A TOOL FOR TIME MANAGEMENT IN THE NEW EUROPEAN HIGHER EDUCATION SYSTEM

Olga Peñalba, Álvaro J. García-Tejedor, Yolanda Cerezo, J. Andrés Álvarez

Abstract

The present education model is being modified according to the objectives of the European Space for Higher Education. One of the main changes is the adoption of the European Credit Transfer System as the criteria for measuring the workload of learning activities. Teachers should define the learning activities of their courses so that the global workload of a group of students is balanced along the term or academic year. And students should manage their time and organise their work to efficiently achieve the learning outcomes. In this paper, we present a tool that assists both, teachers and students, in time management so that the new education paradigm can be succesfully introduced. The paper also describes a first experience of the use of this tool and the conclussions of the pilot test.

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Peñalba O., J. García-Tejedor Á., Cerezo Y. and Andrés Álvarez J. (2009). A TOOL FOR TIME MANAGEMENT IN THE NEW EUROPEAN HIGHER EDUCATION SYSTEM . In Proceedings of the First International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 1: CSEDU, ISBN 978-989-8111-82-1, pages 290-295. DOI: 10.5220/0001980502900295


in Bibtex Style

@conference{csedu09,
author={Olga Peñalba and Álvaro J. García-Tejedor and Yolanda Cerezo and J. Andrés Álvarez},
title={A TOOL FOR TIME MANAGEMENT IN THE NEW EUROPEAN HIGHER EDUCATION SYSTEM},
booktitle={Proceedings of the First International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 1: CSEDU,},
year={2009},
pages={290-295},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001980502900295},
isbn={978-989-8111-82-1},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the First International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 1: CSEDU,
TI - A TOOL FOR TIME MANAGEMENT IN THE NEW EUROPEAN HIGHER EDUCATION SYSTEM
SN - 978-989-8111-82-1
AU - Peñalba O.
AU - J. García-Tejedor Á.
AU - Cerezo Y.
AU - Andrés Álvarez J.
PY - 2009
SP - 290
EP - 295
DO - 10.5220/0001980502900295