Self-concept in the Formation of Educators of Indigenous Areas in Mexico

Luis Fernando Hernandez Jacquez


The presented study talks about self-concept in student-educators who are academically prepared in a bachelor degree in pre-school and elementary school education when it comes to indigenous areas in Mexico. According to the very students there is a lower perception of them when comparing to their colleagues in urban areas. By taking into account and considering the reference of the multidimensional model of self-concept by Shavelson, Hubner and Stanton (1976), as well as the research questions: What is the level of self-concept of student-educators of the LEPEPMI? And, what is the relation between the level of self-concept and several social, academic and professional variables of the student-educators of the LEPEPMI? A quantitative non-experimental and cross-sectional study was conducted with 155 participants, having found as most significant results that the subjects demonstrated a low level of global self-concept. Furthermore, this concept was statistically related only with the semester of study for the student-educators.

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