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Web Based Testing in Science Education

  • M. HostoveckyEmail author
  • M. Misut
  • K. Pribilova
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 313)

Abstract

The paper describes the analysis and characterization of partial results (mathematics) research, which focused on the issue of detection of key knowledge and skills of pupils and students in primary and secondary schools in selected regions in Slovakia and the Czech Republic (the border area between the two countries). The aim was to determine whether there are regional differences and gender differences in mathematical competence. At the same time develop and test a suitable tool to effectively detect these differences. The results are currently being further analyzed in the context of educational programs and policies, along with cross-curricular links with a view to identifying the causes of the existing differences. The results of this research are also applied in the implementation of research-oriented implementation of a virtual excursions, supported by a grant KEGA.

Keywords

Competences Mathematics Web Assessment ICT 

Notes

Acknowledgment

The publication of this paper was supported by grant KEGA 119-005TVU-4/2010.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Applied Informatics and MathematicsFaculty of Natural Sciences, University of Ss. Cyril and MethodiusTrnavaSlovakia
  2. 2.Department of Applied Informatics, Faculty of Economic InformaticsUniversity of Economics in BratislavaBratislavaSlovakia
  3. 3.Department of Mathematics and Computer ScienceTrnava UniversityTrnavaSlovakia

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