Implementation of Course Model Driven Virtual Classroom in Higher Education
József Gáti, and Gyula Kártyás
Budapest Tech Polytechnical Institution, Bécsi út 96/B, H-1034 Budapest, Hungary
Advances in information technology stimulate development of applications to enhance Internet-based higher education. Reviewing a virtual classroom model, we studied the possibilities and problems of introducing model-based distance learning in everyday higher education. We survey important issues and methodological elements of virtual classrooms in relation to demands of teaching procedures, programs, and materials. Our main objective is to determine specific circumstances enabling objects to be defined for this special modeling. We begin by introducing application of features in models for virtual teaching, then discuss issues in local and global education, focusing on the advantages of virtual education. We detail application-related features of the cited course model and discuss the implementation of virtual classrooms in higher education.
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