Pedagogical research is a way of explaining the educational phenomenon. Through this, it develops optimal solutions to the problems raised by the instructive-educational process, by following the social exigencies. The experimental activity took place between October 2018 and February 2019 at the University “Lucian Blaga” of Sibiu, within the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, Food Industry and Environmental Protection. The main objectives were reducing the percentage of students with weak exam results, developing the intrinsic motivation of students, using of teaching materials in increased efficiency, developing active, realistic, investigative thinking, synthetic and clear expression, encouraging teamwork, using of worksheets and self-evaluation tests.
The subjects included in the research were students from the 3rd year of specialization “Food Products Engineering”. The methods of research used were direct observation, survey method, school document research method and test method. It concluded that students do not like the classical assessment, but prefer the evaluation with the help of working sheets or self-evaluation. They also preferred working methods such as worksheet discovery, conversation, problem-solving, and assaulting ideas.
- pedagogical research
- active learning