An Integrated Example of Laboratories as a Service into Learning Management Systems

Llanos Tobarra, Salvador Ros, Rafael Pastor, Roberto Hernández, Manuel Castro, Abdullah Al-Zoubi, Mamoun Dmour, Antonio Robles-Gomez, Agustin Caminero, Jesús Cano
2016 International Journal of Online Engineering (iJOE)  
Remote practical experiences are nowadays essential in the context of distance education, because students cannot use face-to-face traditional laboratories. These remote laboratories can be used by faculty within virtual classrooms, so that students can carry out their on-line experiments in a ubiquitous way – from anywhere and at any time. But these activities cannot be isolated from the learning process of students. Therefore, the services provided by a remote laboratory must be integrated
more » ... o the institutional Learning Management System (LMS), in order to be employed during the whole learning process. In this work, a fully-functional example of the integration of service-oriented remote laboratories into a LMS is presented, where the Moodle platform has been chosen as a representative LMS
doi:10.3991/ijoe.v12i09.6149 fatcat:uac5f2zudvculguyx4r6gqp5rq