Analysis of Students’ Developed Programs at the Maturity Exams in Information Technologies
Two models of the maturity exams in information technologies have been developed in Lithuania. The first one is intended to evaluate the students’ skills for using information and communication technologies (ICT). Another is focused on programming skills and is intended to promote the professional studies (informatics) in higher education. The first national exam in information technologies (programming) was launched in 2006. The exam consists of a set of tests (questions of IT and questions of programming) and two practical programming tasks. The goal of practical tasks is to create programs for given tasks. Developing programs is one of the most important parts of the exam and also one of the most difficult tasks for students. The paper deals with solutions of practical tasks – students’ developed programs during the national exams in information technologies (programming) in 2006 and 2007.
Keywordsprogramming teaching informatics writing programs data structures algorithms
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