EFFECT OF THE USE OF COMPUTER-AIDED ASSESSMENT SYSTEM IN THE TEACHING OF MATHEMATICAL ANALYSIS WITH REGARD TO STUDENTS’ APPROACHES TO LEARNING
Keywords:Approaches to learning and studying, Maple T. A., Computer-aided assessment, CAA
Computer-aided assessment systems are increasingly used in education for both formative and summative assessment. Example of such a system from the area of mathematics education is the platform Maple T. A. (Testing and Assessment), which was developed specially for assessment in mathematics. The paper is focused on the efficiency of the use of the Maple T. A. platform to students’ performance in classes of mathematical analysis (calculus). For this reason, the pedagogical experiment was conducted on the first and later second year undergraduate students of teaching mathematics taking into consideration their approaches to learning and studying. The research results include cluster analysis of students' approaches to learning and studying and analysis of students’ performance in their homework assignments and final tests.
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