INTERNET USE IN STUDENT LEARNING: A CASE STUDY
University of Granada (SPAIN)
About this paper:
Appears in: EDULEARN15 Proceedings
Publication year: 2015
Conference name: 7th International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies
Dates: 6-8 July, 2015
Location: Barcelona, Spain
Abstract:In the new degrees implanted in Spain in recent years are considered autonomous as the most common tasks to complete the hours of undergraduate study. This independent work that has great weight in the final grade may consist of practices, research, etc. The student considers Internet as the main source of development of such practices or work. The job search is not just use the search "Google" but also considered databases, bibliographic sources, digital libraries, etc. In this study the results of a survey of students of Degree in Economics from the University of Granada, who have been asked about the difficulties of finding information on the internet, are presented. And their preferences when studying about online materials. Finally have been asked whether information obtained online is reliable. The results shows that consider the difficulty of finding information online are average. Clearly prefer working with written texts that appear on the computer. And that the information obtained from the Internet is not considered completely reliable, hence prefer to work with written texts.
Keywords: Learning process, information search, internet use.