Authors: Kenzi Watanabe; Takamasa Umezu; Makoto Otani
Addresses: Department of Information Science, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Saga University, 1, Honjo, Saga, 840-8502, Japan. ' Department of Information Science, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Saga University, 1, Honjo, Saga, 840-8502, Japan. ' Computer and Network Center, Saga University, 1, Honjo, Saga, 840-8502, Japan
Abstract: We have developed a video streaming module for Moodle. This module has three functions. The one is an uploading function for recorded video files to Moodle. The second is a video format transcoding function. This function can transcode from 14 major video formats to flash format, automatically. The third is a video playing function with embedded video player. We have recorded lectures of a subject through one semester for evaluation of the module. We have provided recorded videos as a material for lecture reviewing of students via Moodle. Results of questionnaires show our module is effective for students' study.
Keywords: Moodle; offline lectures; video streaming; video uploading; video format transcoding; flash format; video playing; e-learning; electronic learning; online learning; learning management systems; LMS; student studying.
International Journal of Space-Based and Situated Computing, 2012 Vol.2 No.4, pp.222 - 229
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