Jose A. Casas

Jose A. Casas
University of Cordoba (Spain) | UCO · Department of Psychology

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September 2013 - January 2015
Universidad Católica San Antonio de Murcia
Position
  • Professor (Assistant)
July 2010 - August 2013
University of Cordoba (Spain)
Position
  • Research Assistant

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Publications (77)
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El presente trabajo se centró en estudiar la relación que surge entre los adolescentes y los youtubers con el objetivo de conocer el significado y el grado de repercusión que representa seguir a un determinado youtuber. La limitada investigación científica al respecto ha señalado la importancia de aspectos como la tipología de contenidos en las emi...
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Psychopathy and intimate partner aggression (IPA) are two concepts that usually appear concomitantly. Male violence toward women is often considered a psychopathic trait that sometimes involves the woman’s homicide by her partner and, at other times, attempted homicide. This phenomenon has been studied by conducting interviews following Hare’s mode...
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Background: Sexting has garnered interest from the public and the scientific community given its ever-increasing presence in adolescents' lives. However, analysis varies depending on the baseline study used. This calls for a standardised sexting instrument that addresses scientific evidence-based recommendations. The primary aim of this study was...
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Online parental supervision is considered a protective factor against cybervictimization, but it seems that this relationship is mediated by the practices of children in social networks (RRSS). This work aims to advance in this line of research. First, analyzing the direct relationship between both variables in victims of cyberbullying. Second, con...
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From an increasingly early age, parents face the challenge of educating their sons and daughters to act in the world of offline and online relationships. If for professional educators it is not proving easy, the involvement and guidance of parents in their children′s use of the internet seems to be a complex and unexplored challenge. This work aims...
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Resumen La supervisión parental online se considera un factor protector frente a la cibervictimización, pero parece que esta relación es mediada por las prácticas de los y las menores en las redes sociales (RRSS). Este trabajo pretende avanzar en esta línea de investigación. Primero, analizando la relación directa entre ambas variables en víctimas...
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Bullying is a serious problem that particularly affects schoolchildren with disabilities. However, studies in this group have been carried out on smaller cohorts and the results obtained are, therefore, less representative and sometimes inconclusive. The purpose of this paper is to perform a systematic review of the work carried out in recent years...
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Los estudiantes con discapacidad tienen un mayor riesgo de victimización por parte de sus iguales. Si embargo, no se han realizado muchos estudios sobre esta temática, esto es debido a las características de las personas con discapacidad que hace que en ocasiones sea difícil poder recabar información. Como consecuencia de ellos muchos estudios se h...
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An increasing proportion of adolescents appear to see sexting as something normal, despite the serious consequences it can have on their well-being. Only little is known about the factors that facilitate teens' participation, and even less about whether the same factors influence different types of sexting behaviors – sending, receiving, forwarding...
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Sexting is a recent phenomenon which is being increasingly accepted as normal and has become another way for adolescents to express and explore their sexuality. Over recent years, it has attracted considerable media attention and the concern of researchers, families and schools in response to the possible risks involved. However, no definitive conc...
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Sexting refers to the exchange of sexual content material via technological devices. The definitions of this phenomenon vary greatly, mainly, depending on the types of sexting: primary and secondary. Besides the above, there is no common perspective on whether sexting is a risk behavior that entails some type of impact by itself or not and, in such...
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En el ámbito de la psicología escolar los programas de ayuda entre iguales han sido señalados como estrategias de prevención e intervención efectivas. En los últimos años han proliferado notablemente y se han diversificado sus funciones. Sin embargo, solo algunos de estos programas se han evaluado empíricamente. El objetivo de este trabajo es doble...
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Introduction: The continued progression of the digital age raises the question of Internet and social media abuse among adolescents and of the need for more specific assessment instruments to measure the phenomenon. Objective: The purpose of the current study was to explore the role of intrapersonal and interpersonal factors influencing Internet ad...
