Open Source Learning Management System

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The overall aim of the work presented in the thesis was to develop an e-learning solution that was low cost, flexible, adaptive & customisable, had an open architecture & was standards complaint. There are several Learning & Content Management type systems available but these were seen as too limited in their uses or far too expensive to justify their purchase. The focus was to design a tool that would allow a user, organisation, institute or small business to create readily available learning content...
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Overview

The overall aim of the work presented in the thesis was to develop an e-learning solution that was low cost, flexible, adaptive & customisable, had an open architecture & was standards complaint. There are several Learning & Content Management type systems available but these were seen as too limited in their uses or far too expensive to justify their purchase. The focus was to design a tool that would allow a user, organisation, institute or small business to create readily available learning content for online viewing. Instructional design theory & transactions were researched to provide an understanding of how to create a ―best path‖ approach to sequencing the content that was created within the system. The content, once uploaded & tagged within the tool for reuse, needed to be sequenced & displayed to the user within a certain order. This sequence information can be contained with the database &/or XML (eXtensible Markup Language) based files. The end product was tested on several SMEs within Ireland plus with the University of Limerick as a means to re-enforcing learning content for the user.
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  • ISBN-13: 9783845414577
  • Publisher: AV Akademikerverlag GmbH & Co. KG.
  • Publication date: 2/1/2012
  • Pages: 184
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.42 (d)

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