Xavier G. Ordoñez

Xavier G. Ordoñez
Complutense University of Madrid | UCM · Departamento de Investigación y Psicología en Educación

PhD

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Introduction
Xavier G. Ordoñez currently works at the Departamento de Investigación y Psicología en Educación, Complutense University of Madrid. Xavier does research in Quantitative Psychology, Psychometrics and Educational Assessment. Their most recent publication is 'Development of the Checklist of Psychomotor Activities for 5- to 6-Year-Old Children'.
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January 2009 - February 2019
Complutense University of Madrid
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  • Professor (Assistant)

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Publications (34)
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This randomized comparison study measured the impact of brief daily use of two types of kundalini yoga meditation from the Yogi Bhajan lineage on self-esteem, regulatory emotional self-efficacy, and positive and negative affect in a non-clinical sample of 46 Spanish-speaking adults residing in Spain. Results of the two meditation types—Kirtan Kriya...
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The 21st century is characterized by challenges and opportunities and become the century of creativity. This is because the individuals develop creative tools to confront the changes that they are living. In this sense the study of attitudes towards creative persons is relevant, especially in the education context, because it permits to develop int...
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La Deshonestidad Académica (DA) es una de las grandes dificultades que está teniendo la universidad en la formación de futuros profesionales pues es uno de los problemas éticos que más se está acrecentando en la actualidad. Debido a la ausencia de instrumentos con propiedades psicométricas adecuadas para evaluar la DA, el presente trabajo tiene com...
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This study aims to determine the effect of a musical stimulation program based on the Orff methodology, in the cognitive development of adolescents. The research design is quasi-experimental, specifically, pretest-posttest with an Experimental Group to which the program was implemented for four consecutive months and a Control Group to which the pr...
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RESUMO: Crenças Epistemológicas (CE) são considerações sobre conhecimento e aprendizagem que influenciam o desempenho e a motivação dos alunos. O objetivo deste estudo é analisar as propriedades psicométricas do teste do questionário epistemológico-inventário de crenças epistemológicas (CEICE em espanhol) em estudantes universitários espanhóis, inc...
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Attitudes towards technology are preconceived notions that have an effect on the teaching-learning process and on the academic-professional performance of students, in particular those who use technology as a means of study. This investigation has two objectives: on the one hand, to test the measuring properties (reliability, factorial structure) o...
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Extracto La actitud del profesorado hacia las tecnologías de la información y la comunicación (TIC) puede ser determinante para la integración de las mismas en el proceso de enseñanza-aprendizaje. El objetivo de esta investigación es proponer un nuevo instrumento, de tres factores, para medir la actitud de los docentes universitarios y profundizar...
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Attitudes towards technology are ideas, conceptions and thoughts that guide actions and, in the case of students, can influence the learning process and academic performance. The aim of this research is to know if there are significant differences between face-to-face and completely distance learning students in relation to their attitude towards t...
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Resumen Las actitudes hacia la estadística son un cúmulo de conductas, cogniciones y emociones respecto a la estadística. Las actitudes son aprendidas, mediadas por factores culturales e influyen en el aprendizaje y rendimiento de los alumnos, por ello, el objetivo del presente trabajo es realizar una descripción de dichas actitudes en una muestra...
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Resumen Las actitudes son un conjunto de ideas, sentimientos, opiniones o predisposiciones que orientan las acciones personales hacia el objeto actitudinal, por este motivo forman parte fundamental de los procesos de aprendizaje de las diferentes materias y disciplinas académicas como la estadística. El objetivo del presente estudio es describir y...
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INTRODUCCIÓN. Recientemente Ordóñez, Romero y Ruiz de Miguel (2016) han propuesto el Cuestionario de Actitudes Hacia la Estadística (CAHE) el cual tiene evidencia de validez y de fiabilidad. Sin embargo, requiere de un análisis más exhaustivo de los ítems para ampliar la evidencia de validez de los mismos en las distintas dimensiones. MÉTODO. Por e...
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Synonyms Deceit; Deception; Dishonesty; Fraud Definition Cheating is a behavior by which a person intentionally tries to reach a goal by breaking the rules or through immoral procedures. The cheater is characterized by trying to obtain undeserved advantages and acting from their own interests.
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The present research aimed to study the psycho-motor performance of five-year-old children with different body mass indices (BMI). A total of 694 pre-school children in the province of Albacete-Spain participated. Their performance in motor, perceptual, and social-emotional skills was analyzed using a standardized observation sheet (Checklist of Ps...
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The present research aimed to develop the Checklist of Psychomotor Activities (CPA) to measure psychomotor development in 5-6 year old children. We recruited 694 preschool children in the province of Albacete; their teachers were trained to use and complete this instrument to gather data for testing its psychometric properties (reliability, and con...
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The study analyze the causal attributions of poverty in the less developed countries in a sample of 1,092 undergraduates from Nicaragua, El Salvador, Chile and Spain. Statistical analysis showed the existence of three components which initially grouped the various causal attributions for poverty in developing countries: “Fault of the world economic...
