Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (SPAIN)
About this paper:
Appears in: INTED2015 Proceedings
Publication year: 2015
Pages: 5138-5141
ISBN: 978-84-606-5763-7
ISSN: 2340-1079
Conference name: 9th International Technology, Education and Development Conference
Dates: 2-4 March, 2015
Location: Madrid, Spain
The current changes of the universities in accordance with the precepts of the European Higher Education Area (EHEA), which facilitates the flow of students and the simultaneity in time for developing programs of old and new outcome studies is a challenge for the development of tutorial actions. In this article the results and difficulties that these changes are causing the tutors and college students during the last academic courses are analysed. These problems have been detected in satisfaction surveys conducted by students. The results showed the difficulties foreign Erasmus students to choose the subjects they wish to enrol due to the disappearance of some of these subjects in the old programs and the lack of continuity in the new programs of academic studies.
On the other side, the new students in grades forestry suffer the consequences of the first years of operation of the new degrees, keeping the old entrance exams to college and periods when classes started. These delays of several weeks to join the university in the first university course make the work of the tutorial actions for new students is an indispensable tool.