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Towards a framework for developing educational software

Meziane, F, Onn, CW, Labadin, J and Harris, R 1999, Towards a framework for developing educational software , in: Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Technology in Asia (CITA 1999),, 16-17 September 1999, Kuching, Sarawak.

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Abstract

There is a need for review in mathematical education to satisfy a growing demand for graduates that can support research and development in many technical fields. Dissatisfaction with current curriculum has pushed many institutions and countries to review their programs and their teaching methods. Due to the availability of technology, many are looking at its use to improve mathematics teaching. At the same time there is few support from the existing software methodologies for educational software. In this paper we describe a framework for developing educational software. The first prototype of the framework is presented together with Disc-Maths, a web-based software which is used to validate the proposed framework. Disc-Maths aims at introducing the learning of discrete mathematics at an early age.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Themes: Subjects / Themes > Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA075 Electronic computers. Computer science
Subjects outside of the University Themes
Schools: Colleges and Schools > College of Science & Technology
Colleges and Schools > College of Science & Technology > School of Computing, Science and Engineering
Colleges and Schools > College of Science & Technology > School of Computing, Science and Engineering > Data Mining and Pattern Recognition Research Centre
Refereed: Yes
Depositing User: Prof Farid Meziane
Date Deposited: 17 Jul 2009 10:27
Last Modified: 20 Aug 2013 15:58
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/2204

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