Table 2: Engagement question response means, their differences, values for statistical significance of differences and resulting conclusions.

Question numberQuestionSpring 2013 meanSpring 2013 standard deviationFall 2013 meanFall 2013 standard deviationDifference of means valueConclusion

1During the current semester in OMIS 259,  about how often have you  [“initial question block”], felt like an engaged learner?2.2980.8001.9770.7860.3210.000Lower mean for fall 2013, more engaged

2 [initial question block], asked questions or contributed to course discussions in other ways?2.9940.9523.1360.904−0.1410.059No difference in means

3 [initial question block], asked another student to help you understand course material?2.8070.9842.5960.9640.2100.013Lower mean for fall 2013, more engaged

4 [initial question block], explained course material to one or more students?2.6261.0162.4340.9240.1920.022Lower mean for fall 2013, more engaged

5 [initial question block], learned something that changed the way you understand an issue or concept?2.2650.8342.1610.8400.1040.099No difference in means

6[initial question block], connected ideas from your courses to your prior experiences and knowledge?2.5610.9042.3370.8810.2240.005Lower mean for fall 2013, more engaged

7During the current semester in OMIS 259, how much has your coursework emphasized the following? [initial question block2]
memorizing course material
2.1170.8762.1170.8820.0000.499No difference in means

8[initial question block2] applying facts, theories, or methods to practical problems or new situations?2.4190.8862.1950.8820.2240.005Lower mean for fall 2013, more engaged

9During the current semester in OMIS 259, to what extent have your instructors done the following?
Used examples or illustrations to explain difficult points
1.7970.8351.5250.7180.2710.000Lower mean for fall 2013, more engaged

10 [initial question block], Used numerical information to examine a real-world problem or issue (unemployment, climate change, public health, etc.)2.7650.9002.5331.0430.2330.006Lower mean for fall 2013, more engaged