System and method for the production of educational material

 

The invention relates to a system and method for the production of educational material for students. The technical result consists in increasing the quality of educational material by taking into account the individual characteristics of students, the course teaching and learning environment. This system contains the writer of the original learning materials in the database, input means for inputting data relating to pupils, and data related to environmental education, and the means of production of educational material designed to select at least one source educational material from the database based on predefined selection criteria and entered data relating to pupils, and data related to environmental education, for the production of educational material on the basis of at least one selected source of educational material. 2 N. and 8 C.p. f-crystals, 8 ill.

The technical field,

The present invention relates to a system and method designed for the production of educational materials, and in particular, relates to a system and method for the production of training materials, adapted to the relevant sposobnostey) using the database.

Prior art

Regular training material is a standardized school textbook provided a major publishing house. For example, in a school textbook for students of the first class in Japan often contains a picture walk through the school yard, surrounded by cherry trees in full bloom in April (season ceremony of entering school in Tokyo in Japan), which provided for the expression of high spirits pupils participating in the ceremony of admission to the school. Though the cherry trees blossom in Tokyo in April, on Okinawa they bloom in February, and in may in Hokkaido. So cherry blossoms correctly corresponds to the expression of high spirits pupils participating in the ceremony of admission to the school. Thus, conventional textbooks in Japan are, in General, standardized with regard to Tokyo, and they are published on the basis of the regional environment, expressing centrism Tokyo. For example, even if students in Okinawa see in the tutorial image with flowering cherry trees that blossom in Tokyo in April, which corresponds to the curriculum for April, due to the fact that not cherry blossoms in April, Okinawa, uceni is that students do not receive a strong enough impression of the flower, pictured in the tutorial.

As described above, conventional educational material published without taking into account the regional characteristics of the respective students. That is, the drawings in the textbooks depict various scenes without taking into account regional conditions. Such standardized textbooks not enhance the sensitivity of the students.

In addition, in a normal environment the learning environment is not taken into account the qualifications of the teacher.

Brief description of the invention

The present invention is directed to a system and method designed for the production of educational material, which includes the ability or the individual characteristics of the respective students, the progress of education, environment education, educational policy and school qualification or individual characteristics of the teachers.

The system and method, in accordance with the present invention is aimed at three types of training materials. Although the first type of educational material (i.e., normal type), at first sight, similar to the regular textbook, instructional material of this type is made on the basis of the characteristics of the respective pupils and the views of parents/students. The second type of training materiality all what interests the student, to promote the independence of the student and his positive attitude. That is, the teaching material of the second type is a training material folder type exercises (hereinafter material folder type), such as Notepad or workbook.

The present system and method directed to the third type of educational material, which is a mixture of the first type (normal type) and type II (folder type), based on the respective abilities of the pupil. The degree of mixing of educational material hybrid type is determined by ability and/or level of training appropriate students. It should be noted that the training materials obtained from this system can be used in various educational institutions such as school, school "mixed" category, or cultural center, and so on, and the term "student" includes a student's person, such as a student, preschooler or student of the school. That is, the present invention is directed not only on students but also on different people, such as employees of the company.

To achieve the above purpose system designed for the production of educational material, in accordance with the present invention contains what about the input for inputting data as related to the disciples, and data related to environmental education;

the means of production of educational material designed to select at least one source educational material from the database based on predefined selection criteria and entered data relating to the student, and data related to environmental education, to build at least one selected source material on the basis of predetermined patterns of education to the selected source of educational material on the basis of at least one selected source of educational material.

In accordance with the present invention, it becomes possible to easily and correctly to create educational material that is adapted for each student by entering data relating to the student (e.g., subject, year of study, age, learning ability, academic history, or the independence of the student, and so on), and data related to environmental education (for example, personal characteristics, qualifications of the teacher, the number of years of teaching experience, the achievements of the teacher, or the environment in the school, data related to environmental education, and pre-defined selection criteria.

