YOUNG RESEARCHERS IN THE CLASSROOM: AN EXPERIENCE OF EDUCATIONAL INNOVATION IN THE DEGREE OF SOCIAL EDUCATION

O. Moreno-Fernández1, P. Moreno-Crespo2

1University of Seville (SPAIN)
2University of Extremadura (SPAIN)
In this paper we present the analysis of expectations, assessments and opinions expressed by the students belonging to three groups of the subject Planning Models and Educational Research of Social Education Degree, obtained at the beginning and end teaching a process supported by the continued use of sessions, semi-face sessions, group work and tutorship. This experience takes place in the institutional framework of the call for educational projects aimed at designing and implementing new teaching and assessment methods, primarily focused on skills training, convened by the Vice-presidency for Teaching and European Convergence. The collection of data about the prospects of students was conducted in two phases: the first with an assembly or initial discussion of expectations at the beginning of the course and final assessment with a questionnaire at the end of the experience. The acceptance of this experience among students has been performed in three classes, courses 2011-12, 2012-13 and 2013-14. The results present data collected during 2012-13.