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Wydział Sztuki i Nauk o Edukacji

Innovative Educational Technologies, Tools and Methods for E-learning
Scientific Editor Eugenia Smyrnova-Trybulska
“E-learning”, 12, Katowice–Cieszyn 2020, pp. 279–289
DOI: 10.34916/el.2020.12.24

el-2020-12-24

UTILIZATION OF MATHEMATICAL SOFTWARE IN FAVOUR OF TUTORING PROCESSES

Tomas Barot-1, Lilla Korenova-2, Radek Krpec-3, Renata Vagova-4, 1, 2, 3, Department of Mathematics with Didactics, Faculty of Education, University of Ostrava, Frani Sramka 3, 709 00 Ostrava, Czech Republic, 4, Department of Mathematics, Constantine the Philosopher University in Nitra, Faculty of Science, Trieda A. Hlinku 1, 949 74 Nitra, Slovakia, 1, Tomas.Barot@osu.cz, 2, Lilla.Korenova@osu.cz, 3, Radek Krpec@osu.cz, 4, Renata.Vagova@ukf.sk, ORCID 1, 0000-0003-0390-9685, 2, 0000-0001-6103-531X, 3, 0000-0003-0354-5455, 4, 0000-0002-0380-3496

Abstract: Maths Support Centres are becoming increasingly importance in the Czech Republic. The existence of these centres can have a positive influence on the mathematical preparation of students of engineering. Also, students of other study fields
can utilize these services for professional development. As the suitable interconnection with educational procedures, the information technologies can be considered. In the context of using the information technologies, several teaching techniques were proposed in the form of ideas, which can be applied in favour of efficiency of the tutoring processes. Some of them would be e.g. based on the adaptive feedback strategy with regards to the pedagogical cybernetical approaches. In this paper, the possibilities of mathematical software are presented with a view to utilising them in the feedback process of tutoring in the Maths Support Centre at Tomas Bata University in Zlin. In the presented proposals, the geometry was selected as the most frequently appeared and favourite topic obtained in the frame of the previous quantitative analysis of students’ preferences.

Keywords: Maths Support Centre, pedagogical cybernetics, feedback strategy, mathematical software, geometry, GeoGebra, quantitative analysis.

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