132views more  TLT 2010»
8 years 3 months ago
ClassroomWiki: A Collaborative Wiki for Instructional Use with Multiagent Group Formation
Wikis today are being used as a tool to conduct collaborative writing assignments in classrooms. However, typical Wikis do not adequately address the assessment of individual stude...
Nobel Khandaker, Leen-Kiat Soh
123views more  IJDET 2010»
8 years 5 months ago
An Adaptive Course Generation Framework
: Existing adaptive e-learning methods are supported by student (user) profiling for capturing student characteristics, and course structuring for organizing learning materials acc...
Frederick W. B. Li, Rynson W. H. Lau, Parthiban Dh...
147views Data Mining» more  EDM 2009»
8 years 6 months ago
Using Dirichlet priors to improve model parameter plausibility
Student modeling is a widely used approach to make inference about a student's attributes like knowledge, learning, etc. If we wish to use these models to analyze and better u...
Dovan Rai, Yue Gong, Joseph Beck
209views Multimedia» more  ITS 2010»
8 years 6 months ago
Persuasive Dialogues in an Intelligent Tutoring System for Medical Diagnosis
Being able to argue with a student to convince her or him about the rationale of tutoring hints is an important component of pedagogy. In this paper we present an argumentation fra...
Amin Rahati, Froduald Kabanza
154views Data Mining» more  EDM 2010»
8 years 6 months ago
Can We Get Better Assessment From A Tutoring System Compared to Traditional Paper Testing? Can We Have Our Cake (Better Assessme
Dynamic assessment (DA) has been advocated as an interactive approach to conduct assessments to students in the learning systems as it can differentiate student proficiency at a fi...
Mingyu Feng, Neil T. Heffernan
182views Hardware» more  ETS 2000»
8 years 8 months ago
Conferencing in communities of learners: examples from social history and science communication
A commonly encountered view of computer conferencing focuses on peer interaction, student empowerment and a shift in both teacher and student roles. This paper argues that this vi...
Ann C. Jones, Eileen Scanlon, Canan Tosunoglu Blak...
118views more  JCP 2007»
8 years 8 months ago
Tutoring an Entire Game with Dynamic Strategy Graphs: The Mixed-Initiative Sudoku Tutor
Abstract— In this paper, we develop a mixed-initiative intelligent tutor for the game of Sudoku called MITS. We begin by developing a characterization of the strategies used in S...
Allan Caine, Robin Cohen
246views more  IJOE 2007»
8 years 8 months ago
Course of Programmable Logic Control (PLC) in Distance Learning
: The experience and content of a PLC course developed for distance learning (ODL) is presented. The course aims to introduce the student into the automation world of industrial pr...
Joaquin Ros Florenza
108views more  IIE 2006»
8 years 8 months ago
Towards the Information Society - the Case of Finnnish Teacher Education
Abstract. The use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in education is one important competence that student teacher should develop in their academic studies. To be ca...
Johani Rautopuro, Susanna Pöntinen, Jari Kukk...
94views more  CCR 2007»
8 years 8 months ago
You must be joking...: why Alice killed Bob
Humor is something that I take very seriously. Recently, I have been thinking a lot about it. It all started with a pet peeve of mine that got spurred on by a comment from a stude...
Michalis Faloutsos