JTIE, 2016 (vol. 8), issue 1

DIDACTICS OF TECHNICAL SUBJECTS AT SECONDARY SCHOOLS - DEVELOPMENT, STATE AND PROSPECTS

Pavel PECINA, Petr SLÁDEK

JTIE 2016, 8(1):5-16 | 10.5507/jtie.2016.003

The intention of the present review study is to outline the origin and historical development of didactics of technical subjects at secondary schools, further and analyze the current situation and suggest the possibility of its further development. Given the scope of the issue, attention is focused on key moments that characterize the main trends of didactics with emphasis on the importance of research and development activities in this area. Presented are selected research findings on the issue of teaching methods and technical creativity of students in vocational technical subjects in secondary schools.

PREPARATION OF TEACHERS OF TECHNICAL SUBJECTS IN THE OPINION OF TEACHERS AND STUDENTS

Danka LUKÁČOVÁ, Gabriel BÁNESZ

JTIE 2016, 8(1):17-27 | 10.5507/jtie.2016.002

Improving the quality of education at universities is possible only if we know the educational content of the courses that we confront with the real use of graduate in employment practice. It is then possible to plan changes in curricula, in the organization of studies and to manage the university equipment of teaching aids. After the changes in the curricula of study programs is necessary to ascertain whether managed to live up to expectations on the part of teachers as well as students. Our suggested changes to the content of the courses as well as the organization of teaching was positively evaluated by the students and teachers who teach in the...

ACQUISITION OF KNOWLEDGE IN VOCATIONAL SUBJECTS USING INTERACTIVE WHITEBOARD

Milan ĎURIŠ, Miloš BENDÍK

JTIE 2016, 8(1):28-49 | 10.5507/jtie.2016.007

The study paid attention to partial results of the research focusing on implementation of electronic teaching aids and interactive whiteboard in teaching vocational subjects at selected secondary vocational schools in Slovakia. Based on the analysis and interpretation of results of non-standardized didactic test we compared the achievements of students in the control and experimental group. Using statistical methods we were able to formulate hypotheses.

ANALYSIS OF THE POSSIBILITIES OF TEACHING ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING AT THE BASIC SCHOOL

Čestmír SERAFÍN

JTIE 2016, 8(1):50-59 | 10.5507/jtie.2016.001

The post notes the analysis of the possibilities of education in electrical engineering or electronics in the elementary school. In the paper is analysed the current status of curricular documents applicable to the education system in the Czech republic and following the technical preparation of students for the choice of his profession. Particular emphasis is placed upon the necessity and the need for technical knowledge and skills for the normal life of man in society.

DIGITAL GENEALOGY AND INQUIRY-BASED EDUCATION ICT AT THE PRIMARY SCHOOL

Petr PEXA

JTIE 2016, 8(1):60-72 | 10.5507/jtie.2016.005

The article represents a possibility of inquiry-based education and realization in education ICT with using a digital genealogy. It is including also a thematic plan and timetable of specific project for use in research in electronic archives in education ICT on secondary school level. The article informs about the possibilities of availing of the internet and digital forms for archival records in genealogical research and the creation of family trees. It describes the different types of registries and there putted registry data and especially presents detailed procedure with digital registries including the possibility to generate various genealogical...

IS IT POSSIBLE TO USE MOBILE TECHNOLOGY AS AN INSTRUMENT FOR TEACHING SCIENCE OF THE CURRENT GENERATION OF STUDENTS?

Jan VÁLEK, Petr SLÁDEK

JTIE 2016, 8(1):73-83 | 10.5507/jtie.2016.004

Interaction of mobile technologies and pupils who work with them every day raises the question if there is a need to seek new teaching methods for pupils from generation Z. Pupils' education would not necessarily occur only at school but whenever the pupils have time. The results of the survey offer some applications for mobile technology that can help teachers in the educational process in the natural science.