Research lines

  • 1. Educational Technology: Integration of technologies in educational institutions. Digital competence. Social networks in teaching, y-learning and self-regulated learning. Digital repositories of teaching materials. Open Educational Resources (OER). Computational thinking and learning programming. Learning analytics. Educational resources and didactic materials in different institutional contexts: school, municipal, etc. and for different levels: infant, primary, secondary, university, seniors. Video games in education: serious games and gamification. Smart cities and community work. Textbooks (analogue and digital).
  • 2. Training and professional development of teachers at different educational levels (pre-school, primary, secondary and university). The initiation stage and the professional development of new teachers. Training needs analysis. Preparation of teachers for multicultural contexts. Educational reforms, teacher training and professionalisation. University didactics. Professional development and new technologies. Training and professional development of physical education and sport teachers. Teachers' professional knowledge and beliefs. The role of the teacher during play and the use of pedagogical models in the organisation and management of infant classrooms. Observation and analysis of quality educational practices in the first and second cycle of early childhood education. The training of early childhood education teachers in the first and second cycle.
  • 3. Socio-educational inclusion and rural contexts. Digital divide. Gender digital divide. Gender identity and digital contours. School drop-out and socio-educational inclusion. Guiding intervention for the attention to educational and socio-professional diversity. Strategies and educational resources for educational inclusion.
  • 4. Diagnosis, Evaluation and Educational and Vocational Guidance: Guidance needs analysis. Development and evaluation of career management competences. Guidance and tutorial intervention. Evaluation of guidance services and programmes. Design and evaluation of career guidance resources and materials. E-guidance. Professional development of guidance counsellors.