A MODELING LANGUAGE FOR COLLABORATIVE LEARNING EDUCATIONAL UNITS - Supporting the Coordination of Collaborative Activities

Manuel Caeiro-Rodríguez

Abstract

This paper introduces a modeling language to support the computational modeling of collaborative learning educational units. The languages supporting the computational modeling educational units are named as Educational Modeling Languages (EMLs). EMLs have been proposed to facilitate the development of complex and large e-learning applications. The introduced language is proposed as an EML specially oriented towards collaborative learning. A main goal is to enable the modeling of the variety of ways in which human interaction can be supported (e.g. well-structured and ill-structured, synchronous and asynchronous, strict-coordination and free-collaboration). To do it, a separation of concerns approach is followed. The proposal, named as Perspective-oriented EML (PoEML), involves several parts (named as perspectives) where all the modeling issues are arranged and separated. The paper introduces the ideas and constructs of the main PoEML perspectives towards the modeling of the variety of forms for collaboration support.

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Caeiro-Rodríguez M. (2007). A MODELING LANGUAGE FOR COLLABORATIVE LEARNING EDUCATIONAL UNITS - Supporting the Coordination of Collaborative Activities . In Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS, ISBN 978-972-8865-90-0, pages 334-339. DOI: 10.5220/0002373503340339


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@conference{iceis07,
author={Manuel Caeiro-Rodríguez},
title={A MODELING LANGUAGE FOR COLLABORATIVE LEARNING EDUCATIONAL UNITS - Supporting the Coordination of Collaborative Activities},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS,},
year={2007},
pages={334-339},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002373503340339},
isbn={978-972-8865-90-0},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS,
TI - A MODELING LANGUAGE FOR COLLABORATIVE LEARNING EDUCATIONAL UNITS - Supporting the Coordination of Collaborative Activities
SN - 978-972-8865-90-0
AU - Caeiro-Rodríguez M.
PY - 2007
SP - 334
EP - 339
DO - 10.5220/0002373503340339