Integration of good practices of active methodologies with the reuse of student-generated content

  1. Rosa Arruabarrena 1
  2. Ana Sánchez
  3. José M. Blanco
  4. José A. Vadillo
  5. Imanol Usandizaga
  1. 1 Universidad del País Vasco/Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea

    Universidad del País Vasco/Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea

    Lejona, España


International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education

ISSN: 2365-9440

Year of publication: 2019

Issue: 16

Type: Article

DOI: 10.1186/S41239-019-0140-7 DIALNET GOOGLE SCHOLAR lock_openOpen access editor

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In this article, we present an integrated instructive methodological approach. We begin with a set of proposals for educational innovation oriented towards active learning that have been tested separately and implemented for various subjects in courses of different levels. The approach integrates the following elements: (1) the dynamic generation of digital content by students and their integration into shared knowledge bases of the subjects involved; (2) the systematic use of quality content, mainly in video format, distributed through online platforms as support for flipped classrooms; (3) peer evaluation to support the development of reflective and self- critical capacities; and (4) systematic collaboration with students and professors from other universities to develop the enumerated activities. The methodology has been tested in a variety of subjects, thanks to its flexibility. In all experienced cases, it has been shown that it is feasible for students to generate enough valuable and reusable content. In addition, students have expressed high levels of satisfaction with the implementation of the proposal.

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