Aprendizaje Cooperativo para Promover el Pensamiento Creativo y la Creatividad Matemática en la Educación Superior

Paula Catarino, Paulo Vasco, José Lopes, Helena Silva, Eva Morais

Resumen


La creatividad es una competencia indispensable para el futuro de los estudiantes de educación superior. Las habilidades de pensamiento creativo juegan un importante papel en la sociedad moderna. La creatividad es reconocida como un aspecto fundamental en el campo de los negocios, la investigación y desarrollo y las artes. Este estudio presenta los resultados de la evaluación de una intervención que utiliza el aprendizaje cooperativo y el método de enseñanza convencional para promover el pensamiento creativo en la educación superior. El diseño utilizado fue cuasi-experimental con la aplicación del test de Inteligencia Creativa (CREA) antes y después de la intervención, con grupos experimentales y de control de estudiantes de educación superior del curso de Comunicación y Multimedia en una clase de Álgebra Lineal. Los participantes del estudio fueron 50 estudiantes de una universidad pública portuguesa. Los resultados mostraron que los estudiantes que participaron en la intervención obtuvieron puntuaciones significativamente más altas en el test de creatividad al final de la intervención e indicaron que el pensamiento creativo, y las habilidades de pensamiento divergentes en particular, pueden mejorarse a través del tipo de intervención que se propuso en el estudio.


Palabras clave


Creatividad; Aprendizaje colaborativo; Investigación de grado superior; Pensamiento crítico; Matemáticas

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