Using wiki to build an e-learning system in statistics in the Arabic language
Wolfgang Härdle (),
Sigbert Klinke () and
Shafiqah Alawadhi ()
Computational Statistics, 2013, vol. 28, issue 2, 491 pages
E-learning plays an important role in education as it supports online teaching via computer networks and provides educational services by utilising information technologies. This paper presents a case study describing the development of an Arabic language e-learning course in statistics. Under discussion are problems concerning e-learning in Arab countries with special focus on the difficulties of the application of e-learning in the Arabic world as well as designing an Arabic platform with its language and technical challenges. For the platform we have chosen a wiki that supports L A T E X for formulas and R to generate tables and figures as well as some interactivity. Our system, Arabic MM*Stat, can be found at http://mars.wiwi.hu-berlin.de/mediawiki/mmstat_ar . Copyright Springer-Verlag 2013
Keywords: E-learning; MM*Stat; Wiki (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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Working Paper: Using Wiki to Build an E-learning System in Statistics in Arabic Language (2007)
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