Kennedy, Paul; Ellis, Wade; Benoit, Steven
March 2007
Mathematics & Computer Education;Spring2007, Vol. 41 Issue 2, p118
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the use of online instruction systems for mathematics. Online platforms have been shown to alleviate students' deficiencies and improve mathematics skills. It explains that online systems can be divided into two general categories which include the carriers of instruction or Learning Management Systems (LMS) and the instruction-based systems or Interactive Learning Systems (ILS). LMS provide facilities for communication, grading and grade reporting, among others while ILS are specific to particular courses and are usually stand alone instructional environments that students can use anytime at their own pace.


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