Aquifolium Educacional


Aquifolium Educational is the educational business unity of Aquifolium, specialized in Online Education. We attend institutions and companies providing consulting services to set up distance education programs for Intranets and via Internet, since the pedagogical conception to faculty follow up in their first online classes, going through online environments design for collaborative learning, qualification and support for teachers, students adpatation etc.

We provide:

  • consulting services for the definition of landmarks and pedagogical design for online educational programs and courses.

  • consulting services for choosing and developing online teaching and learning environments from the pedagogical model or design and adopted landmarks.

  • qualification and training for pedagocial teams mainly in online education.

  • psychological and pedagogical adaptation programs to the online medium both for teachers and students.

  • technical and pedagogical support for teachers and tutors from distance education via Internet programs.

  • development or adaptation of contents and online learning materials for online distance education programs and courses.

  • design, preparation and accomplishment of asynchronous virtual meetings.

In partnership with universities and other institutions, Aquifolium Educationl also provide online courses in many subject areas as education, webdesign and other fields of interest, helping people to fit today requirements of working market opened up by the rise of the Internet and the Computer Mediated Communication.

Among the organizations attended by Aquifolium Educational are the Serviço Nacional de Aprendizagem Industrial (SENAI), o Serviço Nacional de Aprendizagem Comercial (SENAC), o Serviço Nacional de Apoio à Micro e Pequena Empresa (SEBRAE), a Coordenação de Programas de Pós-Graduação em Engenharia da Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (COPPE/UFRJ), o Centro de Informática em Saúde da Universidade Federal de São Paulo (CIS/UNIFESP) and "Online University - Estacio de Sa". Beyond that Aquifolium Educational offer courses in partnership with universities like Universidade Católica de Pelotas, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (UERJ), Universidade Castelo Branco (UCB) and other institutions and companies.

The main Aquifolium Educational focus is placed on a approach which privileges the human issues in face of the technological ones, introducing a qualitative difference that surpasses the limits of other approaches mainly based in proccess automation and information delivery. We believe that one of the most important achievements provided by the Information Technology and the Computer Mediated Communication resides on its possibility to promote intense colective interaction between people joined together in collaborative learning virtual communities.