Elementos para evaluar planes de estudio en la educación superior

This article presents different elements and guidelines to generate a curriculum evaluation of a study plan in the higher education. It identifies the importance that this process has for the institution with the purpose of analyzing the weaknesses and strengths to make decisions for its updating. O...

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Main Author: Roldán Santamaría, Leda María
Format: artículo científico
Language: Español
Published: Facutad de Educación, Universidad de Costa Rica 2011
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Online Access: http://revistas.ucr.ac.cr/index.php/educacion/article/view/2040
http://hdl.handle.net/10669/23292
Summary: This article presents different elements and guidelines to generate a curriculum evaluation of a study plan in the higher education. It identifies the importance that this process has for the institution with the purpose of analyzing the weaknesses and strengths to make decisions for its updating. One finds the answers to why and what for evaluating is necessary and the benefits the users will receive with such updating, the definition of the elements of the study plan that is going to be evaluated and the definition of the variables that will be applied to the evaluation of internal and external elements. Besides, the social sectors involved in evaluation are proposed, the correct moment to evaluate is suggested as well as how often the evaluation must take place. Finally, an evaluation plan is established so that the plan does not become outdated.