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iClass is an real-time interactive teaching and learning platform on cloud, it focuses in enhancing the interactiveness in the classroom. This system consists of “Teacher Platform” (HTML5 version) and “Student Platform” (iOS version + HTML5 version).
Teacher can login to the “Teacher Platform” and post various kind of activates, such as “Drawings”, “Keywords”, “MC Questions”, “e-book”, “Peer Review” and “Web Browser”. Students can login their “Student Platform” to collect the teaching materials and response to them accordingly. After the responds from students are received, “Teacher Platform” can analyse the received data and generate real-time statistics for the class, the result can then projected to the projector screen.
Teacher can upload graphics or worksheet to the cloud, students can then finish the worksheet in our canvas. After that, students can submit to the cloud for marking. Teacher can then project student’s work to the screen to enhance class interaction.
Student can submit keywords to the cloud. iClass will generate real-time statistic in graphical form, which can visualize the key idea of the whole class, which can help to discuss the topic more deeply.
Student can view, share, comment and rate other classmates’ works. This is a brand new concept of peer assessment. Student can study from each other.
Teacher can upload the notes to the cloud using the PDF format. Students can then download the notes from their own mobile devices. They can write down their notes while they are listening to the class.
Teacher can upload some video to YouTube and post the link to the cloud. As a result, school does not need to worry about the problem of file storage and how to distribute the videos.
Teacher can post questions to the cloud at anywhere, anytime. Student can get the question and answer accordingly. Our system will mark the answer automatically; the statistic will be projected to the screen in real time. The teaching and learning progress of the class can be known efficiently.
Teacher can post textual question to the cloud. Student can get the question and
record their voice accordingly. Teacher can then receive the audio clips from
students can correct their pronunciation in different languages respectively.
Teacher can create a quiz on our platform. The question types include matching,
fill in the blanks, multiple choices and numerical questions. With the model answer
provided from teachers, iClass can automatically mark and generate report for the
whole class in no time. Teacher can also set the time limit for the quiz.
Teacher can set any topic in a course to be the offline topic. Student can then download
all the content and materials in that offline topic when internet connection is available.
Students can upload their responses when there the connection is back again. This
functions enable learning outside classroom without any internet connection available.
iClass was developed from the e-Learning Technology Development Laboratory, our project team has the license for commercialization.
The iClass development team won 3 awards in Hong Kong ICT Award 2011-12. If you need more information, please feel free to visit our website.