Development of formative research in teaching processes to enhance the professional profile of undergraduate students

Published in: Innovation in Education and Inclusion : Proceedings of the 16th LACCEI International Multi-Conference for Engineering, Education and Technology
Date of Conference: July 18-20, 2018
Location of Conference: Lima, PerĂº
Authors: Christian Pavon (Universidad de Guayaquil, EC)
Margarita Naranjo (Universidad de Guayaquil, EC)
Gabriela Carrillo (Universidad de Guayaquil, EC)
(Universidad de Guayaquil)
Full Paper: #50


The article presents a case study of the elaboration process and the results obtained in a seed research project developed and executed during 12 months by 6 undergraduate students of the University of Guayaquil together with a tutor using the method based on project-based learning. In addition, a final interview was conducted with the participants and discourse analysis was used to examine personal and academic achievements. The results were the development of oral and written planning and communication skills in the participating students, as well as some publications in congresses and refereed journals.