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Teaching to research: the affective impacts of a science project in students of middle school

Grant number: 15/06012-6
Support type:Scholarships in Brazil - Scientific Initiation
Effective date (Start): November 01, 2015
Effective date (End): October 31, 2016
Field of knowledge:Humanities - Education - Educational Teaching and Learning
Principal researcher:Sérgio Antonio da Silva Leite
Grantee:Patrícia Fracetto
Home Institution: Faculdade de Educação (FE). Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP). Campinas , SP, Brazil


This research aims to analyze the affective impacts caused in participating students of a Science Project that is being realized in a public school of a middle school in the city of Americana-SP. It is intended to highlight the affective aspects present in the pedagogical mediation process, during orientation and realization of the activities of those involved in the project according to a monistic conception of human being, considering the formation of people both intellectual as affective. Because it is a research with qualitative methodological approach, it aims to elucidate the universe of meanings of a group of participating students of the Project, as well with the teacher-supervisor of the selected group. The research is based on the area of psychology theories, such as VYGOTSKY (1998, 2005) and WALLON (1968, 1979, 1995), also counting on the approach of LEITE (2002, 2012, 2013, 2014). The data collection will be held through the procedure of Recurrent Interviews, and they will be grouped into meaning core by the researcher, with the participation of the interviewees. Then, these cores will be analyzed and discussed based on the theoretical approach assumed. The relevance of the research lies in the importance expressed by effectuation, at school, teaching cultural objects from experiences that, based on research, can help in the formation of protagonists' students in the relation with knowledge, besides contributing to studies related to the theme of affectivity.

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