Heuristic Evaluation of distance learning management system interface

Ibrahim Abood Almarashdeh, Noraidah Sahari @ Ashaari, Nor Azan Mat Zin

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Abstract

As more and more technology finds its way into distance learning programs, the more complicated system has become. In the early stage of the system development process, measuring the usability of Distance Learning Management System (DLMS) is very important to ensure its efficiency and effectiveness. This research aims to measures the usability of a DLMS prototype based on user's requirements. To verify whether the DLMS prototype has met the requirements, verification method using heuristic evaluation (experts review) to evaluate the prototype interface is used. Heuristic evaluation is conducted by comparing it with the gathered requirements in order to ensure the DLMS prototype follows design principles and standard. This prototype is reviewed by six experts whom have good experience in different fields (LMS development, system quality, software engineering and distance learning) to show their contentment with the DLMS features and requirements. An expert review form is constructed based on the literature review which consist of four main dimensions which include; what the DLMS interface achieves, what the DLMS interface did not achieved, recommendation and severity rating. The evaluation concludes that obviously the DLMS is usable and fulfilled the requirements, some improvement to further enhance the features of the future DLMS is still needed. As compared to the existing LMS that are used in many institutions, DLMS provide academic staffs, students and technical staffs with usable and suitable tool to manage and deliver the distance learning instructions.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 2011 International Conference on Electrical Engineering and Informatics, ICEEI 2011
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011
Event2011 International Conference on Electrical Engineering and Informatics, ICEEI 2011 - Bandung
Duration: 17 Jul 201119 Jul 2011

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Other2011 International Conference on Electrical Engineering and Informatics, ICEEI 2011
CityBandung
Period17/7/1119/7/11

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Distance education
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Heuristic methods
Software engineering

Keywords

  • Distance Learning
  • Expert Review
  • Heuristic Evaluation
  • Learning Management System

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Information Systems
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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Almarashdeh, I. A., Sahari @ Ashaari, N., & Mat Zin, N. A. (2011). Heuristic Evaluation of distance learning management system interface. In Proceedings of the 2011 International Conference on Electrical Engineering and Informatics, ICEEI 2011 [6021542] https://doi.org/10.1109/ICEEI.2011.6021542

Heuristic Evaluation of distance learning management system interface. / Almarashdeh, Ibrahim Abood; Sahari @ Ashaari, Noraidah; Mat Zin, Nor Azan.

Proceedings of the 2011 International Conference on Electrical Engineering and Informatics, ICEEI 2011. 2011. 6021542.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Almarashdeh, IA, Sahari @ Ashaari, N & Mat Zin, NA 2011, Heuristic Evaluation of distance learning management system interface. in Proceedings of the 2011 International Conference on Electrical Engineering and Informatics, ICEEI 2011., 6021542, 2011 International Conference on Electrical Engineering and Informatics, ICEEI 2011, Bandung, 17/7/11. https://doi.org/10.1109/ICEEI.2011.6021542
Almarashdeh IA, Sahari @ Ashaari N, Mat Zin NA. Heuristic Evaluation of distance learning management system interface. In Proceedings of the 2011 International Conference on Electrical Engineering and Informatics, ICEEI 2011. 2011. 6021542 https://doi.org/10.1109/ICEEI.2011.6021542
Almarashdeh, Ibrahim Abood ; Sahari @ Ashaari, Noraidah ; Mat Zin, Nor Azan. / Heuristic Evaluation of distance learning management system interface. Proceedings of the 2011 International Conference on Electrical Engineering and Informatics, ICEEI 2011. 2011.
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