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Experiences of Educational Inclusion in Colombia: Towards Useful Knowledge

RUSC, Universities and Knowledge Society Journal20118:8010055

https://doi.org/10.7238/rusc.v8i1.1005

Received: 15 July 2010

Accepted: 15 October 2010

Published: 15 January 2011

Abstract

This article expounds on the challenge that higher education faces in the information society: to provide students and professionals with timely, practical knowledge that is truly useful. It also considers how e-learning, m-learning, b-learning and u-learning are becoming useful systems for the fulfilment of this mission.

Statistical data are presented on virtuality in higher education programmes in Colombia, as are some examples of how it is now used in that country for the particular purpose of educational inclusion.

Keywords

Colombia disability virtual higher education educational inclusion interculturality