Bolivia

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Overview

Bolivia (Spanish: [boˈliβja]), officially known as the Plurinational State of Bolivia (Spanish: Estado Plurinacional de Bolivia, locally: [esˈtaðo pluɾinasjoˈnal de βoˈliβja], Quechua: Bulivya Mamallaqta, Aymara: Wuliwya Suyu) is a landlocked country located in central South America. It is bordered by Brazil to the north and east, Paraguay and Argentina to the south, Chile to the southwest, and Peru to the west. Its capital is Sucre and it has a population of 10,389,913.

Further information

For further general information see Wikipedia:Bolivia.

Education in Bolivia

For a general description of education in Bolivia see Education:Bolivia.


e-learning

For a description more focussed to e-learning see E-learning:Bolivia.

Bolivia participates in the MOOC Camp initiative, which is led by the US Department of State and hosts facilitated discussions around massive open online courses (MOOCs).

Quality procedures

Internet in Bolivia

Internet in Education

Copyright law in Bolivia

Copyright law in Education

OER Initiatives in Bolivia

Through Fundacion Uvirtual, a nonprofit civil foundation that works with universities and companies seeking to deliver online courses, Bolivia is participating in an international project called Oportunidad (Opportunity). Institutions from Latin America and the European Union participate in this project, which seeks to create a common ground in higher education by increasing the use of open educational resources (OERs) and practices (OEPs). Oportunidad started in January 2012 and ends in June 2014.

National OER initiatives

Regional OER initiatives

Institutional OER initiatives

References

Reports


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