The University teaching staff facing the proposals of change. Four teaching teams of the Campus of Gipuzkoa facing the challenges of EEES

Pilar Gil Molina, Luis Mari Elizalde Alcayaga, José Francisco Amiama Ibarguren, Elena Bernarás Iturrioz,, José Miguel Garaizar Arenaza, Francisco Javier Monzón González
2009 Revista Electronica Interuniversitaria de Formación del Profesorado  
The reorganization of teaching orientated to convergence of the university systems at the EEES should positively influence the methodologies. It is the teachers who will take the proposals to the classroom and their effective implication will be essential to updating. The methodological proposals of the convergence process have been condensed at ten, and they have been analysed by four teaching teams, each from a different college of the University of the Basque Country. The teachers have
more » ... ted the importance of each proposal as chance to improve and considered their feasibility at the centre. The balance importance/feasibility and the reflections of the four discussions groups shows the way in which this group of teachers seems to confront changes. Even though each team makes different reasoning and arguments, they share certain features: their postures regarding the change are varied (likelihood, scepticism, uncertainty, insecurity...); they value the proposals as a chance to improve; they think there will be organizational and structural limitations which will restrain it; they consider the formative actions and consultancy as basic for the proposals to be successful; they demand time, places and coordinators in the teacher teams; and they presume teacher dedication will increase and be more appreciated.
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