For example, assume that the target student is a student of the third grade, and he lives in the area For agricultural production for his textbook on natural science in this system is offered to the user (e.g., teacher, student or parents) to enter the following data related to student, and data related to environmental studies: natural Science as a subject in the third grade and location of the field X. This system automatically produces educational material that is adapted to the student in accordance with the entered data and pre-defined selection criteria. To create educational materials for pupils from primary school to secondary school, preferably "pre-defined selection criteria were grouped taking into account "the official guide to learning" and "time", defined by the Ministry of education. The official guide to learning affect the content of the training materials. The selected time may affect the amount, i.e. the number of pages. In addition, the selection criteria can be determined at the discretion of the enlightenment Japan to study the natural Sciences for students of the third class defines three chapters: "Living beings and their environment", "Matter and energy" and "Earth and space". When based on this official guide will be made by the selection criteria, the present system will be educational material, comprising three chapters, described above, for the student of the third year of study.

In addition, in this case, the section "Living creatures and the environment they live in" the official guide defines the study of several plants by developing an understanding of plant growth, with educational material includes this content. When a student lives in region x and the place of his residence entered as data related to environmental education, this system allows to obtain educational material including the content data on plants or insects related to X.

The student, parent or teacher can modify the educational material produced by the present system. Preferably, the teacher made the modification of the format of the educational material to adapt it to the respective students.

The teacher introduces some of the data relating to both the students and environmental education, and the system then produces educational material. Teacher, litvania educational material student and teacher training material, the original training materials included in it, and evaluation of educational material stored in the database for management training. These data can be used for the next generation of educational material for the target student or other students.

Environment learning area in which students live, (for example, culture, history, and geography and so on) is an important factor, and the environment learning is introduced as data about the environment, and learning to use them. For example, when this system is based on the data about the environment of education determines that the target student lives near the sea, the system produces educational material including the content extraction and processing of seafood or description of the wildlife of the sea. Accordingly, since the target student tends to feel a great interest in wildlife, the sea, the educational material including the content material about the wildlife of the sea, allows you to more effectively attract the attention of the target student and can improve motivation for learning the target student.

In a preferred variant embodiment of the system for p the service materials contain elements of text, still images, moving images, illustrations, photographs, drawings, graphics and sound.

In accordance with a variant embodiment of the present invention provides the ability to create educational material that uses different elements, such as text or a moving image. As will be obtained visualized educational material, the student can more effectively and easy to learn with this training material.

In another variant embodiment of the system for the production of educational material, in accordance with the present invention, the educational material is a material normal type, referring to which the teacher develops their instructions, material type files, records in which produces the pupil and which itself is populated with specific data during the training of the student in the subject matter, or material of a hybrid type, which is a mixture of materials normal-type and folder type, based on respective abilities of the pupil.

In accordance with this alternative embodiment of the present invention this system allows you to create teaching materials of various types wbny material of conventional type. Course material folder type is more suitable for the so-called "learning-based project" or "active learning". In the case of educational material such as folders, it may include any indications such as multiple keywords or URL (uniform resource locator), intended for use as a useful reference. Of course, such instructions may be automatically selected in accordance with the independence of the student and on the basis of the qualifications of the teacher (i.e., data relating to the student, or data related to environmental education) and the selected instructions can be included in the training material.

In yet another variant embodiment of the system designed for the production of educational material, in accordance with the present invention the means for producing educational material contains a tool that is designed to generate the training manual and/or an evaluation sheet based on the data related to the student data related to environmental education, the selected source materials or received educational material.

In accordance with this alternative embodiment of the present invention easily can be the first material and appropriate for students.

In yet another variant embodiment of the system for the production of educational material, in accordance with the present invention, the system further comprises an assessment tool designed to assess the severity of the learning outcomes relevant student by recording the image of the pupil using a CCD camera (camera based on charge-coupled device) during the listening student lectures, using the obtained training material and means for transmitting results of the evaluation on a personal computer parents clients.

