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Using Kahoot as a Learning Tool

  • Ernane Rosa MartinsEmail author
  • Wendell Bento Geraldes
  • Ulisses Rodrigues Afonseca
  • Luís Manuel Borges Gouveia
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Information Systems and Organisation book series (LNISO, volume 31)

Abstract

The present work aims to investigate the use of kahoot as an educational resource in the teaching-learning process for high school students in the area of computer science. For this, an exploratory, descriptive and bibliographic approach was used. The research was carried out with 34 students of the technical course in computer science for internet of the Federal Institute of Goiás (FIG). The students performed the proposed activities and then answered a questionnaire using a GoogleDocs form. According to the results of the use of the platform, there was an improvement in students’ learning by reviewing and reinforcing the concepts learned in a fun, engaging, motivating and interesting way.

Keywords

Kahoot Gamification Teaching Educational technology Mobile learning 

Uso do kahoot como ferramenta de aprendizagem

Resumo

O presente trabalho tem como objetivo investigar o uso do “kahoot” como recurso educacional no processo de ensino-aprendizagem para estudantes do ensino médio da área de informática. Para isso, utilizou-se uma abordagem exploratória, descritiva e bibliográfica. A pesquisa foi realizada com 34 alunos do curso técnico em informática para internet do Instituto Federal de Goiás (IFG). Os alunos realizaram as atividades propostas e em seguida responderam a um questionário através de um formulário do GoogleDocs. De acordo com os resultados da utilização da plataforma, verificou-se uma melhora na aprendizagem dos alunos revisando e reforçando os conceitos aprendidos de maneira divertida, engajadora, motivadora e interessante.

Palavras-chave

Kahoot Gamificação Ensino Tecnologia educacional Aprendizagem móvel 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Federal Institute of Education, Science and Technology of Goiás (IFG)LuziâniaBrazil
  2. 2.University of Fernando PessoaPortoPortugal

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