Implementing the Learner-Centered Design Paradigm for Web-Based Training Curricula

  • Panagiotis Zaharias
  • Angeliki Poulymenakou
Conference paper
Part of the IFIP International Federation for Information Processing book series (IFIPAICT, volume 167)


e-Learning environments provide exciting possibilities for learning and training, but dropout rates are high and the quality of e-Learning courses is being questioned. Capturing requirements, and developing usable e-learning courses, focusing on usability and user-centred design are of high importance. Such efforts must be redefined for e-learning contexts. This paper stresses the need for usable and effective e-learning design and describes the authors’ experience in adapting methods and techniques of human-centred design implementing a learner-centred approach to the design e-Learning.

Key words

design-technology learner-centred design learning materials 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Panagiotis Zaharias
    • 1
  • Angeliki Poulymenakou
    • 1
  1. 1.Athens University of Economics & BusinessGreece

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