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Virtual clasrroms


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Virtual clasrroms

  1. 1. Virtual Classrooms Sender Miriam Luz Mary
  2. 2. What is it? • Claroline is an Open Source eLearning and eWorking platform allowing teachers to build effective online courses and to manage learning and collaborative activities on the web.
  3. 3. Characteristics/Activities • Write a course description • Publish documents in any format (text, PDF, HTML, video...) • Administer public and private forums • • Develop learning paths • Create groups of students • Prepare online exercises • Manage an agenda with tasks and deadlines • Publish announcements (also by e-mail) • Propose assignments to be handed in online • See the statistics of the users activity • Use the wiki to write collaborative documents
  4. 4. Advantages • Hosting • Credibility (The platform is used in more than 80 countries and is available in more than 30 languages.) • Claroline is compatible with GNU/Linux, Mac OS and Microsoft Windows • Easy to access • Effective solution to set up an eLearning system • Make available pedagogical contents and documents • Carry out collaborative projects in your organization
  5. 5. Disadvantages • You have to download it • - It does not chat. • - You have to pay
  6. 6. Pedagogical Issues • According to its own official website these are the pedagogigal reasons for its existence ``Claroline is based on pedagogical principles coming from the literature on the added value of the technologies for training
  7. 7. Specific Tools • Write a course description • Publish documents in any format (text, PDF, HTML, video...) • Administer public and private forums • Develop • Email
  8. 8. comparisons With blackboard – Both of them are virtual – Both of them have forums – Both of them have credibility – People who use it can get reliable information from both of them – Lots of interaction
  9. 9. Motivation • There is a lot of motivation theories. These generally postulate the importance of contextual factors enabling the representation a student may have about the future situation and the work he has to perform in order to acquire new knowledge and competences.
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  11. 11. Recomendations • The installation process should be easier • More interactive help
  12. 12. • Conclusion • Virtual classrooms are the education of today and the future. All people must learn how to use them and make the best of them. They will constitute the main tool for students and teachers around the world in the education to come.
  13. 13. Bibliography • Bibliography • Claroline. (2010). Community Worldwide. Recuperado el 2010, de Community Worldwide: • (2010). Recuperado el 2010, de • Imperial. (2010). Imperial. Recuperado el 2010, de Imperial: ices/elearning/aboutelearning/elearningglossary
  14. 14. Thanks!