Analysis of Computer Scientific Attitude of Information Gifted Students in the University of Science Education Institute for Gifted

대학교부설 과학영재교육원의 정보영재 학생들의 컴퓨터 과학적 태도 분석

  • Chung, Jong-In (Department of Computer Education, Kongju National University)
  • 정종인 (공주대학교 컴퓨터교육과)
  • Received : 2018.05.23
  • Accepted : 2018.08.03
  • Published : 2018.08.31


There are 27 science education institutes for gifted education institutes in the university with support from the MSIT (Ministry of Science and ICT). Mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology, earth sciences, and information classes are given in each science education institute for the gifted. The authors developed a curriculum with components of computing thinking for information-gifted students. To determine if the curriculum is effective on the computer scientific attitude of the information gifted, TOSRA was modified and the test was then developed. Information students were educated at K university's science education institute for the gifted with the developed curriculum for one year and the computer scientific attitude of them was tested. According to the test results, there was a significant difference in the computer scientific attitude of the curriculum conducted at the institute at 0.05 level of significance. Statistically significant differences were observed in the social implications of computer science, attitudes of computer scientific inquiry, and the normality of computer technicians at the level of significance of 0.05. On the other hand, there were no significant differences in the adoption of computer scientific attitudes, the enjoyment of computer science lessons, leisure interest in computer science, and career interest in computer science.


Compter Scientific Attitude;Gifted Education;Computer Thinking;Testing Tool;t-test


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