Learning environment for PHP programming language
Teh, Elizabeth Pei Luan
Date of Issue2017-05-15
School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Online learning has been stepping ahead as a benchmark in the delivery of Singapore’s education where every institution is to acquire basic proficiency in Information Technology (IT). This enables learners, educators, and even administrators to achieve personal accomplishments or professional degrees, without the need of being physically there in an academic setting. Additionally, today’s users are independent learners, learning via online platforms and thus changing them to one of the most effective self-learning principles. Therefore bringing into this project of developing a learning environment through a free open source platform, named “Moodle”, for one of the world’s most popular and powerful programming languages, PHP Programming Language. The project focuses on the need for the general learning environment to be equipped with domain specific features for further improvement. The report highlights the implementation of distance learning environment. Testing of the environment has been conducted in several roles, Administrator, Manager, Course Creator, Teacher and Student, to ensure that the project fully covers every user’s experience. Comparisons of Moodle plugins have been made to facilitate learning, thus eliminating to only incorporating interactive assessment questionnaires, challenging assignments and concise lectures activities to serve as a full learning environment and assist traditional learning, supporting ad-hoc consultation using the environment.
Final Year Project (FYP)
Nanyang Technological University