Cinematographic Habits of Future Spanish Teachers from a Socio-Educational Perspective

Alejandro Lorenzo-Lledó, Asunción Lledó, Elena Pérez-Vázquez, Gonzalo Lorenzo
2020 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
One of the key features of today′s society is the role of technology and mass-media. Among these tools, cinema has influenced successive generations more than 100 years. From an educational point of view, it is a resource of high pedagogical value. Moreover, it is present in the daily life of university students who will be the future teachers. Therefore, the aim of this study is to find out the film consumption habits of students in the teacher′s degree in Spanish universities. A quantitative
more » ... pproach was adopted with a survey design, and the national sample was made up of 4659 students. They ware from the different regions of Spain and 58 universities. The questionnaire called Percepciones sobre las potencialidades del cine como recurso didáctico en las aulas de Infantil y Primaria (PECID) was designed ad hoc for this research. The results obtained showed that most students have a weekly habit of consuming films, with fiction being the most popular type of film. Likewise, the viewing of films is preferably done through television and the computer. It can be concluded that this familiarity with cinema outside the university should be complemented with specific training in the teacher′s degree. In this sense, it contributes to an optimal application of cinema.
doi:10.3390/ijerph17155361 pmid:32722413 fatcat:ot5soyovuja7th2ctzsggfvhju