ESTIMATING THE WORKLOAD OF A STUDENT ADAPTED TO THE EHEA IN THE “CONSTRUCTION OF NON-STRUCTURAL ELEMENTS” TECHNICAL ARCHITECTURE SUBJECT
The aim of this research is to estimate the workload of a student in the third-year “Construction of non-structural elements” subject on the current Technical Architecture degree course (currently being phased out) and adapt it to the demands of the Building Engineering degree course. To that end, a virtual learning environment was created for the subject, in which various activities were adapted to the European Higher Education Area with the aim of promoting practices that would help students develop their skills and abilities through both group and individual work. The descriptive and experimental methodology uses a survey-type tool to gather the data sought. The results obtained indicate the need for the length of course activities to be reconsidered so as to reduce student workload and adjust the time spent on activities to the established limits. The need is also detected to correct low class attendance so as to improve both teaching quality and academic results.