JTIE, 2009 (vol. 1), issue 3

Theoretical articles

IMPORTANCE OF EVALUATING AND SELECTING DEVELOPMENTALLY APPROPRIATE SOFTWARE FOR
VERY YOUNG CHILDREN

Mária KOŽUCHOVÁ, Miroslava VIŠŇOVSKÁ

JTIE 2009, 1(3):7-10 | 10.5507/jtie.2009.047

This article presents theoretical background for the computer use in preprimary education. The authors of the article have established a set of teacher`s competencies based on foreign sources in English language and the professional experience of the authors. These teacher`s competencies are related to child-computer use in the teaching-learning process. This work was supported under KEGA grant No. 3/7127/09.

INTERACTIVE WHITEBOARD IN INSTRUCTION

Jiří DOSTÁL

JTIE 2009, 1(3):11-16 | 10.5507/jtie.2009.048

The paper is focused on the interactive whiteboards and interactive education - teaching and learning in the information age. Interactive whiteboards are used in many schools as replacements for traditional whiteboards or flipcharts. They allow teachers to easily and rapidly create customised learning objects from a range of existing content and adapt it to the needs of the class in real time.

ABOUT THE CURRICULUM CONTENTS STRUCTURE OF TECHNICAL SUBJECTS IN PRIMARY EDUCATION - GENERALIZATIONS

Jiří KROPÁČ sr., Jiří KROPÁČ jr., Jitka PLISCHKE

JTIE 2009, 1(3):17-23 | 10.5507/jtie.2009.049

The artical is based on the results of J. Bruner´s research on the structure of curriculum contents as presented by M. Pasch. The authors present the initial concept of the so-called generalizations for the technical subjects instruction in primary education. They also deal with connections of generalizations and the relationship of facts and generalizations from the viewpoint of generalizations accuracy.

TECHNICAL LANGUAGE AS A CREATOR
OF TECHNICAL CAULTURE AND POPULAR CULTURE

Waldemar LIB

JTIE 2009, 1(3):24-28 | 10.5507/jtie.2009.050

The article tackles a very important issue nowadays, which is the notion of
a technical language and its influence on technical culture and popular culture.

CONDITIONS OF STUDENT'S ACTIVATION IN TECHNICAL EDUCATION

Elżbieta MASTALERZ

JTIE 2009, 1(3):29-31 | 10.5507/jtie.2009.051

Author describes basic issues concerning student's activation goals and purposes of technical education, and correct conduct of technical lessons in schools. Conditions for practical technical activation are formulated basing on literature and research.

PATTERNS AND GENRES - RECENT METHODOLOGY

Miloš KUDĚLKA, Vratislava MOŠOVÁ

JTIE 2009, 1(3):32-37 | 10.5507/jtie.2009.052

In our paper, we are focusing on working educational processes. We are inspired by
different authors and try to find common features. These features can help teachers without
a pedagogical graduation. In part, we are interested in computer based learning.

THE POTENTIAL FOR CREATIVITY OF PUPILS IN TECHNICAL EDUCATION AT THE SECOND LEVEL PRIMARY SCHOOLS

Pavel PECINA, Silvie MALÁ

JTIE 2009, 1(3):38-42 | 10.5507/jtie.2009.053

Article is devoted to issues of technical creativity of pupils at the second level elementary school. After the initial definition of the issue is focusing on the technical challenges in creative teaching practices at the second level primary schools.

TEACHERS' OPINIONS ON DIDACTIC TEXTS, AUXILIARY TEACHING MATERIALS AND "NON-DIDACTIC TEXTS" FOR THE TEACHING OF ICT OR DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES

Vladislav HODIS

JTIE 2009, 1(3):43-51 | 10.5507/jtie.2009.054

The teaching process may be optimised through appropriate texts. The paper presents selected results of a questionnaire survey. It deals with opinions of teachers on the secondary level of basic school and lower level of multi-year gymnasium (grammar school) on selected types of didactic texts, auxiliary teaching materials and "non-didactic texts" for teaching of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) and digital technologies.

THE RESEARCH RESULTS OF EDUCATIONAL INOVATION MODEL BASED ON INTERNET SUPPORT OF ELECTRONICS BRANCH IN VOCATIONAL EDUCATION

Július ARPÁŠ, Vladimír SOTÁK, Anna TIRPÁKOVÁ

JTIE 2009, 1(3):52-64 | 10.5507/jtie.2009.055

Here are published the results of research which js focused to use internet in proffesional education at vocational school in this paper. The effort of two years of experiment for higher efficiency of education is presented here.