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INTRODUCCIÓN. Las actitudes son un conjunto de predisposiciones inferidas que orientan las acciones personales. El estudio de las actitudes hacia la estadística es relevante por sus efectos en el proceso de enseñanza-aprendizaje y en el desempeño académico/profesional de los alumnos. Se han encontrado alrededor de 17 instrumentos de medida de este...
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Attitudes towards Information and Communication Technology (ICT) are preconceived beliefs about influence of the ICT tools in the process of learning. Studies carried out in this area shows that attitudes may influence cognitive and learning processes and also motivation of students. Despite its importance, very few instruments have been proposed t...
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Esta investigación tiene como objetivo analizar el grado de competencia digital (CD) de profesores de primaria y su relación con el uso que le dan a las nuevas tecnologías en la práctica docente. También se estudia la relación entre la CD y la actitud frente a la implementación de las tecnologías de la información y la comunicación (TIC) en el proc...
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The main goal of the present study is to analyze and characterize the influence of educational and socio-demographical variables on the Epistemological Beliefs (EB) of senior year and university students. With this aim, an instrument that measures EB, called EQEBI, was applied to a sample of 1387 students in Bogota-Colombia. The methodology used wa...
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El objetivo general de este trabajo es describir la percepción de los docentes de tres países (Colombia, Ecuador y España) respecto al uso y potencialidades de las redes sociales, tanto generales como específicas, en la práctica docente. Para ello se ha utilizado una metodología mixta: cuantitativa a través del análisis de encuestas y cualitativa m...
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Several authors have approached, from various concrete experiences, to the research of the use of social media as a teaching-learning tool. There have been studies that include content analysis of the interactions of students using social media as an educational tool while others have focused on the use of networks as a complementary tool to the te...
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The aim of the present paper is to collect evidence about validity of the cognitive structure proposed to solve the items of an arithmetic test using an cognitive diagnosis model (based on the Item Response Theory) called Least Squares Distance Model (LSDM). The test was applied to a sample of 382 students of 7th grade from five public high schools...
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Cognitive Diagnostic Models (CDMs) aim to provide information about the degree to which individuals have mastered specific attributes that underlie the success of these individuals on test items. The Q-matrix is a key element in the application of CDMs, because contains links item-attributes representing the cognitive structure proposed for solve t...
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The cognitive diagnosis approach links Psychometrics and Cognitive Psychology in order to obtain detailed measurements of the processes and cognitive attributes required to solve test items. In this context, the Least Squares Distance Method (LSDM) employs item parameters, calibrated with any Item Response Theory (IRT) model, to analyze the attribu...
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This paper connects Spanish students? performance in science in PISA 2006 with indicators of students, teachers and institutions associated to the educational production function (Hanushek, 1989) and, consequently, with the efficiency of the educational system. The analysis has been carried out by means of multilevel analysis; this technique is app...
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Este trabajo relaciona el rendimiento obtenido por los alumnos españoles en la evaluación PISA 2006 con variables del entorno del estudiante y del centro que están asociadas a la función básica de producción educativa (Hanushek, 1989) y, por lo tanto, a la eficiencia del sistema educativo. El análisis se ha llevado a cabo mediante la técnica de aná...
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This article proposes a new test (called the EQEBI) for the measurement of epistemological beliefs, integrating and extending the Epistemological Questionnaire (EQ) and the Epistemic Beliefs Inventory (EBI). In Study 1, the two tests were translated and applied to a Spanish-speaking sample. A detailed dimensionality exploration, by means of the mon...
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Value-added models are applied in longitudinal data structures that raise important statistical and psychometrical methodological challenges. In this context, the aim of the study was to explain the differential correlation patterns of observed, true and latent scores over time. In particular, the effect of the trait complexity factor and the secon...
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Los modelos de diagnóstico cognitivo integran la Psicometría y la Psicología Cognitiva con el objetivo de realizar mediciones detalladas de los procesos o atributos cognitivos requeridos para resolver los ítems de un test. Dentro de este contexto, el método de las distancias mínimo-cuadráticas (en inglés, LSDM) utiliza los parámetros de los ítems,...
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XS-DIF is a program for detection of Differential Item Functioning (DIF) using Item Response Theory (IRT). It calculates Lords Chi-Square, Raju's Signed Area and Unsigned Area, and Kim and Cohen's Closed-interval signed area and Closed-interval unsigned area. XS-DIF was designed to be executed in Excel 2000 and it has a capacity of analysis of up t...
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El XS-DIF es un programa para analizar el Funcionamiento Diferencial de los Ítems (FDI) desde la Teoría de Respuesta al Ítem (TRI). Calcula los estadísticos de chi cuadrado de Lord, Área Con Signo (ACS) y Sin Signo (ASS) de Raju, y Área Cerrada Con Signo (ACCS) y Sin Signo (ACSS) de Kim y Cohen. XS-DIF ha sido diseñado para ser ejecutado en Excel 2...
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Value-added models are applied in longitudinal data structures that raise important statistical and psychometrical methodological challenges. In this context, the aim of the study was to explain the differential correlation patterns of observed, true and latent scores over time. In particular, the effect of the trait complexity factor and the secon...

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El objetivo es analizar el efecto de tres estrategias para la prevención de la Deshonestidad Académica (DA) en la percepción de la DA. El proyecto se aplicará en cuatro asignaturas del Departamento IPE y en universidad de España y Costa Rica.