IMPROVING MOODLE WITH WIRIS AND M-QIT

Ángel Mora, Enrique Mérida, Domingo López

Abstract

Moodle is one of the most extended LMS. Moodle allows the collaborative learning where students and teachers collaborate on the daily work. But problems with Moodle arise in our scientific context. Although Moodle can preview LaTeX code, not all the possibilities of LaTeX are available and it is very good for scientific teachers but hard for students, so, the mathematical formulas are usually replaced by non-standard versions of them written in ASCII. Another problem with Moodle is the difficulty of reusing quizzes. We present two tools that improve Moodle in three aspects: representation of math formulas, mathematical computation, and improving the learning units for the students. WIRIS is a powerful editor and allows interacting by using mathematic formulas in an easy way and developing new learning units with mathematical computation via web; M-QIT is a new tool able to manage and reutilize quizzes and questions available in previous courses in Moodle.

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in Harvard Style

Mora Á., Mérida E. and López D. (2010). IMPROVING MOODLE WITH WIRIS AND M-QIT . In Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 4: ICEIS, ISBN 978-989-8425-07-2, pages 75-80. DOI: 10.5220/0002894500750080


in Bibtex Style

@conference{iceis10,
author={Ángel Mora and Enrique Mérida and Domingo López},
title={IMPROVING MOODLE WITH WIRIS AND M-QIT},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 4: ICEIS,},
year={2010},
pages={75-80},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002894500750080},
isbn={978-989-8425-07-2},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 4: ICEIS,
TI - IMPROVING MOODLE WITH WIRIS AND M-QIT
SN - 978-989-8425-07-2
AU - Mora Á.
AU - Mérida E.
AU - López D.
PY - 2010
SP - 75
EP - 80
DO - 10.5220/0002894500750080