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e-Learning Management System Using Service Oriented Architecture

Mohammed A. Jabr1 and Hussein K. Al-Omari2
  • 1 ,
  • 2 , Afganistan
Journal of Computer Science
Volume 6 No. 3, 2010, 285-295

DOI: https://doi.org/10.3844/jcssp.2010.285.295

Published On: 31 March 2010

How to Cite: Jabr, M. A. & Al-Omari, H. K. (2010). e-Learning Management System Using Service Oriented Architecture. Journal of Computer Science, 6(3), 285-295. https://doi.org/10.3844/jcssp.2010.285.295

Abstract

Problem statement: Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) defines how to integrate widely disparate applications for a world that is Web based and uses multiple implementation platforms. Using (SOA) one can build durable e-learning contents, regardless of changes or evolutions in technology. This means that new content should be added to existing content without costly redesign, reconfiguration, or recoding. Approach: In this study an e-Learning management system with Web services oriented framework was proposed. The system will be an open source application with client-scripting facility. It also supports the cross browser and it is fully integrated with different databases; MS SQL Server, MS Access, Oracle and LDAP. Results: The key values of Interoperability, durability, compatibility, manageability, dynamic reusability and accessibility in the proposed architecture enhance the future e-Learning systems to communicate more efficiently and share data more easily. Conclusion/Recommendations: Web services architecture will provide a standard based platform for Service-Oriented Computing. It defines itself as a set of specifications that support an open XML-based platform for description, discovery, and interoperability of distributed, heterogeneous applications as services.

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Keywords

  • eLearning, e-Learning
  • SCORM
  • evolutionary model
  • 3-tier architecture
  • service oriented architecture