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Author(s): Dana Országhová, Dagmar Kozelová, Helana Baraníková, Radomíra Hornyák Gregáňová, Alena Vollmanová

Title: Mathematics study outcomes as an indicator of the quality of the university education

Source: International Scientific Days 2016. The Agri-Food Value Chain: Challenges for Natural Resources Management and Society

Document Type: Scientific paper

ISBN: 978-80-552-1503-7


Publisher: Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra

PY, pages: 2016, 652-658

Published on-line: 2016-06-24

Language: eng

Abstract: The main aim of this contribution is to analyze the study outcomes in mathematics, which are an important indicator in assessing the quality of university education. We focused on students' knowledge in solving the tasks of mathematical analysis and linear algebra. Method of statistical testing of hypothesis was used to evaluate and analyze the results of students in selected tasks. The obtained number of points in math tasks became the object of hypotheses which were verified by methods of F-test and t-test. Knowledge and skills acquired from mathematics will be useful basis for the study of another exact methods and procedures from mathematics and statistics. It is assumed that students will apply these methods in the analysis of empirical data in the bachelor and diploma theses.

Keywords: mathematics education, study outcomes, quality of education, statistical hypothesis testing, employment of graduates, food science

JEL Classification: I21, C12, C60

Rights: Open Access :: Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 Licence
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