Learning Object Design and Development in Folklore Education Using Web 2.0 Tools

Alexandros Kapaniaris, Maria Gasouka, Dimitris Zisiadis, Eleni Papadimitriou, Evangelia Kalogirou

Abstract


This paper refers to the design and development of learning objects in folklore education using available Web 2.0 technologies, in order to effectively address teaching folk culture in a classroom. More specifically, the role of learning objects as enriching digital resources in e-books is presented along with their role as learning assets that can function independently in the learning process. Moreover, learning objects are classified based on their characteristics either as simple learning objects, namely learning assets, or as complex learning objects in which case they constitute learning resources. At the same time we make a reference to learning objects with educational learning object metadata in accordance with international standards. The paper focuses on a) the development of learning objects in folklore teaching using web 2.0 tools in the context of enriched e-book creation («digital school» framework), b) the implementation of worksheets as part of ICT-enhanced teaching scenarios in folklore teaching along with their interconnection with appropriate learning objects as enriching digital resources.

DOI: 10.5901/mjss.2013.v4n11p104


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