ANALYSIS OF RELIABILITY/ITEMS OF QUESTIONNAIRE IN RESEARCH OF INFLUENCING STUDENTS´ ATTITUDES TOWARDS TEACHING SUBJECTS BY MULTIMEDIA TEACHING MATERIALS

Ján ZÁHOREC, Michal MUNK, Alena HAŠKOVÁ

JTIE 2009, 1(3):65-69 | 10.5507/jtie.2009.056

The contribution follows the authors' articles published in the previous JTIE issues (Záhorec - Hašková, JTIE, 1/2009, s. 83 - 91; Záhorec - Hašková, JTIE, 2/2009, s. 69 - 76) in which some results of a broader research focused on observation of possibilities to influence students` attitudes and approaches to particular subjects, mainly those belonging to their less favourite ones, were presented. In this contribution the authors present results of an analysis of reliability/items of a questionnaire which was used within the carried out research. The analysis of reliability/items of the questionnaire was done to develop an appropriate tool to obtain...

SOME RESULTS AND CONCLUSIONS OF THE RESEARCH OF TEACHING APPLIED MATHEMATICS EFFICIENCY BY MS EXCEL

Jana BORŽÍKOVÁ

JTIE 2009, 1(3):70-75 | 10.5507/jtie.2009.057

The paper deals with quantitative and qualitative analysis of the research of efficiency Applied Mathematics teaching at Faculty of Manufacturing Technologies TUKE with seat in Prešov by using MS Excel. The article introduces using methods, analyses four tested hypothesis and presented obtained results.

THE RESEARCH OF SELF-REGULATE SKILLS DEVELOPMENT THROUGH THE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES BY MEANS OF GEOGRAPHICAL CURRICULUM

Darina FOLTÝNOVÁ

JTIE 2009, 1(3):76-81 | 10.5507/jtie.2009.058

The paper is focused on the questions of self-regulation and possibilities of its development through the information technologies. The author's main aim was to suggest the way how to diagnose level of self - regulate skills development by pupils of basic school and to check by the experimental method whether teaching using information technologies supports self - regulate skills development.
The sense of the research was to offer the new idea for how to transfer questions of self - regulation through information technologies into the concrete situations in geography teaching so that pupils have the opportunity to look in their thinking and cognitive...

BRIEF SUMMARIZATION OF RESEARCH'S RESULTS OF VERIFICATION OF EDUCATIVE BOX OF BRICKS DURING LESSONS OF DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY

Ľudovít POLČIC, Milan ĎURIŠ

JTIE 2009, 1(3):82-86 | 10.5507/jtie.2009.059

In this article the authors briefly set some results of pedagogical research by which they verified educative box of bricks Dominika in teaching process. Authors give information about the main aim of the research as well the main hypothesis and name working hypotheses. Then they concentrated on the process of verification of the box of bricks and inform about the results of tested hypotheses.

THE RESEARCH RESULTS OF MATHEMATICS MODEL INFLUENCE TO ADVANCE THE EFFICIENCY OF ELECTRONICS BRANCH IN VOCATIONAL EDUCATION

Július ARPÁŠ, Vladimír SOTÁK, Anna TIRPÁKOVÁ

JTIE 2009, 1(3):87-95 | 10.5507/jtie.2009.060

Here are published the results of research which js focused to use the mathematic model in proffesional education at vocational school in this paper. Using the latest technology based on computer projection of electronical circuits it is the way to advance the level of our vocational education. The paper contains the results of two years of pedagogical experiment for higher efficiency of education by e-learning is presented here.

Book reviews

C++ DEMYSTIFIED: A SELF-TEACHING GUIDE

Milan KLEMENT, Jan LAVRINČÍK

JTIE 2009, 1(3):96 | 10.5507/jtie.2009.061

COMPUTING TERMINOLOGY

Ľudovít POLČIC

JTIE 2009, 1(3):97 | 10.5507/jtie.2009.062

EDUCATIONAL APPLICATION OF HYPERMEDIA

Marek RYBAKOWSKI

JTIE 2009, 1(3):98-99 | 10.5507/jtie.2009.063

VSTUP DO PROJEKTOVANIA PRÍPRAVY MULTIMEDIÁLNYCH PROGRAMOV V EDUKAČNOM PROCESE

Ján STEBILA

JTIE 2009, 1(3):100 | 10.5507/jtie.2009.064

WORKING EFFECTIVELY WITH LEGACY CODE

Jan LAVRINČÍK

JTIE 2009, 1(3):101-102 | 10.5507/jtie.2009.065

EASY WORK WITH COMPUTERS IN ENGLISH

Ľudovít POLČIC

JTIE 2009, 1(3):103 | 10.5507/jtie.2009.066

Other articles

THE TECHNOLOGIES OF TRADITIONAL TEXTILE PROCEEDING
IN HOREHRONIE AND ITS APPLYING IN ELEMENTARY EDUCATION

Ivana KRUPOVÁ, Beáta AKIMJAKOVÁ

JTIE 2009, 1(3):104-109 | 10.5507/jtie.2009.067

In the article is described in detail traditional technological process of textile proceeding in Horehronie - from flax and cannabis growing through their collection, drying, grassing, retting, beating, scutching, gilling, spinning, taking-up, washing, drying, wraping, weaving, over the changing of textile by colouring. Described technologies can be inspirative for elementary teachers, they can be integrated into educational process and thus can serve as medium of not only pupils' manual skills development, but even as development of their technical thinking and technical creativity, and also regional consciousness.

