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Vincentas Lamanauskas

Vincentas Lamanauskas
Vilnius University Šiauliai Academy · Institute of Education

PhD

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Education
September 1994 - May 1998
Vilnius Pedagogical University
Field of study
  • Education
September 1985 - June 1991
Vilnius Pedagogical Institute, Vilnius
Field of study
  • Chemistry and biology

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Satisfaction with studies is an important aspect in assessing the quality of studies. It is understood that the constant changes in society’s life are changing the situation, and the assessment of satisfaction is also changing. However, university studies have been conducted remotely in recent years due to the challenges posed by the Covid-19 pande...
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The scientific-practical conference “Natural Science Education in a Comprehensive School - 2021”, which has already become a tradition, was held in an unusual way, remotely (online). This format of the conference was determined by the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, so the conference could not take place in the usual format for the second time. This tim...
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Despite the fact that science education (SE) in primary school is integrated, it must be of high quality. In other words, primary school students should be able to perform simple observations and tests, formulate conclusions, use the simplest devices and instruments, and so on. The same universal questions remain, such as What do young people need...
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The process of distance learning and its evaluation during the COVID-19 pandemic is a particularly relevant object of scientific research. Analysing the accumulated experience, we can not only evaluate the situation of distance learning in Lithuanian higher institutions during the pandemic, but also by analysing the challenges posed by distance lea...
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The pandemic generated by the COVID-19 challenged the education system to face the constraints of exclusively online teaching and learning. Like many other areas of life, education required rapid adaptation and finding the best solutions to continue the instructional-educational process. Teachers and researchers, educational policymakers, the commu...
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The pandemic generated by the Coronavirus COVID-19 challenged universities to go exclusively online thus affecting both the education and personal life of teachers and students. This work analyzes the perceptions of Lithuanian and Romanian university students as regards the extrinsic and intrinsic motivation of online learning during the pandemic....
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Health education is one of the key components of pre-school education. Preschool age children have acquired knowledge about health, and this forms the basis for developing, maintaining, and strengthening their health. However, children’s knowledge of health is insufficient and their healthy lifestyle skills are insufficiently developed. On the one...
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With the unprecedented crisis created by the Coronavirus pandemic, online teaching and learning became a global solution - embraced by the whole world - that tried to cover, at least in part, in part the problems encountered by the educational systems. An exclusively online format of teaching and learning proved to be a challenge for both the didac...
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The pandemic generated by COVID-19 has a tremendous impact on the economy, society, and life of people all over the world. People suffer from the lockdown restrictions, reduced and very limited space. The situation is further aggravated by illnesses of family members, acquaintances, friends, illnesses caused by the coronavirus, and sometimes losses...
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SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION: DEVELOPING A GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE Proceedings of the 4th International Baltic Symposium on Science and Technology Education (BalticSTE2021), Šiauliai, 21–22 June, 2021 ****** Cite as: Lamanauskas, V. (Ed.) (2021). Science and technology education: Developing a global perspective. Proceedings of the 4th International...
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Primary school teachers' science competence remains a highly relevant theoretical and practical problem. Although the general curricula and educational standards of Lithuanian general education school set quite high requirements for the process of primary school science education, the science competence of teachers raises reasonable concerns. It ha...
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ONLINE/DISTANCE LECTURES IN UNIVERSITY STUDIES: ISSUES THAT MATTERS Vincentas Lamanauskas Vilnius University Šiauliai Academy, Lithuania E-mail: vincentas.lamanauskas@sa.vu.lt It is obvious that with the development of the internet and related technologies, the attitude towards teaching and learning, and studies has radically changed. The main p...
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The education of gifted students is one of the areas of differentiated education, the main goal of which is to study people with special/particular abilities. The problem of talent is now becoming more and more relevant. This is primarily due to the need of society to develop creative personalities. The uncertainty of the modern environment require...
