Integrating an Automatic Judge into an Open Source LMS
Katerina Georgouli, Technological Educational Institute of Athens, Greece ; Pedro Guerreiro, University of Agarve, Portugal ; Sofia Kapetanakou, Technological Educational Institute of Athens, Greece
E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education, in Vancouver, Canada ISBN 978-1-880094-76-1 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), San Diego, CA
This paper presents the successful integration of the evaluation engine of Mooshak into the open source learning management system Claroline. Mooshak is an open source online automatic judge that has been used for international and national programming competitions. Although it was originally designed for programming competitions, Mooshak has also been serving as an on-line system for competitive e-learning in a number of programming courses. In order to investigate how it could be integrated into more effective e-learning, thus solving in parallel managerial and communication problems, we incorporated its automatic evaluation engine into Claroline’s Assignments tool. The enhanced Assignments tool allows remote evaluation of students’ source code submissions in the same e-learning environment where the remaining educational sources and users’ data exist. This integrated tool saves time spent by tutors evaluating code and enhances learning in the framework of a well elaborated instructional approach based on automatic judgment of students’ assignments.
Georgouli, K., Guerreiro, P. & Kapetanakou, S. (2009). Integrating an Automatic Judge into an Open Source LMS. In T. Bastiaens, J. Dron & C. Xin (Eds.), Proceedings of E-Learn 2009--World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education (pp. 3492-3499). Vancouver, Canada: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).
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