Inter-university virtual learning environment

Andrej Tibaut, Danijel Rebolj, Karsten Menzel, Ricardo Jardim-Goncalves

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Abstract

Virtual learning environments are irreversibly shaping the way of teaching and learning at universities. They have become more and more popular as practitioners recognized the advantages virtual learning environments offer when applied in online teaching and learning. Nevertheless, most of the virtual learning environments do not provide straightforward support for inter-university interoperability between heterogeneous learning environments. This paper presents a use case of ITC-Euromaster with collaboration concept for inter-university interoperability. Furthermore, a taxonomy, an ontology and a high level architecture using intelligent software agents that enable dynamic inter-university interoperability are proposed to further develop an existing virtual learning environment used among four European universities.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationE-Learning Paradigms and Applications
Subtitle of host publicationAgent-Based Approach
PublisherSpringer Verlag
Pages97-119
Number of pages23
ISBN (Print)9783642419645
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2014

Publication series

NameStudies in Computational Intelligence
Volume528
ISSN (Print)1860-949X

Keywords

  • Dynamic interoperability
  • Federated approach
  • High level architecture
  • Inter-university
  • Ontology
  • Software agents
  • Virtual learning environment

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