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Time is running relentlessly fast. The Fourth International Symposium was held on June 21-22 this year. The topic of the Symposium was “Science and technology education: Developing a global perspective”. More than 60 scientists from 18 countries participated in the symposium. Comparing with the symposium which took place in 2019, the geographical d...
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Distance learning is not a new subject in university study practice. It is clear that a significant number of universities practiced this way of learning before the pandemic. In the case of distance learning, the emphasis is always not so much on the means used for teaching and learning, as on the very fact of the physical separation of the lecture...
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Writing a scientific article does not end with a description of the summarized results. Conclusions and implications remain a crucial part of the article. The previous papers portrayed the most important aspects of the title, summary (Lamanauskas, 2019a), accurate introduction (Lamanauskas, 2019b) and research methodology (Lamanauskas, 2020a) of th...
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New smart mobile technologies are being implemented in schools. Tablet computers, mobile telephones and other devices are used in education process. However, it has not been unambiguously revealed what influence mobile technology usage has on education achievement and learning motivation. Therefore, it is purposeful to explore mobile technology (MT...
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Teacher research activity is an important complex part of their work. Therefore, alongside with the other, their important professional competences, teacher research activity competence becomes a significant one. Teacher’s activity space has widened a lot. Carrying out various research, the teacher uses the obtained information firstly for their ac...
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There are some trends currently being monitored in the country: interest in science studies and related professions is decreasing; unsatisfactory results of international student achievement research (PISA, TIMSS). In order to make students more interested in natural sciences and to motivate them to relate their life to STEAM activities, it is appr...
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Transition from one study stage to another is not an easy thing. Graduates, who have chosen university studies, quite often face various academic difficulties. In many countries, universities preparing natural science and mathematics teachers hold so-called bridging courses at the beginning of studies. The main purpose of such courses is to decreas...
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Qualitative preparation of pre-service teachers remains an actual problem. Appropriate school preparation is important for studying at university. This is very actual for future natural science teachers because the candidates of very different knowledge and ability level enter Lithuanian (and not only) universities. Such condition is presupposed by...
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With the explosion of mobile technologies, mobile teaching and learning became an important educational challenge. Since both teachers and students are increasingly using mobile devices in their everyday life, the question is why so little progress has been made in this direction. Clearly, the initiative of introducing mobile technology in class sh...
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There are some trends currently being monitored in the country: interest in science studies and related professions is decreasing; unsatisfactory results of international student achievement research (PISA, TIMSS). In order to make students more interested in natural sciences and to motivate them to relate their life to STEAM activities, it is appr...
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One can basically assert that technology use in educational practice becomes an inseparable part of educational activity. Both teachers and students are increasingly using mobile technologies in teaching and learning. However, still very little is known and there is very little proof about application effectiveness of these technologies in the teac...
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The presentation of research results is definitely an important part of any scientific article. On the one hand, the findings of the conducted research should be explained in as much detail as possible, whereas on the other, the obtained results must be clear, understandable and relevant. The previous editorials analysed the elements of a scientifi...
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Nowadays, mobile devices are able to support a large diversity of tasks being used for communication, socialization, interaction, collaboration, sharing of information and resources. As already known, mobile phones became active parts of the lifestyle of many teachers and students. The powerful capabilities of mobile devices and the increasing numb...
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Scientific (academic) writing is continuous activity of every scientist (researcher), and therefore needs to be regularly advanced. Thus, it should be wrong to assume that writing proficiency is achieved once and for all. The skills of academic writing are essential for the independent acquisition of scientific knowledge and for disseminating the a...
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It is obvious that scientific writing is a special and complex part of academic activity. Researchers not only organise and conduct the research but also have to describe and publish them (or to spread information in other ways). Basically, there exist two very close, however quite different processes: scientific research organisation and accomplis...
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Mobile technology is now part of the everyday life of teachers and students and thus tends to become an inseparable part of the educational activities. Teachers and students are increasingly using mobile technologies in teaching and learning. Therefore, it is purposeful to responsibly integrate technologies into the educational process. However, te...
