Vol.5, No.3, August 2016.                                                                                                               ISSN: 2217-8309

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TEM Journal



Association for Information Communication Technology Education and Science

Children’s Perspective on Learning: the Experience of the Bulgarian Students


Iliana Mirtschewa, Elena Djambazova


© 2016 Iliana Mirtschewa, Elena Djambazova, published by UIKTEN. This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 License. (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0)


Citation Information: TEM Journal. Volume 5, Issue 3, Pages 385-395, ISSN 2217-8309, DOI: 10.18421/TEM53-20, August 2016.




This paper presents the results of an international project “Joy to Learn” with participants from Bulgaria, Germany, Japan, Spain, Poland, Romania and USA. The research focuses on joyful and happy situations for students connected to learning in school. It is important to obtain information on the thoughts, feelings, needs, desires, and the fears of the children. This would enable to promote the improvement of the learning process in terms of the student. The survey covered 300 students (from 1st to 8th grade) from Bulgaria. The results show that most of the students prefer to be active in the process of learning, however a presence of negative attitude towards learning in general was found.


Keywords – joy to learn, motivation, interests, learning process.



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