Case Study 8: Globalization. The Virtual University of Monterrey
The Virtual University of the technological system of Monterrey
(http://www.sistema.itesm.mx/english/uv.htm) is a Education Institution based in Teaching
Learning systems that operates throughout the more advanced communication technologies
and electronic networks.
Aiming to support the technological campus and to provide training/education in different
context in Mexico, Latin America, United States of America and Canada the Universidad
Virtual (UV) offers courses at professional, Masters, Doctorates, and Continuing Education
In order to provide the students with knowledge and with tools for their own development, the
UV has put in practice in all its courses educational models that convert the process centered
in teaching to a process centered in collaborative learning. In this context the teacher, more
then the teaching role, is responsible for designing experiences, exercises and activities that
improve the collaboration processes.
Throughout collaborative learning it is desired that the student:
Learn by them selves