SimInsights welcomes three new teachers from Los Angeles, California and Mexico City, Mexico, to its growing network.
Professor Víctor Robledo-Rella got a Bachelor degree on Physics and a M. in Sc. degree on Astronomy from the Mexican Autonomous National University. He got a Honor recognition for his post-graduate studies. He is full-time professor of the Physics and Math Department, of the Design, Engineering and Architecture School of the Tecnológico de Monterrey, Mexico City Campus since 2002. Currently, he is the director of the Honors Program of the Design, Engineering and Architecture School. He also coordinates the Introductory Physics courses of the Physics and Math Department, and he is the author of the Applied Physics course approved at institutional level at the Tecnológico de Monterrey. Professor Robledo-Rella is a member of the e-Learning Research Group at the Mexico City Campus, where he participates actively in research projects about the use and development of technology in education, including mobile learning and on-line adaptive systems. He has participated in various national and international conferences, and has 8 publications in astrophysics and more than 18 publications in educational research, mobile learning and intelligent tutoring. He is coauthor of the pre-calculus book: Introduction to Mathematics: Exercises and Problems with Grupo Editorial Patria, and he has reviewed and translated 4 University of Physics books for Grupo Editorial Patria, Pearson and McGraw-Hill. Professor Victor Robledo-Rella has over 16 years teaching physics at the university level and he is certified in the 2010 Teaching-Skills Development Program of the Tecnológico de Monterrey. He gives short workshops for teachers about the didactic use of the Blackboard platform and he has given several science lectures in radio and in several Mexican states. Recently, prof. Robledo-Rella received, along with other members of e-Learning Research Group, the Innovation in Education Award of the V Congress of Educational Innovation hosted at the Tecnológico de Monterrey.