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Методи за активно обучение на кандидат-студенти по информатика
Methods for Active Learning of Prospective Students in Informatics

Author(s): Hristo Krushkov
Subject(s): Social Sciences, Education, Library and Information Science, Electronic information storage and retrieval, Education and training, Vocational Education, Higher Education
Published by: Национално издателство за образование и наука „Аз-буки“
Keywords: computer science education; active learning; teaching methodology

Summary/Abstract: The need for highly qualified specialists in the field of Information and Communication technologies is growing every year. Recognizing this trend, the Ministry of Education and Science has taken measures to boost higher education institutions that have the capacity to increase the intake of students in the professional direction 4.6 Informatics and Computer Science, as well as in the direction 4.5 Mathematics. Mathematics and computer science are disciplines that hamper the majority of students and it is essential that the teacher can stimulate motivation for learning.The article describes the experience of the author in training prospective students to prepare for the Informatics entrance exam in Plovdiv University. Approaches to increase motivation as education through entertainment (edutainment) and gamification give good results. A method is proposed for solving problems of entrance exam and an exemplified solutions to a concrete task is described.

  • Issue Year: 59/2016
  • Issue No: 3
  • Page Range: 255-268
  • Page Count: 14
  • Language: Bulgarian