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Following The Path From Teaching To Research University: Increasing Knowledge Productivity, Gus Gregorutti Dec 2010

Following The Path From Teaching To Research University: Increasing Knowledge Productivity, Gus Gregorutti

Gus Gregorutti

The 21st century has started out with an almighty university that has been evolving to the point of believing in the metamorphosis of people and society through the creation of powerful inventions.  And society seems to expect that too. Universities around the world are experiencing an increasing pressure for producing revolutionary ideas that can be translated into publications, patents, business, and the like. As a way of welcoming the third mission for universities, elite winners of this tough game are gathering prestige, visibility, and all kind of human and financial assets. Training and doing research (first and second missions) is ...


La Producción Intelectual En Las Universidades Privadas Venezolanas, Gus Gregorutti Dec 2008

La Producción Intelectual En Las Universidades Privadas Venezolanas, Gus Gregorutti

Gus Gregorutti

Over the last 30 years, throughout the Latin America region, there has been an increasing
number of private higher education institutions. This trend has brought both some
tensions with the existing and dominant models of tertiary education and, from the other
side, the new governmental demands to allow these new players to be fully recognized
in society. One of these requirements is research productivity as a defining feature for
higher education. Venezuela is not an exception. Governments are asking private
universities to produce knowledge in order to be accredited and recognized within the
national system of universities. However, many of ...