THE ESTIMATE OF LEARNING OF PARTICIPANTS OF CHEMISTRY OLYMPIADS

TitleTHE ESTIMATE OF LEARNING OF PARTICIPANTS OF CHEMISTRY OLYMPIADS
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2002
AuthorsKuriene, A
JournalJournal of Baltic Science Education
Volume1
Issue1
Start Page55 - 65
Date PublishedMarch/2002
Type of ArticleOriginal article
ISSN1648-3898
Keywordschemistry learning, participants of olympiads, senior students motivation, students’ progress, teaching subjects
Abstract

The aim of this paper is to evaluate the progress and to attitude the chemistry learning of Olympiads participants.

The research was conducted among the participants of 38th, 39th Lithuanian Pupils’ Olympiad of Chemistry which took place in 2000, 2001.

On the basis of this research it can be concluded that the knowledge in principal subjects (mathematics, physics, foreign language and Lithuanian) of 69,5% of participants is graded in 8-10 points. Chemistry results of the second trimester by 83,1% of respondents is graded in 10 point, by 14,1% – in 9 point. 97,7% of participants consider chemistry to be their favourite subjective and exact and natural sciences to be more interesting than humanitarian. A successful learning of chemistry is determined by pupil’s aim to understand nature phenomena properly and to gain better knowledge of chemistry.

Refereed DesignationRefereed