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David Daniel Preiss Contreras

Director

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

Líneas de Investigación


Educational Psychology, Cultural Psychology. Creativity, Writing, Individual Differences in Higher Order Cognition. Learning and instruction, Classroom Research, Schooling, Child Development.

Educación

  •  Psychology, YALE UNIVERSITY. Estados Unidos, 2005
  •  Psychology, YALE UNIVERSITY. Estados Unidos, 2003
  •  Psychologist, PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE. Chile, 1996
  •  Psychology, PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE. Chile, 1996

Experiencia Académica

  •   Associate Professor Full Time

    PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE

    Social Sciences

    Santiago, Chile

    2010 - 2018

  •   Professor Full Time

    PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE

    Social Sciences

    Santiago, Chile

    2018 - A la fecha

Formación de Capital Humano


Student Doctoral and Master Theses Advised at Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile School of Psychology.
Doctoral and Master Students
Current
Doctorate in Psychology.
Magdalena Müller. Expected 2016.

Master in Educational Psychology.
Natalia Molina. Expected 2017.
Miguel Ibaceta. Expected 2016.

Graduates
Doctorate in Psychology
2013. Dyslexia and Insight. Catalina Mourgues

Masters?in Educational Psychology
2016, Dominga Ortiz. 2015, Leslye Rivera, Ana María Espinoza; 2014, Paulina Barahona; 2013, María de los Angeles Castillo; 2012, Alejandro Fernández, Natalia Rojas; 2011, Llery Ponce; 2009. Darinka Radovic.

I have also acted as committee member in Doctoral dissertations at the School of Education and the School of Engineering of the Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile.

Undergraduate and graduate teaching
Introduction to Psychology
History of Psychology
Cognitive Psychology
Cultural psychology
Psychology of creativity
Psychological aspects of technological change.


Premios y Distinciones

  •   Fulbright Fellowship

    Institute of International Education

    Estados Unidos, 2000

    Supports graduate studies at Yale University

  •   Santander Mobility Grant

    Durham University

    Reino Unido, 2014

    Supports academic exchange

  •   Santander Mobility Grant

    Durham University

    Reino Unido, 2017

    Beca de Intercambio

  •   Fellow

    Association for Psychological Science

    Estados Unidos, 2017

    Reconocimiento a contribuciones a la ciencia psicológica


 

Article (24)

Teaching in a Digital Environment (TIDE): Defining and measuring teachers capacity to develop students digital information and communication skills
Teachers' professional development through university-school partnerships: theoretical standpoints and evidence from two pilot studies in Chile
Examining the influence of mind wandering and metacognition on creativity in university and vocational students
What do we know about the development of creativity in South America?
Classroom Research and Child and Adolescent Development in South America
Measuring the relation between computer use and reading literacy in the presence of endogeneity
Buenas prácticas pedagógicas observadas en el aula de segundo ciclo básico en Chile. [Good pedagogical practices observed in middle-school level lessons in Chile].
Development of observation skills in school leadership training through lesson videos [Desarrollo de habilidades de observación en la formación de liderazgo escolar a través de videos de clases]
On the temporality of creative insight: a psychological and phenomenological perspective
Reading Skills, Creativity, and Insight: Exploring the Connections
Argumentative writing and academic achievement: A longitudinal study
Assessment of argumentative writing and critical thinking in higher education: Educational correlates and gender differences
Developing observation skills in pre-service teachers: Results of a pilot intervention based on the use of the video library of good teaching practices [Desarrollo de habilidades de observación en estudiantes de pedagogía: Resultados de una intervención piloto basada en el uso de la videoteca de Buenas Prácticas Docentes]
Assessment of 21st century ICT skills in Chile: Test design and results from high school level students
Cultural psychology: A necessary discipline Psicología cultural: Una disciplina necesaria
Discurso y Pensamiento en el Aula Matemática Chilena
Is the use of information and communication technology related to performance in working memory tasks? Evidence from seventh-grade students
Discourse patterns observed in middle-school level mathematics classes in Chile [Patrones de discurso observados en el aula de matemática de segundo ciclo básico en Chile]
Evaluating school and parent reports of the national student achievement testing system (SIMCE) in Chile: Access, comprehension, and use
The Chilean instructional pattern for the teaching of language: A video-survey study based on a national program for the assessment of teaching
The Chilean instructional pattern for the teaching of language: A video-survey study based on a national program for the assessment of teaching
Prácticas intelectuales en el trabajo: conocimiento, actividad y tecnología.
Para una botánica del silencio.
Sobre las influencias literarias en la tradición poética chilena.

BookReview (1)

Methods of literacy research: The methodology chapters from the handbook of reading research

BookSection (2)

Mind Wandering, Creative Writing, and the Self
Educational assessment and educational achievement in South America

BookWhole (3)

Writing: A mosaic of new perspectives
INNOVATIONS IN EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY: PERSPECTIVES ON LEARNING, TEACHING AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT.
INTELLIGENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Editorial (2)

Introduction to the special section: Psychology in the classroom [Introducción a la sección especial: Psicología en el aula]
Preface

EditorialMaterial (3)

Creativity: New directions in research and assessment
Writing and its assessment across the life-span Introduction
Cultural Psychology: A Necessary Discipline
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David Preiss

Director

Psychology

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

4
Valeska Grau

Sub-directora de pre-grado

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

4
Ernesto San Martín

Profesor Titular

Estadística

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DE CHILE, FACULTAD DE MATEMÁTICAS

Santiago, Chile

4
valeska grau

sub-directora de pre-gradi

pontificia universidad catolica de chile

santiago, Chile

3
Ignacio Jara

Director

Facultad de Educación

Universidad Diego Portales

Santiago, Chile

3
Magdalena Claro

Profesora Asociada

Education

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

3
Miguel Nussbaum

Full professor

Engineering

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

2
Paulo Volante

Profesor Asociado

Facultad Educación

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

2
Magdalena Müller

Profesor Asistente

Aprendizaje y Desarrollo

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Paula Fariña

Asistente

UNIVERSIDAD DIEGO PORTALES

Santiago, Chile

1
Juan Hinostroza

DIRECTOR INSTITUTO DE INFORMATICA EDUCATIVA / PROFESOR ASOCIADO ADJUNTO

Universidad de La Frontera

Temuco, Chile

1
Jorge Manzi

Director Centro

Centro de Medición MIDE UC

PONTIFÍCIA UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
Antonia Larrain

PROFESORA TITULAR

PSICOLOGIA EDUCACIONAL

FACULTAD DE PSICOLOGIA UNIVERSIDAD ALBERTO HURTADO

SANTIAGO, Chile

1
Diego Cosmelli

Profesor Asociado y Sub-director de Investigación y Postgrado

Escuela de Psicología

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
Alvaro Salinas

associate professor

curriculum, technology and assessment

Universidad Católica de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Christian Sebastián

Profesor Asociado

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Santiago, Chile