Orchestrating learning activities using the CADMOS learning design tool

  • Mary Katsamani
  • Symeon Retalis
Keywords: learning design, learning design tools, CADMOS, separation of concerns, orchestrations of learning activities

Abstract

This paper gives an overview of CADMOS (CoursewAre Development Methodology for Open instructional Systems), a graphical IMS-LD Level A & B compliant learning design (LD) tool, which promotes the concept of “separation of concerns” during the design process, via the creation of two models: the conceptual model, which describes the learning activities and the corresponding learning resources, and the flow model, which describes the orchestration of these activities. According to the feedback from an evaluation case study with 36 participants, reported in this paper, CADMOS is a user-friendly tool that allows educational practitioners to design flows of learning activities using a layered approach.

Keywords: learning design; learning design tools; CADMOS; separation of concerns; orchestrations of learning activities

(Published: 16 September 2013)

Citation: Research in Learning Technology Supplement 2013, 21: 18051 - http://dx.doi.org/10.3402/rlt.v21i0.18051

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Author Biographies

Mary Katsamani

Department of Digital Systems, University of Piraeus, Greece

Symeon Retalis
Department of Digital Systems, University of Piraeus, Greece
Published
2013-09-16
How to Cite
Katsamani, M., & Retalis, S. (2013). Orchestrating learning activities using the CADMOS learning design tool. Research in Learning Technology, 21. https://doi.org/10.3402/rlt.v21i0.18051
Section
Supplement 1, 2013 - The art and science of learning design