New functional model of research skills in social problem solving

Fuster Guillén Doris Elida, Héctor Raúl Santa María Relaiza

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The research was oriented to determine the functional influence of the investigative competences in the abilities to solve social problems. The work was located in the positivist paradigm, quantitative approach, substantive type, non-experimental design, causal correlation. The sample (141 individuals) was obtained by simple random sampling. Four instruments were used; subjected to content validity and reliability by Cronbach's alpha and KR-20. The results were obtained by the asymptotic free distribution method, also called weighted least squares method; they allowed to establish structure models. concluding that there was a significant functional influence of the investigative skills on the skills for solving social problems.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)442-451
Number of pages10
JournalInternational Journal of Early Childhood Special Education
Issue number1
StatePublished - 2020

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  • Investigative skills
  • Metacognition
  • Problem solving
  • Social skills


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