In yet another variant embodiment of the system for the production of educational material, in accordance with the present invention, the database may represent one or more databases that are managed by the administrator. The present system further comprises a database for management training, which is controlled by a person related to the school, or by a third party, which the school is entrusted with the management. Educational material generated by this system can be used by student, by teacher, or by a third party and may be presented on the screen of the personal computer, or may be printed on banahatti with the present invention, the database may be a conventional database or database designed for learning. This system can search for the required information using search engine in the specified database. The files stored in the specified database can be managed and sorted as by file type, and file attributes (such as file attribute "hidden"). The present system further comprises a means for gathering information such as file information (types, attributes, and update date and so on) of the evaluation results and any comments received from the personal computer of the client (student, teacher or parent) in real time or in batch mode.

In yet another variant embodiment of the system designed for the production of educational material in accordance with the present invention, access to the specified database, and this system can be provided from anywhere on the network using a personal computer, a network television or satellite television set-top boxes.

For ease of explanation aspect of the present invention has been mainly described as a system, i.e. the device, however, it should be understood that the present invention can be implemented as methods, soonho to write programs.

For example, in accordance with another aspect of the present invention, a method for the production of educational material contains the following steps:

stage write source educational materials in the database;

the phase of the input data related to student, and data related to environmental education;

the step of choosing at least one source educational material from the database based on predefined selection criteria and entered data related to student and data related to environmental education to obtain a teaching material on the basis of at least one selected source of educational material.

In a variant embodiment of the method, intended for production of educational material, in accordance with the present invention educational material and/or source training materials contain elements of text, still images, moving images, illustrations, photographs, drawings, graphics or sound.

In yet another variant embodiment of the method, intended for production of educational material, in accordance with the present invention educational material is a material normal type, with reference to which the teacher carried the and, which is a mixture of materials normal-type and folder type, based on respective abilities of the students.

In yet another variant embodiment of the method, intended for production of educational material, in accordance with the present invention, the selection step and the production contains the generation of the training manual and/or an evaluation sheet based on the entered data relating to the student data related to the environment of study, selected raw materials or produced educational material.

In yet another variant embodiment of the method, intended for production of educational material, in accordance with the present invention for guidance on training and/or assessment worksheet record in the client computer of the teacher, in this case, when the client computer is a teacher connected to the client computer-student information status, which includes information on the progress of the learning process and learning outcomes the student using the produced educational material recorded in the client computer, the pupil, is automatically transferred from the client computer of the student in the client computer of the teacher to record information about the stat is for the production of educational material, in accordance with the present invention; and

Fig.2 is a block diagram of a computer system, which allows you to work in the system for the production of educational material, in accordance with the present invention; and

Fig.3 is a block diagram representing the concept of a learning environment, implemented using a system designed for the production of educational material, in accordance with the present invention; and

Fig.4 is an algorithm illustrating an example of a method of production of educational material, in accordance with the present invention; and

Fig.5 is an algorithm illustrating an example of a method intended for production of educational material for self-study, in accordance with the present invention; and

Fig.6 is a display interface for displaying the content of educational material produced by the present system;

Fig.7 is a table representing the configuration sheet, training manual, generated by the present system;

Fig.8 is a table representing the configuration of the evaluation sheet, generated by this system.

A detailed description of the preferred options of the incarnation

Several preferred options embodiments of the present system, with reference to the accompanying drawings.

Fig.1 depicts a block diagram representing the basic configuration system designed for the production of educational material, in accordance with the present invention. As shown in Fig.1, the present system 10, intended for the production of educational material, contains a database 12, the tool 14 is input, and a means 16 for the production of educational material. In the database 12 were loaded with various initial training materials that will be selected and implemented in the educational material, such as text and image data. The tool 14 input produces the indication transmitted to the personal computer PC 18 client-teacher, which is connected to a network interface of the present system via a network, such as the Internet, for entering data relating to pupil, and data related to environmental education. The tool 16, designed for the production of educational material, selects at least one source educational material from the database 12 in accordance with the input information pertaining to the student, and data related to environmental education, to generate educational material tailored for the target student, from the selected source of educational material. This siccaturie are local or remote terminals, through the network. Although the generated training material can be used in the form in which it is produced, it can be modified by the teacher or parents to more closely match the target student.

