To publish in , it is recommended to send us to, a draft of the article in Word format (docx), to be published, the same one that will be reviewed, and the due recommendations will be made to formalize with the publication. The structure of an original article: known as the "IMRD format", the four sections of Introduction, Material-Methods, Results and Discussion, are the axis of any work that wants to be published.



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We are a Scientific Association, immersed in multidisciplinary lines of research, as well as in R+D+i (research, development and innovation) of prototypes as global solutions for institutions, in educational and commercial fields, with the aim of providing causal designs for the intelligent and sustainable management of resources that contribute to the development of science.

We manage in the field of Educational Sciences and associated disciplines that enrich their sources.

Teachers, researchers, students and professionals of all educational stages and modalities have in this environment a platform to promote research, through original and methodologically based works,

whether basic or applied research, having at all times as axes neuralgic, the values ​​of a society based on knowledge and within the framework of Good Living, aimed at reflection and dissemination of educational transformation: democratization, quality and relevance. It is also about promoting the generation of educational models of excellence, characterized by aspects such as the rights approach, the ecology of knowledge and interculturality.



Disseminate original articles, of high quality and scientific technique, prepared by members of the

national and international academic and professional community, product of research projects, in all multidisciplinary areas.



Become a publication that transcends international borders and has national and international

recognition, in terms of the quality and scientific technique of its articles.



  1. Internationally disseminates the results of the scientific production of teachers, students and professional researchers.

  2. Generate a community of scientific knowledge, which provides causal designs that contribute to science.

  3. Meet the requirements of quality and scientific rigor, to achieve the highest level of classification in serial publications in the coming years.



The journal publishes empirical research results written in Spanish and English, and reports, studies and proposals, as well as literary reviews, are also accepted. The works must be original, not have been published in any medium or be in the process of arbitration or publication. In this way, the contributions in the magazine can be: Research: 3,000 to 6,500 words of text, including title, abstracts, descriptors, tables, and references. Reports, studies and proposals: 3,000 to 6,500 words of text, including title, summaries, tables and references. Reviews: 6,000 to 7,000 words of text, including tables and references. The justified and topical references will be especially valued.

Presentation of the works

Papers must be presented in Times New Roman 12 font, single line spacing, fully justified and without tabs or blank spaces between paragraphs. Only the large blocks (title, authors, summaries, descriptors, credits and epigraphs) will be separated with a blank space. The page must have 2 centimeters in all its margins. The papers must be submitted in a Microsoft Word document (.doc or .docx), and the file must be anonymized in the file properties, so that the identification of the author(s) does not appear.Estructura de los trabajos

For those works that deal with empirical research, the manuscripts will follow the IMRD structure, with the Notes and Supports epigraphs being optional. Those papers that, on the contrary, deal with reports, studies, proposals and reviews may be more flexible in their headings, especially in Material and methods, Analysis and results and Discussion and conclusions. References are mandatory in all types of work.

1) Title (Spanish) / Title (English): Concise but informative, in Spanish on the first line and in English on the second. A maximum of 80 characters with spaces are accepted. The title is not only the responsibility of the authors, being able to propose changes by the Editorial Board.

2) Full name and surnames: Of each of the authors, organized in order of priority. A maximum of 3 authors per original will be accepted, although there may be exceptions justified by the subject, its complexity and length. Next to the names must follow the professional category, work center, email of each author and/or ORCID number. It is mandatory to indicate if you have the academic degree of doctor (include Dr./Dra. before the name).

3) Abstract (Spanish) / Abstract (English): It will have a maximum length of 230 words, first in Spanish and then in English. The summary will describe concisely and in this order: 1) Justification of the topic; 2) Objectives; 3) Methodology and sample; 4) Main results; 5) Main conclusions. It must be written impersonally "This paper analyzes...". In the case of the abstract, the use of automatic translators will not be accepted due to their poor quality.


4) Descriptors (Spanish) / Keywords (English): 6 descriptors must be exposed for each idiomatic version directly related to the topic of the work. The use of keywords will be positively valued.

5) Introduction and state of the question: It must include the statement of the problem, the context of the problem, the justification, foundations and purpose of the study, using bibliographic citations, as well as the most significant and current literature on the subject at a national and international level.

6) Material and methods: It must be written in such a way that the reader can easily understand the development of the research. In its case, it will describe the methodology, the sample and the form of sampling, as well as the type of statistical analysis used. If it is an original methodology, it is necessary to explain the reasons that have led to its use and describe its possible limitations.

