Dynamizing theory-based classes in the undergraduate degree programme in Translation and Interpreting studies: the use of Kahoot!
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KahootGamificationTranslation and InterpretingHigher educationEducación superiorTraducción e InterpretaciónGamificación
Rivera-Trigueros, I.; Gutiérrez-Artacho, J.& Olvera-Lobo, M.D. (2020). Dynamizing theory-based classes in the undergraduate degree programme in Translation and Interpreting Studies: the use of Kahoot!. En INTED 2020 – 14th annual International Technology, Education and Development Conference. Conference proceedings. 2-4 de marzo, 2020. Valencia: INTED Academy, pp. 0190-0196, ISBN: 978-84-09-17939-8.
Kahoot! has emerged in the last years as a great tool to increase students’ participation and motivation as well as enhancing the teaching-learning process and foster cross-curricular competences such as problem-solving and analytical and synthesis skills.This study describes an experience based on Kahoot! implemented in two groups of students from the Translation and Interpreting degree of the University of Granada. The students were enrolled in a general translation course and, for most of them, this course was their first contactwith translation.Kahoot! quizzeswere used during the first part of the course, which comprises five theoretical topics focused on several aspects of Translation Theory and Linguistics. Five different Kahoot! quizzesformed by ten questions were preparedto cover all the theoretical topics of the course. Therefore, after the presentation of each topic students had to play a Kahoot!to check if they had acquired the different contents exposed during the class. The results of the quizzes were used toevaluate students’ academic performance as they accounted for 10% of their final mark