Venezuela: teaching in troubled times


  • Hugo Edgar Oré Guardia Universidad Centroccidental Lisandro Alvarado. Venezuela



project-based learning, PBL, groundwater


One of the key aspects of the teaching task is to keep up with the advances that continually come up in the areas in which they are experts; Aspect that at times for multiple reasons is not easy that is feasible. The updating in content, new technologies, as well as teaching and learning methodologies is required for the training of competent students capable of performing before their peers. This paper presents how the methodology of Project-Based Learning (ABP) applied in the subject "Underground Water" of the civil engineering program of the Universidad Centroccidental Lisandro Alvarado, promoted the exchange of information, training of students in the field of software used In the area, as well as cooperation for the study of real situations in the context of the Lara state aquifers in Venezuela.


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Author Biography

Hugo Edgar Oré Guardia, Universidad Centroccidental Lisandro Alvarado. Venezuela

Research Professor at the University Centroccidental Lisandro Alvarado. Venezuela. Civil engineer. Mail:


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MODFLOW-2005 v.1.12.00, 2005

Stanford Geostatistical Modeling Software (SGeMS), Disponible en:

Sistema de Información Geográfica libre (gvSIG), Disponible en:

Sistema de Información Geográfica (QGIS), Disponible en:

Phyton, Disponible en:

IPI2Win, Disponible en:

Slope/w, Disponible en:

United States Environmental Protection Agency, WhAEM2000, Disponible en:

Visual Basic para Aplicaciones en Excel, Disponible en:

Centro Panamericano de Ingeniería Sanitaria y Ciencias del Ambiente – CEPIS, Disponible en:, 2017

Ground Water for Windows Software (GWW), Disponible en:

VirtualBox, Disponible en:

Aprendizaje Basado en Proyectos



How to Cite

Oré Guardia, H. E. (2017). Venezuela: teaching in troubled times. Gaceta Técnica, 17(1), 81-88.



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