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An annual scientific practical conference “Natural science education in a comprehensive school – 2019” took place in Aukstaitian town Kupiskis. It is known that Kupiskis is a town in the North East of Lithuania, in the eastern edge of Middle Lithuania lowland. The time of the conference is traditional – the second part of April, i.e., from 25th to...
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In the latter years, STE(A)M education becomes more relevant. One cannot claim that natural science and technology education was not carried out earlier, particularly that STE(A)M methodological core is various science sphere integration (integrated education). STE(A)M essence is much deeper. This is not a separate discipline, but education philos...
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One can claim that one of the main ambitions of every society is to assure children’s healthy life start and their further development creating a favourable environment for this. Preschool education institution is a favourable context to take care of children’s health, shape healthy lifestyle skills, develop various health care activities taking in...
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It is without doubt that education and teaching is a key to a better life quality of society. Many countries accentuate education quality, keeping the latter a priority of all education system. The Polish education system has faced various changes over the last few years. The Polish education system is close to the Lithuanian system, it distinguish...
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Professional self-determination/career choice is one of the most essential things in a young human's life. Choosing a further life path is rather complicated. Self-cognition, harmony of one's abilities and desires is difficult to be achieved. It is important for the young people to choose a profession corresponding to their interests, values, incli...
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Writing and publishing scientific articles (research, review, position etc. articles) are referred to as responsible academic activities. Any scientist/researcher is somehow involved in scientific writing. Thus, this is a technique assisting the researcher with demonstrating individual performance. Most of the main scientific/research journals are...
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Health literacy (HL) not only determines people's motivation and competence levels to obtain and to understand health-related information but also strengthens their views on how to keep good health by seeking different ways. Although an interest in health literacy has significantly increased in the world since 1990, this sphere remains urgent. It i...
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Labour market situation has been changing very rapidly recently and that requires from the labour market participants the ability to adapt to constantly changing conditions. Such conceptions as “lifelong work” or “lifelong abilities” lose their initial meaning. Ability renewal, expansion becomes a constant process or necessity. Quite often, one has...
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Two years after the second international BalticSTE symposium passed very quickly and here the third international science symposium is already a history too. On the 17th -20th of June this year, the 3rd International Baltic Symposium on Science and Technology Education BalticSTE2019 took place in Šiauliai. The topic of the Symposium was “Science an...
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Scientific article writing is undoubtedly an inseparable part of academic activity. Every researcher/scientist, in one way or another, has to declare scientific research activity results, i.e., to publish in scientific press. If this is not done, it is considered that a scientific work is not finished regardless of the size of the research/experime...
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The basis of each subject is a system of interrelated scientific concepts, from which the quality of the students' knowledge and understanding of the subject matter depends. It is not possible to achieve a level of understanding in natural science education if learning was not systematic. The content of many natural science concepts is so complex t...
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Proceedings of the 3rd International Baltic Symposium on Science and Technology Education (BalticSTE2019). Šiauliai: Scientia Socialis Press. ISBN 978-609-95513-6-4 /Print/, ISBN 978-609-95513-5-7 /Online/
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Ecological attitude education in primary school is both important and special. That way fundamental moral values of a young person are formed. Every day increasing ecological problems become much more diverse. It is important to develop a man able to perceive the current ecological situation and able to live in a harmonious interaction with nature....
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Schoolchildren’s natural science competence development is inseparable from teachers’ natural science competence, the integral part of which are subject, didactic and managerial abilities. Competence (es) acquisition during the studies at university is not a final process. Competence improvement, enrichment continues during the whole period of acti...
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Schoolchildren’s natural science competence development is inseparable from teachers’ natural science competence, the integral part of which are subject, didactic and managerial abilities. Competence (es) acquisition during the studies at university is not a final process. Competence improvement, enrichment continues during the whole period of acti...
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School has to guarantee the effective development of career competencies, which are necessary to consciously and successfully create and manage your career and, respecting student's inclinations, values and abilities, to help him cognise himself, the activity world, and to choose future career. It is important to make conditions for all students to...
