Open learning object for teacher education oriented to develop critical thinking competencies, with emphasis on cognitive skills
This article discusses the findings of a research project whose key aim is to identify the objective of Open Learning Objects in teacher training that is geared towards developing critical thinking and working effectively in a knowledge-based society. This research is part of the State of Tabasco’s improvement plan for school performance in basic education. The research question is the following: “What quality criteria are required for Open Learning Objects (OBO), and how do they foster the development of critical thinking and cognitive skills?” This is a qualitative-based study that is focused on “exploratory design” and is validated by experts in learning objects. The answer is based on the results obtained fromthe application of online questionnaires.
Learning objects; Open Educational Resources (OERs); teacher training; critical thinking and cognitive skills.