Page 1


Students from the IIDE finish their graduate studies. Page 6 Researcher from the IIDE advises the Regional Center of Teacher Education and Educational Research. Page 4 CONACYT evaluates Doctoral program in Educational Sciences from the IIDE. Page 8 Distinguished Scholar by the AECT presents lecture at the IIDE. Page 5

“UEE Presents a new disclosure booklet.” Page 4

Dr. Alicia presents its latest research. Page 3



This edition of the newsletter IIDENTIDAD informs about the most important activities undertaken by members of the Institute during the months of February and March of this year. IIDENTIDAD No. 8 remarks various outreach activities conducted at the Institute. Our participation in UABC Radio and opportunities for exchange with civil society organizations, the business sector and various levels of state education system allows us to disseminate the results of the research we develop, and exchange views on the problems we see in the entity and its possible solutions.

Dr. Felipe Cuamea Velázquez Rector

The nature of the work performed by its academic community also allowed us to have a presence in forums organized by APA, ANUIES and CRFDIE of Sonora, as well as those organized by the very UABC.

IIDENTIDAD No. 8 also documents some of the most relevant activities Dr. Óscar Roberto recorded during this period at the Institute, highlighted among them López Bonilla are the degree of a group of students in our graduate programs, the application for stay of the doctoral program in PNPC from CONACYT Vice-Rector Ensenada Dr. Joaquín Caso Niebla and the workshop of the Technical Research Council. Principal M.T.R.I. Julio César Cano Gutiérrez Principal Assistant L.A.E. Iván Contreras Espinoza Administrator Dr. Lewis McAnally Salas Coordinator of Post graduate programs

L.C.C. Ana Gabriela Zaragoza Peralta Editor


Project of the month “Design of instruments for self-testing of indicators of democratic, inclusive and non-violent coexistence." This project, coordinated by Dr. Alicia Chaparro Lopez through the Educational Evaluation Unit (UEE) in agreement with the Universidad Iberoamericana León (UIA) and the Universidad Michoacana de San Nicolás de Hidalgo, aims to develop and validate assessment instruments for democratic, inclusive and peaceful coexistence in the country's high school students. The research, funded by the Council of Science and Technology of the State of Guanajuato, started in April 2012 with a workshop in which experts participated in the theme of school life from Universidad La Salle, the Institute of Technology and Higher Studies (ITESO) Guadalajara and the University Iberoamericana. In this workshop the questions base that would be subsequently apply as part of the validation process accordingly, were integrated.

Dr. Alicia Chaparro Caso López, UEE coordinator.

Dr. Alicia Chaparro Caso Lopez holds a B.A. in Psychology, Master in Experimental Psychology and a PhD in Experimental Analysis of Behavior from UNAM. Currently participates as a lecturer in the graduate programs of the IIDE and coordinates the Educational Evaluation Unit. In the project is also involved Dr. Joaquin Caso Niebla and Carlos Diaz Lopez, student of the Master in Educational Sciences.

In June 2012 the test pilot was applied in schools of Baja California and Michoacan, application involving a sample of 1,400 students per entity, generating the first data on the behavior of the items proposed, results presented at the UIA Seminar to discuss the progress of the project "Coexistence indicators for the development of large-scale assessments and school self," held in November 2012. Today, we continue the process of validation and analysis of these instruments, pretending for this year to make a new application in Baja California, Guanajuato, Querétaro and UEE District in León, Guanajuato, and Distrito Federal.


News of the month UEE Presents disclosure booklet before civil society organizations in Baja California. On March 7th in the city of Mexicali, was held the first regular meeting of the State Council of Social Participation inla convergencia Education digital: (CEPSE). At this El proceso de meeting, the presented thepara 2013 work plan, unaboard propuesta estratégica which includes as one of its main strategies to use andAutores: support the dissemination of results of the Mayer Cabrera Flores y Arturo Serrano Santoyo. different investigations by Educational Evaluation Presentación: 13 de abril de 2012 en la Facultad de Unit (UEE). Ciencias Administrativas y Sociales, UABC. As part of this meeting was presented the booklet: "How to help our children to do better at school," presentation by Dr. Alicia Chaparro Caso Lopez, coordinator of the UEE. The booklet, aimed for parents, summarizes the main findings of the study "Factors associated with learning in secondary education of Baja California. The content of this book was of great interest to the audience who suggested its dissemination and promotion through various print and electronic media of the institutions that integrate the

Booklet published by the UEE .

