Comparación de dos modalidades educativas en diplomados de formación docente.

Translated title of the contribution: Comparison of two educational strategies in teacher formation courses

Teresa de J. Benavides-Caballero*, Héctor Cobos-Aguilar, Norberto Elizaldi-Lozano, Héctor de la Garza-Quintanilla, Myriam Insfrán-Sánchez, Raúl Cortés-Flores, Julián Mata-Balderas

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OBJECTIVE: To compare the achievement of promotional strategies on the participation in two educational modalities for the development of skills for the elaboration of the knowledge (SSEK) in courses of teacher formation (TF). METHODS: A quasi-experimental design was performed in four courses of TF with similar contents and strategies with seven students each one. As independent variable the presence and semipresence modalities were considered. In order to measure the development of the SSEK reliable; a validated instrument were used. RESULTS: No significant differences were found among or between evaluations before and after interventions in the four groups. The students of the semipresencial course well as the presence advanced significantly in the development of the aptitudes and educative posture according to Wilcoxon test. CONCLUSIONS: Both modalities increase the SSKE to development therefore represents an option for medical education in health professionals.

Translated title of the contributionComparison of two educational strategies in teacher formation courses
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)457-463
Number of pages7
JournalRevista médica del Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2009
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Medicine


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