Dr José Soto Vázquez
Keynote Title: “Reading Habits in Primary Education”
Abstract: This presentation introduces a macro-survey on Reading habits at different levels. This is a novel presentation in its research design and methodology as well in its results including immigran children.
Bio: José Soto Vázquez is a full professor in the Department of Language and Literature Didactics at the Faculty of Teacher Education of the University of Extremadura. He has a PhD in Hispanic Philology and general linguistics with a study of the Social Action Literature in the turn of the XIX century to the XX (University of Extremadura, 2008). He is also the principal researcher of the Children and Youth Literature group of this same university. He has been a visiting scholar in Portugal, Italy and Brazil. He is also the Main Editor of Tejuelo magazine since 2008 (16 issues published and 7 monographs). Director of the History Days of Los Santos de Maimona and the Order of Santiago (four editions) and the Las Villuercas region (two editions). Besides, he is the co-director of the “Educa-imagen” collection (two volumes)., the Director of the Children and Youth Literature Classroom of the University of Extremadura “Marciano Curiel Merchán”, and the Coordinator of the “Master of Training in Portuguese for teachers of Primary and Secondary” of the University of Extremadura (2010/2013).