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An Intervention Programme to Facilitate the Preschool Transition in Mexico (2020)
Journal Article
Urbina Garcia, A. (2020). An Intervention Programme to Facilitate the Preschool Transition in Mexico. Frontiers in Education, 5, https://doi.org/10.3389/feduc.2020.00095

Over the last two decades there has been a growing interest in promoting a smooth transition to the first grade of primary school, given the potential long-term change this can have in preschool children at an academic and personal level. Research sh... Read More about An Intervention Programme to Facilitate the Preschool Transition in Mexico.

What do we know about University Academics’ Mental Health? A Systematic Literature Review (2020)
Journal Article
Urbina Garcia, A. (in press). What do we know about University Academics’ Mental Health? A Systematic Literature Review. Stress and Health, https://doi.org/10.1002/smi.2956

There has been a growing interest on the negative influence that the environment of higher education institutions has on the mental health of academics. The current climate of global education-competition, places extreme expectations on academics. A... Read More about What do we know about University Academics’ Mental Health? A Systematic Literature Review.

Educating young people about society in China, England, Mexico and Spain: similar approaches to values education from different contexts (2019)
Journal Article
Brown, E., Chen, D., Davies, I., Urbina Garcia, A., & Munguia Godinez, I. (2019). Educating young people about society in China, England, Mexico and Spain: similar approaches to values education from different contexts. Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 1-17. https://doi.org/10.1080/03057925.2019.1647513

Following remarks about the nature and significance of values and values education, generally and more specifically in China, England, Mexico and Spain, we explain the methods used to analyse official policies that apply to moral education, citizensh... Read More about Educating young people about society in China, England, Mexico and Spain: similar approaches to values education from different contexts.

Preschool transition in Mexico: Exploring teachers' perceptions and practices (2019)
Journal Article
Urbina-Garcia, A. (2019). Preschool transition in Mexico: Exploring teachers' perceptions and practices. Teaching and Teacher Education, 85, 226-234. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tate.2019.06.012

This study explored the perceptions of preschool and first grade teachers regarding preschool to first grade transition practices in public schools in Mexico City. A survey was administered to a sample of 15 preschool and 15 primary school teachers,... Read More about Preschool transition in Mexico: Exploring teachers' perceptions and practices.

The best-achieving Online Students are overrepresented in Course Ratings (2018)
Journal Article
Tejeiro, R., Whitelock-Wainwright, A., Perez, A., & Urbina-Garcia, A. (2018). The best-achieving Online Students are overrepresented in Course Ratings. European Journal of Open Education and e-Learning Studies, 3(2), 43-58. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.1456188

Student ratings are the most used and influential measure of performance in Higher Education, and an integral component of formative and summative decision making. This may be particularly relevant in the relatively new online courses, where the peda... Read More about The best-achieving Online Students are overrepresented in Course Ratings.

The Preschool Transition in Latin America: is it the same process than in developed countries? (2016)
Presentation / Conference
Urbina Garcia, A. (2016, August). The Preschool Transition in Latin America: is it the same process than in developed countries?. Presented at European Early Childhood Research Association Annual Conference (EECERA)

The main aim of this study was to explore the perceptions of transition between preschool and first grade primary school held by teachers, headteachers and parents in the public education system in Mexico City. The preschool transition-research has s... Read More about The Preschool Transition in Latin America: is it the same process than in developed countries?.


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