DOI: https://doi.org/10.7203/attic.16.8044

Pedagogical value of a common knowledge repository for Business Management courses


Abstract


The aim of this article is to present a new methodology that receives the name of Pool of Knowledge and that will be useful for instructors of management courses who teach in English and / or Valencian. This new methodology is also proposed as a useful tool for teaching other courses. It is a variant of the flipped teaching methodology, also known as flipped classroom, and involves the creation, by students and for students, of useful educational materials for learning. These materials are elaborated in the language in which the course is taught and shared in a common repository as a complementary study material for students. During the classes, students are encouraged to use gamification (a methodology of learning through games) to become familiar with this material. After completing the course, the students value the new methodology implemented. The main result is the discovery of how students assess gamification activities. Studentsappreciate the benefits of gamification for their learning process.

 


Keywords


teaching methodology; creativity; group activities; management education; gamification in education, flipped teaching

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