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Benacka, Jan – Informatics in Education, 2015
The article presents the results of an experiment in which Excel applications that depict rotatable and sizable orthographic projection of simple 3D figures with face overlapping were developed with thirty gymnasium (high school) students of age 17-19 as an introduction to 3D computer graphics. A questionnaire survey was conducted to find out…
Descriptors: Spreadsheets, High School Students, Secondary School Mathematics, Algebra
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Karolcík, Štefan; Cipková, Elena; Hrušecký, Roman; Veselský, Milan – Informatics in Education, 2015
Despite the fact that digital technologies are more and more used in the learning and education process, there is still lack of professional evaluation tools capable of assessing the quality of used digital teaching aids in a comprehensive and objective manner. Construction of the Comprehensive Evaluation of Electronic Learning Tools and…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Educational Technology, Courseware, Evaluation Methods
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Csernoch, Mária; Biró, Piroska; Máth, János; Abari, Kálmán – Informatics in Education, 2015
The Testing Algorithmic and Application Skills (TAaAS) project was launched in the 2011/2012 academic year to test first year students of Informatics, focusing on their algorithmic skills in traditional and non-traditional programming environments, and on the transference of their knowledge of Informatics from secondary to tertiary education. The…
Descriptors: Information Science Education, Mathematics, Mathematics Skills, Programming
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Dagiene, Valentina; Juškeviciene, Anita; Carneiro, Roberto; Child, Camilla; Cullen, Joe – Informatics in Education, 2015
The paper presents the results of an evaluation of the Emotional Intelligence (EI) and Organisational Intelligence (OI) competences self-assessment tools developed and applied by the IGUANA project. In the paper Emotional Intelligence and Organisational Intelligence competences are discussed, their use in action research experiments to assess and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Self Evaluation (Groups), Emotional Intelligence, Schools
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Jung, Hee-Jung – Informatics in Education, 2015
The role of mobile technology has significantly increased and been emphasized in English education. However, research investigating EFL teachers' attitudes and behaviors related to mobile technology has been limited in descriptive aspects of the technology, leading to misunderstandings about EFL teachers' needs. Furthermore, many prior studies…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Educational Technology, Handheld Devices, Technology Uses in Education
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Pretelín-Ricárdez, Angel; Sacristán, Ana Isabel – Informatics in Education, 2015
We present some results of an ongoing research project where university engineering students were asked to construct videogames involving the use of physical systems models. The objective is to help them identify and understand the elements and concepts involved in the modelling process. That is, we use game design as a constructionist approach…
Descriptors: Video Games, Engineering Education, College Students, Design
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Spodniaková Pfefferová, Miriam – Informatics in Education, 2015
Nowadays, the use of information technology (ICT) in education is nothing new. But the question is where the limit is when the use of ICT does not have the desired effect. In the paper we discuss the use of simulations in the teaching process that can positively influence students' achievements. At the beginning of the paper we present the results…
Descriptors: Computer Simulation, Motion, Mechanics (Physics), Educational Technology
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Tsompanoudi, Despina; Satratzemi, Maya; Xinogalos, Stelios – Informatics in Education, 2015
Since pair programming appeared in the literature as an effective method of teaching computer programming, many systems were developed to cover the application of pair programming over distance. Today's systems serve personal, professional and educational purposes allowing distributed teams to work together on the same programming project. The…
Descriptors: Computer Science Education, Programming, Teamwork, Teaching Methods
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Magdin, Martin; Turcáni, Milan – Informatics in Education, 2015
In the paper, we point out several observations and remarks on time effectiveness of electronic testing, in particular of its new form (interactive tests). A test is often used as an effective didactic tool for evaluating the extent of gained cognitive capabilities. According to authors Rudman (1989) and Wang (2003) it is provable that the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Computer Assisted Testing, Interaction, Time Factors (Learning)
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Ranjan, Rajeev; Chakraborty, Shankar – Informatics in Education, 2015
It has now become an important issue to evaluate the performance of technical institutions to develop better research and enrich the existing teaching processes. The results of such performance appraisal would serve as a reference point for decisions to choose a particular institution, hire manpower, and provide financial support for the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Technical Education, Technical Institutes
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Birzniece, Ilze; Rudzajs, Peteris; Kalibatiene, Diana; Vasilecas, Olegas; Rencis, Edgars – Informatics in Education, 2015
The growing amount of information in the world has increased the need for computerized classification of different objects. This situation is present in higher education as well where the possibility of effortless detection of similarity between different study courses would give the opportunity to organize student exchange programmes effectively…
Descriptors: Classification, Accuracy, Higher Education, Exchange Programs
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Žilinskiene, Inga; Demirbilek, Muhammet – Informatics in Education, 2015
With the advance of information and communications technologies, new teaching tools are becoming more pervasive. These tools can be utilized in a variety of ways to improve and enhance math teaching. Considering the integration of technology in teaching mathematics, it is clear that the replacement of board and chalk with digital presentation…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Mathematics, Computer Uses in Education, Mathematics Instruction
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Kinnari-Korpela, Hanna – Informatics in Education, 2015
Mathematics' skills and knowledge lay the basis for engineering studies. However, the resources targeted to mathematics' teaching are in many cases very limited. During the past years in our university the reduction of mathematics' contact hours has been significant while at the same time the study groups have grown. However, the mathematical…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Video Technology, Engineering Education, Teaching Methods
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Beránek, Ladislav – Informatics in Education, 2015
One of the main goals of many educational courses at various colleges, especially those which focus on applied economics and management, is the development of students' entrepreneurship skills. It is usually accomplished through various project-oriented tasks. The development of the students' entrepreneurship skills is also the primary objective…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Student Attitudes, Entrepreneurship
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Ignatova, Natalija; Dagiene, Valentina; Kubilinskiene, Svetlana – Informatics in Education, 2015
How to enable students to create a personalized learning environment? What are the criteria of evaluation of the ICT-based learning process personalization affordance? These questions are answered by conducting multiple case study research of the innovative ICT-based learning process in iTEC (Innovative Technologies for Engaging Classrooms)…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Information Technology, Individualized Instruction, Constructivism (Learning)
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