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Having already become traditional, scientific practical conference “Natural science education in a comprehensive school – 2018” took place in Šilutė, a beautiful Pajūris lowland city. On the first conference day, plenary reports and two section work took place. It was discussed about the exceptional geological exhibit importance to non-formal natur...
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Scientific research activity (SRA) is very important in an early natural science education process. Basically, it comprises primary general education school. Natural science education process construction based on experimental-research activity is acknowledged at an international level as an effective educational approach. However, it is still very...
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Career education is a very important part of general/comprehensive education. One of the main components of this process is proper students' preparation for professional choice (professional self-determination). Thus, it is important to know objective and subjective factors determining young persons' professional self-determination. Such awareness...
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The social media technologies are blurring the boundaries between formal and informal/non-formal learning and provide new educational opportunities. Recent work shows that online social networks provide various kinds of educational support, such as social learning, informal/non-formal education, information, interaction, and collaboration. The aim...
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It is without doubt, that education is one of the main social factors having influence on health. Health education is most effective at school, because it reaches a man at his most receptive period of life - childhood and adolescence. A demand to live a healthy life is formed not only by family, but also by school. Teachers’ role in health educatio...
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Career education and career specialist preparation remains present day actuality. Career specialists have to be able to qualitatively provide career services in various organisations and to various age group persons. In Siauliai University, educational second stage (master's degree) study programme Career Education is carried out. Study programme e...
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One of the most important goals of natural science education is the formation of holistic understanding of nature phenomena. This is guaranteed by an integrated science education access. It is important to keep in mind that all natural sciences share similar methodological principles, common concepts, the need to solve practical problems, etc. The...
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The social media technologies are blurring the boundaries between formal and informal/non-formal learning and provide new educational opportunities. Recent work shows that online social networks provide various kinds of educational support, such as social learning, informal/non-formal education, information, interaction, and collaboration. This res...
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Natural science education in primary school is not only important, but it is also problematic. The importance, first of all, lies in the fact, that natural science education is an inseparable part of general education. Natural science education involves various components - ecological, environmental, healthy lifestyle, harmonious development and ot...
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It is obvious, that education is one of the main social factors having influence on health. Health education is most effective at school, because it reaches a man at his most receptive period of life - childhood and adolescence. A demand to live a healthy life is formed not only by family, but also by school. Teachers’ role in health education proc...
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Natural science and technology education improvement remains actual. In the context of decreasing youth interest in natural sciences and technology, it is important to search for the ways and devices of effective motivation, interest formation. 2 nd International Baltic Symposium on science and technology "BalticSTE2015", having taken place in Siau...
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The importance of natural science and technology education does not raise any doubts, and probably no additional considerations or discussions. Education in this field is inevitably necessary for every contemporary man. Exhaustive enough and right understanding of nature and the processes taking place in it, a certain knowledge, helps not only unde...
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Each country’s education system is individual and unique, regardless of common and universal things. On the other hand, the expectations of the inhabitants in every country basically coincide – everybody wants to acquire a qualitative education. In Lithuania such an aim is declared. It is to be thought, that education aims of Poland are the same. H...
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Career management as a lifelong lasting process becomes very actual in today's modern society because of many reasons. The environment becomes turbulent, in a general sense; therefore, it is natural that career environment, basically, is chaotic as well. Nevertheless, career for many people is, undoubtedly, very important, because it is directly re...
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Lithuanian economic success mostly depends not on how much of the youth graduate studies in higher education, but on that, if each of them in their activity and working world finds a place corresponding mostly to their demands and abilities. Therefore, effectively provided professional orientation, information, consultation and career projection an...
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Career management as a lifelong lasting process becomes very actual in today’s modern society because of many reasons. In a general sense, the environment becomes turbulent; therefore it is natural that career environment, basically, is chaotic as well. Nevertheless, career for many people is, undoubtedly, very important, because it is directly rel...
