Douidi, Lamri; Khentout, Chabane; Harous, Saad; Djoudi, Mahieddine
March 2008
International Journal of Instructional Media;2008, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p39
Academic Journal
Algerian Virtual University AVUNET (Algerian Virtual University on the NET) will be a multilingual environment for distance learning and teaching by exploiting communication and information technologies in particularly the Internet and the hypermedia [1]. The objective of our work is to develop within AVUNET, an authoring package (AVUNET Author) that makes it possible for instructors who are not information technology specialists to create interactive learning modules within a distance teaching platform. A pedagogic model based on a conceptual network is used as a support for the construction system. Based on this model, the system will guide the user in the tree structure, by indicating the necessary concepts for comprehension of other concepts at a higher level. The users of the authoring module are instructors, whatever their information technology experience is. The content designed is made accessible to the learner through a computer connected to the network. Tests in real situation are being done at the University Ferhat Abbas (Setif Algeria) in collaboration with a group of instructors and students. This experience has helped us to outline a methodology to create interactive modular courses (bag pedagogic) accessible on Internet and CD-ROM.


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