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The on-line learning experience in a course on professional qualification in health

By Josu?? Laguardia, ??ngela Casanova and Rejane Ramos Machado

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Este artigo analisa as percep????es a atitudes dos tutores e alunos nos processos de aprendizagem em um curso de atualiza????o profissional on-line. Para tal realizaram-se entrevistas com dez alunos e tr??s tutores desse curso mediante a utiliza????o de roteiros semiestruturados que abrangiam os seguintes aspectos: ingresso no curso, tecnologias, conte??dos, atividades de avalia????o, tutoria; media????o e expectativas quanto ao curso. Os roteiros foram organizados em t??picos que possibilitassem identificar as condi????es estruturais para o uso das ferramentas dispon??veis no ambiente virtual, os tipos de intera????o, apreens??o de conte??dos, bem como as expectativas dos participantes com rela????o aos objetivos propostos pelo curso. Os relatos dos entrevistados apontam quest??es importantes a serem consideradas na concep????o e gest??o de cursos on-line, tais como a necessidade de readequa????o peri??dica da proposta pedag??gica do curso para atender as demandas dos alunos e tutores quanto ?? organiza????o e atualiza????o dos conte??dos, os meios de acesso ao material e a implementa????o de atividades avaliativas compat??veis com a experi??ncia de trabalhoThis article examines the perceptions regarding tutor and student attitudes in the learning processes during an on-line professional refresher course. In the study, interviews were carried out among ten students and three tutors of the course by means of semi-structured roadmaps that covered the following aspects: admission to the course, technologies, content, assessment activities, mentoring, mediation, and expectations about the course. The roadmaps were organized into topics that would enable the identification of the structural conditions for the use of the tools that were available in the virtual environment, the types of interaction, the understanding of the content, as well as participants' expectations with respect to the objectives proposed by the course. The interviewees' reports point to important questions to be considered when designing and managing on-line courses, such as the need for periodic adjustments of the course's educational proposal in order to meet the demands of both students and tutors with regard not only to how the content is organized but also to updating it, the means through which the material can be accessed, and the implementation of assessment activities that are consistent with work experienc

Topics: ambiente virtual de aprendizado, intera????o, educa????o a dist??ncia, aprendizagem on-line, qualifica????o profissional em sa??de, virtual learning environment, interaction, distance learning, on-line learning, professional qualification in health
Year: 2010
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