A constructivist-based proposal for bioinformatics teaching practices during lockdown

Cristóbal Gallardo-Alba, Björn Grüning, Beatriz Serrano-Solano, Francis Ouellette
2021 PLoS Computational Biology  
The Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreaks have caused universities all across the globe to close their campuses and forced them to initiate online teaching. This article reviews the pedagogical foundations for developing effective distance education practices, starting from the assumption that promoting autonomous thinking is an essential element to guarantee full citizenship in a democracy and for moral decision-making in situations of rapid change, which has become a pressing need in
more » ... he context of a pandemic. In addition, the main obstacles related to this new context are identified, and solutions are proposed according to the existing bibliography in learning sciences.
doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1008922 pmid:33983931 fatcat:hne37675ijfhldunxg5pmf775q