Personalised e-learning, semantic web and learning ontologies
Peter, S.E., Dastbaz, M. and Bacon, E. (2008) Personalised e-learning, semantic web and learning ontologies. Proceedings of World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications 2008. Ed/ITLib Digital Library, Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA, USA , pp. 1818-1825.Full text not available from this repository.
Kurzel(2004) points out that researchers in e-learning and educational technologists, in a quest to provide improved Learning Environments (LE) for students are focusing on
personalising the experience through a Learning Management System (LMS) that attempts to tailor the LE to the individual (see amongst others Eklund & Brusilovsky, 1998; Kurzel, Slay, & Hagenus, 2003; Martinez,2000; Sampson, Karagiannidis, & Kinshuk, 2002; Voigt & Swatman; 2003). According to Kurzel (2004) this tailoring can have an impact on content and how it’s accessed; the media forms used; method of instruction employed and the learning styles
This project is aiming to move personalisation forward to the next generation, by tackling the issue of Personalised e-Learning platforms as pre-requisites for building and generating individualised learning solutions. The proposed development is to create an e-learning platform with personalisation built-in. This personalisation is proposed to be set from different levels of within the system starting from being guided by the information that the user inputs into the system down to the lower level of being set using information inferred by the system’s processing engine. This paper will discuss some of our early work and ideas.
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