7) Analysis and results: Efforts will be made to highlight the most important observations, describing, without making value judgments, the material and methods used. They will appear in a logical sequence in the text and the essential tables and figures, avoiding duplication of data.

8) Discussion and conclusions: It will summarize the most important findings, relating the observations themselves with studies of interest, pointing out contributions and limitations, without redounding data already commented on in other sections. Likewise, the discussion and conclusions section must include the deductions and lines for future research.

9) Support and acknowledgments (optional): The Council Science Editors recommends that the author(s) specify the source of funding for the research. Works with the endorsement of national and international competitive projects will be considered a priority. In any case, for the scientific evaluation of the manuscript, it must be anonymized with XXXX only for its initial evaluation, in order not to identify authors and research teams, which must be specified in the Cover Letter and later in the final manuscript.

10) The notes (optional) will go, only when necessary, at the end of the article (before the references). They must be annotated manually, as Word's footnote/endnote system is not recognized by layout systems. Note numbers are placed in superscript, both in the text and in the endnote. Notes that include simple bibliographic citations (without comments) are not allowed, since they must go in the references.

11) References: Bibliographic citations should be outlined in the form of references to the text. Under no circumstances should references not cited in the text be included. Their number must be sufficient to contextualize the theoretical framework with current and important criteria. They will be presented alphabetically by the author's first surname.

Bibliographic references (examples)

Journal article (one author): Valdés-Pérez, D. (2016). Incidence of management techniques in the improvement of administrative decisions [Impact of Management Techniques on the Improvement of Administrative Decisions]. Challenges, 12(6), 199-2013. n12.2016.05

Journal article (up to six authors): Ospina, M.C., Alvarado, S.V., Fefferman, M., & Llanos, D. (2016). Introduction of the thematic dossier “Infancy and Youth: Violence, Conflicts, Memories and Peace Construction Processes” Universities, 25(14), 91-95.

Journal article (more than six authors): Smith, S.W., Smith, S.L. Pieper, K.M., Yoo, J.H., Ferrys, A.L., Downs, E.,... Bowden, B. (2006). Altruism on American Television: Examining the Amount of, and Context Surronding.

Acts of Helping and Sharing. Journal of Communication, 56(4), 707-727.
Journal article (without DOI/Digital Object Identifier System): Rodríguez, A. (2007). From mental health promotion to health promotion: The conception of the community in the implementation of social projects. Otherness, 2(1), 28-40. ( (2017-01-29).

Books and chapters

Cuéllar, J.C., & Moncada-Paredes, M.C. (2014). 
The weight of the Ecuadorian external debt. Quito:Abya-Yala.

Zambrano-Quiñones, D. (2015). Community ecotourism in Manglaralto and Colonche. In V.H. Torres (Ed.), Life Alternatives: Thirteen experiences of endogenous development in Ecuador (pp. 175-198). Quito: Abya-Yala.

Electronic media

Pérez-Rodríguez, M.A., Ramírez, A., & García-Ruíz, R. (2015). Media competence in early childhood education. Analysis of the level of development in Spain. Psychological Universities, 14(2), 619-630. https://doi. org.10.11144/Javeriana.upsy14-2.cmei


It is mandatory that all citations that have a DOI (Digital Object Identifier System) are reflected in the References (they can be obtained at All journals and books that do not have a DOI must appear with their link (in their online version, if they have it, shortened, using Google Shortener: and date of consultation in the format indicated.

Journal articles must be presented in English, with the exception of those in Spanish and English, in which case it will be presented in both languages ​​using brackets. All the web addresses that are presented must be shortened in the manuscript, except for the DOI that must be in the indicated format (

Headings, tables and graphs

The epigraphs of the body of the article will be numbered in Arabic. They will go without a complete case of capital letters, or underlining, or bold. The numbering must be at most three levels: 1. / 1.1. / 1.1.1. At the end of each numbered epigraph, a carriage return will be established.

Tables must be included in the text in Word format in order of appearance, numbered in Arabic and subtitled with the description of the content.

The graphs or figures will be adjusted to the minimum number necessary and will be presented incorporated into the text, according to their order of appearance, numbered in Arabic and subtitled with the abbreviated description. Its quality should not be less than 300 dpi, and it may be necessary to have the graphic in TIFF, PNG or JPEG format.

