Grid of Learning Resources in E-learning Communities

  • Julio César Rodríguez Ribón
  • Luis Javier García Villalba
  • Tomás Pedro de Miguel Moro
  • Tai-hoon Kim
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 263)


Virtual Learning Communities allow organizations to be more cooperative during training activities via the Internet, with the provision of their learning resource. However, today, such techniques are not being implemented optimally and efficiently. In this paper we present a description of the problems that would face the generation of the grid of learning resources. Currently little is known about the problems that prevent the formation of virtual learning communities, so, this work is important for community members (directors, teachers, researchers and practitioners) because it offers a conceptual framework that helps understand these scenarios and can provide useful design requirements when generating learning services (Grid of Learning Resources). We also propose an experience in which virtual learning communities have been integrated in Cartagena (Colombia) obtaining an alternative solution to the current problems.


E-learning Grid Learning Communities Learning Resources 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Julio César Rodríguez Ribón
    • 1
  • Luis Javier García Villalba
    • 2
  • Tomás Pedro de Miguel Moro
    • 3
  • Tai-hoon Kim
    • 4
    • 5
  1. 1.Programa de Ingeniería de Sistemas, Facultad de Ingenierías, Universidad de Cartagena, Campus de Ciencias Económicas e Ingeniería (Sede Piedra de Bolívar) Cartagena de IndiasColombia
  2. 2.Grupo de Análisis, Seguridad y Sistemas (GASS), Departamento de Ingeniería del Software e Inteligencia Artificial (DISIA), Facultad de Informática, Despacho 431, Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM), Calle Profesor José García Santesmases s/n, Ciudad Universitaria, 28040 MadridSpain
  3. 3.Departamento de Ingeniería de Sistemas Telemáticos (DIT), Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros de Telecomunicación (ETSIT)Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM)MadridSpain
  4. 4.Department of Multimedia EngineeringHannam UniversityDaejeonKorea
  5. 5.Department of Information TechnologiesGlobal Vision School Australia (GVSA)TasmaniaAustralia

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