How the Academic Profession is Perceived in Public Technological Universities in Mexico

  •  Jose Luis Arcos Vega    
  •  Marja Johana Lopez Quintero    
  •  Marcos Alberto Coronado Ortega    
  •  Marissa Lopez Paredes    


In this descriptive study, we utilized the national database that was obtained from the international APIKS, Academic Profession in the Knowledge – Basic Society survey, where 3,776 Mexican professors participated from the different public research centers, federal public institutions, state public institutions, technological public institutions, as well as from private institutions. This research emphasizes on the analysis of the public technological institution subsystem, in the variables of gender, preference between teaching and research contract situation, salary, labor and salary, professional environment, that are part of the elements composing the instrument applied to the professors working in higher education institutions. One of the purposes is to find out more about productivity, degree of satisfaction about the conditions and academic work nationwide.

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  • ISSN(Print): 1925-4741
  • ISSN(Online): 1925-475X
  • Started: 2011
  • Frequency: quarterly

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