Galileo University is currently part of Alfa III Project JELARE (Joint European-Latin American Universities Renewable Energies Project) leaded by Hamburg University of Applied Sciences.
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).
Software Libre en Teleformación (2008-2011)
GES unit was part of a project with a focus on Technology-Enhanced Learning using open source software within CYTED Programme. SOLITE Software Libre en Teleformación. (http://remo.det.uvigo.es/solite/index.php)
Red Temática de Aplicaciones y Usabilidad de la Televisión Digital Interactiva (2012-2015)
GES unit is part of a project with a focus on Technology-Enhanced Learning using Interactive Digital Television within CYTED Programme. (http://redauti.net/)
Educación Superior Virtual Inclusiva América Latina (2012-2014)
The project ESVI-AL (http://www.esvial.org) aim is to improve accessibility in higher education virtual learning systems through the definition of systematic and replicable methodological processes for the design and implementation of accessible virtual curriculum developments and in the training of the staff involved in these processes, these methodological processes will help Higher Education Institutions to meet the requirements from accessibility standards in the context of virtual education, specially Web based. The project will take over a period of three years, 2012-2014, being Universidad de Alcalá the applicant and coordinator and Galileo University sub-coordinator for Latinamerica with the participation of 13 organizations: 10 universities from Latin America (LA) and Europe, and 3 international associates, one of them is the Disabled Peoples’ International organization (DPI).