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Revista Cubana de Educación Superior

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NOA SILVERIO, Luisa; AGUILAR GUZMAN, Antonio  y  GARCIA SANCHEZ, Roberto. The bioethics formation of the health professional in virtual environments. Rev. Cubana Edu. Superior [online]. 2018, vol.37, n.3, e20. ISSN 0257-4314.

ICTs have significantly affected the traditional pattern of teaching-learning in the formal and non-formal educational models of the health context; this break of paradigm, generates several changes, the majority positive, facilitating the assimilation of the information for an adequate professional and humanistic training, selecting the appropriate knowledge obtained from reliable and serious sources; This change of paradigm, having covered the health area with great impact, also includes the bioethics subject, necessary for the integral formation of the professional team that leads the strengthening of health. This transition generates behavioral changes in the roles that the teacher plays and says to you; the former must adapt to his new role as guide, tutor, counselor; the student, from a vision of active entity, be the protagonist of their learning, increase their critical cognition and acquire the expertise in relation to the selection of knowledge that adds to their training. It is explicit that virtual environments allow the systemic development of bioethics, of integral humanism in the health environment; contributes to the general and specific competences from the cognitive, through the affective and attitudinal, from an anthropological, sociocultural and philosophical vision.

The connectivism theory of learning for the digital age, part of the individual; said personal knowledge is made of a network that provides information to organizations and institutions, which in turn feedback information into the same network, which finally ends up providing new learning to the individual. The emergence of new educational environments, based on ICT, such as the so-called virtual learning environments, in the majority of teachers and teachers promote collaborative learning, a very important technological advance at the service of the human person, strengthening the teaching discipline needed how is bioethics in the area of health.

Palabras clave : humanities; technologies; connectivism; education; behavioral change.

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