Kiwiki: Open-Source Portal for Education in Mechatronics
With arise of modern interdisciplinary subjects as mechatronics; a huge demand for new technologies in education appears. This leads to a broad spread of modern technologies both in education (eg. distance laboratories [1, 2]) and educational materials [3-5]. A systematic pressure is applied to universities due to insufficient availability of relevant educational literature and materials. Since many years ago, this has been a question of the budget (because of the price of printed material, which usually becomes out of date after 2-4 years), but today it is a question of technology. The times when the base medium of materials has been changed from paper to digital are here today. The today’s technology offers a better approach – interactive, open and free knowledge based form. One of the offered technologies is the one created by authors – portal kiwiki, specialized in mechatronics. It is available at kiwiki.info web sites.
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