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Title:
Large Scale Training through Spoken Tutorials to Promote and use OpenModelica
Author:
Kannan M. Moudgalya: Dept. of Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India Bhargava Nemmaru: Dept. of Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India Kaushik Datta: Dept. of Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India Priyam Nayak: Dept. of Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India Rahul Jain: Dept. of Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India Peter Fritzson: Dept. Computer and Information Sciences, Linköping University, Sweden Adrian Pop: Dept. Computer and Information Sciences, Linköping University, Sweden
DOI:
10.3384/ecp17132275
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Year:
2017
Conference:
Proceedings of the 12th International Modelica Conference, Prague, Czech Republic, May 15-17, 2017
Issue:
132
Article no.:
29,
Pages:
275-284
No. of pages:
10
Publication type:
Abstract and Fulltext
Published:
2017-07-04
ISBN:
978-91-7685-575-1
Series:
Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings
ISSN (print):
1650-3686
ISSN (online):
1650-3740
Publisher:
Linköping University Electronic Press, Linköpings universitet


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The step-by-step self-teaching approach through audiovideo tutorials, known as Spoken Tutorials, has been very successful. About 3.4 million students in India have taken at least one course during the past 6-year period, of which 1.6 million students have attended the rapidly expanding course programme during 2016. This programme has now been expanded by a newly developed course in Modeling and Simulation with Modelica using the OpenModelica open source tool, primarily via the OMEdit graphical user interface. The spoken tutorial programme is exclusively based on free and open source software. This paper gives an introduction to the spoken tutorial approach and presents the recently developed spoken tutorial series for Modelica using OpenModelica. Feedback of participants shows that this series is an effective tool for self-learning of OpenModelica. The paper also presents a new web version that generalises the interactive DrModelica course material, OMWebbook: it enables students to learn Modelica, do text-based modeling exercises, and run simulations without needing to install a Modelica tool. OMWebbook is also planned to be covered in a future update to the spoken tutorial course on Modelica

Keywords: Spoken Tutorial, tutorial, Modelica, Open-Modelica, teaching, self learning, modelling, simulation

Proceedings of the 12th International Modelica Conference, Prague, Czech Republic, May 15-17, 2017

Author:
Kannan M. Moudgalya, Bhargava Nemmaru, Kaushik Datta, Priyam Nayak, Rahul Jain, Peter Fritzson, Adrian Pop
Title:
Large Scale Training through Spoken Tutorials to Promote and use OpenModelica
DOI:
http://dx.doi.org/10.3384/ecp17132275
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Proceedings of the 12th International Modelica Conference, Prague, Czech Republic, May 15-17, 2017

Author:
Kannan M. Moudgalya, Bhargava Nemmaru, Kaushik Datta, Priyam Nayak, Rahul Jain, Peter Fritzson, Adrian Pop
Title:
Large Scale Training through Spoken Tutorials to Promote and use OpenModelica
DOI:
https://doi.org10.3384/ecp17132275
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