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Perception of the Students in Computer Engineering in the Use of Online Courses as Teaching-Learning Process Support in the Software Engineering I Course

1Departamento de Ciencias Tecnológicas, Centro Universitario de la Cienega, Universidad de Guadalajara, Ocotlán, Jalisco, México


American Journal of Educational Research. 2015, Vol. 3 No. 3, 301-306
DOI: 10.12691/education-3-3-8
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Ma del Carmen Nolasco Salcedo. Perception of the Students in Computer Engineering in the Use of Online Courses as Teaching-Learning Process Support in the Software Engineering I Course. American Journal of Educational Research. 2015; 3(3):301-306. doi: 10.12691/education-3-3-8.

Correspondence to: Ma  del Carmen Nolasco Salcedo, Departamento de Ciencias Tecnológicas, Centro Universitario de la Cienega, Universidad de Guadalajara, Ocotlán, Jalisco, México. Email: mcns08@gmail.com

Abstract

The majority of individuals possess a reference endowed by the experience left by their passage through classrooms in the process of educational and vocational training. However, on addressing support for student-centered learning, we must determine what this is concerned with and what it covers. The aim of this paper was to analyze the implications of learning on students applying an unconventional model, supported by the Information Technology and Communications and with the incorporation of new methodological paradigms in the teaching-learning process for presentation and management of courses, urging both teachers and students toward a change in the role that they had played to date, after their preliminary training process had been based on a traditional model. The analysis refers to the case of the Cienega University Center of the University of Guadalajara, Mexico, with data from surveys of a statistically representative sample of the student population enrolled in this institution during the 6th, 7th and 8th academic year of the Software Engineering I course on computers and educational programs offered on this same computer, because it is in those cycles that the experiment was held on the process and the learning tools specific to this educative model, particularly the use of online courses.

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