Explorando los Determinantes de la Producción de Investigación: Tipología de los Docentes Investigadores en una Universidad en Ecuador

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https://doi.org/10.3989/redc.2022.3.1884

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Producción de investigación, universidades, análisis de cluster, características individuales, factores institucionales

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El propósito de esta investigación es describir el perfil investigador de los profesores universitarios en Ecuador, en función de los niveles de producción de investigación, de factores individuales (nivel de calificación académica y período de permanencia en la institución) y factores institucionales (tiempo invertido en investigación). Se aplicó el análisis de clusters a una muestra de diferentes niveles de producción científica: (1) profesores, (2) estrellas, (3) alto potencial, (4) bajo potencial y, (5) infrautilizado. Los hallazgos indican que el número de horas asignadas por la universidad para actividades de investigación, per se, no constituye un determinante de la producción de investigación de los docentes. Los resultados de la investigación sugieren que las autoridades universitarias en Ecuador deben establecer estrategias específicas, basadas en estos cinco perfiles, para incrementar la producción de investigación individual. El estudio ofrece pautas específicas para mejorar las decisiones sobre la asignación de recursos para mejorar la producción de investigación individual en las universidades.

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2022-06-16

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Dávila, G. A. ., Puertas-Bravo, L. ., Armijos-Valdivieso, R. ., & Avolio-Alecchi, B. . (2022). Explorando los Determinantes de la Producción de Investigación: Tipología de los Docentes Investigadores en una Universidad en Ecuador. Revista Española De Documentación Científica, 45(3), e333. https://doi.org/10.3989/redc.2022.3.1884