USE OF TECHNOLOGICAL TOOLS FOR TEACHING DYNAMIZATION OF GEOGRAPHY COURSES IN HIGHER EDUCATION

Abstract

This study presents the perception of Higher Education students on the effect of the use of the technological tool Wooclap on their learning experience, after returning to the classroom after the restrictions imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic. In this study, 74 students of Geography subjects of the Primary Education Degree and the Tourism Degree of the University of Seville completed an online survey - using the SurveyMonkey survey platform - on their perception of the use of the Wooclap tool in class. Most of the students felt that Wooclap was a dynamic and easy-to-use tool, that it had helped them to concentrate better, that its use had facilitated the learning process and had allowed them to interact more with the teacher. These results demonstrate how the use of the Wooclap technology tool can facilitate the learning process, as well as communication between students and teachers. However, most students prefer to be assessed by combining classical assessment with technological tools (and not only by being assessed by combining classical assessment with technological tools). The results of the present study corroborate the benefits of promoting the use of the Wooclap tool in graduate teaching.

Author Biographies

Olta Braçe-Diko, Universidad de Sevilla, Spain

Department of Human Geography. University of Seville

Marco Garrido-Cumbrera, Universidad de Sevilla, Spain

Department of Physical Geography and Regional Geographic Analysis. Sevilla University.

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Published
08/11/2022
How to Cite
BRAÇE-DIKO, Olta; GARRIDO-CUMBRERA, Marco. USE OF TECHNOLOGICAL TOOLS FOR TEACHING DYNAMIZATION OF GEOGRAPHY COURSES IN HIGHER EDUCATION. Geosaberes, Fortaleza, v. 13, p. 178 - 185, nov. 2022. ISSN 2178-0463. Available at: <http://www.geosaberes.ufc.br/geosaberes/article/view/1315>. Date accessed: 19 june 2024. doi: https://doi.org/10.26895/geosaberes.v13i0.1315.
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