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Ponencias en congresos:
THE VIRTUAL ROOM AS AN OPPORTUNITY TO SUPPORT COLLABORATIVE LEARNING IN THE AREA OF KNOWLEDGE OF CONTINUUM MECHANICS
Año:2014
Áreas de investigación
  • Ingeniería civil y arquitectura
Datos
Descripción
The recent interest in technology-supported collaborative learning in higher education represents a confluence of trends: the development of new tools to support collaboration (Johnson & Johnson, 1996), the emergence of constructivist-based approaches to teaching and learning (Kirschner, Martens & Strijbos, 2004), and the need to create more powerful and engaging learning environments (Oblinger & Oblinger, 2005: cited by Resta & Laferrière, 2007). The goal of the collaborative work classrooms of the Virtual Lab of Continuum Mechanics (launched in 2013) is to provide an area for collaborative knowledge construction among students with teacher support. In these classrooms, students can meet virtually a small group of colleagues to perform exercises together about the subjects of study and raise doubts. To access this virtual area the student must have an "avatar" therefore, be enrolled in a subject of Mechanics of Continuous Media in the UPM. Using firestorm software graphic capabilities and built-in microphones and speakers, students can raise their doubts orally, prepare graphics and use them in their presentations. Work group is always developed real time, but worksheets can be saved and consulted by the group of students and the teacher afterwards. These classes aim at improving "the approaches to learning and teaching" with a collaborative approach, that yields better results than rather simple work-splitting cooperative processes. Pilot experiences are being developed throughout 2014 with very successful results and greater student involvement.
Internacional
Si
Nombre congreso
7th International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation (ICERI 2014)
Tipo de participación
960
Lugar del congreso
Sevilla
Revisores
Si
ISBN o ISSN
978-84-617-2484-0
DOI
Fecha inicio congreso
17/11/2014
Fecha fin congreso
19/11/2014
Desde la página
1764
Hasta la página
1768
Título de las actas
ICERI2014 Proceedings ISSN 2340-1095
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Participantes
  • Autor: Beatriz Gonzalez Rodrigo (UPM)
  • Autor: Juan Carlos Mosquera Feijoo (UPM)
  • Autor: Miguel Marchamalo Sacristan (UPM)
Grupos de investigación, Departamentos, Centros e Institutos de I+D+i relacionados
  • Creador: Grupo de Investigación: Hidrobiología
  • Grupo de Investigación: Grupo de Ingeniería Estructural
  • Centro o Instituto I+D+i: CENTRO INVEST. MATERIALES ESTRUCTURALES (CIME)
  • Departamento: Ingeniería y Morfología del Terreno
  • Departamento: Mecánica de Medios Continuos y Teoría de Estructuras
  • Departamento: Ingeniería Civil: Construcción, Infraestructura y Transporte
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