Percepción por los docentes de la Facultad de Medicina y Odontología de la USC sobre la docencia virtual y sincrónica tras la crisis del Covid-19

  1. Mario Pérez-Sayáns 1
  2. Cintia Micaela Chamorro Petronacci 2
  3. Dolores Reboiras López 1
  4. Pilar Gándara Vila 2
  5. M. Mercedes Gallas Torreira 1
  1. 1 Universidade de Santiago de Compostela

    Universidade de Santiago de Compostela

    Santiago de Compostela, España


  2. 2 Instituto de Investigación Sanitaria de Santiago de Compostela

    Instituto de Investigación Sanitaria de Santiago de Compostela

    Santiago de Compostela, España

Revista Española de Educación Médica

ISSN: 2660-8529

Ano de publicación: 2020

Volume: 1

Número: 2

Páxinas: 53-64

Tipo: Artigo

DOI: 10.6018/EDUMED.448651 DIALNET GOOGLE SCHOLAR lock_openDIGITUM editor

Outras publicacións en: Revista Española de Educación Médica


The Covid-19 pandemic has promoted changes in higher education worldwide, demanded by social distancing measures that prevent any face-to-face teaching. The objective of this work is to know the perception and use by teachers of the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry of the University of Santiago de Compostela (USC) on the virtual learning environment (VLE) through a cross-sectional study based on self-administered surveys using Microsoft Forms. The data were statistically analyzed using the SPSS v.24.0 program. The response rate was 46.3%. The sample consisted of 23 men (35.5%) and 40 women (63.5%). 50.8% have more than 20 years of teaching experience. 49.2% of those surveyed did not use the virtual campus (CV) before the Covid-19 crisis and 6.3% continue not to use it today. Only 6.3% used synchronous remote teaching and only 54% believe it is valid for its application to Health Sciences. The non-users of the CV, mostly (64.5%) begin to use it as courier and delivery of teaching material, while of the regular users, 59.4% exploit all its tools (chi2 = 15.640, Cramer's V = 0.498, p = 0.001). The records of use registered in the study confirm a low use in the analyzed teaching environment, indicating that the acquisition of training in the use of the virtual campus in university teaching should be promoted in order to increase their employment.

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