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An update on the SimulNet educational platform. Towards standards-driven E-learning

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6 Author(s)
L. Anido ; Sch. of Telecommun. Eng., Vigo Univ., Spain ; M. Llamas ; M. Caeiro ; J. Santos
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E-learning is one of the killer applications in the new information society. Many educational systems have been developed, targeted to specific learning environments. One specific area of concern is practical training. This paper presents the latest update on the WWW-based teaching laboratory SimulNet. Particularly, we describe the functionality of the SimulNet whiteboard and authoring tools. Among others, the whiteboard features allow any kind of data sharing on the Web, on-line synchronous communication among learners and instructors and the possibility of following virtual presentations with an embedded Web-based slide projector. The SimulNet authoring environment includes a multimedia editor tool and both static and dynamic content structure generator. Also, current efforts in the learning technology standardization process were taken into account. We set the basis to become SimulNet compliant with the leading standard recommendations

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IEEE Transactions on Education  (Volume:44 ,  Issue: 2 )