Six Sigma method claims that focusing on reduction of variation will lead to reduction in defects in a business product. Its prestige and value is well known within the manufacturing industry. However, it is seldom applied to educational products such as courseware produced and used in higher education. It is beginning to be recognized as key process for quality assessment in eLearning and eTraining sectors in ASEAN. A consistent high quality in an eLearning or eTraining product can be achieved by applying Six Sigma in the courseware produc...
Using Learning Management System (LMS) activity logs for developing a framework for improving the core components of an eLearning course
(De La Salle University Manila, 2009)
Quality of eLearning components is becoming a key issue in a virtual leaning environment. The main objective of this paper is to provide educators and content experts a better understanding of the significance of usage of Learning Objects (LOs) or core components provided in an eLearning courseware. Most significant outcome of this work is to share a few statistical techniques to analyze the usage of various learning objects (LOs) or components for improving the quality of eLearning courseware. This work is accomplished by capturing the stud...
Using emergent techologies for facilitating engaged learning in a virtual leaning environment (VLE)
The main purposes of this paper is to explore the significance of emerging technologies for engaging and enhancing interactive eLearning . We begin by highlighting the characteritics of the new Interaction Age that suggest a shift in the creation, usage and applications of digital content. We review a set of technologies and trends such as Google Applications, Cloud computing, Virtual Reality, and ubiquitous learning via iTune U using mobile devices. These technologies are among those at the leading edge of innovation and hold promise for th...