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About GES

vineta   A multidisciplinary group of technical and pedagogical researchers.

vineta  Ten Years of experience deploying online learning in Galileo University.

vineta  Collaborative International Research: in past & current projects with MIT (USA), Harvard (USA),  Telefonica I+D (Spain), UNED (Spain), University of Cauca (Colombia),  Tecnológico de Monterrey (México), Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (Spain), Universidad de Chile (Chile), Trinity College Dublin (Irlanda), Universidad Estadual de Campiñas (Brasil), University of Reading (Reino Unido) e Institut national des Telecommunications (France), and others.

vineta  Experience in sub-project leadership of technology integration, in European and Latin American joint projects.

vineta  Over 10 years of experience in Technology Enhanced Learning projects, national and international awards for research and innovation.

vineta  Track on relevant European projects results for this call: iClass, iCampus, ELEKTRA, APOSDLE, GRAPPLE, ROLE, others.

vineta  High speed connectivity to Geant & Internet2 through Red CLARA.

vineta  Partners of dotLRN (LMS) Consortium, with international leadership in Open Source learning technologies and communities.

vineta  The experience of working with a goverment entities supporting online learning programs, providing technical frameworks and methodological developments of virtual courses, training, design, creating animated and interactive elements, content assembly, etc. With target participation of over 100,000 users.

vineta  For five years we have been working with over 10,000 K12 students across the country for a lifelong learning program, in information society areas.




  Does the instructional design will be reframed under these new environments?

vineta  If now education does not scale for personalized and more interactive learning environments, how will we address scalability on more complex scenarios where new players come to the scenario?

vineta  What kind of collaboration and creativity is needed (from teachers and students) in these new scenarios?

vineta  It is clear that what is edge today on technology and services integration will be mainstream in 5 years.  Are we prepared to exploit it in Global Educational Contexts and gain advantage of it?


Fields of Research @ GES

vineta  e-Learning

vineta  Web 2.0

vineta  Software Engineering Standards

vineta  Internet of Services

vineta  Personalisation and adaptation

vineta  Technology-Enhanced Learning

vineta  Social Networks




vineta  Extended Learning Environments 


vineta   Web Engineering and Web 2.0 in an Internet of Services ( IoS ) for Educational contexts

vineta  Naturally involve a wider community of stakeholders that participate actively, directly and indirectly to the student’s growth

vineta   CrossEnvironment Learning Activities (Independent and Controlled) 


  Contact Information


   Rocael Hernández Rizzardini, Director

   (502) 24238000 ext  2411



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