Creating and Testing a Programming Exam for Gymnasium

Kadi Sammul
The goal of the Bachelor's thesis is to create a set of tasks for an exam, that test the participants’ knowledge in basic programming in Python. For that different publicly available starting courses in Python programming in Estonian were analyzed. Based on the analysis was formed a list composed of what a beginner in programming should know. To test this knowledge two task sets were created and solved in Tartu and Tallinn. The results of these exams were analyzed along with gotten feedback. The exam consisted of two parts – one solved on paper and other in the computer, during the second of which was allowed to use materials found on the web, which was not allowed in the part on paper. The successful result of the exam guaranteed a place to study in University of Tartu in Informatics and Computer Science.
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Bachelor - Computer Science
Tauno Palts
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