The relation between the implementation of learning objects and listening skills

Royer David Redondo Castro, Iranys Urbina Gutiérrez



Los objetos virtuales de aprendizaje (OVAS) son unidades digitales auto-contenibles que pueden ser combinadas para crear una variedad de experiencias de aprendizaje. Sin embargo, pocas instituciones de nivel superior en Colombia están utilizando OVAS para su enseñanza. La Universidad Popular del Cesar es una de estas instituciones de nivel superior donde los OVAS habían sido implementados sin conocer que tan útil o inadecuado era su uso. Consecuentemente, este artículo resalta la relación entre la implementación de los OVAS y el desarrollo de la habilidad de escucha en un grupo de estudiantes en esta universidad. Los resultados de esta investigación revelan que la adecuada mediación del docente fue fundamental para que el grupo de estudiantes se beneficiara del uso de los OVAS.

Palabras claves: Implementación, mediación del profesor.



Learning objects (LOs) are material digital instructional units that can be combined to create a variety of learning experiences. However, few Higher education institutions in Colombia are using LOs for teaching purposes. Universidad Popular del Cesar is one of those educational institutions where LOs had been implemented without knowing how meaningful or inadequate its use was. Hence, this article underlines the relation between the implementation of LOs and the development of listening skills in a group of students at this university. The research results reveal that since teacher mediation was accurate to the target lesson, the chosen group of students derived benefit from using LOs.

Keywords: Implementation, teacher mediation

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