El Pensamiento computacional¿Una nueva forma de entrenar la memoria de trabajo?

  1. Eduardo Sanabria Zafra
  2. Noelia Rodríguez Rodríguez
  3. Andrés Eduardo Zerpa Pérez
  4. Pedro Prieto Marañón 1
  5. María Angeles Alonso Rodríguez
  1. 1 Universidad de La Laguna
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    Universidad de La Laguna

    San Cristobal de La Laguna, España

    GRID grid.10041.34

Journal:
RED: Revista de Educación a Distancia

ISSN: 1578-7680

Year of publication: 2020

Volume: 20

Issue: 63

Pages: 2

Type: Article

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DOI: 10.6018/red.401931 DIALNET GOOGLE SCHOLAR lock_openOpen access editor

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SCImago Journal Rank

  • Year 2020
  • SJR Journal Impact: 0.336
  • Best Quartile: Q3
  • Area: Education Quartile: Q3 Rank in area: 723/1543

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  • Year 2020
  • Journal Impact: 1.462
  • Field: EDUCACIÓN Quartile: C1 Rank in field: 17/230

CIRC

  • Social Sciences: B

CiteScore

  • Year 2020
  • CiteScore of the Journal : 1.7
  • Area: Education Percentile: 58

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  • Year 2020
  • Journal Citation Indicator (JCI): 0.62
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Abstract

Computational thinking is a new concept wich has been adquiring relevance in the last few years. There are some evidence of trainings based on this new concept improving different cognitive abilities. In this paper, it has been used a training based on computational thinking, designed by “aula cultural de pensamiento computacional” and the general fundation of the University of La Laguna. This training was applied to students of secondary obligatory education who had been divided into two grups: one group recives the training with a methodology based in guide learning and the other group recived the training based on autolearning methodology. The main objective of this paper is to prove that training can improve the measures of working memory and check if the participants who have a high level of working memory take more benefits of the training. The results show that the training based on computational thinking improved the measures of working memory. In addition, there was no evidence of a higher level of benefit of the training in most of the taskes in the participants who have a high working memory level.

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