The Agile Teaching/Learning Methodology and Its e-Learning Platform

  • Andy Hon Wai Chun
Conference paper

DOI: 10.1007/978-3-540-27859-7_2

Volume 3143 of the book series Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS)
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Chun A.H.W. (2004) The Agile Teaching/Learning Methodology and Its e-Learning Platform. In: Liu W., Shi Y., Li Q. (eds) Advances in Web-Based Learning – ICWL 2004. ICWL 2004. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 3143. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg

Abstract

The Agile Teaching/Learning Methodology (ATLM) is a teaching/learning methodology designed for higher-education based on the best practices and ideas from the field of software engineering and leveraging upon concepts from agile software methodologies. Although ATLM was designed using concepts borrowed from software engineering, the methodology itself can easily be applied to a wide variety of courses that might require agility in teaching and learning. This paper explains the objectives behind ATLM and the process architecture of the methodology. ATLM emphasizes agility, communication and the learning process. The paper also presents the e-learning platform we have developed to support this ATLM approach to teaching/learning and the technologies behind this platform. The ATLM e-learning platform makes use of a number of modern collaboration and knowledge sharing technologies such as blogging, commenting, instant messaging, wiki and XML RSS.

Keywords

teaching methodology learning methodology e-learning platform 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • Andy Hon Wai Chun
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  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceCity University of Hong KongKowloon, Hong Kong SAR