Authors: Eduardo Cuesta
Addresses: Department of Applied Mathematics, University of Valladolid, E.I.I. sede Francisco Mendizabal, C/ Francisco Mendizabal 1, Valladolid 47014, Spain
Abstract: The stage of implementation of Bologna process will finish in Spain, and in particular at the University of Valladolid, into a few years. The new rules, in fact the ones related to new degrees, intend to provide more opportunities for European students in many senses: Knowing different universities, countries, and languages; new job opportunities coming out from the compatibility of the European degrees, and so on. Looking forward to the updating process until today, we realise that some criticism deserve to be done, at least when involved in subjects so-called basic formation as the one the author analyse on this paper. In fact, we intend to discuss on the fact that not all new features of the Bologna process are expected to success, and that despite of several methodologies have been implemented and tried (even before Bologna process starts), the academic results are being not so good as expected.
Keywords: learning methodologies; cooperative learning; working groups; evaluation; transversal skills; engineering framework; Bologna process; collaborative learning; Spain.
International Journal of Teaching and Case Studies, 2011 Vol.3 No.2/3/4, pp.175 - 179
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