Revistes Catalanes amb Accés Obert (RACO)

A comparação da estrutura social de turmas de graduação e pós-graduação : um entendimento da cartografia dos grupos

Edgar Reyes Junior, Maria de Lourdes Borges


Different scientist tried to explain the dynamics of small groups. This paper present the application of Ucinet 6.o and Pajek 1.10 for getting a “cartography” of two academic groups with the aim of showing how the structure of relationships affects the academic outcomes. Through a survey applied to one group of undergraduate students and other group of graduate students (both in Management sciences) and the analysis of the pattern of relationships we found that more central students had better results that the periferic ones. This finding suggests the possibility of using social network analysis as a tool for student’s assessment.

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