Combining education scenarios and modalitiesthe contextual dimension of health sciences professors’ learning ecologies

  1. Iris Estévez 1
  2. Alba Souto Seijo 2
  3. Mercedes González Sanmamed 2
  4. Albert Sangrá Morer 3
  1. 1 Universidade de Santiago de Compostela

    Universidade de Santiago de Compostela

    Santiago de Compostela, España


  2. 2 Universidade da Coruña

    Universidade da Coruña

    La Coruña, España


  3. 3 Universitat Oberta de Cataluyna
Culture and Education, Cultura y Educación

ISSN: 1135-6405 1578-4118

Year of publication: 2022

Issue Title: Aprendizaje extendido en la sociedad digital: combinación de entornos formales e informales

Volume: 34

Issue: 4

Pages: 767-799

Type: Article

DOI: 10.1080/11356405.2022.2109266 DIALNET GOOGLE SCHOLAR

More publications in: Culture and Education, Cultura y Educación


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JCR (Journal Impact Factor)

  • Year 2022
  • Journal Impact Factor: 1.1
  • Journal Impact Factor without self cites: 1.0
  • Article influence score: 0.492
  • Best Quartile: Q4
  • Area: EDUCATION & EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH Quartile: Q4 Rank in area: 237/269 (Ranking edition: SSCI)

SCImago Journal Rank

  • Year 2022
  • SJR Journal Impact: 0.466
  • Best Quartile: Q1
  • Area: Cultural Studies Quartile: Q1 Rank in area: 114/1199
  • Area: Education Quartile: Q2 Rank in area: 568/1438

Índice Dialnet de Revistas

  • Year 2022
  • Journal Impact: 1.270
  • Field: EDUCACIÓN Quartile: C1 Rank in field: 30/232


  • Social Sciences: A

Scopus CiteScore

  • Year 2022
  • CiteScore of the Journal : 2.9
  • Area: Cultural Studies Percentile: 93
  • Area: Education Percentile: 67

Journal Citation Indicator (JCI)

  • Year 2022
  • Journal Citation Indicator (JCI): 0.82
  • Best Quartile: Q2
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Professional learning processes occur in many scenarios in which there are a variety of different elements that play key roles. The concept of learning ecologies is particularly useful for understanding how these complex processes happen, although it is still an embryonic line of research whose potential has not been fully explored. The objective of this study was to identify the elements of the contextual dimension of learning ecologies. This qualitative research was performed via a case study. Five professors of the health sciences field at the University of A Coruña constitute the case. Data were collected via in-depth interviews and analysed using Atlas.ti software. The results showed that there were three key elements in the contextual dimension: Activities, Interactions and Resources. Being aware of the components that make up their own ecology will help professors maintain and enhance it and, therefore, help them achieve their learning objectives.

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