word
    Excel
    PowerPoint
    Filemaker Pro
    Microworlds
    Inspiration
    ReasonAble
    Corel Draw
    Publisher
    Timeliner
    Webpage authoring software eg Dreamweaver, Claris Home Page, MS Word
    Use of scanners, digital still and movie cameras
    Image manipulation software eg Photoshop Elements; iMovie
    Specialist Subject Software eg for Maths, Geography, Music. (See Q.4)
    Other (see Q.5)


  1. List the name/s of any specialist subject software used at Year 9 in your subject.


  1. List the name/s of any other software applications used at Year 9 in your subject.


  1. Are Year 9 students required to access the Citrix server from home to use software for learning tasks in your subject?
    Yes
    No


  1. Are Year 9 students required to access the Citrix server from home to continue working on files saved on the school network?
    Yes
    No


  1. Indicate how often Year 9 students are required to use the following digital tools in your subject:

    1 = Often
    2 = Regularly
    3 = Rarely
    4 = Never

            1 2 3 4      
      Digital still camera Often Never  
      Scanner Often Never  
      Digital video camera and video editing software Often Never  
      Computer interfaces Often Never  
      Data projector Often Never  


  1. Indicate whether the following resources are commonly used in your Year 9 subject
    Britannica modules on ScotchNet
    XSIQ materials
    SchoolKit materials


  1. List briefly any projects/units of work considered innovative/exemplary in the use of technology and its contribution to student learning at year 9.


  1. To what extent do year 9 teachers share learning materials and weblinks on ScotchNet in this subject ?
    teachers share all materials and weblinks for each unit of work
    teachers share some materials and weblinks for each unit of work
    teachers use personal Scotchnet class space only for learning materials
    I am sole teacher


  1. What specific types of support would help you integrate technology more effectively into your Year 9 curriculum?