Percepción de los universitarios sobre la utilidad didáctica de los simuladores virtuales en su formación

Translated title of the contribution: Perception of university students on the didactic usefulness of virtual simulators in their training

Alba Patricia Guzmán Duque, María Esther Del Moral Pérez

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Abstract

Virtual simulators deployed in University business education become teaching strategies which promote learning and skills development, allow: apply the theoretical knowledge, observe the impact of decision-making and minimize the risks that imply errors in real situations. This research examines the perceptions of students of administrative (N=107) concerning the contributions of these simulators in its formation. With the questionnaire SEDECO -50 indicators- your opinion is noted on: educational utility, favored aspects, skills and business skills developed, functions to interact with the Simulator-weighted... Results show the high level of satisfaction by providing them: the understanding of complex administrative processes, the acquisition of entrepreneurial skills in simulated contexts, the development of professional skills and collaborative work. Finally, these simulators as favorable scenarios are defined to optimize the processes of teaching and learning, based on problem-based learning methodology.

Translated title of the contributionPerception of university students on the didactic usefulness of virtual simulators in their training
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)41-60
Number of pages20
JournalPixel-Bit, Revista de Medios y Educacion
Issue number53
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 2018
Externally publishedYes

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