CONSTRAINTS ON REUSABILITY OF LEARNING OBJECTS - Didactic Aspects of Modular e-Learning in Engineering Education

Michael May, Peter Munkebo Hussmann, Anne Skov Jensen, Helle Rootzén, Steen Markvorsen, Karsten Schmidt, Kasper Skårhøj, Søren Enemark

Abstract

It is the aim of this paper to discuss some didactic constraints on the use and reuse of digital modular learning objects. Engineering education is used as the specific context of use with examples from courses in introductory electronics and mathematics. Digital multimedia and modular learning objects have been proclaimed as important elements in e-learning for a long time, and there are good reasons to believe in the benefits of interactive multimedia as well as flexible and modular learning objects. Nevertheless the use and reuse of learning objects on a large scale seems to be a slow success. Constraints on reuse arise from the nature of conceptual understanding in higher education and the functionality of learning objects within present technologies. We will need didactic as well as technical perspectives on learning objects in designing for understanding.

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May M., Munkebo Hussmann P., Skov Jensen A., Rootzén H., Markvorsen S., Schmidt K., Skårhøj K. and Enemark S. (2010). CONSTRAINTS ON REUSABILITY OF LEARNING OBJECTS - Didactic Aspects of Modular e-Learning in Engineering Education . In Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 2: CSEDU, ISBN 978-989-674-024-5, pages 325-332. DOI: 10.5220/0002801003250332


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@conference{csedu10,
author={Michael May and Peter Munkebo Hussmann and Anne Skov Jensen and Helle Rootzén and Steen Markvorsen and Karsten Schmidt and Kasper Skårhøj and Søren Enemark},
title={CONSTRAINTS ON REUSABILITY OF LEARNING OBJECTS - Didactic Aspects of Modular e-Learning in Engineering Education},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 2: CSEDU,},
year={2010},
pages={325-332},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002801003250332},
isbn={978-989-674-024-5},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 2: CSEDU,
TI - CONSTRAINTS ON REUSABILITY OF LEARNING OBJECTS - Didactic Aspects of Modular e-Learning in Engineering Education
SN - 978-989-674-024-5
AU - May M.
AU - Munkebo Hussmann P.
AU - Skov Jensen A.
AU - Rootzén H.
AU - Markvorsen S.
AU - Schmidt K.
AU - Skårhøj K.
AU - Enemark S.
PY - 2010
SP - 325
EP - 332
DO - 10.5220/0002801003250332