Educational Program BigData EduCloud at the Faculty of Informatics and Management

  • Dagmar El-HmoudovaEmail author
  • Monika Borkovcova
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9412)


The current trend of rapid development in the field of BigData brings a new educational direction in teaching Database Servers. Due to our students´ demand in this area the need has arisen to implement teaching NoSQL databases, which are closely connected with BigData. To ensure a highly professional training program the faculty cooperation agreement with IBM started in the summer semester 2015. The aim of the joint training program BigData EduCloud is to provide students with practical professional skills and prepare them for new positions that have recently been created in the labour market. The program consists of lectures, workshops and intensive consultations. Since the face-to-face teaching is organized in blocks, we have created teaching materials for self-study in the Blackboard LMS to support the quality level of the learning environment. The first part of the program is supplemented by multimedia teaching materials, interactive lectures, tests to verify knowledge and by the learning environment created at IBM. Our paper introduces the various parts of the program and their connectivity within an e-learning environment.


Bigdata E-learning Nosql Hadoop Blackboard LMS 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Informatics and ManagementUniversity of Hradec KraloveHradec KraloveCzech Republic

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