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La virtualización universitaria en América Latina
RUSC (2014)
  • Claudio Rama, Dr, Universidad de la Empresa
Abstract

This article analyses the process by which higher education in Latin America is being digitalised, and how it is radically

changing the educational dynamics in the region. The incorporation of digital technology implies a transformation of traditional distance education and the creation of new distance education dynamics. Indeed, some institutions are now offering fully online programmes, and there is a general increase in the digitalisation of face-to-face teaching. This study analyses the state of the art of the educational changes brought about by educational digitalisation in Latin America, and characterises the various aspects of it. It also describes the slow start in the region of a convergent education between the traditional distance and face-to-face modes.

Keywords
  • virtualisation; distance education; digital education; Latin America; reengineering
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Publication Date
2014
Citation Information
Claudio Rama. "La virtualización universitaria en América Latina" RUSC Vol. 11 Iss. 3 (2014)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/claudiorama/4/