Emotional And Cognitive Development Of University Students As A Result Of The New E-Learning Model


  • Vladimir Alexander Guerrero-Cortez
  • Franklin Raúl López-Vera
  • José Saturnino Córdova-Aragundi
  • Mesías Heriberto Pilco-Parra


A documentary review was carried out on the production and publication of research papers concerning studying Emotional Development and Cognitive Development variables during the Virtual Learning process for university students. The purpose of the bibliometric analysis proposed in this paper was to know the main characteristics of the volume of publications registered in the Scopus database during the period 2017-2022 and to identify the current situation in Ecuadorian institutions regarding the study of the variables above, achieving the identification of 63 publications in total. The information provided by the said platform was organized using tables and figures for categorizing the information by Year of Publication, Country of Origin, Area of Knowledge and Type of Publication. Once these characteristics were described, a qualitative analysis was used to refer to the position of different authors on the proposed topic. Among the main findings of this research, it is found that the United States, with 9 publications, was the country with the highest scientific production registered in the name of authors affiliated with institutions of that country. The Area of Knowledge that made the greatest contribution to the construction of bibliographic material referring to the study of Emotional Development, Cognitive Development during the Virtual Learning process for university students was Computer Science, with 37 published documents, and the Type of Publication that was most used during the period indicated above was the Journal Article, which represents 40% of the total scientific production.