Aportaciones de la investigación a la evaluación de estudiantes y docentes. Autores:

Eduardo Backhoff,Joaquín Caso, Luis A. Contreras, Norma Larrazolo, Juan C. Rodríguez y Vicente Arámburo. Edna Luna, coordinadora. The meeting was also attended

Council. by graduates Presentación: Alvaro Mayoral, Secretary of Basic 13 de abril de 2012 en instalaciones del Education;IIDE.Marco Antonio Esposito, Assistant Secretary of High and Higher Education and Teacher Education; Juan Gálvez Lugo, Director of Educational Assessment; Prof. Jorge Ochoa, President of CEPSE; Alfredo Postlethwaite, President of the Coalition of Social Participation in Education, and other representatives of civil society organizations from the entity. Researcher from the IIDE advises the Regional Center of Teacher Education and Educational Research.

Researcher from the IIDE advises the Regional Center of Teacher Education and Educational Research. On February 8th Dr. Graciela Cordero Arroyo met with members of the Advisory Board of the Regional Centre for Teacher Education and Educational Research in Sonora, with the aim of reviewing the Institutional Development Program and Center of graduate educational programs offered by this organization. The Regional Centre for Teacher Education and Educational Research of the State of Sonora is one of five that will be created in the country in order to contribute to the training of basic and higher education teachers under the criteria of academic 4

Dr. Cordero is part of the Advisory board.

excellence, innovation, relevance and social significance, as well as to design and develop studies and researches in education.

Researcher from the IIDE participates at international forum organized by the APA. On March 8th, 9th and 10th Dr. Joaquín Caso Niebla was part of the Mexican delegation that participated in the State Leadership Conference El proceso de la convergencia digital: (SLC) 2013 organized by the American Psychological Association, in Washington, DC. This forum convenes experts and stakeholders in the regulation of professional practice of psychologists in the United States and Canada, being this time the only invitation extended to Mexico. In the context of this forum, Dr. Caso Niebla and the Mexican delegation also met privately with Dr. Norman Anderson, Merry Bullock, Greg Neimeyer and Susan Zlotlow, CEO of APA and responsible for international affairs, continuing education and accreditation of PhD programs, respectively.

Dr. Caso Niebla during meeting whit representatives of institutions internacionales.

Aportaciones de la investigación a la

Finally this visit also laid the initial foundations of the first formalization of the relationship and exchange.

Distinguished Scholar by the AECT presents lecture at the IIDE. Under the Educational Research Seminar offered by the IIDE, on March 6th Dr. Omar Alvarez Xochihua, professor at the Faculty of Sciences of the UABC, was participating at it. The researcher presented the study entitled "Use and Impact of intelligent tutoring systems in education" exhibition in which he presented before a large group of graduate students, virtual mentoring model that streamlines the learning process. In addition, he showed a number of models of intelligent advisory used in different areas worldwide.

Dr. Omar Álvarez Xochihuaduring his conference.

academic career by the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT). Omar Alvarez Xochihua has a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Texas.

As a professor and researcher at the Faculty of Sciences of the UABC he participates in various research projects in the area of technological education. Recently received a recognition for his


Students from the IIDE finish their graduate studies. During the month of February took place the presentation of theses of two students of the Master in Educational Sciences class of 2010, and three PhD students in Educational Sciences, class 2007. In this regard highlights the following:

Susana Juarez Salgado presented the thesis "Transformational leadership aimed at improving management of educational attainment. The case of the Public Elementary School Dr. Octavio León Medellin in Ensenada, Baja California”, research conducted by Dr. Graciela Cordero Arroyo, with which she obtained the degree of Master in Educational Science. Her thesis committee consisted of Drs. María Cecilia Fierro Evans, researcher from the Universidad Iberoamericana campus León, and Gema Lopez Gorosave, UABC professor .

DCE student class 2007.

Cristian Ernesto Castañeda Sanchez presented the research "Development of software for data analysis and reporting emissions benchmark test results aligned with the curriculum criteria" thesis supervised by Dr. Luis Angel Contreras Niño, IIDE researcher. In his thesis committee also attended Prof. José Luis Ramírez Cuevas and Dr. Juan Carlos Rodriguez Macias, professors from the IIDE.


MCE student class 2010.

Meanwhile, María del Rocío Domínguez Gaona received her degree of Doctor in Educational Sciences after presenting the thesis "The selfaccess center at the Faculty of Languages ​Tijuana, resources and literacy events," directed by Dr. Guadalupe Lopez Bonilla. Her thesis committee was integrated by Dr. Elena Desiree Zaragoza Castillo, professor from the University of Sonora, and Drs. Carmen Perez Fragoso and Guadalupe Tinajero Villavicencio, IIDE researchers.

