Demonstration of the Integration of External Tools in VLEs with the GLUE! Architecture

  • Carlos Alario-Hoyos
  • Miguel Luis Bote-Lorenzo
  • Eduardo Gómez-Sánchez
  • Juan Ignacio Asensio-Pérez
  • Guillermo Vega-Gorgojo
  • Adolfo Ruiz-Calleja
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7563)

Abstract

The main objective of this paper is to illustrate the instantiation and enactment of a collaborative learning situation that requires the integration of three external tools, in two different VLEs (Moodle and LAMS), with GLUE!. GLUE! facilitates the instantiation of collaborative activities, reducing the time and effort educators need for the creation, configuration and assignment of external tool instances for each group. In particular, this paper details how GLUE! allows for each VLE to use its own group management routines with external tools, in the same seamless way as done with built-in tools. The GLUE! web site complements this paper, showing videos of these and other integrations.

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

References

  1. 1.
    Alario-Hoyos, C., et al.: Integration of External Tools in VLEs with the GLUE! Architecture: A case Study. In: Ravenscroft, A., Lindstaedt, S., Delgado Kloos, C., Hernández-Leo, D. (eds.) EC-TEL 2012. LNCS, vol. 7563, pp. 371–376. Springer, Heidelberg (2012)Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    Alario-Hoyos, C., et al.: GLUE!: An Architecture for the Integration of External Tools in Virtual Learning Environments. In: Computers and Education (submitted, 2012)Google Scholar
  3. 3.
    Hernández-Leo, D., et al.: CSCL Scripting Patterns: Hierarchical Relationships and Applicability. In: Proceedings of the 6th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies, Kerkrade, The Netherlands, pp. 388–392 (2006)Google Scholar
  4. 4.
    Alario-Hoyos, C., et al.: Integration of external tools with GLUE! in LAMS: requirements, implementation and a case study. In: Proceedings of the 6th International LAMS and Learning Design Conference, Sydney, Australia, pp. 40–48 (2011)Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  • Carlos Alario-Hoyos
    • 1
  • Miguel Luis Bote-Lorenzo
    • 1
  • Eduardo Gómez-Sánchez
    • 1
  • Juan Ignacio Asensio-Pérez
    • 1
  • Guillermo Vega-Gorgojo
    • 1
  • Adolfo Ruiz-Calleja
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Telecommunication EngineeringUniversity of ValladolidValladolidSpain

Personalised recommendations