Cooperative learning in production and operations management field

Eloísa Díaz-Garrido, María Luz Martín-Peña, José María Sánchez-López

Abstract

The present study analyzes the results of implementing cooperative learning in a group of students from Production Management courses, at the second year of Business Administration degree at Rey Juan Carlos University (Madrid-Spain). The course is already adapted to the European Space for Higher Education (ESHD) and it is being developed through the application of new active teaching methodologies oriented towards a new teaching-learning process. So, it has been chosen to apply new methodologies, through small cooperative groups. The present developed experience has permitted to obtain interesting results. The students perceived to have improved their communication skills, their intellectual and professional skills associated with team-work.

Keywords

cooperative learning; European Space for Higher Education (ESHE); Production and Operations Management

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