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Advantages of using Web Services as Learning Objects

Published on None 2011 by Cristina Gonzalez, Regina Motz
Design and Evaluation of Digital Content for Education
Foundation of Computer Science USA
DEDCE - Number 1
None 2011
Authors: Cristina Gonzalez, Regina Motz

Cristina Gonzalez, Regina Motz . Advantages of using Web Services as Learning Objects. Design and Evaluation of Digital Content for Education. DEDCE, 1 (None 2011), 31-36.

author = { Cristina Gonzalez, Regina Motz },
title = { Advantages of using Web Services as Learning Objects },
journal = { Design and Evaluation of Digital Content for Education },
issue_date = { None 2011 },
volume = { DEDCE },
number = { 1 },
month = { None },
year = { 2011 },
issn = 0975-8887,
pages = { 31-36 },
numpages = 6,
url = { /proceedings/dedce/number1/2810-dece005/ },
publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
address = {New York, USA}
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%A Regina Motz
%T Advantages of using Web Services as Learning Objects
%J Design and Evaluation of Digital Content for Education
%@ 0975-8887
%N 1
%P 31-36
%D 2011
%I International Journal of Computer Applications

The creation of educational content for use in e-learning, requires compliance with certain characteristics of the technology while allowing the adaptability of the material to different student profiles. Meeting these requirements makes the task of creating and designing the e-course content (theoretical material, examples, exercises, etc.) expensive. Learning Management Systems (LMS) have provided an environment for creating courses but the instructional materials and activities available to teachers (interested in achieving certain learning goals) have been limited. Thinking about Web Services as Learning Objects offers new possibilities. This helps achieving a learning experience in line with the expectations of new generations of students.

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Index Terms

Computer Science
Information Sciences


Web Services Adaptability Metadata e-learning instructional design