E-Learning & Educational Software




Definition. E-Learning includes traditional or modern methods and techniques and by using the ICT technologies (multimedia processing and asynchronous or synchronous communication), leads the subjects that uses it, to gaining experience in understanding of knowledge and skills in an area of activity.

Definition. Educational software stands for any software product in any format (executable or not) that can be used on any computer and represents a subject, a theme, an experiment, a lesson, a course etc, being an alternative or the only solution towards traditional educational methods (blackboard, chalk, etc).

Basically, e-Learning offers the convenient and efficient access to the newest information and knowledge, new and efficient teaching, learning and evaluation knowledge’s methods, constant training and forming. In the same way, e-Learning is an alternative to constant education in nowadays’ or tomorrow’s informational society. The specific characteristics of e-Learning technologies bring new dimensions in education which can be complementary or alternative than traditional methods in education. These characteristics offer the possibility to organize on-line learning on subjects or themes, while traditional learning is organized on groups/ age classes.


TEACHER: active behavior in the education and training

Computer : Means of training a new vision of education, research and innovation.

Technology: mediator of quality education.

The students: active participants in their own learning.



If a classic hand-drawn by an author or authors of more specialized software in return for education can only be developed through the collaboration of authors: specialist teachers, IT specialists, psychologists, even students. Thus, lessons and courses will be attractive and useful to obtain the powers envisaged by the curricula.




Solutions 21st Century Skills    BETT 2009- Londra: Siveco&Sanako


- M. Vlada, Noi tehnologii de e-learning, Conferinţa Naţională de Învăţământ Virtual, CNIV 2003, Software educaţional, Editura Universităţii din Bucureşti, 2003 (ISBN 973-575-822-9), http://fmi.unibuc.ro/ro/pdf/2004/cniv/Definitii-2004.pdf [online]

- M. Vlada, New Technologies in Education and Research. Models and Methodologies, Technologies and Software Solutions, LAMBERT Academic Publishing, ISBN   978-3-8433-6391-4, 260 pag., 2010: https://www.morebooks.de/store/gb/book/new-technologies-in-education-and-research/isbn/978-3-8433-6391-4




  • Learning by students on general knowledge about e-Learning patforme the country and the world, their architectures, international standards,  Open Source and e-Learning platforms;
  • Acquiring knowledge about AEL platform (interactive lessons)
  • Familiarizing students with information about the Romanian educational portal, offers online courses in Romania, Romanian projects in e-Learning

Training ability to design, implement and evaluate educational software and to select appropriate educational and technical resources and utilize them effectively.




1 - GENERAL ISSUES ABOUT E-LEARNING: Definitions, terms, arguments, E-Learning - eLearning paradigm, e-Learning system architecture, advantages and disadvantages of e-learning platforms, e-Learning solutions, management e-Learning Process

2 - E-LEARNING PLATFORM: General, International Standards, the standard architecture of a platform of e-Learning, an organization of e-Learning platforms, Paradigm Free / Open Source Software (FOSS) e-Learning and Open Source Platform

3 - E-LEARNING IN ROMANIA: Overview; Romanian educational portals, AEL - native platform, integrated computer-assisted instruction, offers online courses in Romania, Romanian projects in e-Learning

4 - E-LEARNING ON THE WORLD: Courses and Web materials, distance education, educational programs

PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS DEMONSTRATION: design, implementation and evaluation of educational software using the application: Asymetrix ToolBook II Assistant, Presentation of the steps needed to be monitored to achieve an ongoing interactive learning / training Review Catalogues object's Assistant; Linking "medium" variant, such as text, images, video and audio clips.






1.            Vlada M. , New Technologies in Education and Research. Models and Methodologies, Technologies and Software Solutions, LAMBERT Academic Publishing, ISBN  978-3-8433-6391-4, 260 pag., 2010

2.            Vlada M., E-Learning and Educational Software, New technologies for e-learning Conference on Virtual Learning, Educational Software, University of Bucharest, 2003

3.            Adăscăliţei, A., Computer-assisted instruction: teaching computer, Polirom, 2007.

4.            Brut, M., Tools for e-learning: the teacher of modern computer user, Iaşi, Polirom, 2006.

5.            Cristea, V., Iosif, G., Marhan, A., Niculescu, C., Trăuşan-Matu, Ş., Udrea, O., Training on Web Intelligent Systems, Editura Politehnica Press, Bucureşti, 2005.

