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UnisulVirtual Partnerships

Find out some of the Institutions and their relationship with UnisulVirtual.

Coopensino – Cooperativa de Ensino Superior – Cabo Verde (Cape Verde)

This agreement aims at taking the most of both Coopensino and Unisul’s pontential within the educational, training and up-skilling and scientific development.

DePaul University

DePaul University is an American university in the teaching, research and extensionareas for over a hundred years. This partnership aims at sharing the e-learning education knowledge by seeking improvements in Institutional Technology, Institutional Design and the e-learning online incubator project.

Further information on DePaul University page

Guide Association

The Guide Association (Global Universities in Distance Education), through which, 90 (ninety) universities are listed as participants, came into existence because of the need for e-learning (Open Universities), to promote and value the academic interchange, subsidize investigation projects and give a boost to partnerships by respecting the cultural differences of each one of the members. Unisul Virtual is listed as a participant of Guide through  their representative in Brasil.

The Association through UniversitàdegliStudiGuglielmo Marconi initiative was founded in 2006 aiming at accomplishing a global cooperation model by providing support and assistance for its partners to build up ODL (Open Distance Learning) networks focused on working towards the internationalization of knowledge. With this in mind, the use of innovative technologies and methodologies promotes the interchange of ideas and project within a dynamic and flexible context, respecting the cultural demands of each and every country involved in e-learning.

Further information provided on Guide Association page

Instituto Consórcio Clavijero

InstitutoConsórcioClavijero and its head office in Xalapa, Veracruz (Mexico) provides formal, skilled, relevant and continuing education by using innovative information technologies and communication models. The institute offers on-line learning on the internet making use of its modern information technologies and an education model based on competence.

The agreement between Unisul and ICC aims at setting cooperation mechanisms between both institutions so as to develop work specific programs of staff mutual interest and extension of services at all the coincident areas and their institutional purposes and interests.

Further information on Instituto Consórcio Clavijero page

Open Course Ware Consortium (OCWC)

The Open Course Ware Consortium is a community consisting of more than 250 universities and associated organizations from all over the world committed to promoting sharing of open course contents and its impact on educational opportunities on a global scale. OCWC mission is to promote formal and non-formal learning for educators and self- learners worldwide by means of sharing and the use of high quality and free of charge open educational materials all grouped in the form of courses promptly accessible in a digital fashion.

The Consortium provides exposure and visibility to all of its associate members for a global audience as well as information and formation through webinars, newsletters, and free of charge open educational materials. In spite of being of the universities associated with the consortium, Unisul was elected associated member of OCWC Institutional Board of Directors in May 2011 for a term of two years.

Further information on Open Course Ware Consortium page

Open University

The Open University, founded under the belief that high quality communication technology will provide a high level of learning is today one of the most renowned e-learning universities worldwide. Open, and its academic research, pedagogical innovation and supportive partnership is mostly highlighted for its design, content and assistance for open learning.

Unisul is one of their partners through the Open Learn project, a repository of Open Educational Resources launched in 2007 by the Open University which provides an array of curriculum and contents of the included subjects and the curricular planning as well as materials published by their supporters to anyone interested in it, as it is the case ofUnisul Virtual. The Open Learn does not issue diplomas since it is a totally open system.

Unisul Virtual ialso an active supporter of the OLnet project (Open Learning Network), whose focus is on researching and finding out who are REA’s  users, and the impact they may have on the lives of each one of the users.

Recently, Unisul Virtual was also invited by the Open University to join the Open Scout project.The Open Scout project subsidized by funds from the European Union aims at researching technologies to adapt, create and re-use  REA as well as provide educational services on the internet which will enable the users to find, access, use and interchange contents in the area of business management.

Universidad Agraria La Molina

UniversidadeAgrária La Molina from Peru is a teaching institution turned to the formation of skilled people to work in the areas of agriculture, fishing, food and economy. The university is renowned for making proactive, innovator leaders who are familiar with business and social issues. The Institution works with and uses knowledge acquired from basic and applied research for the sustainable development of the Country.

This partnership aims at setting academic relations between both institutions through general cooperation actions within a broad collaborative spirit in a way that Unisul Virtual supports Unalm development and vice-versa regarding a variety of activities like training, promotion, research, and the institutionalization of e-learning which will contribute to the spread of the methodological, scientific and technological knowledge for undergraduate and graduate superior teaching progress under the principles of solidarity and institutional cooperation.

Further information on Universidad Agraria La Molina page

Universidade Pedagógica – Moçambique (Mozambique)

UP is a public Mozambican university whose main mission is to train teachers and high level education staff by providing them with scientific and pedagocical and ditactical tools to conduct high skilled teaching.

UP’s basic curricular principles are based on non-separation among teaching, research and extension and also the non-separation between the espistemological validation and the ethical validation of teaching and research.

This agreement aims at taking the most of both UP and Unisul’s potential in the areas of education, training, skillfulness and scientific development.

Further informationon Universidade Pedagógica - Moçambique page

UniversitàCa'foscari Venezia (Venice)

Universidade Ca'Foscari de Veneza (Venice) holds a national and international reputation for its academic excellence in teaching and research. Ca'Foscari is a  university synchronized with the information and knowledge society, which offers a variety of teaching and research activities in four different areas: economy, languages, sciences and humanities. Furthermore, the University carries out researches, consulting and training activities for public and private institutions and is also partners with other cultural institutions and associations dealing with scientific information, training and investigation. Almost 300 different cultural and scientific events are organized by Ca'Foscari.

Universidade Ca'Foscari de Veneza and Unisul are partners undertaking mutual interchange initiatives and dissemination of researches results, collaborative scientific projects, quality experiences in teaching training areas and workers preparation in general as well as other ways of collaboration that both universities  may conduct at all their own sectors.

Further information on Università Ca'foscari Venezia page

Università Degli Studi Guglielmo Marconi

UniversidadeGuglielmo Marconi is the first “open” university recognized by MIUR (Ministerodell’Istruzione,dell’Università e delaRicerca). It combines e-learning training methods (printed materials, information flyers, CD-ROMs, and e-learning platforms) with continuing training activities (lectures, seminars, workshops, analyses and study sessions) so as to reach better learning results from the students.

This partnership aims at setting academic relations between both institutions through general cooperation actions within a broad collaborative spirit in a way that Unisul Virtual supports USGM development and vice-versa regarding a variety of activities like training, promotion, research, and the institutionalization of e-learning which will contribute to the spread of the methodological, scientific and technological knowledge for undergraduate and graduate superior teaching progress under the principles of solidarity and institutional cooperation.

Further information on Università Degli Studi Guglielmo Marconi page

Universitat Oberta de Catalunya

Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC) is dedicated to the attention regarding the investigation of methods and techniques management used in university e-learning. It is an internationally renowned university providing learning focused on the student and with the benefits of personalized research, flexibility, accessibility and collaboration. It has partnerships with universities, research institutions from different countries and is determined to promote entrepreneurial activities by means of projects with local and international partners.

Unisul and UOC partnership establishes a milestone of operation for the collaboration of both institutions to develop mutual interest activities in the areas of technology, sciences and education.

Further information on Universitat Oberta de Catalunya page