Shipping process

They must be sent through the mail:

Presentation and cover, in which the title will appear in Spanish and English, names and surnames of the authors in a standardized way with ORCID number, summary, abstract, descriptors and keywords, as well as a declaration that the manuscript is a contribution original, not submitted or in the process of evaluation in another journal.

What is ORCID? ORCID is a platform to manage a unique identifier for researchers, independent, accepted by organizations and scientific publishers as important as Nature, Elsevier, Thomson-Reuters, CrossRef, Springer, Wiley, etc.
The unique identifier ORCID is standardized according to ISO 27729:2012. It consists of 16 digits that form a unique, persistent code associated with each author registered in ORCID.


The journal, as a member of the Yuracomplexus Cultural Network, is committed to promoting ethical conduct in the publication process of submitted articles, taking as reference the principles published by the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) in the Code of Conduct and Best Practice Guidelines for Journal The Editorial Board will observe that editors, peer reviewers and authors respect ethical principles during all phases of the editorial process:

About authors and authorship:

  1. The articles that are sent must be original and unpublished, their compliance will be verified with the use of anti-plagiarism systems; Multiple submission of articles to different publications or publishers will not be allowed;

  2. The original sources of consultation of your article will be respected. Bibliographical references must be marked according to international standards;

  3. If the author identifies an error or inaccuracy in their work, they must inform the editorial team and provide them with the necessary information for corrections;

  4. There is a commitment to review updated and/or supporting academic literature on the subject under investigation. Maintain a repository of authorship signatures according to the level of responsibility and involvement in the article.

About peer reviewers:

  1. All submitted works will be submitted to the arbitration system.

  2. When an evaluator or reviewer has any personal or financial opinion or interest that could affect their objectivity in their evaluation, they must refrain from participating in the editorial process.

  3. The reviewers will never know the authors and will never know the identity of the other blind peer.

  4. Once the evaluation process is finished, the reviewer will refrain from disclosing what has been read to external agents. It is the responsibility of the reviewer to notify the editors in case of inconveniences to deliver the evaluation on time.

On responsibility of the editors:

  1. Transparency will be guaranteed in the evaluation, editing and publication processes of each number.

  2. The editorial team will maintain anonymity between reviewers and authors throughout the process.

  3. Respond to inquiries via email; Corresponding corrections or clarifications will be published through the journal's website.

  4. The published number will be disseminated to repositories, databases and social networks.

Procedures for dealing with conflicts of interest. Transparency policy:

  1. The editorial process adheres to practices inherent in trust;

  2. The Editorial Board of the journal trusts what the authors say and the impartiality of the peer reviewers;

  3. Authors must trust the integrity of editors and reviewers.

Against inappropriate behavior.

  1. They can be identified and communicated to the Director and the Editorial Board of the magazine, by any natural person.

  2. The complainant has a duty to provide sufficient evidence for the formal investigation. All denunciations must have an open process, until a decision is reached.

Investigative process.

  1. The Director must initiate an investigation and seek legal advice from the institution responsible for the journal.

  2. Collect the evidence and maintain anonymity at all times, to avoid leaks in the scientific field.

Minor offenses.
  1. A solution can be given without the need for greater transcendence. The author will be able to respond to the accusations.Infracciones graves.

  2. You will have as a first step, notify the defendant's employers. In a second step, the author or reviewer will be notified by letter that inappropriate conduct has been detected, therefore, a violation of the journal's Code of Ethics.


  1. Publication of a magazine editorial detailing the inappropriate conduct.

  2. Formal withdrawal from publication of the magazine.

  3. Official embargo on the contributions of an individual/author for a defined period.


General conditions

Preparation of bibliographical references

Originality requirement

Papers to be considered for review must be original, not have been previously published or be in the process of being evaluated in other journals. In the international evaluation of the journal, at the time of assigning the impact factor, originality has a weight equivalent to 50% of the rating, which is why the following policy has been implemented: If in the first phase of review of the articles, they have a plagiarism rate that ranges between 6% and 10%, the author will be notified about the matter with the sending of their rating for the respective modifications. If it exceeds 10%, you will be notified of the breach of originality and the article will not be evaluated later. Anti-plagiarism system used: Urkund or similar.

Technical quality of the edition, aspects to take into account



External Blind Peer Evaluation of YURACOMPLEXUS
Evaluation procedure, topics to be evaluated:

In the summary:
1. The general objective and scope of the investigation are identified.
2. The method used is described.
3. The results are summarized.
4. The main conclusions are specified.


