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Publikācija: Digital Opportunities for 1st Year University Students’ Educational Support and Motivational Enhancement

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Publication language English (en)
Title in original language Digital Opportunities for 1st Year University Students’ Educational Support and Motivational Enhancement
Field of research 2. Engineering and technology
Sub-field of research 2.2 Electrical engineering, Electronic engineering, Information and communication engineering
Authors Dace Ratniece
Sarma Cakula
Kristaps Kapenieks
Viktors Zagorskis
Keywords Digital opportunities, 1st year students, NEET group, course management system MOODLE, quality of educations
Abstract Young people face a real and increasing difficulty in finding a decent job with each day. Three additional combining factors are wors-ening the youth employment crisis even further, causing challenges while transiting to decent jobs. Namely (i) numbers of discouraged young people, who are neither in education nor employment or training (NEETs) are increasing. In tertiary education, (ii) unemployment among university graduates, in general, are rising. Therefore, (iii) potential NEET group students, especially in the 1st year, who, apart from reduced study fees, require extra motivation and moral support from educators. The aim of the paper is to find out how to solve the dropout crisis applying digtal opportunities for 1st-year universities students’ by an educational support and motivation enhancement. Educational institutions should combine the traditional forms of study and e–learning. However, direct contact between the teacher and the student plays very important role in acquiring a quality education, and should not be left out.
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-26690-9_7
Hyperlink: http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-26690-9_7 
Reference Ratniece, D., Cakula, S., Kapenieks, K., Zagorskis, V. Digital Opportunities for 1st Year University Students’ Educational Support and Motivational Enhancement. In: Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing: The 1st International Conference on Advanced Intelligent System and Informatics (AISI2015), Egypt, Beni Suef, 28-30 November, 2015. Beni Suef: Springer International Publishing, 2015, pp.69-78. ISBN 978-3-319-26688-6. e-ISBN 978-3-319-26690-9. ISSN 2194-5357. Available from: doi:10.1007/978-3-319-26690-9_7
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