Designing Models and Services for Learning Management Systems in Mobile Settings

  • Alfio Andronico
  • Antonella Carbonaro
  • Luigi Colazzo
  • Andrea Molinari
  • Marco Ronchetti
  • Anna Trifonova
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2954)

Abstract

The paper presents the guidelines of a project of three Italian Universities (Bologna, Siena, Trento) which aim is to investigate the use of mobile computing technologies to support the learning processes in a University context. The project covers three main areas. The first area is concerned with finding effective models for mobile learning. The second regards the evaluation of learning processes in mobile learning environments. The third focuses on the technological aspects of mobile learning, and on their integration with e-Learning systems, and more generally, with the information systems of the academic institutions. The project has its foundations in the availability of significant experience on e-learning real processes, and on the availability of the source code of an e-learning system developed in previous projects and currently used by different faculties, and of the newer platform that gathers the experience obtained in the past.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alfio Andronico
    • 1
  • Antonella Carbonaro
    • 2
  • Luigi Colazzo
    • 3
  • Andrea Molinari
    • 3
  • Marco Ronchetti
    • 4
  • Anna Trifonova
    • 4
  1. 1.Dipartimento di Ingegneria Dell’InformazioneUniversità degli Studi di SienaItaly
  2. 2.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of BolognaItaly
  3. 3.Department of Computer and Management SciencesUniversity of TrentoItaly
  4. 4.Department of Information and Communication TechnologyUniversity of TrentoItaly

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