Year II, Publication no.3, May 2015.
"Contemporary dilemmas: Education, Politics and Values" is pleased to present to its readers and collaborators edition: Year II, publication no.3, May, 2015. This e-journal is inserted in the national and international context with articles, that deal with academic and research activities of professionals, who develop their daily activities in the working areas of this journal. Thanks a lot for your preference.
1. Pedagogical model to stimulate the development of talent in primary education students. Author: Niurkis Lozano Cabrera. Abstract: Developing the talent it has been concern during the course of the humanity. In spite of this necessity, in the pedagogica practical limitations related with the reduced number of scholars are evidenced that they manifest the talent in the Primary Education, for the one which this investigation with the objective surges of developing it in the pedagogico process of that educational level. The theoretical sistematization permitted, starting from the equality of opportunities expounded in the Model of Primary School and the reconnaissance of the talent like potential of the human being, propose a pedagogico model in order to stimulate it in all the scholars, sustained in the conception of the multiple talents that you/he/she/it permit their development in the several areas of the human activity with respect to the diversity. Key words: Talent, intelligence, stimulating, development, giftedness. CUBA.
2. The difficulties of novice teacher in university education. Author: Estefanía Fernández Antón. Abstract: In this paper, we present an experience related to the difficulties that a novice professor had during the his first months of teaching. We focus on learning difficulties and difficulties in the interpersonal relationships. The first is focused on the management of numerous stimuli in the classroom, the answers to unexpected questions, and the choice of teaching methods and the evaluation system. Apart from these difficulties, we also had problems with the kind of bond we had to develop with our students; with these ideas we refer to the difficulties of interpersonal relationships. All these issues were collected in a professor dairy of class during the period that lasted our teaching. Key words: university education, student-professor relationship, university student, the role of the professor, the assessment of the student. SPAIN.
3. Reflections to contribute to the Pedagogy of the Educational Spaces concept. Authors: Luís Manuel Muñoz Cruz, and Jhoana Edilsa Molina Parra. Abstract: The article summarizes the development of the doctoral thesis called: "Educational Space: Propeller or inhibitor of Meaningful Learning? Case study of university classroom of Architecture program in the Valle del Cauca Region"(Espacio Educativo, ¿Propulsor o Inhibidor del Aprendizaje Significativo? Caso Aula Universitaria de Arquitectura del Valle del Cauca); which expose the role of educational spaces during the teaching-learning process that is proposed in a university environment. This is a way to encourage reflection in the concept of educational space, contributing to its understanding from the everyday educational practice or used pedagogies, so it will generate collective interests about its own potential, by exposing the different shades and contrasts that frame the educational experiences and their relation with more appropriate spaces that could generate meaningful learning for future professionals. Key words: Educational Space, Pedagogy, University, Meaningful Learning. COLOMBIA.
4. Students' perceptions of the tutor performance at the "Lic. Adolfo López Mateos" school in the Autonomous University of the State of México: an approach from the Complex Thought. Authors: Anayansi Trujillo García, Oscar Hurtado Salgado, and CamerinoJuárez Toledo. Abstract: The current research work describes the first year students' perception at the "Lic. Adolfo López Mateos" school, main actors of the tutorial process, in relation to the tutor performance with the purpose of analysing whether the tutor contributes to the students' academic development. The results show the necessity of training him; therefore, it is proposed to use Edgar Morin's Complex Thought approach as a conceptual foundation for his practice. Key words: tutoring, tutor, complex thought, perception. MEXICO.
5. The conceptions of teachers on tutoring. A study at the Upper Secondary level in the México State Autonomous University. Authors: Beatriz Moreno Guzmán, María del Socorro Sandoval Montenegro, and Ricardo Valdés Camarena. Abstract: Since the growing importance of the Academic Tutoring in the educational model of the Upper Secondary Education, this qualitative investigation set out the target to know the conceptions about the teachers' labor as tutors at "Lic. Adolfo López Mateos" Upper Secondary School in the México State Autonomous University. The methods used were the Discourse Analysis and the Case Study Design. An open-ended questionnaire was applied to 23 tutors and as a result, it was found that teachers conceptualized Tutoring as a synonym of orientation, guide, or support in the academic field. The conceptualization of Tutoring is configured from representations and implicit theories related to their own personal experiences and not from professional knowledge. Key words: conceptions, tutoring, profile, functions. MEXICO.
6. Psychopedagogical training to postgraduate Nursing professors. Author: Dra. Guillermina Durán Arrieta. Abstract: Due to the increasing importance of the integral formation of the Bachelor in Nursing professionals, it is considered of a great value the preparation of professors who are going to integrally prepare the designated students to this specialty with the objective of obtaining the highest qualification in correspondence with the advanced technology in the interests of taking care of patients, families and the community. For such a reason, the Rector of the University of Medical Sciences oriented to focus the attention on the Psychopedagogical preparation of the head of wards of our institutions with the purpose of giving the students, who enter the Bachelor in Nursing degree course, the technical knowledge and skills directly from the health services. In this respect, the author initially focused herself on the task of preparing the chosen head of wards in a methodological teamwork for facing this task. After this first step was fulfilled in three months, the professors were evaluated by a committee of experienced professors for obtaining the Instructor teaching-rank. Adding to this, a course on Professional Orientation was taught as an important element. The 25 head of wards nursing professionals passed the exam to face this task in the new academic year. Key words: Psychological strengthening, professional orientation, newly-graduated professors. CUBA.
