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An innovative teaching practice based on online channels: A qualitative approach

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Author(s): Edna Bravo, Mihaela Enache, Vicenc Fernandez, Pep Simo

Journal: World Journal on Educational Technology
ISSN 1309-1506

Volume: 2;
Issue: 2;
Start page: 113;
Date: 2010;
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Keywords: student motivation | perceived efficiency | innovative practices | low cost videos | higher education

ABSTRACT
The purpose of this preliminary study was to qualitatively explore the results of using low-cost educational videos, oriented at complementing face-to-face and distance courses of the Degrees in Industrial Engineering, Industrial Organization and Aeronautical Engineering at ETSEIAT (Technical School of Industrial Engineering and Aeronautical Engineering of Terrassa). Qualitative analyses showed that the use of innovative teaching practices enhances students ‘motivation, promotes dynamism in the classroom, improves students’ self-learning and increases the perceived efficiency of the learning and teaching processes, without substantially raising costs.

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