Padilla, S., Moreno, C.I., & Bravo, T.
INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNOLOGY AND DISTANCE LEARNINGISSN:
The present paper uses the case study as a research strategy to analyze those factors attributable to education center policies and/or teachers, which may create barriers in the implementation and use of ICTs in the context of the University Center for Economic and Administrative Sciences
(CUCEA) of the University of Guadalajara in Western México. The study contrasts the institutional plans and strategies expressed in reports to the answers given by some of the key stakeholders: teachers, administrators and program leaders, through open interviews.
From contrast analysis four potential factors were identified as creators of obstacles or barriers to ICTs integration. These factors were grouped into the following categories: infrastructure and technological equipment; management and organization; pedagogical innovation; and teacher