Category: Press Release

Mental health of the general population and health professionals during the COVID-19 pandemic

Aside from concerns regarding physical health, COVID-19 entails repercussions in mental health as well. The population in general and health professionals in particular have reported symptoms of depression, anxiety and stress. Rapid changes in routine and financial instability may also affect interpersonal relationships and psychological well-being. Read More →

Will there be robot teachers?

Are we prepared for algorithms, facial recognition and surveillance at schools? This study discusses the teaching-learning model considering technological advances in the present and future, questioning the relationships in an intermittently surveilled world. The conclusion drawn is that teachers and students need to resignify their identities, which implies questioning ambivalent relationships that have always characterized them in the context of digital culture. Read More →

Impact beyond impact factor?

“In theory there is no difference between theory and practice – in practice, there is – Yogi Berra”. The Design Science and Design Science Research could contribute to reducing the apparent gap between theory and practice. All articles aim to bring theory and practice closer by producing scientific knowledge useful to society. Read More →

What is the interference of communication technologies in politics?

Study provides explanations for some of the perplexities that democracies in the world are facing. The U.S.A., the UK, and Brazil, for instance, have opted for leaders (like Trump and Bolsonaro) or political movements (like Brexit) that deny established models of political debate, introduce new vocabularies in politics, and promise to emulate the voice of the “people”. Read More →

Trans/Form/Ação inaugurates new practices for the evaluation and review of manuscripts and knowledge democratization

Trans/Form/Ação: Philosophy journal of Unesp innovates by inaugurating the comments modality on articles approved for publication. Besides this activity, the journal increases already consolidated practices in order to guarantee the transparency and quality of reviews and approved texts, strengthening the free and universal democratization of knowledge, as “Open Science” advocated principles. Read More →

Scientific production in the study of user experience in education: case Web of Science and Scopus

Study analyzes the evolution and general features in scientific production disclosed in Web of Science and Scopus, related to the study of user experience in education through bibliometric indicators. Main results show that more than 80% of the scientific production has been produced in the last five years, under the authorship, academic institutions and publishers from the United States. Read More →

Are there gender differences between the research productivity scholarships of the National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq)?

Research compares, by gender, distribution and scientific output of Brazilian faculty who are active in stricto sensu postgraduationand shows female prevalence in areas such as Humanities and Linguistics, Letters and Arts and male prevalence in Exact and Earth Sciences and Engineering; and gender differences in favor of men on research productivity scholarship. It concludes with a reduction of gender disparities in science. Read More →

School changed, now what?

School changes happen in the students’ lives. How do they deal with the challenges of leaving the known and facing the new? Accompanying children in the transition from elementary school, research revealed that students respond differently to school changes, according to the ecology of the schools of origin and destination. Read More →

Antisocial behavior have an impacting role in life of the children between 6 to 11 years

This study release the importance of the primary prevention and identification of the intervention priorities, focused, especially, on differences between sexes, contexts and population in children in preschool age, between six and eleven years, with antisocial behaviors. In this way, the prevention and intervention focus in an early age will provide the decrease of the delinquents and criminals behaviors in the future. Read More →

Discipline and motivation make difference for self-regulated learning

The study assesses learning strategies adoption by a sample of beginning college students, who formed four different self-regulated learning clusters. As conclusion, only highly regulated students cluster exhibited significantly higher scores for the achievement mastery motivational goal. Read More →