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Design and Creation of a Universal Model of Educational Process with the Support of Petri Nets

  • Zoltán Balogh
  • Milan Turčáni
  • Martin Magdin
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 269)

Abstract

The paper deals with the design and realization of the model of educational processes by means of Petri nets in the managerial educational environment (LMS-MOODLE). It focuses on the effectiveness and employability of such tool for the creation of models. Based on the created educational models in Petri nets we are able to verify and simulate individual processes, which are carried out during the passage of the student through the e-course in LMS. The realized model can serve as a prototype for the creation of other electronic courses in the virtual educational environment. We can make oneself certain of effectiveness of the created model by evaluating the obtained relevant data from the questionnaire filled in by the students after finishing the passage through the e-course, but also from the modified log files of observed e-courses. We can thus find certain rules of behaviour of applicants in the e-course by means of the usage analysis and compare them with the process models created by us. By means of such comparisons we shall be able to eliminate all interfering elements from process models of e-courses, thus making the other created e-courses more effective and more attractive.

Keywords

Evaluation Educational process Modelling LMS Petri nets Universal model 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Zoltán Balogh
    • 1
  • Milan Turčáni
    • 1
  • Martin Magdin
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Informatics, Faculty of Natural SciencesConstantine the Philosopher University in NitraNitraSlovakia

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