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Statistical analysis of the results of two years of research on the application of the ECTS to new first-year students
Año:2008
Áreas de investigación
  • Procesado y análisis de la señal
Datos
Descripción
In this paper, the results of two years of a research aimed at carrying out a comparative analysis between the European Transfer Credit System (ECTS) and the traditional teaching and learning system (TTLS) are presented. The ECTS is a student-centered system based on the student workload required to achieve the objectives of a program, and the outcomes of its application have been quite positive. In order to carry out the statistical analysis of the data collected in the educational experiment and make the right decisions, both treatment and control groups were formed and several tests of hypothesis were conducted. The overall results were satisfactory, and it was shown that in some subjects the differences between the ECTS and the TTLS were significant. Furthermore, in general, the students under the ECTS passed more exams and with better grades than the students under the TTLS. Also, the teaching-learning methodology strategies, tutor sessions, assessment methods, use of the VLE, use of interactive methods, student teamwork and cooperative work, and collaborative work among professors performed better under the ECTS than under the TTLS.
Internacional
Si
Nombre congreso
ICERI 2008
Tipo de participación
960
Lugar del congreso
Madrid
Revisores
Si
ISBN o ISSN
978-84-612-5091-2
DOI
Fecha inicio congreso
17/11/2008
Fecha fin congreso
19/11/2008
Desde la página
1
Hasta la página
10
Título de las actas
ICERI 2008
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Participantes
  • Autor: Wilmar Hernandez Perdomo (UPM)
Grupos de investigación, Departamentos, Centros e Institutos de I+D+i relacionados
  • Creador: Departamento: Ingeniería de Circuitos y Sistemas
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