Galileo University through GES Research and Development Department was part of E-LANE project, E-LANE finished in 2006.
European-Latin American New Education (E-LANE) is a project funded by the @LIS programme. @LIS is a programme of the European Commission whose main objective is to reinforce the partnership between the European Union and Latin America in the field of the Information Society.
The demonstration projects in this programme aim at showing the benefits and the advantages of the Information Society for all citizens, in four thematic sectors: e-Education, e-Inclusion, e-Governance and e-Health. E-LANE was one of the projects in the e-Education sector.
In more detail, the E-LANE project is based on the following three main aspects:
- The integration, customisation and extension of solid open source e-learning applications in order to build an enhanced LMS.
- The definition and development of a new and fully tailored methodology for course design, development and validation.
- The creation and dissemination of courses using this methodology and deployable in the developed LMS.
Project partners institutions: Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (Spain), as coordinating institution, Telefónica I+D (Spain), INT (France), U Reading (UK), Trinity College (Ireland), Galileo University (Guatemala), ITESM (Mexico), U. Cauca (Colombia), U. Chile (Chile) and University Brasilia (Brazil).