MCE student class 2010.

Rosalba Pinto presented her doctoral thesis "What does an academic architect and how they see their academic work. A scan from the study of academic staff of state public university", co-directed by Dr. Jesus Francisco Galaz Fontes and Graciela Cordero Arroyo. At her thesis committee attended Dr. Laura Padilla Gonzalez, an academic at the Autonomous University of Aguascalientes, Dr. Manuel Gil Anton, researcher at the Center of Sociological Studies at UNAM and Dr. Juan José Sevilla García, professor from the UABC.

DCE student class 2007.

DCE student class 2007.

Finally, Leonor Marisela Ortega Dominguez presented her doctoral thesis "The formation of professional skills in a part time course. Case of the degree in Sociology at the Autonomous University of Baja California", directed by Dr. Maria de Jesus Santiago Gallegos, UABC academic. Drs. Prudencio Rodriguez Diaz, Oscar Reyes Sanchez and Lucia Coral IIDE. Aguirre Muñoz, professors from the UABC served as board examiners. Contreras, Norma Larrazolo, Juan C. Rodríguez y Vicente

Technical Research Council of the IIDE has a work meeting. On March 1st members of the Technical Research Council of the IIDE gathered to follow up on strategic issues for the Institute, among them were the design and development of the site, the proposed restructuring of the Centre for Educational Information and the application of various supports to address infrastructure needs and equipment. The IIDE Technical Council is composed by Dr. Juan Carlos Rodriguez Macias, Prof. José Luis Ramírez Cuevas, Dr. Javier Organista Sandoval, Dr. Guadalupe Lopez Bonilla, Dr. Lewis McAnally Salas, B.A. Gabriela Vidauri Gonzalez, Dr. Eduardo Backhoff Escudero and Dr. Joaquín Caso Niebla.

Members of the Technical Research Council during meeting.


CONACYT evaluates Doctoral program in Educational Sciences from the IIDE. On February 18th, Dr. Lewis McAnally Salas, graduate coordinator, and Prof. Estrella Velasco Lopez, analyst graduate, attended CONACYT facilities to submit the documentation required by the most recent call to ratify the permanence of the Doctorate in Educational Sciences in the National Program Quality Graduate (PNPC).

The results of this competition will be announced on May 2nd.

In brief will know the date in which CONACYT will request the graduate Coordination to have an interview in support of the reasons, progress and achievements that underlie the request. The results of this competition will be announced on May 2nd.

Principal of the IIDE concludes management of the Mexican Society of Psychology. On February 22th this year, at the headquarters of the Faculty of Psychology at the UNAM, Dr. Joaquin Caso Niebla presented the final report of his leadership of the Mexican Society of Psychology (SMP) in the presence of Dr. Javier Nieto Gutierrez, director of the School of Psychology at the UNAM, Prof. Raymundo Calderon Sanchez, president of the National Council for Education and Research in Psychology (CNEIP), B.A. Galicia Olga Garcia, president of the Colegio Mexicano de Pofesionistas de la PsicologĂ­a, A.C. (CoMePPsi) and Dr. Alejandro Zalce Aceves, president of this organism. The report informed the main activities carried out during the period 2009-2013, among which stood out: a) the formation of the National Network of psychologists, b) strengthening the relationship with national and international organizations, c) the organization of the editions 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012 of the Mexican 8

Dr. Caso Niebla during his final report.

Congress of Psychology, d) restoration of the Mexican Society Award of Psychology, e) the operation of the National Commission of Ethics in Psychology; f) the impetus to the psychologist's p ro fe s s i o n a l c e r t i f i cat i o n , a n d g ) t h e implementation of a dissemination strategy programs and services of the SMP. The event was attended by members of the Board 2009-2013, professors and students from various educational institutions, and members of the incoming Board of Directors.

Community of the IIDE participates in UABC Radio. As part of the dissemination activities in which the Institute participates, recently were scheduled during the first half of 2013 a series of interviews for UABC Radio, in which are disclosed broad aspects of the dynamics of the Institute, its research projects and information on the most important academic activities in which the Institute participates.

The interviews can be heard on 95.5 FM.

The interviews are part of the program "Sobrerruedas" which airs Monday to Friday from 18:00 to 20:00 hours at the 95.5 FM.

