Trends and challenges in Higher Education in Latin America


Editor: Julio César Tovar-Gálvez
ISBN: 978-94-92805-04-1
Language: Spanish, Portuguese and English
Publication date: November, 2018
Pages: 251
Description: This edited volume is composed of twenty-four chapters and explores the Latin American education context. It covers topics such as technological resources, teaching-learning methodologies, innovative projects and proposals.

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Table of contents

1. Teaching transformations for a competency-based science education
Julio César Tovar-Gálvez
Pages 1-10

2. The degree of doctor as indicator of academic quality in higher education institutions of Mexico
Victor Daniel Melendres Carlos
Pages 11-19

3.  Acquisition of musical expertise through MOOCS: preliminary notes of a case study
Priscilla Normando
Pages 20-30
4. How to teach students to transfer technology through multidisciplinary teams
Nicolás Dominguez-Vergara, José Luis Pantoja-Gallegos, Daniel N. Dominguez-Perez
Pages 31-41
5. Experimenta 21: Technology and practice to enhance learning
Verónica Herrero, Elisa Mercedes Panero
Pages 42-52
6. Evaluation of digital competence in higher education students at the Instituto Politecnico Nacional
Edgar Oliver Cardoso Espinosa, Mayra Alejandra Vargas Londoño, Rosa María Rivas García
Pages 53-60
7. The actor-network theory in learning games in a classroom
Patrícia Silva
Pages 61-71
8. Social service in three Mexican Public Universities. A comparative analysis
Rocío Huerta Cuervo
Pages 72-84
9. Human training for the self-regulation of university students and social transformation
Jenny Consuelo Mahecha Escobar, Francisco Conejo Carrasco
Pages 85-93
10. Perception on Digital Platforms as a learning resource for Speech Therapy students
María Fernanda Agudelo Vizcaíno, María Patricia González Vega, Carolina Alburquenque Campos, Javier Santis Tavilo, Alexis Sebastián Palta López
Pages 94-104
11. Interculturality and education in cultural encounters
Ana Bugnone, Verónica Capasso
Pages 105-115
12. Transparency and corporate governance: An analysis at universities located in Central America
Jesús Mauricio Flórez-Parra
Pages 116-129
13. Influence of continuous assessment on the learning process of financial accounting university subject
José Manuel Santos Jaén
Pages 130-140
14. Implementing ICT for dissemination of international business degrees
Jose Alejandro Cano, Jose Jaime Baena Rojas
Pages 141-150
15. Education in Environmental Accounting in Latin America: A reflection of the academic feld
Nancy Edith Arévalo-Galindo
Pages 151-158
16. A look at the educational quality: who fails in college drop out?
Maria Paula Seminara
Pages 159-169
17. The colloquial record for learning through emotions
Luis Enrique Peñuelas Carrillo
Pages 170-178
18. Attention to diversity: challenges in Higher Education
Jorge Ivan Correa Alzate, Nataly Restrepo Restrepo
Pages 179-190
19. Digital technologies and active learning methodologies in human anatomy teaching in higher education
Roberta Dall Agnese da Costa
Pages 191-199
20. Factors influencing the choice of university careers. Technical University of Manabi
Yita Maribel Briones Palacios, José Raymundo Triviño Sabando
Pages 200-207
21. Cinema as a tool to deepen the legal debate in the Postgraduate Program in Law of UFMG
Fernando Gonzaga Jayme
Pages 208-215
22. Self-esteem and academic achievement in Students of the University Life Induction Program
Marco A. Vega Petkovic
Pages 216-224
23. Digital gap’s social audit in 151 countries: 2012-2016
Evodio Sánchez Rodríguez
Pages 225-235
24. Design and implementation of an instructional pedagogical assistant
Jorge Augusto Jaramillo Mujica, Karen Linares Luque, Leonel Felipe Morales Avella
Pages 236-244
Trends and challenges in Higher Education in Latin America