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As every year, this year on April 21-22, the 23rd national scientific practical conference “Natural science education in a comprehensive school – 2017” took place. One of the essential ideas of the conference is - mobility. This time the most important conference partners were Pakruojis “Atžalynas” gymnasium and Pakruojis adult and youth education...
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1799 prospective elementary and prospective science teachers from six countries (Croatia, Czech Republic, Lithuania, Slovakia, Slovenia and Turkey) participate in the study about the level of motivation toward science courses, pedagogy courses and self-efficacy. The most important findings were that choosing educational career as the first choice o...
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The usefulness of Facebook for the university students has been widely researched in the last decade. Existing studies reveal a diversity of potential educational benefits, such as better student engagement, better student integration in the community, and valuable support for social learning. Few studies exist that analyze the gender differences a...
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ABSTRACT: Background: 1799 prospective elementary and prospective science teachers from six countries (Croatia, Czech Republic, Lithuania, Slovakia, Slovenia and Turkey) participate in the study about the level of motivation toward science courses, pedagogy courses and self-efficacy. Material and methods: The most important findings were that choos...
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The time spent on Facebook by university students is continuously increasing. This fact is raising many questions as regards the relation between the social networking websites and the university. The educators are challenged to understand the factors that are driving the adoption of social networking websites, the characteristics of the daily use...
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The 2nd international science symposium “BalticSTE2017” materials are in your hands. This book presents some important issues related to the science and technology education today and in the future. It highlights different aspects of this important area. Though the name of the symposium itself emphasizes the Baltic region, however the symposium’s r...
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Scientific research activity (SRA) is a constituent part of university studies. It is very important that this activity was consequently developed, and that the students acquired necessary research activity competencies. On the other hand, scientific research activity realises the essential teacher preparation paradigm direction – towards research...
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The articles, earlier published in the international periodical press, covering the period 2007 to 2017 are presented by professor Vincentas Lamanauskas in the book “Reflections on education”. Education science and practice actualities, problematics, insights are revealed and the author’s position is expressed in these articles. The book is for all...
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Today, the social networking websites are widespread among university students. The most prominent example is Facebook that had a considerable penetration rate in the last decade, especially among young people. In the era of social learning, educators have to understand the motives that are driving the daily use as well as the positive and negative...
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Individual’s work values define his/her career purposefulness. Individual’s chosen work values allow foreseeing what activity context and career model is important for him/her, seeking to successfully realize oneself in professional activity. Planning his/her professional career an individual is searching for the activity sphere, which could confor...
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The development of student abilities of scientific research activity (SRA) in the process of studies appears as a highly important area. In the course of studies, students not only increase their general competencies, acquire professional abilities and skills but also learn to conduct research. This does not mean that all students will build their...
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It is without doubt, that student pedagogical internship intention is to help future teachers to develop cross-cultural, general, professional and special competencies, acquiring necessary skills for practical work. On the other hand, this is verification of the acquired competencies in education practice. During the internship pedagogical work pra...
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This year on the 20th -23rd of October the third international scientific conference Pedagogy, Education and Instruction took place in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The conference was organised by Mostar university. To say more precisely, the main conference organiser was Department of Pedagogy of Faculty of Science and Education. It is worth noticing,...
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University study quality questions do not lose actuality. On the contrary, this becomes an object of intense discussions. Universities are in pursuit of study quality, because such is their purpose. However, in a public space, quite a big concern is observed in an insufficient, dissatisfying the clients study quality. It is necessary to understand,...
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It is undoubted, that study quality is one of the essential university activity priorities. After 2000, higher education sector in Lithuania has significantly expanded, the number of students has been increasing, over eight hundred study programmes have been accredited. Quantitative higher education system development actualises a high study qualit...
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Dr. Andrej Šorgo is Associate Professor of Biology Didactics at the Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, and a part time researcher at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Maribor. He got his Masters and PhD degrees in Biology from the University of Ljubljana. He has published textbooks and research arti...