Estudios pedagógicos (Valdivia)
On-line version ISSN 0718-0705
VILLALOBOS CLAVERIA, Alejandro; MELO HERMOSILLA, Yenia and PEREZ VILLALOBOS, Cristhian. Perceptions and expectations of Chilean university students related to a professor who isn't a pedagogue. Estud. pedagóg. [online]. 2010, vol.36, n.2, pp. 241-249. ISSN 0718-0705. doi: 10.4067/S0718-07052010000200014.
This study aims at describing the characteristics of the higher education by analyzing the perceptions and expectancies of Chilean university students about the teachings they receive. For this purpose, 252 students were surveyed, including undergraduate and graduate students, applying questionnaires to evaluate their perceptions and expectations regarding higher education teachings. The results show more positive perceptions and higher expectations in the case of the graduate students. The reasons for these differences between the two groups, even though being acceptable, lead to a deeper questioning about the undergraduate curriculum.
Keywords : higher education professor; university pedagogy; higher education.