A Simple E-learning System Based on Classroom Competition

  • Iván Cantador
  • José M. Conde
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6383)

Abstract

We present an e-learning system based on online forms that allows teachers to easily organise competitions in a classroom. This system is used in a preliminary study to evaluate whether cooperative competition is positive or not in education, and to identify which are the characteristics this kind of activity should have to be no harmful for students, motivating and helping them in their learning process.

Keywords

education e-learning student motivation competition cooperation 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Iván Cantador
    • 1
  • José M. Conde
    • 1
  1. 1.Departamento de Ingeniería InformáticaUniversidad Autónoma de MadridMadridSpain

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