This initial cycle of interviews was attended by Drs. Joaquin Caso Niebla, director of the IIDE, Lucia Coral Aguirre Munoz and Eduardo Backhoff Escudero. For the next few weeks is considered the participation of another group of scholars of the Institute as well as advanced students of our graduate programs.

Staff from the IIDE receives induction course to UABC. With the aim of offering the new personnel to UABC relevant information about the educational model of the University, the Faculty of Pedagogy and Educational Innovation organized the University Induction course, event attended by the MTIC Mayer Cabrera Flores, B.A. Ivan Contreras Espinoza, and Prof. Neftali Soto Gomez, who play the roles of academic technicians, manager and head of the IIDE technical support, respectively.

Staff who attended the course.

The course lasted six hours and it took staff and officials in the areas of Human Resources, Planning and Institutional Development, Training and Outreach University, professors from the Faculty of Pedagogy and Educational Innovation.


Participation of the IIDE on liaison course in the IES offered by ANUIES. In order to train personnel from the UABC in the identification, analysis, development, organization and evaluation of linkage processes, recently the University organized the workshop "Linking in the IES" event attended by B.A. Gabriela Zaragoza Peralta , representing the IIDE.

This workshop was led by teaching staff of the ANUIES.

The workshop lasted 20 hours and took place at the premises of the Oceanology Research Institute.

This workshop, which was led by teaching staff of the National Association of Universities and Institutions of Higher Education (ANUIES) covered, among other topics, links with private and public institutions, functions and activities to be performed by a link manager, and characteristics of the planning process itself.

Researchers from the IIDE meet with business representatives. On February 25th, at the facilities of the Coordinating Council (CCE) of Mexicali, Baja California, Drs. Graciela Cordero Arroyo and Joaquin Caso Niebla held a working meeting with business representatives, among whom was B.A. Ramiro Paz, President of COPARMEX Mexicali, B.A. Carlo Umberto Bonfante, President of CCE Mexicali; B.A. Everardo Basilio Medina, CCE Education Coordinator, and B.A. Alfredo Postlethwaite, President of the Coalition for Social Participation in Education (COPASE).

Businessmen at the meeting with researchers from the IIDE.

and practices in the state, and the role it can play in college.

At the meeting the contents of the new educational reform were discussed and they reflected about the opportunities it presents to promote the evaluation of processes, programs

Others activities April 10th | Technical council regular

meeting of the UEE.


April 12th | Advisory Council Meeting


Newness in the CIE Ética profesional en la docencia y la investigación (2012). Ana Hirsch y Rodrigo López Zavala, coordinadores.

11th and April 12th | Recognition of seniority

administrative and academic staff of the UABC.

Concise Rules of APA Style (2010). American Psychological Association.

La educación pública: patrimonio social de México, tomo I,II y III (2011).

From 6th to may 24th | Receiving documents for the



IIDE’S Agenda National and International Coming Conferences Zacatecas, México, 23 y24 de mayo de 2013. II Virtual Educa México. Santiago, Chile, del 12 al 14 de junio de 2013. V Congreso Iberoamericano de Violencia Escolar. Madrid, España, del 3 al 5 de julio de 2013. III Congreso Internacional de Etnografía y Educación.

Oxford, Reino Unido, del 10 al 12 de septiembre de 2013. 12th UKFIET International Conference on Education and Development. Lodz, Polonia, del 23 al 25 de septiembre de 2013. The Second International Conference on E-Learning and E-Technologies in Education.

Estocolmo, Suecia, del 9 al 12 de julio de 2013. 13th Congreso Europeo de Psicología.

Santander, España, del 8 al 11 de octubre de 2013. I Congreso Internacional de Ciencias de la Educación y del Desarrollo.

Rodas, Grecia, del 11 al 13 de julio de 2013. XX Congreso Internacional sobre Educación y Aprendizaje.

Guadalajara, Jalisco, del 9 al 11 de octubre de 2013. XXI Congreso Mexicano de Psicología.

Ensenada, Baja California, del 31 de julio al 2 de agosto de 2013. 10º Congreso Iberoamericano de Informática Educativa Especial.

Niza, Francia 30 y 31 de octubre de 2013. 12th European Conference on eLearning ECEL 2013.

Ciudad de México, D.F., del 26 al 30 de agosto de 2013. 2do. Congreso Iberoamericano de Aprendizaje Mediado por Tecnología.

IIDENTIDAD 8. Versión en inglés.  
IIDENTIDAD 8. Versión en inglés.