1. This web conference begins at 1:00 p.m. EDT Please run the “Audio Setup Wizard” before we begin. COBALTCOLLABORATING TO BUILD ACTION PLANS FOR LEARNING TECHNOLOGIESPlease Note: This webinar will be recorded.
2. Webinar 2: Interpreting STNA DataApril 9, 2013COBALTCOLLABORATING TO BUILD ACTION PLANS FOR LEARNING TECHNOLOGIES
3. COBALT Program Components March 19 Intro to COBALT & STNA Webinar 1 March 20-‐April 7 Administer STNA and parJcipate in the community discussion April 9 InterpreJng STNA Data Webinar 2 April 19 or 20 Developing a Data-‐driven AcJon Plan (Friday InsJtute) April 30 Reﬁning a Data-‐driven AcJon Plan Webinar 3 Share and learn through discussion in the online COBALT group A cerJﬁcate of compleJon for 10 hours will be awarded at the end of this program that can be taken back to your district for conJnuing educaJon credits.
4. How did it go?What went well? What advice wouldyou offer?
5. INTERPRETINGSTNA DATA
6. Interpreting STNA Itemsand Constructs• Construct-level interpretationso General overview of the broad constructo Examine pattern of results within eachconstructo Examine how pattern differ from otherconstructso Allows you to identify broad areas asstrengths or weaknesses
7. Interpreting STNA Itemsand Constructs• Item-level interpretationso More nuanced understanding ofthe specific itemso Allows you to understand specificissues as strengths or weaknesses
8. How is STNA datainterpreted?For each item, look at the profile…o Generally positive or negative?o Number of peaks?o Height of peaks?o Different than other items?
9. What data doesSTNA report?
10. How is STNA datainterpreted?Strongly Agree & Agree = Good!Neither Agree nor Disagree = Fence-sitters; UndecidedDisagree & Strongly Disagree = Not so goodDo Not Know = We arent aware
11. What do the data sayabout my school?• Very Positive• One high peak• No dissent“We’re all good…”
12. What do the data sayabout my school?• Largely negative• One high peak• Some dissent• Everyone is aware“We are not pleased…”
13. What do the data sayabout my school?“We didn’t get that email…”• Multiple peaks• Relatively low peaks• Lack of strong feelings• Large number of"Do Not Know"
14. What do the data sayabout my school?• Generally positive• A few who disagree• Some unawareness“MOST of us are OK with this…”
15. What do the data sayabout my school?• Mixed responses• No dominant peaks“We’re all over the place…”
16. What do the data sayabout my school?"I use technology tosupport and increasemy professionalproductivity."Classroom Practices: Teaching and Learning
17. What do the data sayabout my school?"Students use the samekinds of tools thatprofessional researchersuse, e.g., simulations,databases, satellite imagery."Classroom Practices: Teachingand Learning