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Actualidades Investigativas en Educación

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ORTIZ CERMENO, Eva; IZQUIERDO RUS, Tomás  and  MIRALLES MARTINEZ, Pedro. Analysis of civic values in the textbooks of theory and history of education for training of teachers in Spain. Rev. Actual. Investig. Educ [online]. 2015, vol.15, n.2, pp.85-108. ISSN 1409-4703.

This work analyses the civic values (freedom, discipline, responsibility, participation, cooperation, etc.) in university textbooks on the Theories and Contemporary Institutions of Education, subject taught in the degree of Master of Primary Education in Spanish universities. It has been used a descriptive and inductive type qualitative methodology to explain the data. Is carried out with the help of computer program ATLAS.ti. to develop network diagrams and categorize and synthesize the data analyzed. The results indicate that the authors studied the impact on freedom and discipline to enhance students critical thinking. We conclude that there is a positive relationship between the analyzed values and educational theories by their relevance today.

Keywords : Values; Citizenship; Teacher Education; Textbooks; Spain.

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