APPLICATIONS OF SERVICE ORIENTED ARCHITECTURE FOR THE INTEGRATION OF LMS AND m-LEARNING APPLICATIONS

María José Casañ Guerrero, Miguel Ángel Conde González, Marco Alier Forment, Francisco José García Peñalvo

Abstract

Mobile learning applications introduce a new degree of ubiquitousness in the learning process. There is a new generation of ICT-powered mobile learning experiences that exist in isolated contexts: experiences limited to small learning communities. These rising mobile learning experiences appear while web-based learning, especially Learning Management Systems, are consolidated and widely adopted by learning institutions, teachers and learners. The innovation techniques breeding in the experimental world of mobile learning need to be translated into the mainstream ecosystems. Mobile learning is not intended to replace elearning or web based learning, but to extend it. So, mobile learning applications need to be integrated somehow in the web-based LMS. To do so is needed to address interoperability issues on both ends: the LMS and the mobile application. Service Oriented Architecture offers a standardized and effective way to achieve interoperability between systems. This paper presents an architecture that allows a two-way interoperability between LMS and Mobile Applications: access LMS contents from the mobile device, and to be able to embed part of the mobile applications inside the LMS framework. This architecture incorporates elements from famous interoperability standards (IMS LTI and OKI) and has been validated with two projects related to the Open Source LMS Moodle.

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José Casañ Guerrero M., Ángel Conde González M., Alier Forment M. and José García Peñalvo F. (2009). APPLICATIONS OF SERVICE ORIENTED ARCHITECTURE FOR THE INTEGRATION OF LMS AND m-LEARNING APPLICATIONS . In Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 1: WEBIST, ISBN 978-989-8111-81-4, pages 54-59. DOI: 10.5220/0001836900540059


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@conference{webist09,
author={María José Casañ Guerrero and Miguel Ángel Conde González and Marco Alier Forment and Francisco José García Peñalvo},
title={APPLICATIONS OF SERVICE ORIENTED ARCHITECTURE FOR THE INTEGRATION OF LMS AND m-LEARNING APPLICATIONS},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 1: WEBIST,},
year={2009},
pages={54-59},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001836900540059},
isbn={978-989-8111-81-4},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 1: WEBIST,
TI - APPLICATIONS OF SERVICE ORIENTED ARCHITECTURE FOR THE INTEGRATION OF LMS AND m-LEARNING APPLICATIONS
SN - 978-989-8111-81-4
AU - José Casañ Guerrero M.
AU - Ángel Conde González M.
AU - Alier Forment M.
AU - José García Peñalvo F.
PY - 2009
SP - 54
EP - 59
DO - 10.5220/0001836900540059