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Title: Integration of ePortfolios in learning management systems
Authors: Queirós, Ricardo
Oliveira, Lino
Leal, José Paulo
Moreira, Fernando
Keywords: eLearning
Issue Date: 2011
Publisher: Springer
Citation: Queirós, R., Oliveira, L., Leal, J. P., & Moreira, F. (2011). Integration of ePortfolios in Learning Management Systems. In Murgante B., Gervasi O., Iglesias A., Taniar D., Apduhan B.O. (eds) Computational Science and Its Applications - ICCSA 2011. ICCSA 2011. Lecture Notes in Computer Science (vol. 6786, pp. 500-510). Berlin Heidelberg: Springer. Disponível no Repositório UPT,
Abstract: The LMS plays a decisive role in most eLearning environments. Al-though they integrate many useful tools for managing eLearning activities, they must also be effectively integrated with other specialized systems typically found in an educational environment such as Repositories of Learning Objects or ePortfolio Systems. Both types of systems evolved separately but in recent years the trend is to combine them, allowing the LMS to benefit from using the ePortfolio assessment features. This paper details the most common strategies for integrating an ePortfolio system into an LMS: the data, the API and the tool integration strategies. It presents a comparative study of strategies based on the technical skills, degree of coupling, security features, batch integration, development effort, status and standardization. This study is validated through the integration of two of the most representative systems on each category - respectively Mahara and Moodle.
ISBN: 978-3-642-21933-7
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