USO DEL MÉTODO "THINK ALOUD" EN LA INVESTIGACIÓN CUALITATIVA.

María Susana Ávila García, Marco Bianchetti, Alfredo González Gaviña

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Resumen

El método "Think-Aloud" ha sido utilizado para entender los procesos cognitivos que no pueden ser observados de manera directa en varias áreas de la investigación cualitativa. Existen varias propuestas de la comunidad de investigación para su uso en las áreas de pedagogía, comunicación del habla, e interacción humano-computadora. En este trabajo se presenta una breve introducción al marco teórico del método así como el estado del arte de su uso en la educación y como técnica de inspección de usabilidad, ofreciendo una semblanza de cómo puede ser integrado en estudios de investigación cualitativa en un futuro.

Palabra(s) Clave: Lectura de comprensión, Proceso cognitivo, Think aloud, Usabilidad.

 

Abstract

The Think-Aloud method has been used to understand cognitive processes that cannot be directly observed, in areas where qualitative research is conducted. There are various proposals of the research community to use this method in areas such as pedagogy, psychology, speech communications, and human-computer interaction. In this work we present a brief introduction to the theory behind the method, the state of the art in the areas of education and usability, providing an insight of how this method can be used in the future in qualitative studies.

Keywords: Cognitive process, Reading comprehension, Think aloud, Usability.


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