Integrated Virtual CiNetCampus Studies Environment
Hakala, I., Härmänmaa, T., & Laine, S. (2016). Integrated Virtual CiNetCampus Studies Environment. In L. G. Chova, A. L. Martínez, & I. C. Torres (Eds.), EDULEARN16 Proceedings. 8th International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies (pp. 1297-1306). IATED Academy. doi:10.21125/edulearn.2016.1264
© 2016 the Authors. This is a final draft version of an article whose final and definitive form has been published in EDULEARN16 Proceedings by IATED. Published in this repository with the kind permission of the publisher.
Rapid growth of data communications and technologies has created favorable conditions for a strong increase in the number of videos produced for education especially in higher education institutes. New technologies make the production of videos suitable for teaching very easy. With the help of videos, it is possible to improve flexibility and diversity in teaching. On the other hand, the management and distribution of videos has often been realized separately from other applications (e.g., learning management systems) which are used in teaching. This makes their full utilization difficult and creates extra work. This article introduces the CiNetCampus environment designed for teaching with videos. A learning management system and a video content management system form its base. Integrated to other applications supporting teaching, these form a package that appears as a unitary entity to students. At the end of this article, the role of the environment comes under the limelight in connection with our education program. ...