In Fig.2 depicts a block diagram illustrating the basic arrangement of a computer system, which enables the system designed for the production of educational material, in accordance with the present invention. As shown in Fig.2, computer system 20 includes a processor 21, a random access memory RAM 22, a persistent storage device, a ROM 23, a network interface 24, the controller 25 of the auxiliary drive and the system bus 26. Each of the elements, such as RAM 22 in the computer system 20 is connected via the system bus 26 with each of the other elements. Computer system 20 is connected via the controller 25 of the auxiliary drive auxiliary drive 27. The auxiliary memory 27 or the ROM 23 contains a program that embodies the method in accordance with the present invention, a large number of original training materials and pre-defined selection criteria. Before the program is loaded into RAM as the Internet, and similarly connected to the remote terminal 19 connected to the network 18. The computer 20 is connected via the network interface 24 with a personal computer (or terminal) 29 client or the remote terminal 30. Personal computer 29 client or remote terminal 30 is used to display any information provided educational material.

In Fig.3 depicts a block diagram schematically representing the concept of a learning environment, implemented a system for the production of educational material, in accordance with the present invention. As shown in Fig.3, the database search engine contains one or more databases, which are connected through a network. In the database is written to a different source of educational materials, selection criteria and generated training material along with the score sheets, and leadership training. This database may be a shared database, the database used for training, or paid or free database. The database is intended for training, may have a filtering function for filtering harmful content. The database, designed for management training, shown in Fig.3, may be about thecause for training, and can be blocked unauthorized access by using a firewall. In a database designed to manage training can be recorded information relating to the student, and information related to environmental education, such as personal information about the students or the teachers, the learning outcomes of students abilities to teach students the history of each student's learning, and the environment of the school. This database is intended for learning can be embedded in the main database. Information recorded in these databases are classified into several classes according to the level of access. For example, some classes are limited to recording only for persons who have the appropriate access rights. When the files (i.e. information) in the databases are updated, the present system may collect static information for the evaluation, such as the person making the update time stamps, modify, and used the time to write in the form of hidden files. This static information can be added to the file when it is updated. Alternatively, this static information may be embedded in updating taleproizvoditeli educational material in accordance with the present invention. As shown in Fig.4, at step S1, the present system produces an indication to the teacher (or student, or parents) to enter data relating to the student that relate to the target student, to develop educational material, as well as data related to environmental education. This system allows you to create a user interface focused on work with menu for instructions for the user to select any options, such as age or the names of items.

At step S2, the present system selects at least one source educational material from the database in accordance with the entered data relating to the student data related to environmental education, and selection criteria, to select the source of training materials. This system then generates the educational material that is adapted for the target student or class, of the selected original training materials. This system also automatically generates the evaluation sheet of the training manual and worksheet links school-house, which are used by teachers or parents, in accordance with the entered data, generated educational material, and pre-selected Cree is so it can be modified by the student, teacher or parent. Educational material can be in the form of "software copies in any form of electronic display, print, or can be placed in any other appropriate media. Each of the elements of the learning material (i.e. the original training material) may consist of text, still image, moving image, illustration, photography, drawing, graphic, or sound.

At step S3 generated educational material is presented to the teacher. If necessary, the teacher modifies the educational material. For example, the teacher checks the structure, content, layout, design, compliance with the target student teaching material for modification of any of its parts or replace any parts on manually selected original training data.

At step S4, the teacher discusses the modified teaching material with both student and parents, for modifying it so that the pupil was fully satisfied with it. The teacher can also change the content or design of educational material taking into account the relevant students.

