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Table 6 GTCU Action item list

From: Profiling the digital readiness of higher education students for transformative online learning in the post-soviet nations of Georgia and Ukraine

Use # Action Item
Technical 1 To create/edit electronic documents.
2 To create/edit audio recordings.
3 To create/edit multimedia items.
4 To manage any of my accounts.
5 To manage or operate other devices.
Communicational 6 To communicate with others using text chat or text messaging.
7 To communicate with others using audio.
8 To communicate with others using video.
9 To communicate with others using e-mail.
10 To use social networking systems.
11 To use collaboration/shared document tools.
12 To share my works and ideas publicly.
Informational 13 To access digital maps or a GPS to find my way or to get directions.
14 To search for journal articles on the Web.
15 To search for short videos on the Internet.
16 To search for and download movies from the Internet.
17 To search for and download music from the Internet.
18 To search for and download books from the Internet.
19 To use an aggregator to automatically collect and organize documents.
Computational 20 To use and share a calendar/personal agenda.
21 To create and use concept maps, flowcharts, site maps or algorithms.
22 To create, modify and use plans or other diagrams.
23 To sort large amounts of data.
24 To produce graphs from numerical data.
25 To do complex calculations.
26 To do some form of programming to automate certain processes.
  1. The DCP uses the following actions in combination with device types—computer/laptops, smartphones, tablets, gaming systems, computer appliances, and wearable devices—to create 26 indicator groups. The action-device items within each group includes twin measures using 5-point Likert scales. The frequency with which an individual performs a device-specific action is measured using: (1) never, (2) a few times a year, (3) a few times a month, (4) a few times a week, and (5) daily. The confidence with which an individual performs a device-specific action is measured using: (1) do not know how to use, (2) not confident—require assistance, (3) confident—can solve some problems, (4) fairly confident—can use with no assistance (5) very confident—can teach others