EVALUATION OF THE CURRENT STATE IN TEACHING INFORMATICS AT UPPER SECONDARY LEVEL OF EDUCATION (ISCED3) IN THE SLOVAK REPUBLIC: CONCEPTUAL AND METHODICAL STARTING POINTS

TitleEVALUATION OF THE CURRENT STATE IN TEACHING INFORMATICS AT UPPER SECONDARY LEVEL OF EDUCATION (ISCED3) IN THE SLOVAK REPUBLIC: CONCEPTUAL AND METHODICAL STARTING POINTS
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2011
AuthorsZáhorec, Ján, Hašková, A, Munk, M
JournalProblems of Education in the 21st Century
Volume28
Start Page131-142
Date PublishedApril/2011
Type of ArticleOriginal article
ISSN1822-7864
Other NumbersICID: 939906
KeywordsCronbach’s alpha coefficient, quality in education
Abstract

When considering the quality of education, one of the most important screening values is the information about students´ attitude towards the particular subject that on the one hand is determined by the character of the subject and on the other hand by many other aspects. This paper is based on the widely conceived international research oriented on the comparative evaluation of current state of teaching Informatics from the point of view of specific factors at the upper secondary level of education (ISCED 3) in the Slovak and Czech republics. Based on the comparison of positive experience and diagnosis of strengths and weaknesses in teaching Informatics and Programming its aim from the long-time perspective is to design various possibilities of quality and attraction increase of their teaching in the Slovak Republic. The authors focus on the specification of some factors that significantly influence quality of teaching Informatics from the students´ point of view. They also present an analysis of the questionnaire items reliability used to create a quality tool for obtaining reliable data within the completed international research.

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