THE DIDACTIC ASPECTS OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES IN TEACHING THE TECHNICAL SUBJECTS

Anna KÚTNA, Hedviga PALÁSTHY

JTIE 2009, 1(3):110-114 | 10.5507/jtie.2009.068

The development of the science and technology in particular invariably provoked extreme pressure on all education systems. The growing discrepancy between the amount of knowledge that man has to cope with limited time and opportunities to their adoption. It is necessary to modernize the content and design education. The schools usually respond conservatively, slowly and carefully. New thinking has placed increased demands on permanent self-educators. The aim of the contribution is to remit to the importance of information and communication technologies in teaching the subject of computer networks at the Department of Informatics, Pedagogical Faculty,...

COMPUTER ILLUSTRATION AND COMPUTER VISUALIZATION IN TEACHING PROCESS

Josef ŠEDIVÝ

JTIE 2009, 1(3):115-117 | 10.5507/jtie.2009.069

The article shows didactical possibility of computer vizualization methods and computer illustration methods and tools, application in the teaching process of technical subjects. This computers tools have to be a current part of the evalution and elaboration of students measurements, experiences, researches and projects. Scientific vizualization methods and their application by means of information technology aks for greated attention of the teachers of technical subjects. More supporting of computer hardware and software improve quality and accessibility visualisation. tools.

ADOBE FLASH AS PLATFORM FOR CREATION OF ONLINE MULTIMEDIA EDUCATIONAL CONTENT

Kamil KOPECKÝ

JTIE 2009, 1(3):118-121 | 10.5507/jtie.2009.070

The article describes world's standard for creation of multiplatform multimedia content Adobe Flash with aiming on using in educational process. Article describes elementary features of development environment of Adobe Flash (for example in connection with 3D imaging), introduces examples of multimedia educational objects increasing effectivity of educational process.

APPLICATIONS OF PSPICE PROGRAM IN CIRCUITRY INVESTIGATION AND AUTOMATION CIRCUIT SIMULATION

Paweł BACHMAN, Piotr GAWŁOWICZ, Marcin CHCIUK

JTIE 2009, 1(3):122-125 | 10.5507/jtie.2009.071

The paper presents capabilities of applications PSpice program in circuitry investigation and automation circuit simulation. Next part of the article shows examples of tasks from electrical engineering, electronic and automation with their solutions in PSpice. The final part consist short describe of the other tasks, which are possible to execute in PSpice.

LEARNING OBJECTS AND THEIR RESOURCES ON THE INTERNET

Vladimíra SEHNALOVÁ

JTIE 2009, 1(3):126-130 | 10.5507/jtie.2009.072

When preparing for the lesson with use of ICT, teachers are not dependent only on self-produced electronic teaching texts, objects and tools any more. In addition to learning software, there is another source of information - the Internet, where one can find a wide range of digital teaching materials. This paper will show examples of some of these resources.

DIDACTIC TESTING WITH SUPPORT OF VISUAL BASIC 6

Jan LAVRINČÍK, Eva STRÁNSKÁ

JTIE 2009, 1(3):131-135 | 10.5507/jtie.2009.073

The article deals with questions of didactic testing with support of Visual Basic 6 at lower secondary schools. It presents some issues of didactic tests' creation and explains which parts consist of didactic test software; the selection selection of programming language from compatibility and development point of view is emphasized. It acquaints the readers with hierarchy structure didactics test process. The article is supplemented with a flow diagram, and some examples of Visual Basic source codes.

OBJECT ORIENTED PROGRAMMING IN TEACHING

Jan KUBRICKÝ, Milan KLEMENT

JTIE 2009, 1(3):136-138 | 10.5507/jtie.2009.074

The paper deals with Object Oriented Programming. It reviews the opinions of eminent educators - programmers and focuses on object-oriented possibilities in the design and direction of web apllications.

SKALOPTYM - UNIVERSAL SOFTWARE FOR OPTIMALIZATION OF TECHNICAL PROBLEMS

Renata KASPERSKA, Andrzej KASPERSKI

JTIE 2009, 1(3):139-144 | 10.5507/jtie.2009.075

The work concerns the optimization tasks of technical problems. In the paper optimization bases are outlined, selected computer programs to solve optimization tasks are characterized, and the software implemented by authors for didactics of scalar optimization of different problems is presented.