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Título: Reshaping higher education systems in the MENA region: the contribution of remote and virtual labs
Autor: Salah, R. M.
Alves, Gustavo R.
Guerreiro, P.
Data: 2014
Editora: IEEE
Relatório da Série N.º: Remote Engineering and Virtual Instrumentation;
Resumo: Learning is not only happening in school or university; it is also an important aspect of the daily life that allows students to remain in their biological and physical environment helping to reshape it, by applying what they have learnt. Today, the higher education sector is a part of important strategies used by countries in order to foster their development. Despite its geographical location, i.e. its closeness to Europe and Asia, the MENA (Middle East and North Africa) region still needs an integrated strategy for the advancement, reform, and update of its higher educational landscape. Although some solutions have been experimented in the region in the field of higher education, they have not been able to raise the quality of education to the level comparable that observed in developed countries. In other words, many MENA higher education systems are facing problems, for which solution ought to be sought. We analyse the situation of higher education systems in the MENA countries and the factors that affect the delay in achieving the level of education existing in other world regions, e.g. Europe, especially in the higher education sector. During the discussion, the impact of new technology-enhanced tools, such as remote laboratories, in the process of development and consolidation of MENA universities, is particularly stressed.
Peer review: yes
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10400.22/4375
ISBN: 978-1-4799-2024-2
Versão do Editor: http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/articleDetails.jsp?arnumber=6784265
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ISEP – DEE – Comunicações em eventos científicos

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