6.            CNIV Project, http://www.cniv.ro

7.            ICVL Project, http://www.icvl.eu

8.            http://advancedelearning.com 

9.            http://www.elearning.ro, eLse: http://adlunap.ro/else_publications/

10.        www.cisco.com/uniunivercd/cc/td/doc/product/ipvc/ipvc20/priguide/chap1.htm

11.        http://www.ee.tuiasi.ro/~aadascal/curs_iac/IAC_manl_idd2k5.pdf

12.        http://depmath.ulbsibiu.ro/chair2/craciunas/model%20standard%20platforma%20eLearning.pdf

13.        http://www.mountainquestinstitute.com/definitions.htm

14.        www.intelera.com/glossary.htm

15.        http://www.cybermediacreations.com/elearning/glossary.html

16.        http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elearning

17.        http://www.skillsoft.com/infocenter/research/default.asp

18.        http://www.let.uu.nl/lt4el/?content=home&language=ro

19.        www.edu.ro

20.        www.1educat.ro

21.        http://www.e-scoala.ro/

22.        http://www.academiaonline.ro/

23.        http://www.timpsoft.ro/

24.        http://www.centrulonline.ro

25.        http://www.cpea.ro

26.        http://www.englezaonline.ro

27.        http://www.cecidd.ro

28.        http://www.cursurionline.ro

29.        http://www.onlinecurs.ro




TEACHER: active behavior in the education and training


COMPUTER: Means of training a new vision of education, research and innovation.

TECHNOLOGY:  mediator of quality education

THE STUDENTS:  active participants in their own learning




Ref.:  http://www.intime.uni.edu/, University Northern Iowa, USA  |   Bloom's Revised Taxonomy - (LINK-1, LINK-2) [Remembering, Understanding, Applying, Analyzing, Evaluating, Creating] 


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The International Conferences on Learning & Training



Online EDUCA Berlin

Source: ONLINE EDUCA BERLIN - www.online-educa.com

The International Conference on Technology Supported Learning & Training

ONLINE EDUCA BERLIN, the largest global e-learning conference for the corporate, education
and public service sectors, is the key annual networking event for the international e-learning and
technology-supported learning and training industry, attracting and bringing together experts in the
vanguard of technology-enhanced learning from around the world.

Size and Scope: Every year, ONLINE EDUCA BERLIN attracts over 2000 participants from more
than 90 countries world-wide, making it the most comprehensive annual meeting place for
technology-supported learning and training professionals.

New Products and Trends: Visit our exhibition and demonstration area at the heart of the
conference venue, where leading international e-learning manufacturers, suppliers, and service
providers display their latest developments, products and tools.

2010 – ONLINE EDUCA BERLIN: Global E-Learning Event to Tackle Inclusive Education

Themes of The International Conference on Technology Supported Learning & Training | www.online-educa.com
• E-Learning in the Corporate and Company Context
• "Learning Futures" in Higher Education
• Classroom Learning and ICT
• Public and Professional E-Learning
• Lifelong and Informal Learning
• Designing, Teaching and Learning with Digital Media and Tools
• Games and Simulations in Support of Learning
• M-Learning: Learning in the Hands of the Learner
• Web 2.0 linked to Education 2.0
• Video in Support of Online Learning
• Quality and E-Learning
• Assessment and Evaluation
• Online Learning, Equality and Accessibility
• The Application of Research Outcomes in the TEL Field
• E-Learning Policy and Practice



BETT London - Modern technologies for education and research development

Source: BETT (British Education and Training Technology) http://www.bettshow.com/
BETT – London: „Learning Creatively through Technology”

About BETT
Dedicated to showcasing the best in UK and international educational technology products,
resources and best practice, it has enabled thousands of practitioners to enhance their knowledge of
learning through technology.

Taking place each January at Olympia in London, BETT attracts more than 600 educational
suppliers and around 30,000 visitors. It brings together the global teaching and learning community
for four days of innovations and inspirations.

BETT is the world’s leading event for educational technology where education professionals can
evaluate and purchase a comprehensive range of ICT products and services. From early years to
universities, BETT is an indispensable part of the annual knowledge-gathering process, coming at a
time when establishments are planning and budgeting for the new school year.

BETT Awards: The winners of the BETT Awards 2010, the most prestigious and sought-after
accolade for educational technology suppliers, were announced last night at a ceremony on the
opening day of BETT, the world’s largest educational technology event. Organised by Emap, Becta
and BESA (the British Educational Suppliers Association), the BETT Awards recognise and
celebrate the best and most innovative technology solutions available for UK classrooms.



ICL: Interactive Conference on Computer Aided Learning - Austria


Source: ICL – Interactive Computer Aided Learning - http://www.icl-conference.org/

ICL – Interactive Conference on Computer Aided Learning

The annual ICL conferences - founded in 1998 - will be held during the second half of September.

Scope of the conferenc

This interdisciplinary conference aims to focus on the exchange of relevant trends and research
results as well as the presentation of practical experiences gained while developing and testing
elements of interactive computer aided learning. Therefore pilot projects, applications and products
will also be welcome.

General conference topics are, but are not limited to

• Web based learning (WBL)
• Life long learning
• Adaptive and intuitive
• Responsive environments
• Semantic metadata for e-learning
• Mobile learning environments and
• Computer aided language learning
• Platforms and authoring tools
• Educational MashUps
• Networks/Grids for learning

•Knowledge management and

• Educational virtual environments
• Applications of the Semantic Web
• E-Portfolios
• Standards and style-guides
• Remote and virtual laboratories
• Multimedia applications and virtual
• Pedagogical and psychological issues
• Evaluation and outcomes assessment
• New learning models and applications
• Cost-effectiveness
• Real world experiences
• Collaborative learning
• Pilot projects / Products / Applications




Last updated at: April 20, 2011.