Desarrollo de Competencias Genéricas: Más allá de los Silos Académicos

Por Fernando Vera, PhD En el vertiginoso panorama universitario actual, la necesidad de cultivar competencias transversales o genéricas, tales como, pensamiento crítico, trabajo en equipo, emprendimiento, sostenibilidad y alfabetización en inteligencia artificial, entre otras, es evidente. Sin embargo, la forma, en que varias universidades chilenas abordan estas competencias, puede determinar su efectividad y aplicabilidad en...Seguir leyendo

Nurturing Critical Thinking in the Era of Generative Artificial Intelligence (GAI)

In the rapidly evolving world of education, critical thinking stands as an indispensable skill, especially as technology, notably Generative Artificial Intelligence (GAI), becomes seamlessly integrated into learning. As undergraduates encounter the pervasive influence of GAI, fostering critical thinking is no longer merely advantageous but essential for their academic and professional journey.

Exploring the Synergy between Active Learning and Constructivism

In the rapidly evolving landscape of higher education, traditional lecture-based instruction is giving way to learner-centered approaches that foster active engagement, critical thinking, and the acquisition of meaningful knowledge. Recognizing the limitations of passive learning, institutions are embracing pedagogical frameworks that empower students to become active participants in their educational journeys. Among these approaches, active...Seguir leyendo

Unleashing the Power of Human Capital: The Importance of Human Capital Theory in Higher Education Programs

By Fernando Vera, PhD In today’s rapidly evolving global economy, higher education plays a vital role in equipping individuals with the knowledge, skills, and competencies necessary to succeed in their professional lives. One influential framework that guides the development of higher education programs is the Human Capital Theory. This theory recognizes that investing in human...Seguir leyendo

The Power of Co-Evaluation: Unveiling the True Potential of Non-Cognitive Skills

In the realm of evaluating skills, traditional assessment methods have predominantly focused on cognitive abilities, such as intelligence and academic achievements. However, recent evidence has shed light on the significance of non-cognitive skills, also known as soft skills or socio-emotional skills. These skills encompass attributes like communication, teamwork, adaptability, and resilience, which play a vital...Seguir leyendo

The Power of Co-Evaluation: Non-Cognitive Skills and Future Performance

In the ever-evolving landscape of education and professional development, the importance of non-cognitive skills, also known as soft skills or socio-emotional skills, has gained significant recognition. These skills encompass a wide range of attributes, including communication, problem-solving, teamwork, adaptability, critical thinking, leadership, and ethical values. Traditionally, the evaluation of these skills has relied heavily on...Seguir leyendo

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