Pseudoscientific journals, how to detect them?

The research evaluation system, which rewards publications in quality international journals, causes the appearance of “predatory” journals, which publish without scientific quality standards. As explained in “Revistas seudocientíficas para engordar currículos académicos“, in addition, these are publishers who charge for the publication without the usual quality protocols. What are the main characteristics of these magazines? How to detect them?: Spam:

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New article: Blockchain possibilities in Education

Antonio Bartolomé and Carles Lindin publish Blockchain possibilities in Education in Education in the Knowledge Society, in which the applications, experiences and utilities of blockchain technology in education are exposed.   Abstract The blockchain is a new technology that is breaking through in many fields, and also in the educational system. But it is not a specific technology which you

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New article: The social inclusion of immigrant girls in and through physical education. Perceptions and decisions of physical education teachers

Teresa Lleixà and Carolina Nieva publish this article to Sport, Education and Society. A study whose objective is to analyze the perceptions and decisions of physical education teachers in relation to the improvement of the social inclusion of immigrant girls. You can download up to 50 free copies.   Abstract The current educational context in many European countries is characterised

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Article in the Spanish Journal of Applied Linguistics

The article entitled Análisis de las líneas de investigación y actuación en la enseñanza y el aprendizaje del lenguaje oral en contexto escolar has been published, prepared by Dr. Marta Gracia, Dr. María José Galván-Bovaira and Dr. Manel Sánchez-Cano, for the Spanish Journal of Applied Linguistics. Abstract In compulsory education teaching and learning the linguistic competence in their areas of

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Article: Teacher assistants’ roles in Catalan classrooms: promoting fair and inclusion-oriented support for all

The article “Teacher assistants’ roles in Catalan classrooms: promoting fair and inclusion-oriented support for all” has been published in the International Journal of Inclusive Education. This exploratory study about TAs is part of Andrea Jardí (LMI-UB) doctoral thesis about interactions occurring when non-graduate professionals support vulnerable students. Dr. Ignasi Puigdellívol (LMI-UB) and Dr. Cristina Petreñas (UdL) are the co-authors.

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Resolution aids to research projects 2018, for IRE members

On November 14th, aid to 2018 research projects was resolved for IRE members.   Aids awarded [Document of the resolution.] Assumpta Aneas Alvarez: Com investigar les construccions i transformacions identitàries religioses dels joves migrants i de minories a l’aula recerca exploratòria metodològica. Zoia Bozu: Análisis del valor concedido por los graduados/as del ámbito educativo al TFG para la profesionalización e

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Publish articles in scientific journals with a pseudonym

A strategy to deal with controversial issues, according to Martin Rosenbaum. A group of university researchers are studying the possibility of creating a journal that allows articles to be published under a pseudonym. In this way the fear of dealing with certain issues that create controversy would be lost, on which usually large doses of self-censorship appear. In the words

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New publication – Sandín-Esteban: Estudios de casos ‘theory driven’: inmigración y éxito escolar

Professor María Paz Sandín-Esteban, of the Department of Methods of Research and Diagnosis in Education (MIDE), at the University of Barcelona, ​​has published Estudios de casos theory driven: inmigración y éxito escolar in Magis, Revista Internacional de Investigación en Educación. This paper addresses the connection between the empirical endeavor and the role of the theory in the qualitative research. Two

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