GUIDANCE AND MONITORING OF LEARNING VIA INTERNET - Analysis of a Practical Experiment

Isabel Cuadrado Gordillo, Inmaculada Fernández Antelo

Abstract

During the 2005/6 academic year, we experimented with adapting the subject of Psychology of Instruction in the undergraduate Psychopædagogy degree course to the European Higher Education Area (EHEA). This involved transforming presencial tutorials into virtual tutorials. We here describe our experience and analyze the strengths and weaknesses that we encountered in using different tools of synchronous and asynchronous virtual communication to monitor the students' learning. The results showed a greater willingness of the students to become involved in the study of the material, a significant increase in their grades and in particular in the number of passing grades, and a change of attitude from one of total passivity to an optimal degree of activity, responsibility, and commitment.

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Cuadrado Gordillo I. and Fernández Antelo I. (2007). GUIDANCE AND MONITORING OF LEARNING VIA INTERNET - Analysis of a Practical Experiment . In Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 3: WEBIST, ISBN 978-972-8865-79-5, pages 378-382. DOI: 10.5220/0001267903780382


in Bibtex Style

@conference{webist07,
author={Isabel Cuadrado Gordillo and Inmaculada Fernández Antelo},
title={GUIDANCE AND MONITORING OF LEARNING VIA INTERNET - Analysis of a Practical Experiment},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 3: WEBIST,},
year={2007},
pages={378-382},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001267903780382},
isbn={978-972-8865-79-5},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 3: WEBIST,
TI - GUIDANCE AND MONITORING OF LEARNING VIA INTERNET - Analysis of a Practical Experiment
SN - 978-972-8865-79-5
AU - Cuadrado Gordillo I.
AU - Fernández Antelo I.
PY - 2007
SP - 378
EP - 382
DO - 10.5220/0001267903780382