Global Advanced Research Journal of Educational Research and Review (GARJERR) ISSN: 2315-5132
June 2017 Vol. 6(2), pp. 012-019
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Full Length Research Paper
Ethics as a transverse axis of higher education for the professional efficiency of Ecuador
María Gabriela Acosta Morales1, Kléver Armando Moreno Gavilanes2, Amparito Cecilia León Saltos3, Elías David Caisa Yucailla4, Rodrigo Fernando Miranda López 5 and Gabriel Arturo Pazmiño Solys6*
1Magister in Teaching and Curriculum for Higher Education, Doctor in Jurisprudence and Lawyer of the Courts and Courts of the Republic, Graduate in Public and Social Sciences. Lecturer at the Technical University of Ambato. Technical University of Ambato.
2Doctor PhD. In Business Economics, Master in Business Financial Management, Master in Curriculum Design and Educational Evaluation, Business Engineer, Faculty of Administrative Sciences Faculty Technical University of Ambato, Technical University of Ambato.
3Master in Business Administration Research, Master in Business Administration, Engineering in Business Administration, Lecturer at the Technical University of Ambato - Ecuador, Technical University of Ambato - Ecuador.
4Master in Public Management, Commercial Engineer, Faculty of Administrative Sciences Technical University of Ambato. Technical University of Ambato - Ecuador.
5Magister in Business Management MBA, Mention Financial Management. Business Engineer, Teacher Faculty of Administrative Sciences Technical University of Ambato. Technical University of Ambato - Ecuador.
6Doctor in Industrial Engineering, Master in Socio Productive Projects, Mechanical Engineer, Business Engineer. Lecturer at the Technical University of Ambato - Ecuador, Technical University of Ambato – Ecuador.
Accepted 02 July, 2017
This article is based on research in Higher Education Institutions, in order to determine the importance of ethics as a transverse axis of education. Given the above, it requires changes in the Ecuadorian universities toward the implementation of ethics and values that meet a crucial role in society, these are directed to the continuous improvement of higher education institutions. The results of this research indicate that the heis are partakers in the guidance of ethical values in the academy and its importance determines the implementation of a code of ethics in all universities of Ecuador, in order to improve the educational processes and achieve standards of quality and professional efficiency in the country. The methodology used in the present research is based on the current problems in the Higher Education Institutions in Ecuador, for which a qualitative and quantitative approach was used. Field research and bibliographical research were carried out taking as a population the Universities of Ecuador Which are about 530.000 students, for which we take as a base the Universities of Zone 3, such as: Higher Polytechnic School of Chimborazo, National University of Chimborazo, Amazon State University, Technical University of Ambato, Universidad Autónoma de los Andes, Technical University of Cotopaxi, University of the Armed Forces, Indoamerica Technological University, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador Sede Ambato. For this, we have taken a total of 104 respondents, through sample calculation, with a confidence level of 95%.
Keywords: Ethics, higher education, code of ethics, Ecuador
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