Affect: Emotional implications in the teaching-learning process

The study of affect has increased greatly in recent years due to its relationship and impact on a large number of constructs such as extraversion, self-esteem and neuroticism, among others. At the same time, the usefulness of affective dimensions in differentiating between anxiety and depression is well known. In this sense, and due to the importance of all these constructs in the development of children and adolescents, it is very important to analyze the potential of this emotional construct. Therefore, the aim of this monographic round table will be to present the most commonly used categorization in the scientific literature about affect and to try to deepen in statistical methods of individual study, as is the case of the creation of affective profiles, to be able to apply them in students and check the implications of these. We will also reflect on the need to include the affective dimension in programs to improve student attendance. Likewise, we will try to analyze more implications of the construct of affect when applying it to other participants in the teaching-learning process. All in all, the aim is to deepen the knowledge of the adaptive dimensions of affect and the detection of affective dimensions that may jeopardize the correct personal performance, with the consequent implications for education and psychology professionals.
KEY WORDS: affect, affective profiles, education, children, implications.


University of Alicante. Spain

Ricardo Sanmartín López holds a PhD in Educational Research from the University of Alicante with an international mention, which was the result of a collaborative relationship with the Plymouth Institute of Education. He currently works as an assistant doctor in the Department of Developmental Psychology and Didactics at the University of Alicante. His main line of research is affect in childhood and adolescence and its relationship with psychoeducational variables. In this way, she has participated in the elaboration of articles, books, book chapters and contributions to congresses in which the main findings of her research have been the main findings of his research work have been exposed. At the same time, he is member of several research and teaching innovation projects. On the other hand, he has been a member of the scientific He has been a member of the scientific committee and organizer of several national and international congresses. national and international congresses. With respect to teaching, he has participated in subjects related to the implication of related to the implication of Psychology in the development of the individuals in the Degree of in the Degree of Primary and Infant Education, in the Degree of Sciences of Physical Activity and Sports and in the Physical Activity and Sport Sciences and in the Master of Compulsory Secondary Education, all of them at the University of Alicante. She has recently participated in the two book chapters already published in a monograph on affect published in the Springer published in the Springer publishing house and titled “The Affective Profiles Model. Model. 20 Years of Research and Beyond”. In addition, he has also carried out research and teaching collaborations with researchers from the United States, Chile and Ecuador, among others. Ecuador, among others. Finally, she participates in a research project Erasmus + entitled “Observatory SOS-Attendance” which aims to study and investigate school attendance problems with universities in Belgium, Chile, Ecuador and other countries. with universities in Belgium, Turkey and Italy.