- 1 Overview
- 2 Education in El Salvador
- 3 Internet in El Salvador
- 4 Copyright law in El Salvador
- 5 OER Initiatives in El Salvador
- 6 References
El Salvador (Spanish: República de El Salvador) is the smallest and the most densely populated country in Central America. The country's capital city and largest city is San Salvador; Santa Ana and San Miguel are also important cultural and commercial centers in the country as well as Central America. El Salvador borders the Pacific Ocean on the south, and the countries of Guatemala to the west and Honduras to the north and east. Its easternmost region lies on the coast of the Gulf of Fonseca, opposite Nicaragua. As of 2009, El Salvador had a population of approximately 5,744,113 people, composed predominantly of Mestizos.
For further general information see Wikipedia:El Salvador.
Education in El Salvador
For a general description of education in El Salvador see Education:El Salvador.
For a description more focussed to e-learning see E-learning:El Salvador.
Internet in El Salvador
Internet in Education
Copyright law in El Salvador
Copyright law in Education
OER Initiatives in El Salvador
There are some small scale open access initiatives reported by UNESCO (http://www.unesco.org/new/en/communication-and-information/portals-and-platforms/goap/access-by-region/latin-america-and-the-caribbean/el-salvador/).
National OER initiatives
Regional OER initiatives
Institutional OER initiatives
The Techological University of El Salvador is a fellow member of an international project called OportUnidad. 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.