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Berková, Katerina; Boruvková, Jana; Lízalová, Lenka – Journal on Efficiency and Responsibility in Education and Science, 2018
The article presents an analysis of factors influencing the students´ motivation to study economic subjects in economic and technical study programmes in the conditions of a practically oriented college. The research is focused on quality management systems of universities and the competitiveness in the tertiary education market. Specifically, the…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, Universities, Colleges, Foreign Countries
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Abah, Joshua Abah; Age, Terungwa James; Okoronkwo, Mercy Onyinyechi – Journal on Efficiency and Responsibility in Education and Science, 2018
This study is a correlational survey of the impact of home involvement on the mathematics achievement of Basic 5 pupils in North Bank suburb of Makurdi, Benue State, Nigeria. The study is the outcome of the first phase of a local intervention programme targeted at encouraging homes in the suburb to actively support the mathematics education of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Suburbs, Mathematics Education, Elementary Education
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Novotná, Jarmila; Chvál, Martin – Journal on Efficiency and Responsibility in Education and Science, 2018
The paper investigates how the order of numerical data in word problems on division of a whole into unequal parts affects achievement and reasoning of 14-16-year old pupils. The variable was altered in two word problems, in one of which also the context was changed (psychological variable) and in the latter "if-clause" is or is not used…
Descriptors: Data, Word Problems (Mathematics), Division, Mathematics Instruction
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Mazouch, Petr; Ptácková, Veronika; Fischer, Jakub; Hulík, Vladimír – Journal on Efficiency and Responsibility in Education and Science, 2018
With the increase in the number of university students, the number of those who do not finish successfully the tertiary education is also increasing. The article uses a specific data source and analyses only a part of the group of unsuccessful students who re-enroll. This is a specific group of students - they did not finish the tertiary study in…
Descriptors: Educational Attainment, Higher Education, Dropouts, Reentry Students
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Samková, Libuše – Journal on Efficiency and Responsibility in Education and Science, 2018
The contribution investigates opportunities that an educational tool called Concept Cartoons can offer in future teachers' education, namely in comparison with word problems in standard written tests. The referred empirical study was conducted in two separated consecutive stages, with two groups of future primary school teachers (the first one…
Descriptors: Fractions, Preservice Teachers, Cartoons, Elementary School Teachers
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Gangur, Mikuláš; Plevny, Miroslav – Journal on Efficiency and Responsibility in Education and Science, 2018
The paper presents a possible way of solving the problem of creating more test variants for a large number of students divided into groups. The proposed solution may consist in introducing a parameterized automatic test generator. The principle of an automatic parameterized test generator is shown. The process of the question tree construction…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Testing, Test Construction, Test Items, Heuristics
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Gurat, Melanie Guzman – Journal on Efficiency and Responsibility in Education and Science, 2018
The main purpose of the study is to understand the mathematical problem-solving strategies among student teachers. This study used both quantitative and qualitative type of research. Aside from the semi-structured interviews, data were gathered through participant's actual mathematical problem-solving outputs and the videotaped interviews.…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Problem Solving, Student Teachers, Critical Thinking
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Milková, Eva; Ambrožová, Petra – Journal on Efficiency and Responsibility in Education and Science, 2018
Modern information and communication technologies have progressed quickly. Mobile technology, personal computers and the Internet have become closely linked to human life. However, all these devices and their use bring various pitfalls. Cheating of pupils and students in the school environment has been an interdisciplinary issue linked not only to…
Descriptors: Internet, Addictive Behavior, Computer Use, Secondary School Students
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Hejnová, Eva; Eisenmann, Petr; Cihlár, Jirí; Pribyl, Jirí – Journal on Efficiency and Responsibility in Education and Science, 2018
The article reports the results of a study, the main aim of which was to find out correlations among the three components of the Culture of problem solving (reading comprehension, creativity and ability to use the existing knowledge) and six dimensions of Scientific reasoning (conservation of matter and volume, proportional reasoning, control of…
Descriptors: Science Process Skills, Abstract Reasoning, Thinking Skills, Problem Solving