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Design of MicroLearning Course of Dynamic Web Pages’ Basics in LMS with Interactive Code Testing Units

  • Radim PolasekEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11841)

Abstract

MicroLearning (ML) was identified as one of the trends that can profile e-Learning now or in the near future. The author already conducted two experiments, where he tested newly created MicroLearning courses in comparison with “classic” e-Learning courses and got promising results [10]. The paper describes the creation of MicroLearning course “Creation of webpages”. The author focuses on design of newly created course taking into account subject matter and concepts of creation of individual ML units using among others step by step instructional design. Mentioned is the way ML learning units for this course were created, also making use of video tutorials enriched with interactions and quizzes. LMS Moodle was chosen for ML course creation with added support for interactive multimedia. This was extended with interactive code exercises “Try, Alter and Execute” (TAE) with pre-prepared HTML codes. The course aims to support more active engagement of students as they try code alterations within LMS and offer benefits of numerous quizzes.

Keywords

MicroLearning e-Learning Web pages HTML PHP LMS Interactivity Code testing 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Information and Communication Technologies, Faculty of EducationUniversity of OstravaOstravaCzech Republic

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