EDUCATIONAL REWARD INFORMATION COMMUNICATION API (ERIC API): A PRELIMINARY STUDY RESULT

  • Rita Kuo New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
  • Cheng-Li Chen Athabasca University
  • Zhong-Xiu Lu Athabasca University
  • Maiga Chang Athabasca University
  • Hung-Yi Chang National Kaohsiung University of Science and Technology
Keywords: Learning Management System, Secure Communication, Authorization, Trading Card Game, Educational Reward

Abstract

Educational Resource Information Communication (ERIC) API is used to connect two separate systems while keeping both systems working independently without leaking users’ privacy data. This research uses ERIC API to integrate an educational reward system called Trading Card Game with Moodle, a famous open-source learning management system. When students authorize Moodle to dispatch the rewards (i.e., in-game cards) for completing learning activities (e.g., assignments and quizzes) to their account in the Trading Card Game, Moodle will no information about the credentials that they have in the Trading Card Game. This research conducts a pilot study to understand whether or not students are satisfying with having the API to integrate Moodle and Trading Card Game. The results not only show that ERIC API is acceptable for students but also provide researchers and teachers support of evidence to having a reward system into their learning management system.

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Published
2019-09-23
How to Cite
Kuo, R., Chen, C.-L., Lu, Z.-X., Chang, M., & Chang, H.-Y. (2019). EDUCATIONAL REWARD INFORMATION COMMUNICATION API (ERIC API): A PRELIMINARY STUDY RESULT. Revista Produção E Desenvolvimento, 5. https://doi.org/10.32358/rpd.2019.v5.395
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Projects and Practices in Education