IJIET 2013 Vol.3(1): 21-26 ISSN: 2010-3689
DOI: 10.7763/IJIET.2013.V3.227

The Architecture and Development of Multi-Role Course Design of a Web-Based Group Training System

Xi Guo, Seng Chong, Sue Dyson, and Lorenzo Picinali

Abstract—Due to the fast development of information technology there are new opportunities for traditional training systems. Many e-training systems are proposed and implemented, however, there is rarely any research on group based e-training system that allow people to train in a group that involves different roles. This paper proposes an architecture for a web based surgery group training system that supports multi-role group training courses. A course model based on XPDL (XML Process Definition Language) is introduced to bridge the understanding of a graphical multi-role course design and the computer application. There is also an explanation on how the multi-role courses are designed and used in applications. Finally a demonstration experiment is given.

Index Terms—E-training, group training, multi-role, web-based, XPDL, BPMN.

Xi Guo is with the Faculty of Technology, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK (email: xguo@dmu.ac.uk).

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Cite: Xi Guo, Seng Chong, Sue Dyson, and Lorenzo Picinali, "The Architecture and Development of Multi-Role Course Design of a Web-Based Group Training System," International Journal of Information and Education Technology vol. 3, no. 1, pp. 21-26, 2013.

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  • ISSN: 2010-3689 (Online)
  • Abbreviated Title: Int. J. Inf. Educ. Technol.
  • Frequency: Monthly
  • DOI: 10.18178/IJIET
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