A recognition for the years in the formation of the new generations.
Recently, four professors of the University of Informatics Sciences (UCI) received, during the inauguration of teaching building José Martí in this institution, the Distinction for Cuban Education.
Leonardo Castillo Martínez, an associate professor and Master of Distance Education from the Department of Social Sciences and Humanities of the Faculty of Sciences and Computational Technologies, also graduated with a degree in History and Social Sciences, was one of the recognized in this act. Mella newspaper wanted to know more details about the work performed to be worthy of this recognition.
Leonardo has been teaching for 35 years, about 17 in higher education and the rest in pre-university. He is currently professor of subjects such as: Political Economy, Computer Ethics, Sociopolitical Theory and Social Problems of Science and Technology. In addition, it offers postgraduate courses to professors, in which he teaches how to use mobile devices as a means of teaching-learning.
In order to pass on the knowledge to his students, he told us that he makes good methodological preparation and makes use of the facilities provided by information and communication technologies (ICT) today, transmitting it to their students.
When inquiring about how to solve problems with students who have the greatest difficulties, Leonardo informed us that he guides specific tasks in which they have to use both proprietary and free applications with the intention of giving them a leading role in what they have skills.
When we wanted to know the reason for which this distinction was granted, he pointed out that he already has more than 20 years in the Education sector, to which he has dedicated almost all his life as a professional.
This award constitutes for this teacher a moral stimulus for the years dedicated to the formation of the new generations.
Serve this teaching example to continue forming the future professionals of Informatics Sciences in our country.