Work-in-Progress: Development of a Framework to Foster Collaborative Learning Among Engineering Students Using Moodle Mobile App

  • A. PeramunugamageEmail author
  • H. U. W. RatnayakeEmail author
  • S. P. KarunanayakaEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 916)


Students’ learning patterns vary from person to person. Some students prefer to learn by seeing, hearing, reflecting, acting or reasoning logically while others prefer to learn by visualizing, drawing analogies and building mathematical models. Traditionally, Engineering education has focused on content-based or design-based approaches that allowed students to develop problem solving skills. Use of technology for instructional purposes or communication has not been very effective in Sri Lankan universities in the past. This research is to find out how we can improve Sri Lankan Engineering students’ engagement in studies via collaborative learning by using mobile technology. In addition, research will compare the effectiveness of different online collaborative learning methodologies that use mobile based and web-based learning and teaching platforms in Sri Lanka.


Collaborative learning Engineering education Mobile application introduction 



The authors acknowledge the support received from the LK Domain Registry in publishing this paper. The conclusions and/or recommendations expressed in this paper are those of the author and may not necessarily reflect the views of the LK Domain Registry.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of MoratuwaColomboSri Lanka
  2. 2.Open University of Sri LankaColomboSri Lanka

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