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DOI:   10.3217/jucs-020-10-1407


Incremental Prototyping Model for the Development of Educational Platforms: a Process of Design and Quality Standards

Marcelo Careaga Butter (Universidad Católica de la Santisima Concepción, Chile)

María Graciela Badilla Quintana (Universidad Católica de la Santisima Concepción, Chile)

Eileen Sepulveda Valenzuela (Universidad Católica de la Santisima Concepción, Chile)

Abstract: Incremental Prototyping Method is an engineering methodology which is presented as appropriate to collect progressive contributions of users and experts of technological solutions that are designed to meet educational challenges. This paper presents the design process that is based on four circuits: theoretical, pedagogical, and technological and management. These circuits involved experts from different disciplines such as; computer engineering, computer science education, graphic design and communication and education. Results show educational platforms which are the result of a recurring review process of the developed technological products and the inclusion of quality standards. That ensures the usability of the product; this means that the product must be coherent and consistent with the educational purpose for which it was initially required.

Keywords: Método Incremental Prototype Method, educational platforms, quality standards

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