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Miguel Angel Paidicán Soto
Pamela Alejandra Arredondo Herrera


This article presents the results of a systematic literature review conducted on the research works of doctoral students concerning the TPACK model in primary education and considering multiple roles, including those of teachers, students, and of the educational community. The procedure used was the one proposed by Kitchenham (2004). The selection of 15 doctoral theses was carried out after a search in the repositories TESEO, DIALNET, Doctoral Dissertations on the Net (TDR), Open theses, and Theses and dissertations (OATD), considering the period from the publication of the model by Mishra and Koehler (2006) until April 2020. The review was carried out analyzing open access, full text doctoral theses focusing on primary education. It is concluded that only 6,52% of the total number of theses about TPACK available on the data bases concerns primary education. Furthermore, 53,3% of the research related to the TPACK model in primary education is focused on teachers. These results are in line with those of a previous literature review carried out on the same topic that did not consider this type of literature (Paidicán & Arredondo, 2022b). It is recommended that research on TPACK be expanded, focusing on aspects related to educational management, initial education, and its articulation with primary education.

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