METHODS OF ELECTRONIC EXAMINATION APPLIED TO STUDENTS OF ELECTRONICS - Comparison of Results with the Conventional (Paper-and-pencil) Method

Panagiotis Tsiakas, Charalampos Stergiopoulos, Maria Kaitsa, Dimos Triantis, Ioannis Fragoulis, Konstantinos Ninos

Abstract

Electronic examination is of great interest from both the educational and pedagogical points of view. Different methods have been applied during three examination periods at the Technological Educational Institute (T.E.I) of Athens for “Electronic Physics”, which is one of the core modules of the Department of Electronics. For this purpose, an application named “e-examination” has been developed. The selection of the module was based on certain criteria concerning the applicability of the methods. Preliminary preparations have been made for the conversion of the available educational material into an appropriate form for the creation of question sets for the “e-examination”. To avoid bias and ensure objectivity of the methods and therefore the reliability of the results extra caution was taken. Thereafter, the results of the electronic and the conventional examinations were statistically processed and compared. The comparison indicated that the performance of students electronically examined was, in some of the cases, better than that of students who were examined conventionally. The percentage of knowledge assimilation and the efficiency of the teaching process were also investigated.

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Tsiakas P., Stergiopoulos C., Kaitsa M., Triantis D., Fragoulis I. and Ninos K. (2006). METHODS OF ELECTRONIC EXAMINATION APPLIED TO STUDENTS OF ELECTRONICS - Comparison of Results with the Conventional (Paper-and-pencil) Method . In Proceedings of WEBIST 2006 - Second International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 2: WEBIST, ISBN 978-972-8865-47-4, pages 305-311. DOI: 10.5220/0001244103050311


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@conference{webist06,
author={Panagiotis Tsiakas and Charalampos Stergiopoulos and Maria Kaitsa and Dimos Triantis and Ioannis Fragoulis and Konstantinos Ninos},
title={METHODS OF ELECTRONIC EXAMINATION APPLIED TO STUDENTS OF ELECTRONICS - Comparison of Results with the Conventional (Paper-and-pencil) Method},
booktitle={Proceedings of WEBIST 2006 - Second International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 2: WEBIST,},
year={2006},
pages={305-311},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001244103050311},
isbn={978-972-8865-47-4},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of WEBIST 2006 - Second International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 2: WEBIST,
TI - METHODS OF ELECTRONIC EXAMINATION APPLIED TO STUDENTS OF ELECTRONICS - Comparison of Results with the Conventional (Paper-and-pencil) Method
SN - 978-972-8865-47-4
AU - Tsiakas P.
AU - Stergiopoulos C.
AU - Kaitsa M.
AU - Triantis D.
AU - Fragoulis I.
AU - Ninos K.
PY - 2006
SP - 305
EP - 311
DO - 10.5220/0001244103050311