INNOVATIVE EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH PROJECT FOR THE HEALTH OF THE UNIVERSITY
Universidad Veracruzana (MEXICO)
About this paper:
Appears in: EDULEARN10 Proceedings
Publication year: 2010
Conference name: 2nd International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies
Dates: 5-7 July, 2010
Location: Barcelona, Spain
Abstract:Objective: To consolidate the processes of teaching-research linkages in the health field.
The development and implementation of innovative educational projects for health research in the university, is in order to meet a significant demand for the momentum of research projects taking place in a real context and which are aimed to give attention to a problem very important that has been detected by the University of Veracruz and this is in relation to the health of their students.
Focus on training students in spaces for the development of research projects that address an issue of health in college students (Faculty of Engineering). It is of great interest for the development of this project the training of highly skilled human capital that responds to current needs and address the challenges of society, basing themselves in processes of knowledge generation and knowledge application. Challenge for the University of Veracruz: improve quality of life from the standpoint of self-care for their students together to generate research projects that allow impact on scientific output and quality indicators according to considerations of ANUIES. In higher education at the present time, it is necessary to mention a number concepts that guide or feel guidelines for these perspectives, among which should bring Quality, Overcrowding, Equity, Relevance, Diversification, Management and Financing, Cooperation, Internationalization and Education for health.
Keywords: Teaching, Research, Linkage, Health.