Building an effective learning management system

Richardson, J 2003, 'Building an effective learning management system', in W. Zhou, P. Nicholson, B. Corbitt and J. Fong (ed.) Advances in Web-Based Learning - ICWL 2003. Proceedings of the Second International Conference, Melbourne, Australia, 18-20 August 2003, pp. 27-36.

Document type: Conference Paper
Collection: Conference Papers

Title Building an effective learning management system
Author(s) Richardson, J
Year 2003
Conference name Advances in Web-Based Learning - ICWL 2003 - Second International Conference
Conference location Melbourne, Australia
Conference dates 18-20 August 2003
Proceedings title Advances in Web-Based Learning - ICWL 2003. Proceedings of the Second International Conference
Editor(s) W. Zhou
P. Nicholson
B. Corbitt
J. Fong
Publisher Springer
Place of publication Germany
Start page 27
End page 36
Abstract The designer of a subject was involved in creating a learning management system for use by 1400 students, in several countries with varying delivery modes, educational requirements and different technology infrastructures. The learning management system described currently consists of a CD-Rom, a Web site and a textbook. The product is utilised not only by the learner, but also as a support to the facilitators of the learning. Database concepts need to be adopted to ensure that the subject stored resources acquire the attributes of a relational database. A number of advantages are provided by way of storing educational components in a Web site as reusable objects. The system is a work in progress. There will be a resultant reduction in the redundancy of knowledge components of the subject and an improvement in the production time for online courses. This paper will discuss the process involved in the development of this learning management system.
Subjects Information Systems Development Methodologies
DOI - identifier 10.1007/b12012
Copyright notice © Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2003
ISBN 978-3-540-40772-0
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