Estudio sobre el comportamiento del alumnado en la realización de trabajos escritos

  1. García García, Jesús 1
  2. Alonso Magdaleno, María Isabel 1
  1. 1 Universidad de Oviedo

    Universidad de Oviedo

    Oviedo, España


RELATEC: Revista Latinoamericana de Tecnología Educativa

ISSN: 1695-288X

Year of publication: 2013

Volume: 12

Issue: 2

Pages: 143-152

Type: Article

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The current work shows the results of an inquiry about students fulfilment, preferences and behaviour in the development of writing assignments. The study was conducted on students of first, second and final year on Commerce & Marketing Degree and Engineering Degrees, for two academic years. The objectives pursued by this study are to understand the patterns of behaviour of our students in the process of completing written assignments; but also to earn some points of reference about their preferences for classic or Web tools as well as reasons which cause them to the selection of one or another. We also pay attention to the effect of the degree of diffusion of the contents to their classmates or to a wider public as well as to the relationship that the dissemination of results could put on copying and plagiarism of sources. A greater degree of knowledge about the preferences and behaviour of the students in the processes of attribution and fulfilment will allow us to achieve conclusions in order to improve allocation, planning and carrying out of writing assignments by our students.

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