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Innovation in the teaching-learning process: the case of Kahoot!

Juan José Guardia (Universitat Abat Oliba CEU de Barcelona, Barcelona, Catalunya, Spain)
José Luis Del Olmo (Universitat Abat Oliba CEU de Barcelona, Barcelona, Catalunya, Spain)
Iván Roa (Universitat Abat Oliba CEU de Barcelona, Barcelona, Catalunya, Spain)
Vanesa Berlanga (Universitat Abat Oliba CEU de Barcelona, Barcelona, Catalunya, Spain)

On the Horizon

ISSN: 1074-8121

Article publication date: 13 February 2019

Issue publication date: 12 March 2019

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Abstract

Purpose

In recent years, a process of reform and innovation in higher education has been witnessed. A change in the evaluation of student learning in universities is necessary for new teaching-learning proposals to be developed. The authors propose implementing a learning assessment process based on the idea of participatory evaluation, verifying the benefits of this method in the acquisition of cross-disciplinary skills.

Design/methodology/approach

The method implemented follows the principles of action research.

Findings

The Kahoot! app has an effect on the teaching-learning process and on the training skills and academic performance measured through the student’s grades.

Originality/value

This paper presents an innovation proposal that aims to observe how students acquire more competences.

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Citation

Guardia, J.J., Del Olmo, J.L., Roa, I. and Berlanga, V. (2019), "Innovation in the teaching-learning process: the case of Kahoot!", On the Horizon, Vol. 27 No. 1, pp. 35-45. https://doi.org/10.1108/OTH-11-2018-0035

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Emerald Publishing Limited

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