Design and Implementation of Communication Mechanism between External Educational Contents and LAMS

LAMS와 외부 교육용 콘텐츠간의 통신 메커니즘의 설계 및 구현

  • 박찬 (충북대학교 정보산업공학과) ;
  • 정석인 (충북대학교 정보산업공학과) ;
  • 한철동 (충북대학교 정보산업공학과) ;
  • 성동욱 (충북대학교 정보통신공학과) ;
  • 유재수 (충북대학교 정보통신공학과) ;
  • 유관희 (충북대학교 정보산업공학과)
  • Published : 2009.03.28


LAMS(learning activity management system)[1] is one of the useful tools for designing and managing effectively the learning activities such as web search, chat, forum, grouping, and board. Even if LAMS has been upgraded to support the methods for making e-Learning contents conveniently, it does not have a method to communicate with external educational contents (EEC) made by external tools like Flash, Java, Visual C++, and so on. LAMS, which has been operated on Web environment, should manage all EECs like video and dynamic educational contents as educational contents in LAMS database. However, the current LAMS does not support the functionalities which can provide information of EECs to LAMS database and can also access any information about EECs from the database yet. In this paper, we propose the communication mechanism between the LAMS and EECs for solving the problem. In special, the mechanism makes many statistical data by using the information, and provides them for reflecting in education, and can control various learning management that was impossible under the original LAMS. Based on the proposed mechanism, teachers using LAMS can make more various educational contents and can manage them in the system.


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