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Title: Evaluating Learning Management Systems for University Medical Education
Authors: Ahmed I. Albarrak
Hatim A. Aboalsamh
Mohamed Abouzahra
Issue Date: 2010
Abstract: tudent is becoming the key focus of the educationalprocess, where students’ creativity and interactions are strongly encouraged. Student role changed to be knowledge and information hunter rather than receiver, and teaching, meanwhile, is becoming a peripheral activity. Several interactive and new methods of learning has evolved in the last two decades aimed to utilizing the information and communication technology tools to improve the educational process availability and accessibility. The learning management system (LMS) is the system responsible for integrating all learning services and managing teaching and learning activities. It provides a collection of tools and functions to support teaching and learning processes, usually including course management tools, online group discussion, homework collections and grading, and course evaluation. This study was conducted to evaluate different open source learning management systems that were under consideration to be implemented by the College of Medicine, King Saud University (CMKSU), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The study reviewed open source and commercial LMS systems as a future strategy.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/15253
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