7. The perception of values in Nursing students at the technical level at "Hermanos Ameijeiras" Clinical-Surgical Hospital, period 2013-2014. Authors: Fausta Clarisa Morgado Gutiérrez, Bárbara Vázquez Borges, Carlos A. León Román, Teresa Gil Vildozola, Karina López Díaz, and Tomasa de la C. González López. Abstract: A descriptive, cross-sectional study was conducted at "Hermanos Ameijeiras" Clinical-Surgical Hospital from September 2013 to February 2014, to determine the perception of values in students from the technical level of Nursing studies. The criteria about young people do not practice the values reflected, in the first place, parents and friends. Most of the students said that the responsibility that they apply values is given parents and that Responsibility as a value occupies the first place in the hierarchy of values in Nursing. The motivation for the selection of the Nursing studies was reflected in that they always liked this profession to help those in need. Key words: Values, Nursing profession. CUBA.
8. Is there relationship between the standardized tests and the so-called associated factors? Author: Liliana Margarita Portilla de Arias. Abstract: Through this article, a provocation is done to the change that evaluation has undergone, initially somewhat despised, and with the time passing by, it has been growing up; and moreover, went from being the Cinderella of Education, to settle quietly down in every corner of our lives; in short, that strength has allowed permeating all levels of Education. Now, the idea is that the evaluation is recognized as a practice that is here to stay. Key words: Generic skills, Associated Factors, Saber-Pro Exam, Standardized Tests, Legal Regulation. COLOMBIA.
9. The sector of the animation stages of production and new trends. Authors: Mónica Hinojosa Becerra, Francisco-Javier Ruiz-San-Miguel, and Isidro Marín Gutiérrez. Abstract: This article reflects on the changes taking place in the field of animation that will determine changes in society as we know about it. The way we see the series, new formats, the video on demand, how animation projects are funded, the new Smart TVs, changes in marketing plans, and the development of crossmedia and transmedia lead to a new society screens. Key words: Animation, crossmedia, transmedia, webseries, smart TV. ECUADOR, SPAIN.
10. The Bioethics in the Education for Health. Authors: Georgina Contreras Landgrave, and Silvia Cristina Manzur Quiroga. Abstract: In Education, there is concern about achieving curricular objectives. Within the social goals that ethically legitimize the Teaching profession, there are written assignments that must be fulfilled, and that for every people's life, they will be the pillars of knowledge. As a professional, the Bachelor in Health Education, to develop his activities, uses and exposes his ethics, and while interacting with groups, has to consider his moral aspects. In this dual challenge, he should put special care to his interaction with the most vulnerable population, and in specific situations, positive moral judgments should be created, exercising the bioethical principles of beneficence, non-maleficence, autonomy and justice, which require having a consistent Bioethics training. Key words: Health Education, training, Bioethics. MEXICO.
11. The Body Mass Index associated to the physical activity in new entry students of the Bachelor in Nursing at the Autonomous University of the State of Mexico. Authors: María Eugenia Álvarez Orozco, María Dolores Martínez Garduño, and María Teresa Rojas Rodríguez. Abstract: One of the most important challenges of the Public Health are the problems of overweight and obesity in the population, due to the health risks that they imply. The nurse, not only has a social commitment through health education, but also with herself, therefore the importance of determining the Body Mass Index and its association with the physical activity since her formation. To that end, A cross quantitative study was conducted, nonrandom sample of 111 participants. The results showed that 52.3% were physically active; 11.7% were overweight and 2.7% obese type I. There was association between Body Mass Index and family history (Chi2= 8,689, p ≤.003). The percentage of overweight and obesity in the nursing students participating in the study was below the national average, which means a fortress to be monitored and maintained throughout life. Key words: Bachelor in Nursing students, Body Mass Index, Physical activity, family history antecedents. MEXICO.
12. Benefits of the physical exercises and educational activities in a group of elderly people. Authors: Esther de la Caridad Rúa Hernández, Nuria Rúa Hernández, and Dayany Guirola Rúa. Abstract: In this article, it is shown the working experience put into practice by the Department for Elderly People in the Faculty of Health Technology with the participation of a group of elderly people of Cerro municipality, Havana city, Cuba, with the objective of knowing the benefits they have perceived due to the physical exercise done, combining it with educational activities that favor the continuing and permanent culture of the long-lived people, taking those men and women to be in touch with the nowadays changes concerning the technologies, the societies and science of our time. Key words: Elderly people, physical exercise, educational activity, health promotion, life quality. CUBA.
13. Concubinage in Mexico: an approximation from the legal hermeneutics. Authors: Arturo Mejía Zamora, Renata Fabiola Jiménez Galán, and Tayde Icela Montes Reyes. Abstract: The main objective of this research is to analyze the background of concubinage in Rome,Spain and Mexico, as well as to the nowadays perspective in Mexico in relation to its characteristics and legal nature. It was determined the role the institution plays, the act and the legal fact in society, and the causes that originated a man and a woman live on free or consensual union. In recent years, this type of bond has been deliberately increasing; due to this, in the present study, it was researched the percentage that exists in Mexico concerning marriages, divorces and free unions (concubinage), to determine the factors that have influenced on the behavior of these new generations in relation to the topic. Key words: Marriage, concubinage, legal effects, legal nature. MEXICO.