ANALYSIS OF SELF-LEARNING IN THE SUBJECT OF PHYSICS
Universidade da Coruña (SPAIN)
About this paper:
Appears in: EDULEARN12 Proceedings
Publication year: 2012
Conference name: 4th International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies
Dates: 2-4 July, 2012
Location: Barcelona, Spain
Abstract:Cooperative learning [1-2] is a successful teaching skill to improve the knowing of the physics, mainly in the understanding of physics concepts and the resolution of problems.
In this work, we observe the influence that the cooperative learning has in the self learning of the student.
This study has being carried out for the subject of “Physics” in the degree of Chemistry of the Faculty of Science at the University of A Coruña during the first term of 2011/2012.
The developed activities have allowed to get a better relationship student-teacher and to improve the knowing that students have on the subject.
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 Johnson, D.W., Johnson, R.T., & Holubec, E.J. Cooperation in the Classroom (6th ed.). Edina, MN: Interaction Book Company (1993)
Keywords: Cooperative learning, self learning.