Axes of Technological Surveillance Applied in Distance Learning Universities

Arlin Reverol, José Morles, Universidad Rafael, Belloso Chacín, Norma Caira Tovar
2014 GECONTEC: Revista Internacional de Gestión del Conocimiento y la Tecnología   unpublished
The aim of this research is to determine the axes of technological surveillance applied in the universities of Maracaibo Municipality including distance learning, following the theoretical contributions of López et al. (2007), Palop and Vicente (1999), Martinet and Ribault (1989) Escorsa and Valls (2005), COTEC Foundation (1999) and Jakobiak (1995). This research is descriptive, based on a experimental design. The population consisted of twelve directors and coordinators (residents), who
more » ... d a questionnaire with closed questions and frequency options. This was validated with high reliability (0.90). The data obtained were interpreted through analysis and discussion of statistical information. The results indicate that the axes of technological surveillance are applied in the selected universities, emphasizing the following elements of study: competitive surveillance, commercial surveillance, technological surveillance itself and surveillance of the environment.