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ADAPT Major Design Dimensions for Educational Adaptive Hypermedia PROCEEDINGS

, Politecnico di Milano, Italy ; , Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands

EdMedia + Innovate Learning, in Lugano, Switzerland ISBN 978-1-880094-53-2 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Waynesville, NC


This paper focuses on a vital aspect for educational adaptive hypermedia (AEH): the design. The proper design is the first step towards common design patterns, leading to better, semantically enhanced authoring systems for AEH. This can mean easier access to these special tools for personalization for the domain expert without computer knowledge. A high-level taxonomy is proposed here, as a result of many brainstorming sessions within the European Community project, ADAPT. This taxonomy is justified with the help of both AEH implementations and theoretical frameworks.


Garzotto, F. & Cristea, A. (2004). ADAPT Major Design Dimensions for Educational Adaptive Hypermedia. In L. Cantoni & C. McLoughlin (Eds.), Proceedings of ED-MEDIA 2004--World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications (pp. 1334-1339). Lugano, Switzerland: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved July 16, 2018 from .


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