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ERIC Number: EJ1099122
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-1479-4403
Usability of a Virtual Learning Environment Concerning Safety at Work
Ihamäki, Heli; Vilpola, Inka
Electronic Journal of e-Learning, v2 n1 p103-112 Feb 2004
Most of the Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) design methods focus on producing content for a VLE. However, usability of the VLE is also of great importance. Several potential usability problems have been reported in recent e-learning conferences. These problems could have been avoided by applying usability engineering methods before the VLE was taken into use. This paper describes usability engineering methods used to ensure the usability of Virtu, a virtual learning environment (VLE) concerning safety at work. The results of using each method are summarized and as a conclusion, some general VLE design guidelines are listed to help others in VLE design.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Finland
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