Share Paper: Development of an e-Textbook Connected with a Learning Management System and a Study of its Effective Use

  1. Takahiro Nakahara, Sangensha LLC., Japan
  2. Toshioki Soga, Hokkaido Bunkyo University, Japan
  3. Yasuyuki Nakamura, Nagoya University, Japan
  4. Masanobu Mitani, Chitose Institute of Science and Technology, Japan
  5. Norihito Kawana, Sapporo International University, Japan
Wednesday, June 25 3:00 PM-5:00 PM B3108

Abstract: We have developed a new type of e-textbook that connects with a Learning Management System (LMS) by utilizing iBook and Moodle. The integration is achieved with an HTML widget, and enables customization of Moodle and access to Moodle content directly from the iBook. This facilitates a possible learning method where students can study with the e-textbook, and subsequently create exercises by taking a Moodle quiz from the e- textbook. Because user authentication is required, students’ learning times and quiz scores are recorded, and the instructor can survey learning activities for each student prior to the class. This type of learning ...