This system genosha system collects data estimated from the personal computer of the client / student to write them as in the scorecard, and the sheet of the training manual for each section or block of material. The Professor lecturing with the use of educational material based on the estimates in the evaluation sheet or sheet of the training manual.

This system can additionally produce exam students to evaluate learning outcomes in relation to lessons, conducted with the help of educational material. This system can send the file to egzaminowania with signal start working on the client PC. On receiving the signal to begin work, the student can open the file for answers to questions. After expiration of a predetermined period of time, the file is automatically closed to record responses in a hidden file. After this hidden file, which recorded responses will be transmitted in a real system. Thus, the system can arrange the test to assess student who was trained using the training material.

This system can produce a variety of exams, such as the knowledge test, test type of right or wrong, or test with multiple choices. In the present system uses an automated grading system for about the rdit his achievements on the basis of the evaluation sheet, and the student and parents can give answers to a survey about satisfaction regarding the training material and teaching in a teacher. This information will be recorded in the database used for training.

In Fig.5 shows an algorithm illustrating an example of a method intended for the production of self-instructional material in accordance with the present invention; and

As shown in Fig.5, at step S11, the present system generates instructions to the teacher (or student or parents) to enter data relating to the student that relate to the target student to provide educational material and information relevant to environmental education. At step S12, the present system selects at least one source educational material from the database in accordance with the entered data relating to the student data related to environmental education, and selection criteria designed to select the source of training materials. This system then automatically generates from the selected original training materials training material folder type, which is adapted for the target student or class. Entries in kompjyuterizirovany teritiary tutorial type folder contains a large number of gaps. Thus, this tutorial properly filled any useful data, in accordance with the course goal the student himself. The educational level of the textbook is determined on the basis of their respective abilities, and based on the learning motivation of students. For the target student, which has high ability to learn, positive attitude and high motivation training, tutorial folder type will contain a large number of spaces. The tutorial folder type contains a list of recommended books and URLS. The student uses the URL to "active learning" to fill the gaps in the tutorial folder type. In the present system is a collection of recorded data, which are filled by the student from the tutorial folder type for evaluation. The teacher then provides guidance and suggestions to the student on the basis of this evaluation.

In Fig.6 depicts a display interface for displaying the content of educational material produced by the present system. This system automatically selects the adequate initial training materials from the database in accordance with the entered data relating to the student, and data related to environmental education, in order from the Yu summary, section of the detailed description, the visual section, the section relating to this question, and the section of the check sheet. The layout can be determined based on predetermined patterns of editing. In addition, the layout shown in Fig.6, based on a standard structure editing for education. For history textbooks, the content, for example, will be a historic event, its location, detailed description, drawings explaining the event, and the associated URL, volume (i.e. number of pages) of the textbook may be determined in accordance with the criteria of selection of material, which include the time allocated for the respective items. Section of the check sheet can be used to record some data, such as the impressions received information, or the like. In addition, the section also is used to produce a positive attitude toward solving problems.

After the training material used by the student and teacher, is an assessment exam to assess learning outcomes of the student. When training material is a material of normal type, the test is usually performed so that the current exp system is to generate instructions to the student to answer questions. When training material is a material folder type, the test is usually performed in such a way that the student makes a presentation based on your tutorial folder, which was recorded useful information, such as information that was found about the subject.

In Fig.7 shows a table depicting the configuration of a sheet of the training manual produced by the present system, and Fig.8 depicts a table representing the configuration of the evaluation sheet, generated by this system.

The evaluation worksheet, and the worksheet of the training manual is usually produced on the screen of the personal computer client-teacher to write in it. As shown in Fig.7 and 8, these sheets include information relating to the student, and information related to environmental education, such as name, age student for each subject or writing about a successful completion of a subject. Sheet of the training manual contains a section of the training manual, which includes a training plan or coverage of the material. The scorecard contains a section describing the assessment, which includes assessment of teacher, student and parents.

