Strategies Used by Professors through Virtual Educational Platforms in Face-To-Face Classes: A View from the Chamilo Platform

Heriberto Gonzalez Valencia, Jackeline Amparo Villota Enriquez, Patricia Medina Agredo

Abstract


This study consisted in characterizing the strategies used by professors; implemented through virtual educational platforms. The context of this research were the classrooms of the Santiago de Cali University and the virtual space of the Chamilo virtual platform, where two professors from the Faculty of Education of the same university participated. The methodological approach of the investigation is qualitative, the observation and the interviews were the procedure to collect the data used. The results obtained and the analyzed literature show that there are different strategies used by professors through the implementation of the Chamilo virtual educational platform as a support to face-to-face classes, leading us to recognize that its utility has different intentions at the moment of being implemented by the professor.


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5539/elt.v10n8p1

Copyright (c) 2017 Heriberto Gonzalez Valencia, Jackeline Amparo Villota Enriquez, Patricia Medina Agredo

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English Language Teaching       ISSN 1916-4742 (Print)   ISSN  1916-4750 (Online)

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