Revistes Catalanes amb Accés Obert (RACO)

Using the Pinterest tool in the course History of Architecture, in the EHEA frame

Guido Cimadomo


The experience of the course History of Architecture II in the adaptation to the requirements of the EHEA will be presented, showing the use of Pinterest, a visual Online Social Network to improve teaching innovation. Active participation of the students, based on the search of the contents of the course, was developed with the aim of using the advantages that interaction offers. The role of the students in the development of the same course was therefore strengthened, with the main strategy to give them a broader control and decisional power over its contents. The results related with academic learning and with social and organizational personal growing are positive, and presented in this paper

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