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IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies Vol. 11, No. 3 (2018) pp. 307–320
This paper introduces VisEN, a novel visual narrative framework that has been shown to facilitate, support, and enhance student engagement in an adaptive Online Learning Environment (OLE). VisEN provides explorable visual narratives personalized to...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2005 (October 2005) pp. 1903–1909
Delivering the most appropriate learning object for a learner's goals, needs and preferences presents an interesting research challenge. [Dagger et al., 03] presents a solution based on the production of and selection between multiple candidate...
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 8, No. 3 (2005) pp. 9–25
The goal of personalised eLearning is to support e-learning content, activities and collaboration, adapted to the specific needs and influenced by specific preferences of the learner and built on sound pedagogic strategies. One of the major...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2005 (October 2005) pp. 2746–2754
Although personalised eLearning can offer many tangible benefits to the entire educational process such as teacher and learner empowerment [Conlan et. al. 2004] [Bajraktarevic et. al. (2003)], educational community collaboration and tailored...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2002 (2002) pp. 210–217
e-Learning systems that produce personalized course offerings for the learner are often expensive, both from a time and financial perspective, to develop and maintain. Learning content personalized to a learners' cognitive preferences has been shown ...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2004 (2004) pp. 234–242
With the increasingly demanding schedules of formal and casual learners and the proliferation of terminal devices available for content delivery, learners are demanding ubiquitous access to their learning. The multi-modal nature of the variety of...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2004 (2004) pp. 2579–2587
Adaptive personalized eLearning experience development is an expensive and time consuming process. Typical adaptive course creation requires input from subject matter experts, pedagogical experts and technical experts. This paper describes a...
An Architecture for Candidacy in Adaptive eLearning Systems to Facilitate the Reuse of Learning Resources
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2003 (2003) pp. 49–56
Because of the significant time, money and effort devoted to creating online learning resources, one of the key challenges of producing this learning experience is to reduce the costs involved with authoring, re-authoring and re-purposing learning...
Topics: Learning Objects
Dynamic Contextual eLearning - Dynamic Content Discovery, Capture and Learning Object Generation from Open Corpus Sources
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2005 (October 2005) pp. 2158–2165
Adaptive Web Systems are seen as one of the main ways in which tailored learning experiences may be provided to individuals. However, such systems are restricted by the fact that they are reliant on content that has been specifically developed for...
International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 5, No. 1 (2006) pp. 11–17
The runtime creation of pedagogically coherent learning content for an individual learner's needs and preferences is a considerable challenge. By selecting and combining appropriate learning assets into a new learning object such needs and...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2006 (October 2006) pp. 1912–1919
A learner's knowledge is often the key aspect towards which personalized eLearning systems attempt to adapt. However, the assessment of their knowledge usually involves tedious and time consuming questionnaires or making stereotypical assumptions...
International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 5, No. 1 (2006) pp. 113–127
The just-in-time generation of personalized learning experiences requires the assembly of atomic learning assets into coherent learning activities for a learner, based on his/her preferences and requirements. Through the appropriate application of...
Topics: eLearning, Learning Objects, Schools, Competencies, Secondary Education, Instructional Materials, Learning Outcomes, Teaching Methods, Students, Learning Management Systems, Classrooms, Inclusive Education, Instructional Design, Cognition, Teachers, Educational Technology, Curriculum
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2002 (2002) pp. 344–350
Adaptive Hypermedia Systems are capable of delivering personalized learning content to learners across the WWW. Learning Environments provide interfaces and support services to aid tutors in course construction and aid learners in navigating those...
International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 16, No. 1 (February 2017) pp. 81–98
E-learning makes educational resources available to learners spread all over the world, resulting in a greater diversity of learners. Adaptation and personalisation aim at providing appropriate learning opportunities to users with diverse needs and...
Iterative augmentation of a medical training simulator: Effects of affective metacognitive scaffolding
Gudrun Wesiak; Christina M. Steiner; Adam Moore; Declan Dagger; Gordon Power; Marcel Berthold; Dietrich Albert; Owen Conlan
Computers & Education Vol. 76, No. 1 (July 2014) pp. 13–29
Experiential training simulators are gaining increasing popularity for job-related training due to their potential to engage and motivate adult learners. They are designed to provide learning experiences that are directly connected to users' work...