Social skills for the teaching performance in Chile: perceptions of teachers and principals

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Autor:
Tapia Gutiérrez, Carmen - Cubo-Delgado, Sixto - Alevriadou, A
URI:
http://repositoriodigital.uct.cl/handle/10925/2973
Datos de publicación:
7TH WORLD CONFERENCE ON EDUCATIONAL SCIENCES,Vol.197,1069-1073,2015
Temas:
social skills - conversation - empathy - coexistence - teacher performance
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Resumen:
The aim has been to explore the meaning of the concept 'social skills' from the perspective of principals and teachers that have a role in educational contexts. Using a descriptive design the technique of natural semantic networks was applied to a convenience sample of 81 subjects of the Araucania region-Chile. The results report that the definition of the concept is formed by: conversational skills, coexistence, empathy and solidarity. It is concluded that the identified skills benefit the generation of appropriate environments for learning and are transformed into a valuable resource to strengthen the training of students (C) 2015 Published by Elsevier Ltd.

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