|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Año de publicación||2013|
|Authors||Humanante-Ramos, PRicardo, García-Peñalvo, FJ, Conde-González, MÁ|
|Fecha de publicación||12/2013|
|Keywords||Electronic learning, Higher Education, Information and Communication Technology (ICT), Learning Management Systems (LMS), Personal Learning Environments (PLE), Virtual Classrooms|
The present study investigates the use of virtual classrooms as tools constitute student’s Personal Learning Environments (PLE) in the career of Informatics Applied to Education in the National University of Chimborazo - Ecuador, as main results we mention that there is an increasing of courses that rely on virtual classrooms, but learning occurs both in and out of these learning environments. This study is the starting point for future research on the relevance, impact, effectiveness of incorporating the LMS in the university teaching as well as on relations and possibilities of integration between LMS, PLEs and mobile learning.