THE EXTRA CURRICULUM WORK WITH STUDENTS OF INFORMATICS
IN CROATIAN UNIVERSITIES

ECWICU

PROJECT GOALS

  • to initiate and improve the extra-curriculum work with informatics students, which was defined in 1996.
  • to bind informatics students of all Croatian Universities through the extra-curriculum infomatics program
  • to organize students’ competitions at Faculty, University and State level, and their participation in international competitions (solving problems based on the algorhythm, using program languages PASCAL and C, as a part of The World Competition ACM)
  • to organize and produce software tools, which can be helpful in teaching and working at home for both teachers, professors and students (e.g. digital textbooks)

PROJECT SUMMARY

A. Faculty level (at all Croatian Universities - Zagreb, Split, Osijek, Rijeka)

  • to gather all interested students of informatics at Faculties and Universities
  • to organize The Faculty Committees and faculty level competitions
  • to organize The University Committees and university level competitions
  • to provide premises and  working equipment
  • to found students of informatics clubs at a particular University

B. State level

  • to found The State Committee for Project Coordination
  • to organize a  state level competition of University teams
  • to organize the participation of University teams in international competitions
  • to organize other activities (summer camp, winter school, expert lectures etc.)

Potential users: students, professors, teaching assistants and other University employees

PROJECT IMPORTANCE

This project represents an extension of the systematic and longlasting work of HSIN with talented informatics elementary and high school students. Through this project, students activities will continue at faculty level and they will have the opportunity to improve their informatics knowledge.

RESULTS EXPECTED

We expect this program to: bind informatics students of all Croatian Universities; to initiate the cooperation system at informatics projects and competitions; to ensure the participation of the best students in international competitions and other informatics events in Croatia and abroad.

PROJECT ORGANIZATION:

Supported by The Croatian Ministry of Science and Technology, the organizer is:
"CROATIAN INFORMATICS CLUBS ASSOTIATION"
Department: STUDENTS OF INFORMATICS
Leader-Main Secretary: IVO ŠEPAROVIĆ, B.Sc.E.E.
Address: Dalmatinska 12, 10000 ZAGREB
E-mail: hsin@hsin.hr

PROJECT LEADER:

prof. IGOR URBIHA, ph.D. in Mathematics, teaching assistant at PMF-MD
Address: DEPARTEMENT OF MATHEMATICS, University of Zagreb
Bijenička 30, 10000 ZAGREB
E-mail: urbiha@math.hr