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This article presents the impact on cyberbullying of the Asegúrate program. This educational program is based on the theory of normative social behavior, self-regulation skills, and the beliefs held by adolescents and consists in a whole package of strategies and resources to help teachers to include in the ordinary curricula. The evaluation of Ase...
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The present study contrasts personal bullying with ethnic-cultural bullying. A representative pluricultural sample from a Spanish adolescent population of Secondary Education took part in the study (N = 27369). The sample filled in the EBIPQ to measure personal bullying. Additionally, they filled in an adaptation of this questionnaire to measure th...
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Resumen Diversos estudios han puesto de manifiesto la influencia de distintos factores, tanto personales como contextuales, sobre el rendimiento escolar. Esta investigación explora la asociación entre rendimiento escolar y percepción del alumnado sobre la convivencia escolar desde una aproximación multidimensional. El estudio cuenta con la particip...
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Developmental psychology has paid special research attention to explain how certain moral-nature factors influence behavior. Most research on morality and bullying has focused on studying moral disengagement as a risk factor for peer aggression. However, neuroscience has revealed that morality is a complex phenomenon composed of several factors. Th...
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Resumen La intervención contra el ciberacoso entre escolares y otros riesgos asociados al uso inapropiado de las TIC y las redes sociales, es una importante demanda social. El programa «Asegúrate» pretende facilitar la labor docente en dicha intervención. El presente trabajo da cuenta del impacto de este programa entre quienes han mostrado ser meno...
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Past research has shown the influence of various factors, both personal and contextual, on school performance. This study explores the association between academic performance and students’ perceptions of school coexistence from a multidimensional approach. The participants were 1016 Chilean students (49.9% girls, 50.1% boys; M=9.72, SD=.97 years)....
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Cybergossip is the act of two or more people making evaluative comments via digital devices about somebody who is not present. This cyberbehavior affects the social group in which it occurs and can either promote or hinder peer relationships. Scientific studies that assess the nature of this emerging and interactive behavior in the virtual world ar...
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School-wide climate is a construct widely spread in the area of education. However, so far the instruments designed to measure this phenomenon usually collect data about specific aspects of the construct, rather than comprehending the construct as a whole. The objective was to analyse the validity of the factorial structure of a scale designed to a...
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The improvement of interpersonal life is a priority education objective in most the educational systems. In Spain, the fulfillment of such an objective is the task of the Projects of Convivencia, which seek the involvement of all of the members of the educational community to promote better peer relationships in schools. One such project is on bull...
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This study explores differences in the conceptualization of social competence according to the measure used. To do so, the relations of influence of social cognition variables in the development of social competence are analyzed by means of two different scales. The participants included 425 students (49% girls) ranging in age from 10 to 13 years (...
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International research on the risk and protective factors of cyberbullying focus on individual personality variables and the use of technological devices. However, it is necessary to examine in greater depth the interpersonal context as a factor that may influence cyberbullying and the possible differences between cultures. The objective of this ar...
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The use of social networking sites and instant messaging apps, despite playing a key role in building social relations, poses a risk, such as cybergossip. This research focused on the study and measurement of the cybergossip phenomenon and the psychometric properties of the Cybergossip-Q-Primary instrument. Cybergossip involvement in the developmen...
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Apart from cognitive processes and the levels of abstraction in mathematics, predisposition or motivation for mathematical tasks interacts with academic mathematics performance in a significant manner. The objective of this study is to measure the effect of incorporating a variable of predisposition to mathematical tasks to a complex model, which a...
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Además de los procesos cognitivos y niveles de abstracción propios de su naturaleza disciplinar, la motivación o predisposición hacia las mate - máticas interactúa de forma relevante con el rendimiento académico en ella. Este estudio busca cuantificar el efecto que puede tener la incorpo - ración de la variable predisposición hacia las matemáticas...
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En este estudio, se desarrolla y valida la Escala de Convivencia Escolar que integra gran parte de las perspectivas existentes en la literatura científica sobre este tema. El principal objetivo de la investigación fue contrastar empíricamente la validez del constructo. La muestra estuvo compuesta por 3 146 estudiantes de educación primaria y secund...
