BE BORN AS SUCCESSFUL MATHEMATICS OR LANGUAGE LEARNER: MYTHS, TRUE OR FALSE?

  • Marek Sedlačík Czech University of Life Sciences Prague
  • Ivana Čechová Czech University of Life Sciences Prague
  • Lucie Doudová Czech University of Life Sciences Prague
Keywords: applied mathematics, bachelor study programmes, English language, entrance exams analysis, multiple intelligences academic achievement

Abstract

Applied mathematics and English language belong among consequential subjects within the Faculty of Economics and Management curriculum. The authors focused on these two subjects and apart from their description they deal with entrance exam analysis for bachelor degree at the Faculty of Economics and Management, which is a part of the University of Defence. In an endeavour to widen the understanding referring to factors predicting academic achievement in tertiary education, the authors compare the entrance test results and try to find out whether there is an independent relationship between success in the English language test and success in the Learning Potential Test. Exploratory statistics and methods of non-parametric statistics for testing of the hypothesis regarding this relationship is described in the last part of this article.

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Published
2013-09-30
How to Cite
Sedlačík, M., Čechová, I. and Doudová, L. (2013) ’BE BORN AS SUCCESSFUL MATHEMATICS OR LANGUAGE LEARNER: MYTHS, TRUE OR FALSE?’, Journal on Efficiency and Responsibility in Education and Science, vol. 6, no. 3, pp. 155-166 https://doi.org/10.7160/eriesj.2013.060303.
Section
Research Paper