Social Perception in Distance Learning: Identifying Needs for Amadeus LMS

Ivanildo José Melo Filho, Rosângela S Carvalho, Rosangela M Melo, Alex S Gomes

Abstract


This paper is intended to evaluate the social awareness mechanisms existing on the virtual learning environment Amadeus as well as to verify the contribution of such mechanisms to the communication and engagement of students on current the environment. This research involves the IFPE last year students of technical course – Belo Jardim Campus. The methodological approach used on this work consisted in the interaction with the environment, questionnaires, focus groups and observation. From the identified needs, it was possible to establish new requirements and additional features of social perception in the environment. All results were prototyped for Amadeus LMS.

Keywords


social awareness; identifying needs; prototyping of requirements; LMS Amadeus



DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5753/rbie.2011.19.03.29

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Revista Brasileira de Informática na Educação (RBIE) (ISSN: 1414-5685; online: 2317-6121)
Brazilian Journal of Computers in Education (RBIE) (ISSN: 1414-5685; online: 2317-6121)