THE IMPORTANCE OF DISTANCE LEARNING AND THE USE OF MOODLE EDUCATIONAL PLATFORM IN EDUCATION




Abstract:
Distance Learning is a system and the process of connecting users to distributed educational resources. This is a modern approach to education, in which the information technology emerges as an intermediary in contacts between trainers and users who are not in the same place at the same time. The concept of DLS is actually applicable to all levels of education. It can be said that a large number of world-renowned institutions of higher education has DLS form of education in their curricula. Moodle learning platform is a free, open-source platform for distance learning. Moodle system is used as the primary way for courses, as well as an additional tool to support traditional learning. The methodological approach to work includes a general analytical method, the basic quantitative data analysis and deductive approach when drawing conclusions. The research part of this paper deals with the main question - what is the real use of the Moodle platform at the Law Faculty of Economics and Justice within the study program Studies remotely - General Law? Data on the effectiveness of the application of Moodle platform at the university presented in this paper by tables and graphs and related to the number and type of users who visited the Moodle platform in the period from 8 January to 5 March indicate that the Distance learning system is a concept well accepted and successfully implemented. The data also indicate that the response of users, especially students, is beyond all expectations with the continuous progressive growth.

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J. Matijašević-Obradović, J. Dragojlović, S. Babović, “The Importance of Distance Learning and the Use of Moodle Educational Platform in Education,” in Sinteza 2017 - International Scientific Conference on Information Technology and Data Related Research, Belgrade, Singidunum University, Serbia, 2017, pp. 236-241. doi:10.15308/Sinteza-2017-236-241

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Matijašević-Obradović, J., Dragojlović, J., Babović, S. (2017). The Importance of Distance Learning and the Use of Moodle Educational Platform in Education. Paper presented at Sinteza 2017 - International Scientific Conference on Information Technology and Data Related Research. doi:10.15308/Sinteza-2017-236-241

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