Maintenance, sustainability and extendibility in virtual and remote laboratories

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2011-08-10
Authors
KARA, Ali
ÖZBEK, Mehmet Efe
ÇAĞILTAY, Nergiz
AYDIN, Elif
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Social and Behavioral Sciences
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This study presents discussions on sustainability of Virtual and Remote Laboratories (VRL), and provides challenges toward maintenance of VRLs. Technical and pedagogical issues in extension and sustenance of VRLs are discussed with the experiences of the authors gained in the development of a VRL system, European Remote Radio Laboratory (ERRL) platform. Moreover, the study presents actions to be taken in sustenance plan and expendability of VRL system with the advances in Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) and educational technologies along with the needs of educators and learners in formal education.
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electrical & electronics engineering
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