PEDAGOGICAL FRAMEWORK TO IMPROVE THE QUALITY OF LEARNING OBJECTS IN COLLABORATIVE E-LEARNING SYSTEMS

Ali Alharbi, Frans Henskens, Michael Hannaford

Abstract

Learning objects are the building blocks of the learning resources in any e-learning system. In collaborative e-learning systems, the learning objects are produced and consumed by different learners. Finding high quality learning objects that are related to a learner’s profile is one of the major problems that may cause e-learning systems to fail. This is especially true as the number of learning objects in the learning environment increases. This paper presents a pedagogical framework to improve learners’ interactions with learning objects in collaborative e-learning systems. The proposed framework is based on the theory of learning styles and the cyclical model of self-regulated learning. By incorporating the experiences and contributions of different learners with the available learning objects, the quality of the learning objects in the system can be increased. Learners’ awareness of their preferred learning style can help them to find appropriate learning objects. This can be achieved by the help of the e-learning system that can generate a recommendation list of appropriate learning objects based on the learner’s learning style.

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Alharbi A., Henskens F. and Hannaford M. (2011). PEDAGOGICAL FRAMEWORK TO IMPROVE THE QUALITY OF LEARNING OBJECTS IN COLLABORATIVE E-LEARNING SYSTEMS . In Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 2: CeLS, (CSEDU 2011) ISBN 978-989-8425-50-8, pages 353-358. DOI: 10.5220/0003475803530358


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@conference{cels11,
author={Ali Alharbi and Frans Henskens and Michael Hannaford},
title={PEDAGOGICAL FRAMEWORK TO IMPROVE THE QUALITY OF LEARNING OBJECTS IN COLLABORATIVE E-LEARNING SYSTEMS},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 2: CeLS, (CSEDU 2011)},
year={2011},
pages={353-358},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003475803530358},
isbn={978-989-8425-50-8},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 2: CeLS, (CSEDU 2011)
TI - PEDAGOGICAL FRAMEWORK TO IMPROVE THE QUALITY OF LEARNING OBJECTS IN COLLABORATIVE E-LEARNING SYSTEMS
SN - 978-989-8425-50-8
AU - Alharbi A.
AU - Henskens F.
AU - Hannaford M.
PY - 2011
SP - 353
EP - 358
DO - 10.5220/0003475803530358