Evaluation of the CTMTC Methodology for Assessment of Teamwork Competence Development and Acquisition in Higher Education

  • Miguel Á. CondeEmail author
  • Ángel Hernández-García
  • Francisco J. García-Peñalvo
  • Ángel Fidalgo-Blanco
  • Marisa Sein-Echaluce
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9753)


The majority of tasks and processes at the workplace involve the collaboration of two or more people, which explains that teamwork competence acquisition has become a priority for educational institutions. In project-based learning, student assessment is complex and generally focuses on the final outcome delivered by the group, without paying attention to the contribution of each individual or to the complete process. CTMTC is a methodology that facilitates teamwork competence acquisition and individual and group assessment in collaborative learning. This study describes and evaluates the application of CTMTC for student assessment in group project-based learning in Higher Education. The study also shows a particular case scenario of application of CTMTC and evaluates the benefits derived from the use of CTMTC. The results suggest that the methodology should be tailored to students’ needs and course characteristics, and reveal a positive perception from students about the application of the CTMTC methodology.


Teamwork competence CTMTC Moodle Individual assessment Group assessment 



This work is partially supported by Cátedra TelefónicaUniversidad de León and Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness under grant DPI2013-40534-R.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Miguel Á. Conde
    • 1
    Email author
  • Ángel Hernández-García
    • 2
  • Francisco J. García-Peñalvo
    • 3
  • Ángel Fidalgo-Blanco
    • 4
  • Marisa Sein-Echaluce
    • 5
  1. 1.Department of Mechanics, Computer Science and Aerospace Engineering, Robotics GroupUniversity of LeónLeónSpain
  2. 2.Departamento de Ingeniería de Organización, Administración de Empresas y EstadísticaUniversidad Politécnica de MadridMadridSpain
  3. 3.Faculty of Science, Computer Science Department, Research Institute for Educational Sciences, GRIAL Research GroupUniversity of SalamancaSalamancaSpain
  4. 4.Laboratory of Innovation in Information Technologies, LITIUniversidad Politécnica de MadridMadridSpain
  5. 5.Department of Applied MathematicsUniversity of Zaragoza, Campus Rio EbroSaragossaSpain

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