In the introduction:
1. The research problem is stated.
2. The theoretical framework and/or state of the art is analyzed.
3. The criteria for choosing the method are defined.
4. Specific objectives or hypotheses are proposed.


In the method:

1. The research model to be used is specified.
2. The research approach is proposed (Qualitative, quantitative, mixed)
3. The type of research is described (Purpose, sources of information, units of analysis, control of variables, scope, instruments for collecting information, procedure for collecting information, coverage of the units of analysis, procedure for treatment and analysis of information, coverage of units of analysis)

In the results:

It is described: (In literature review studies: Synthesis or meta-analysis; in case studies: Main discoveries; in empirical research: Demonstration of hypotheses; in methodological articles: Proposed procedure; in theoretical articles: Principles).


In the discussion:
1. Principles, relationships or generalizations are exposed.
2. Exceptions or lack of correlation and unresolved issues are identified.
3. Concordances with previously published works are clarified.
4. Theoretical consequences or possible practical applications are specified.
5. Conclusions are pointed out.
6. The evidence supporting each conclusion is described.


As for styles:
1. The correct number of pages and spelling of the document is evidenced.
2. The author identification text and the subject are placed on the document's edge.
3. The tables, figures, references..., cited in the text appear in the document.
4. Lists, paragraphs or figures are verified.
5. The non-duplication of titles of tables and figures is guaranteed.
6. The use and agreement between subject and verb is verified.
7. Charts are checked for consistency (Line Weight, editable version) and placement within a table.
8. General and specific notes are located in the tables and graphs.
9. It is checked that the style, size, font, titles, vignettes conform to the established parameters (Times new roman 12; the notes in size 11).
10. There is consistent use of text, explanatory notes and warnings.
11. Consistent use of capitalization and spelling is checked.
12. The balanced use of punctuation marks is corroborated.
13. The document has a logical sequence.
14. The document is written in appropriate voice language.


As for originality:
The research is verified to be original. Body responsible for the final decision. Scientific Comittee

Complementary procedure
1. Sending of acceptance letter from the Editorial Board
2. Author identification letter sent by the author



The Scientific Journal of Research MQRinvestigar;
result of joint efforts of a group of teachers
and researchers, motivated by the
search for knowledge; born under the guidance of
commitment to new teaching-learning models
in a context of educational world globalization.

The complexity of the modern information age, in which
today we are immersed, it is relevant now more than ever,
for learning, training and education to become
in true shaping axes in the construction of new
paradigms that contribute to the generation of the search for
true investigative architectures towards the solutions of
global problems in the social and economic spheres.

In this virtue, the MQRinvestigar Magazine constitutes a point of
encounter and debate, a permanent space for analysis that
addresses proposals resulting from educational, scientific and
and innovative without barriers and open to universalization
construction that contribute to underpin the continuous traffic
towards social transformation and Good Living.

Dr. Marco Quintanilla Romero


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The magazine generates interactions with the community through the use of tags on its page according to the guidelines of the Dublin Core protocol:


Title: Of all the articles published
Keys: Key words are inserted in each of the articles
Description: The abstract and synopsis are used in the articles and on the front page of the publications.
Source: Articles are categorized as literature review, empirical work, methodological studies, theoretical research, case studies...,
Relationship: Each article is linked to the compendium of historical publications
Resource type: Personal page, romance, poem, dictionary, transmedia.
Coverage: Coverage is international, with open access under longitudinal environments
Author or Creator: The authorship of the works under personal or institutional contexts is respected
Publisher: M.Q.R.
Other Collaborators: Yuracomplexus Cultural Network
Rights: The academic use of the publications made is transferred to the journal.
Date: Start of activities / March 2016
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Resource Identifier: ISSN 2588-0659 /
Language: Spanish / English



Title: “MQRInvestigar”

Keys: Free access

Description: Electronic magazine


Resource Type: Scientific knowledge – ordinary.

Relationship: Scientific Research

Coverage: International

Intellectual Property: Marco Quintanilla Romero

Publisher: M.Q.R.

Other Collaborators: Yura: International Relations


Instantiation: March 2016

Format: html

Resource Identifier: ISSN 2588-0659

Language: Spanish / English





Dr. Marco Quintanilla Romero

Director in Chief and Scientific Director of the Journal MQRInvestigar

Scientific Association


Investigator Registration No. SENESCYT 18-02332


C.P. 170135


Quito - Ecuador