Facebook video contest as a tool for synthesis and self-reflection on the learning process

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Title: Facebook video contest as a tool for synthesis and self-reflection on the learning process
Authors: Formigós Bolea, Juan Antonio | Bílková, Veronika Karlová | Gallardo-Fuster, Víctor | Matějcová, Miluše | Převlocká, Lucie | Dubová, Veronika
Research Group/s: Neurobiología del Sistema Visual y Terapia de Enfermedades Neurodegenerativas (NEUROVIS)
Center, Department or Service: Universidad de Alicante. Departamento de Óptica, Farmacología y Anatomía | Universidad de Alicante. Departamento de Filología Inglesa
Keywords: PBL | Self-study | Teaching Methodology
Knowledge Area: Farmacología | Filología Inglesa
Issue Date: 2018
Editors: Octaedro
Citation: Formigós Bolea, Juan, et al. "Facebook video contest as a tool for synthesis and self-reflection on the learning process". En: Roig-Vila, Rosabel (ed.). El compromiso académico y social a través de la investigación e innovación educativas en la Enseñanza Superior. Barcelona: Octaedro, 2018. ISBN 978-84-17219-25-3, pp. 563-573
Abstract: Students handle technology regularly and practically and all of them make use of a smartphone. Integrating this fact into teaching allows us to approach the pedagogical objectives that we pursue, encouraging them to be involved in their learning and achieving better results in a simpler way for them. The students participated in an international video contest, which was used as an excuse by the organizers, making their own videos related to the subject they study. These videos were later published on the worldwide social network Facebook so that people could vote for them. Basic rules and a deadline for sending the work were provided. Subsequently, they proceeded to assess these contributions by themselves through a survey to know how they qualified the experience. 164 students from 5 countries participated, which produced 51 videos that received a total of 65,591 views in just one week. After the analysis of the questionnaires, it is concluded that the students liked it and they considered it easy to carry out this activity, since it did not cost them too much effort. In addition, it was useful because they reviewed the agenda, learned and synthesized content and ideas. Finally, 94% of them considered the experience positive.
Sponsor: The present work counted on the help from the Program “Redes-I3CE de investigación en docencia universitaria” of the “Instituto de Ciencias de la Educación” of the Universidad of Alicante (call 2017-18). Ref.: 4201.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10045/87653
ISBN: 978-84-17219-25-3
Language: eng
Tipe: info:eu-repo/semantics/bookPart
Rights: © De la edición: Rosabel Roig-Vila; del texto: Las autoras y autores; de esta edición: Ediciones OCTAEDRO, S.L.
Publisher version: http://hdl.handle.net/10045/84990
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