SciELO - Scientific Electronic Library Online

vol.10 issue2Perceived health of professors at private universities: gender, religion and work conditions author indexsubject indexarticles search
Home Pagealphabetic serial listing  

Psicologia Escolar e Educacional

Print version ISSN 1413-8557


KRZEMIEN, Deisy  and  LOMBARDO, Enrique. University teacher role and professional competencies in Psychology degree. Psicol. esc. educ. [online]. 2006, vol.10, n.2, pp. 173-186. ISSN 1413-8557.

The difficulties of First-Year Engineering students toward learning Technical Drawing are related with the aptitude level. In order to effectively plan the didactic process, it is necessary to detect early those students who require more attention and support. This study describes the utility of a Visualization test and a Reasoning test to predicting academic achievement in Technical Drawing. Both tests were applied to a sample of 484 Brazilian Engineering students. The data were analised by the Rasch Model. The results suggest that Visualization is the best predictor.

Keywords : Teacher role; Professional competencies; Roles expectation.

        · abstract in Spanish     · text in Portuguese