The Information and Communications Technology in Higher Education: A YouTube Channel as a Resource

  • Carlos Castellar University of Zaragoza, Calle Valentín Carderera, 4, 22003 Huesca, Spain
  • Alejandro M. Quintas University of Zaragoza, Calle Valentín Carderera, 4, 22003 Huesca, Spain
  • Francisco Pradas University of Zaragoza, Calle Valentín Carderera, 4, 22003 Huesca, Spain

Abstract

The information technologies and communication (ICT) are part of methodological change in university teaching within the framework of the European Higher Education Area. One of the most used ICT within observational of fitness activity-sports are the video analysis techniques. In this regard, free software and free access program on line are sustainable tool for teaching university. This research to implementing the video analysis technology in physical education for primary education classes, with the objective of improve teaching intervention processes. The creation of a YouTube private cannel, the use of video editors and video download on line, or the use of apps for mobile devices in processes evaluation, they are elements to complete the research. 84.3% of students said that the experience has been useful. 41.2% did not know edit videos and after the experience itself. 85.3% prefer not to perform this kind of task instead written work.

How to Cite
CASTELLAR, Carlos; QUINTAS, Alejandro M.; PRADAS, Francisco. The Information and Communications Technology in Higher Education: A YouTube Channel as a Resource. GYMNASIUM, [S.l.], v. XVIII, n. 1, aug. 2017. ISSN 2344-5645. Available at: <http://gymnasium.ub.ro/index.php/journal/article/view/17>. Date accessed: 13 dec. 2017.
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