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ABSTRACT:This study involves a new line of research related to the influence of contextual factors on school performance in mathematics. Specifically, it examines whether the students' perception of different aspects of the school environment has an impact on their academic achievement. The study sample was comprised of 314 Chilean students. Ordina...
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ABSTRACT: Success in learning mathematics remains a global challenge, and great efforts are being made to advance proposals for improvement, generally involving teachers in terms of their training, improvement or classroom practice. Efforts are also oriented toward examining the role of various variables or factors that can predict or relate to a b...
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The study of violence and bullying in schools is a line of scientific research that has contributed significantly to knowledge on human aggressiveness, especially in children and adolescents. This article shows that there are two patterns of aggressive behavior: proactive and reactive. Both are present in bullying, as are other psychological aspect...
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This paper aims to evaluate the reliability and validity of the Integral Quality of Life Scale in people with intellectual and developmental disability in the Chilean people. That is a principal instrument to evaluate the quality of life in this collective from subjective and objective vision. For this, 751 students have participated and 82 profess...
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Cyberbullying is the act of using unjustified aggression to harm or harass via digital devices. Currently regarded as a widespread problem, the phenomenon has attracted growing research interest in different measures of cyberbullying and the similarities and differences across countries and cultures. This article presents the Colombian validation o...
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Success in learning mathematics remains a global challenge, and great efforts are being made to advance proposals for improvement, generally involving teachers in terms of their training, improvement or classroom practice. Efforts are also oriented toward examining the role of various variables or factors that can predict or relate to a better leve...
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This study involves a new line of research related to the influence of contextual factors on school performance in mathematics. Specifically, it examines whether the students' perception of different aspects of the school environment has an impact on their academic achievement. The study sample was comprised of 314 Chilean students. Ordinal and log...
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This paper aims to evaluate the reliability and validity of the Integral Quality of Life Scale in people with intellectual and developmental disability in the Chilean people. That is a principal instrument to evaluate the quality of life in this collective from subjective and objective vision. For this, 751 students have participated and 82 profess...
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El objetivo de este trabajo es realizar un análisis factorial de las percepciones que los futuros docentes describen para cumplir con los mandatos legales sobre diseño universal para el aprendizaje presentes en las leyes educativas chilenas. Los participantes fueron 150 estudiantes de magisterio. Un cuestionario fue creado para este estudio teniend...
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Este estudio buscó conocer los elementos más relevantes que los escolares de tercer ciclo de primaria de Andalucía consideran cuando perciben y enjuician la convivencia escolar, así como las dimensiones que tienen valor predictivo sobre su valoración de la convivencia escolar. Bajo un diseño transversal con una muestra representativa de la població...
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Este estudio buscó conocer los elementos más relevantes que los escolares de tercer ciclo de primaria de Andalucía consideran cuando perciben y enjuician la convivencia escolar, así como las dimensiones que tienen valor predictivo sobre su valoración de la convivencia escolar. Bajo un diseño transversal con una muestra representativa de la població...
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El bullying es un fenómeno de agresión injustificada que actualmente sucede en dos formatos: cara a cara y como una conducta que se realiza a través de dispositivos digitales (ciberbullying). Ampliamente estudiado tanto el primero como el segundo, hay sin embargo escaso conocimiento sobre la homogeneidad de ambos problemas y no disponemos de instru...
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Este trabajo tiene como objetivo principal identificar la percepción que poseen profesorado y alumnado, sobre la calidad de vida de los estudiantes con discapacidad de centros de formación laboral. Y más concretamente, si existe relación entre la percepción del profesorado y la percepción del alumnado. Para ello, han participado 751 estudiantes y 8...
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The aim of this work is to analyze the responses of a group of teachers about measures based on the principles of universal design for learning. The number of participants was 150, all of them from the area of the special education. The questionnaire was created to this study, taking into account what is describes in the Guidelines 2.0 on Universal...
