Tiempo y Espacio
versión impresa ISSN 1315-9496
SEGUNDO, Alfonso. The bolivian institute: a plan of educational innovation in the colombian caribbean (1857-1870). Tiempo y Espacio [online]. 2014, vol.24, n.61, pp. 63-78. ISSN 1315-9496.
This article is a result of research into the history of the teaching of university mathematics in the Sovereign State of Bolívar of the Colombian Caribe in the 19th century, where they hoped to prepare professionals in different areas and professors of exact and natural sciences to lessen the deficit of needed technicians for the construction of roads, the development of navigation and the preparation of teachers for higher education. Independent of the University of Cartagena, the Bolivian Institute was a failed intent as an institution of higher education, which desired to give opportunities of study to young men of the region.
Palabras clave : Bolivian Institute; superior studies; sciences; engineering; mathematics.