DojoIBL: Online Inquiry-based Learning

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DojoIBL is a web based platform to support collaborative inquirybased learning processes. It imitates real-world research processes and organizes inquiry activities into several phases. DojoIBL considers lessons learned from the weSPOT project and offers a cloud-based highly scalable infrastructure that has a strong focus on (mobile) data collection. In this sense, DojoIBL blends formal (desk-top based) learning and informal (mobile) learning. Within the course of 1 year, a design based research methodology was implemented in 10 national and international inquiry projects. Within this period, students were inter-viewed at regular times. Time and task management issues turned out to be critical functionalities and were thus implemented in several iterations.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAdvances in Web-Based Learning – ICWL 2017.
Subtitle of host publication16th International Conference, Cape Town, South Africa, September 20-22, 2017, Proceedings
EditorsH. Xie, E. Popescu, G. Hancke, B. Fernández Manjón
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-319-66733-1
ISBN (Print)978-3-319-66732-4
Publication statusPublished - 19 Sep 2017

Publication series

SeriesLecture Notes in Computer Science


  • Inquiry-based learning
  • Cloud-based learning
  • Community of inquiry

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