Title: Mapping of the Three Different E-Learning Management Tools: A Basis for Integrated Development Learning Environment (IDLE)

Year of Publication: March - 2014
Page Numbers: 182-190
Authors: Marmelo V. Abante, Lorena W. Rabago, Bartolome T. Tanguilig
Conference Name: The Third International Conference on E-Learning and E-Technologies in Education (ICEEE2014)
- Malaysia

Abstract:


The Internet had been experiencing considerable improvements recently. Being involved in such rapid modernism, the Internet therefore attained the significant aspects which have the capabilities of providing an even more extensive approach on how society preserves and develop knowledge. Considering these facts, the internet had been utilized by lecturers specifically those within the fields of higher education to convey information with ease. The Internet is used to deliver initiatives with regards to learning aspects and indeed this has created a more sophisticated approach in teaching. Utilizing the internet for teaching, along with other technological mediums is then referred to as E-Learning. Nowadays, E-Learning has been traversing the conceptual path of innovation with haste, due to this certain instance, educational institutions have to be able to adapt to the fast evolving environment in which it is involved in. A variety of teaching and learning techniques; specifically reorientation, are to be incorporated through a tactical method. These methods are to be attenuated in order for them to be able to provide and uphold a more flexible performance when it comes to learning styles and stratagem. A lofty university education requires a pre-requisite of certain key elements for it to be considered adept of betterment. Employers have the need to endow with a major programme of staff amelioration. Training and support are undoubtedly required to make sure that technological modernism could be prompted into the daily routines of an individual and for it to be utilized with percipient efficiency and effectiveness. Lecturers of an extensive number of departments were prompted to investigate computer aided learning in order to meet the objectives and motivating factors derived from the perspective of new students. However, many of these students had complaints regarding the lack of improvement and sustenance for this particular matter. This had been the reason why several schemes, methodologies, and proposals were introduced in order to improve and develop E-Learning management tools. On the other hand, the most recent advancement of knowledge-based systems has been to adopt the technologies for the development of systems that use the Internet. The Internet often has to deal with complex, unstructured data that can't be relied on to fit a specific data model. The technology of knowledge-based systems and especially the ability to classify objects on demand is ideal for such systems. Being a knowledge based system, E-Learning seeks to provide an easier approach in solving problems with complexity. This paper examines the issues surrounding the implementation of eLearning into higher education, including the structure and delivery of higher education, the implications to both students and lecturers and the global impact on society, determines how effective E-learning could serve as a knowledge based system, and also includes the mapping of three E-Learning tools which may help to find out the differences between the commonly used E-Learning tools today namely Moodle, Blackboard and Claroline.