About GES

About GES (Research and Development Depatment)

  • GES is a unit of Galileo University formed by a multidisciplinary group of technical and pedagogical researchers.
  • Experience in sub-project leadership of technology integration, in European and Latin American joint projects.
  • Over 10 years of experience in Technology-Enhanced Learning projects, national and international awards for research and innovation.
  • GES has a leadership in Technology-Enhanced Learning in Central America region, cooperation with several Universities in the region.
  • Over ten years of experience deploying online learning in Galileo University, managing e-Campus, e-Learning and Instructional Design for Higher Education.
  • Collaborative International Research: in past & current projects with MIT(USA), Harvard (USA), Telefónica I+D (Spain), Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (Spain), UNED (Spain), Universidad del Cauca (Colombia), Instituto Tecnológico de Monterrey (México), Universidad de Chile (Chile), Trinity College Dublin (Irlanda), Universidad Estadual de Campiñas (Brasil), University of Reading (Reino Unido), Institut national des Telecommunications (France), and others.
  • High speed connectivity to Geant & Internet2 through Red CLARA
  • Partner of dotLRN (LMS) Consortium, with international leadership in Open Source learning technologies and communities.
  • 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.
  • For five years GES has been working with over 10,000 K12 students across the country for a life-long learning program in information society areas.