Demonstration of the Integration of External Tools in VLEs with the GLUE! Architecture
The main objective of this paper is to illustrate the instantiation and enactment of a collaborative learning situation that requires the integration of three external tools, in two different VLEs (Moodle and LAMS), with GLUE!. GLUE! facilitates the instantiation of collaborative activities, reducing the time and effort educators need for the creation, configuration and assignment of external tool instances for each group. In particular, this paper details how GLUE! allows for each VLE to use its own group management routines with external tools, in the same seamless way as done with built-in tools. The GLUE! web site complements this paper, showing videos of these and other integrations.
KeywordsSequence Diagram Collaborative Activity Group Mode Visible Group Virtual Learn Environment
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