Checklist System Based on a Web for Qualities of Distance Learning and the Operation

  • Nobuyuki Ogawa
  • Hideyuki Kanematsu
  • Yoshimi Fukumura
  • Yasutaka Shimizu
Part of the Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies book series (SIST, volume 14)

Abstract

Nowadays, it is very important to ensure the high quality of e-learning on a global scale. Therefore, the online checklist which could give a helpful guideline to ensure a high quality is required. In the current project, we chose 60 kinds of items for the checklist selected and categorized it from Japanese viewpoints of quality guarantee and established a Web check list. The system could diagnose the quality assurance by the designers themselves for e-learning materials, using self-diagnosis results. And in addition, the user can analyze his/her e-learning course statistically, according to the accumulated data on the web. We asked the teachers joining e-Help, a special group among some higher educational organizations for e-learning and credit transfer in Japan, to try the web for their self-checking. And then the data collected from the web was analyzed and the results were discussed.

Keywords

Distance Learn Learning Goal Handicapped Learner High Organization Credit Transfer 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  • Nobuyuki Ogawa
    • 1
  • Hideyuki Kanematsu
    • 2
  • Yoshimi Fukumura
    • 3
  • Yasutaka Shimizu
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of ArchitectureGifu National College of TechnologyGifuJapan
  2. 2.Department of Materials Science and EngineeringSuzuka National College of TechnologySuzukaJapan
  3. 3.Department of Management and Information Systems ScienceNagaoka University of TechnologyNagaokaJapan
  4. 4.Tokyo Institute of TechnologyTokyoJapan

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