Balancing Tradeoffs in Designing, Deploying, and Authoring Interactive Web-Based Learn-By-Doing Environments

Balancing Tradeoffs in Designing, Deploying, and Authoring Interactive Web-Based Learn-By-Doing Environments

Lin Qiu (State University of New York at Oswego, USA)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-61520-963-7.ch023
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Abstract

Computer-based learn-by-doing environments have been used to provide students supportive and authentic settings for challenge-based learning. This chapter describes the design tradeoffs involved in interactive learning environment design, deployment, and authoring. It presents a combination of design choices in INDIE, a software tool for authoring and delivering learn-by-doingenvironments. INDIE’s design balances the tradeoffs andleverages Web technologies to improve the accessibilityand deployability of learning environments as well as feedback generation and authorability. It explores a vision of learning environments that are more accessible andusable to students, more supportive and customizable to instructors, and more authorable to software developers.

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