Polytechnic University of Valencia Congress, First International Conference on Higher Education Advances

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Interdisciplinary learning and use of tics, a way of innovating in education
Roberto Pilar, Pedro Marcos, Amaia Arana, Anabella Barroso, Nerea Larretxi

Last modified: 10-06-2015

Abstract


The ability to find information and how to process it is one of the main challenges of education in the information society where vast amounts of information are easily available. Process information implies testing its reliability, reaching a diagnosis about its accuracy and/or combining information if it comes from different sources or has peculiarities that require verification. Collaboration between diverse cultural institutions such as archives, museums and libraries is substantially important and future teachers of primary and secondary schools should teach how to acquire these skills. In the Teacher Training College BAM (Bilbao) it is offered a subject shared by the BAM, the Archive and the Museum named “Laboratory of active methods for interdisciplinary learning sciences” which is included in the Curriculum of Primary Education pathway in curricular deepening (6ECTS). During the course of this subject, students take part in various workshops where they create scientific-didactic materials for social and natural sciences where the use of ICT´s is fundamental. Students work in projects and use ICT-s with the aim of making real the comprehensive rethinking of teaching and learning that is needed which highlights innovation and multidisciplinary.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4995/HEAd15.2015.405


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