VIRTUAL LEARNING ENVIRONMENT AS A SUBJECT OF CURRENT RESEARCH PROJECTS AT UNIVERSITY OF HRADEC KRÁLOVÉ

TitleVIRTUAL LEARNING ENVIRONMENT AS A SUBJECT OF CURRENT RESEARCH PROJECTS AT UNIVERSITY OF HRADEC KRÁLOVÉ
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2010
AuthorsBílek, M, Šimonová, I, Lašek, J
JournalProblems of Education in the 21st Century
Volume23
Start Page41-50
Date PublishedJuly/2010
Type of ArticleOriginal article
ISSN1822-7864
Other NumbersICID: 917704
Keywordsproject work, virtual learning environment
Abstract

The paper deals with research activities run at the University of Hradec Kralove, Faculty of Education and Faculty of Informatics and Management, Czech Republic, which relate to information and communication technologies implemented in the process of instruction in various subjects. Particularly the role of a virtual learning environment (VLE) is mentioned and discussed, and information about core current projects is provided. The project work is understood to be a tool of VLE reflection, which is considered both from generally accepted points of view, and some new approaches are also introduced.�
Current orientation of university education, which is changing under the influence of latest technology development and new key competences, can be researched from various, different points of view. Education supported by ICT has been spreading because of growing popularity of digital technologies in general. Another reason is it enables easier and more complex realization of the instructional process, offers choice of place, time and pace for studying, allows an individual approach to students preferring various learning styles. These are the key values important for the effectiveness of the process. Material and technical requirements having been satisfied, strong attention must be paid to didactic aspects of the instructional process. To contribute to this process is the main objective of these projects.

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