Of New Technologies in Education
Educational Technologies Interdisciplinary Center
has been implemented according to the structure
of the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul.
The objective is to guarantee support and institutional
endorsement in the interdisciplinary actions.
main goal is to carry out studies and interdisciplinary
research, It provides the support for activities
implementation as well as for educational projects,
long-distance projects, too. It also hosts graduation
and post-graduation courses and external activities.
Graduate Course in Computer Science in the Education,
Doctorate level, organized and implemented with
the involvement of three distinct academic units:
the College of Education, the Institute of Psychology
and, the Institute of Computer Science. The School
of Engineering, also has contributed.
Courses in Education and Computer science for state
and municipal professors. The first course, carried
out in 1998, formed 34 specialists, who already
act in the NTEs.
COMPETEC, was originated through a partnership among
the College of Education, the Institute of Psychology,
the Institute of Computer science and School of
Engineering. It´s main goal is the study and
implementation of strategical actions for the superior
education improvement with the use of digital technologies.
Life-long Education Course for the NTEs
Multipliers It was meant to take care of 500 teachers
located in different regions of Brazil. Teachers
who have already specialized in Computer Science
or in Education. This course is coordinated by researchers
and supervisors who work at UFRGS College of Education.
Distance Education implementation is coordinated
by the Post-Graduation Committee with the support
of the Graduation Committee. It supports thematic
meetings, surveys and attendance of several activities
(projects, courses, etc.) in many different areas
FOR DISTANCE EDUCATION