National university`s students perspective of teachers and college education: their characteristic and classroom environment

This article presents the results of a research project in which the characteristics of university teachers and classroom environment were studied from the students´ perspectives. The study was based on a mixed design, this one attempts to develop a profile of the teachers, with the participatio...

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Autor Principal: Pereira Pérez, Zulay
Formato: Artículo
Idioma: Español
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Publicado: Centro de Investigación y Docencia en Educación (CIDE) 2010
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Acceso en línea: http://www.revistas.una.ac.cr/index.php/EDUCARE/article/view/1525
Sumario: This article presents the results of a research project in which the characteristics of university teachers and classroom environment were studied from the students´ perspectives. The study was based on a mixed design, this one attempts to develop a profile of the teachers, with the participation of students being trained in pedagogy majors. The results indicate that the students underline the importance of personality and psico-pedagogical characteristics in contrast with the theoretical findings, which point more towards professional characteristics.