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Este estudio presenta la utilización y adaptación de una escala para evaluar las actitudes, emociones y creencias de los estudiantes sobre su competencia en matemáticas, así como también la autovaloración respecto de su éxito/fracaso académico en la disciplina curricular de Matemáticas. La muestra está compuesta por n= 1154 estudiantes chilenos de...
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This study presents the use and adaptation of a scale that assesses both students' personal attitudes, emotions and beliefs regarding their mathematics competencies as well as students' self-appraisal regarding their success or academic failure in Mathematics as a curriculum discipline. The sample is composed of n=1154 secondary Chilean students. T...
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The aim of this paper is to describe the factor analysis of the perceptions that future teachers describe to meet legal mandates on universal design for learning present in the Chilean education laws. Participants were 150 undergraduate student teachers. A questionnaire was developed for this study taking into account the Guidelines 2.0 on universa...
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This article presents results from an evaluation of the ConRed cyberbullying intervention program. The program's impacts were separately determined for the different roles within cyberbullying that students can take, i.e., cyber-victims, cyber-bullies, cyber-bully/victims, and bystanders. The ConRed program is a theory-driven program designed to pr...
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This study tested a structural model of cognitive-emotional explanatory variables to explain performance in mathematics. The predictor variables assessed were related to students’ level of development of early mathematical competencies (EMCs), specifically, relational and numerical competencies, predisposition toward mathematics, and the level of l...
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The bullying phenomenon has serious consequences for those that are involved. In order to find more effective ways to eradicate it from the schools, more research is needed. In this context, teacher management and emotional intelligence (EI) are shown to be relevant keys to consider. The aim of this study was to analyse the ways in which teacher ma...
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The negative effects of traditional bullying and, recently, cyberbullying on victims are well-documented, and abundant empirical evidence for it exists. Cybervictimization affects areas such as academic performance, social integration and self-esteem, and causes emotions ranging from anger and sadness to more complex problems such as depression. Ho...
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AbstractThe quality of social relationships in schools has been considered to be a relevant issue in the prevention of problems related to educational convivencia, such as bullying. Nowadays, these relationships have been enriched by digital devices, which not only offer new potentialities, but also new problems. In fact, convivencia has turned int...
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Abstract This instrumental study examines the psychometric properties of the Psychological Dating Violence Questionnaire (PDV-Q). The scale was developed with the aim of evaluating subtle and overt psychological abuse among dating couples, and its possible bi-directionality in the implication as victim and as aggressor. A sample group of 670 hetero...
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In recently published studies on cyberbullying, students are frequently categorized into distinct (cyber-)bully, and (cyber-)victim clusters based on theoretical assumptions and arbitrary cutoff scores adapted from traditional bullying research. The present study identified involvement classes empirically using latent class analysis (LCA), to compa...
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AbstractThe present research was conducted to explore the relationship between bullying and parenting styles in an incidental sample of 626 high school students (49.7% girls). The information was collected by means of a self-report questionnaire that contained two instruments: European Bullying Intervention Project Questionnaire and Scale for the a...
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Resumen El proceso de convergencia europea ha supuesto una transformación de las enseñanzas universitarias. En este contexto, se ha de analizar si la formación inicial que reciben los docentes en los nuevos planes de estudio realmente les capacita para atender todas las demandas que exige un adecuado desempeño de su labor profesional en el marco de...
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Resumen En los últimos años, los avances tecnológicos han modificado el escenario de relaciones que se producen en los centros educativos. Las Redes sociales son nuevas protagonistas de estas relaciones, y han propiciado nuevos entornos de relación que combinan entornos virtuales y reales, de las que el profesorado está siendo excluido, o posee poc...
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The aim of this paper is to validate the Internet Related Experiences Questionnaire (IREQ) with a sample of 525 participants from Compulsory Secondary Education, considering the possible addiction to the internet from both interpersonal and intrapersonal dimensions. Besides, associations between CERI scores and several variables such as sex, age as...