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Migrating existing multimedia courseware to Moodle

Melia, Mark and McMullen, Declan and McEvoy, Mark and Pahl, Claus and Jennings, Edward (2005) Migrating existing multimedia courseware to Moodle. In: International Conference on Educational Hyper- and Multimedia EdMedia’05, 27 June 2005, Montreal, Canada.

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Abstract

Open source course management systems offer increased flexibility for instructors and instructional designers. Communities can influence the development of these systems and on an individual basis, the possibility to modify the system software exists. Migrating existing courseware to these systems can therefore be beneficial, sometimes even required. We report here about our experience in migrating an existing courseware system consisting of multimedia content and interactive, integrated infrastructure functionality to an open source course management system called Moodle. We will assess the difficulties that we have encountered during this process and, discuss the importance of standards in this context, and we aim to provide other instructors or instructional designers with guidelines and assessment support for other migration projects.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Event Type:Conference
Refereed:Yes
Uncontrolled Keywords:virtual learning environments; courseware; open source; course management systems
Subjects:Social Sciences > Educational technology
Computer Science > Software engineering
DCU Faculties and Centres:DCU Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Engineering and Computing > School of Computing
Published in:Proceedings of EdMedia '05. . Association for the Advancement of Computers in Education.
Publisher:Association for the Advancement of Computers in Education
Copyright Information:© 2005 AACE
Use License:This item is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Share Alike 3.0 License. View License
ID Code:17214
Deposited On:21 Aug 2012 09:15 by Claus Pahl. Last Modified 21 Aug 2012 09:15

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