Design, Development and Implementation of E-learning Course for Secondary Technical and Vocational Schools of Electrical Engineering in Slovakia

  • Juraj Miština
  • Jana Jurinova
  • Roman Hrmo
  • Lucia Kristofiakova
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 715)


Electronic course development tools for web-based training make crucial prerequisites to meet the target group instructional design requirements, and ways it has to be delivered to the trainees. The unsatisfactory situation in teaching technical subjects was an incentive to search for the innovative forms and methods of education and modernizing the educational process, and a stimulus to apply them into educational practice. The authors draw attention to the design of methodology for development of multimedia presentations with elements of e-learning. They introduce the design, development and implementation of Multimedia Educational Aid (MEA) developed on the basis of the proposed methodology, multimedia processing and Flash, PHP and XML technology. They used this tool in the educational process of secondary technical and vocational schools in Slovakia with emphasis on achieving greater clearness of abstract concepts included in the thematic unit “Electricity”. Conducting research methods, they investigated experimental and control group of students using Niemierko’s taxonomy of educational objectives and Simpson’s taxonomy of educational objectives to verify the seat up hypothesis. The aim was to raise the students’ active approach to this issue. The paper presents results achieved by natural pedagogical experiment.


e-learning Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Multimedia Education Aid 



The authors gratefully acknowledge the contribution of the KEGA Grant Agency of the Slovak Republic under the KEGA Project 016UCM-4/2017 “Implementation of the project for improving the quality of graduates into practice at secondary technical and vocational schools”.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Juraj Miština
    • 1
  • Jana Jurinova
    • 1
  • Roman Hrmo
    • 2
  • Lucia Kristofiakova
    • 2
  1. 1.University of SS. Cyril and Methodius in TrnavaTrnavaSlovakia
  2. 2.DTI University in Dubnica nad VahomDubnica nad VáhomSlovakia

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