Industrial applicability

The advantages of the device in accordance with h the one to be computerized training material, tailored to each student based on the respective abilities of the pupil.

(2) This system can be used as a remote learning system to provide tailored training materials for users in remote locations over the Internet.

(3) This system allows you to easily evaluate learning outcomes the student.

The above-described examples of the systems. To simplify the explanation of the aspect, in accordance with the present invention, it was generally described in relation to systems, i.e. devices, however, it should be understood that the present invention can be implemented as methods, as appropriate for systems, programs, which is an embodiment of these methods, as well as devices gathering information to write these programs. Thus, for specialists in the art will understand the expression of different variants of the incarnation, which, although not shown directly, or are not described in the present description, embody the principles of the present invention and thus are within the scope and essence of the present invention. Although these systems have been described as components or features, rasprostrani on the same server and they can change the layout without any contradictions.

Claims

1. The production of educational material, containing the means of accumulation, made writable source of training materials in the database, the tool input configured to input data relating to pupil, and data related to environmental education, and the means of production of educational material, made with a choice of at least one source educational material from the database based on predefined selection criteria and entered data relating to the student, and data related to environmental education, for the production of educational material from at least one of the selected original training material.

2. The system under item 1, wherein the educational material and/or source training materials contain elements of text, still images, moving images, illustrations, photographs, drawings, graphics or sound.

3. The system under item 1 or 2, characterized in that the educational material is a material normal type, with reference to which the teacher makes the study: what is a mixture of normal material type and material type of the folder, based on respective abilities of the pupil.

4. The system under item 1 or 2, characterized in that the means of production of educational material provides a means of generating leadership training and/or evaluation sheet based on the data related to the student data related to environmental education, selected raw materials or produced educational material.

5. The system under item 4, characterized in that the guide training and/or evaluation worksheet recorded in the client computer of the teacher, while the client computer is a teacher connected with the computer of the client-learner and information status, which includes a course of study and the learning outcomes of students made learning the material recorded in the student computer client is automatically transferred from the student computer client in the client computer of the teacher to record the status information in the scorecard.

6. Method for the production of educational material containing the stage of recording of the original training materials in the database, the data entry stage, related to the disciples, and data related to environmental education, and the step of selecting at least one source educational materialoteka environmental education, and the stage production of educational material from at least one selected source of educational material.

7. The method according to p. 6, characterized in that the use of educational material and/or source training materials contains the elements of the text, still images, moving images, illustrations, photography, drawing, graphics, or sound.

8. The method according to p. 6 or 7, characterized in that the use of educational material, which is a material of a normal type that is referenced by the teacher in teaching, or material type files, records which are produced by the student, or the material of the hybrid type, which is a mixture of normal material type and material type folders, produced on the basis of the relevant abilities of the pupil.

9. The method according to p. 6 or 7, characterized in that the selection stage or the production stage includes the generation of the training manual and/or an evaluation sheet based on the data related to the student data related to environmental education, selected raw materials or produced educational material.

10. The method according to p. 9, characterized in that the guide training and/or assessment worksheet record in a computer is automatically transmit information status recorded in the computer of the client / student and includes a course of study and the learning outcomes of the student in relation to the produced educational material, from a client computer of the student in the client computer of the teacher to record the status information in the scorecard.

 

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SUBSTANCE: the information meaningful for the payment document is introduced in the computer of the financial settlements and check-out center, the payment document is formed in the form a text and the first dot-and-dash code line and introduced in the electronic data base, the document is displayed for payment to the payer, the payer introduces the information on the quantity of consumed resources and the sum of payments to the document according to the acting tariff rates, these data are introduced in the cash register of the payment reception center with the date of payment, types and sums of payments, these data and the second dot-and-dash code line with these data on the document are represented by means of the cash register, it is sent to the financial settlements and check-out center, the first and second dot-and-dash code lines are read out, the information is compared with the electronic base, entered together with the information on reception of the payment in its electronic data base.

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