Recursos multimedia para el aprendizaje de contabilidad financiera en los grados bilingües

  1. María del Mar Camacho Miñano 1
  2. Elena Urquía Grande 1
  3. David Pascual Ezama 1
  4. María José Rivero Menéndez 2
  1. 1 Universidad Complutense de Madrid

    Universidad Complutense de Madrid

    Madrid, España

    ROR 02p0gd045

  2. 2 Colegio Universitario de Estudios Financieros (CUNEF), Madrid
Educación XX1: Revista de la Facultad de Educación

ISSN: 1139-613X 2174-5374

Year of publication: 2016

Volume: 19

Issue: 1

Pages: 63-89

Type: Article

DOI: 10.5944/EDUCXX1.15578 DIALNET GOOGLE SCHOLAR lock_openOpen access editor

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In the current educational and social context, new strategies are needed to improve teaching quality in order to increase student motivation and learn - ing. Also, there is a need to fill the gap between real practice and academic theory, which is a concern of the universities in relation to attempting to adapt to the European Higher Education Area (EHEA). For these reasons, the results of the design and application of an innovative teaching project for student use of multimedia resources (videos, tests, practical exercises, case studies, blogs, further readings...) are shown in this paper. These mul - timedia resources were developed «ad-hoc» by lecturers of the Accounting Department from the School of Economics and Business Administration of the Complutense University of Madrid. The subjects in which the multime - dia resources were used as teaching tools, and in which students were asked about their perception of learning through these resources, were «Financial Accounting II» of the Degree in Business Administration and «Analytical Accounting» of the Degree in Economics. Student questionnaires show very satisfactory results. Most of the students think the videos were very useful and motivating albeit complex. In addition, the objective of making the ini - tial approach to the professional world of business for the bilingual second course university students is achieved, demonstrating it to be a good teaching resource because the professionals recorded are Spanish people from impor - tant Spanish firms who talked about the utility and necessity of Accounting as the language of business. Also, as it was aimed towards English degrees, the professionals were discussing these issues in English. Thus, it is an incentive to the student because in the future they may work in important roles such as these. Finally, lecturers have material that fits perfectly into the Bologna ac - tive teaching methodology because they participated so directly in its design, development and application.

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