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Scalable Monitoring of Student Interaction Indicators in Exploratory Learning Environments

Sergio Gutierrez-Santos, Stefano Capuzzi, Ken Kahn, Sokratis Karkalas, Alexandra Poulovassilis
2016 Proceedings of the 25th International Conference Companion on World Wide Web - WWW '16 Companion  
We present and evaluate a web-based architecture for monitoring student-system interaction indicators in Exploratory Learning Environments (ELEs), using as our case study a microworld for secondary school  ...  We discuss the challenging role of teachers in exploratory learning settings and motivate the need for visualisation and notification tools that can assist teachers in focusing their attention across the  ...  We thank all members of the project for their help and insights.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2872518.2891075 dblp:conf/www/SantosCKKP16 fatcat:l5w6dbsmv5gunofbx7dftisfue

Measuring creative potential: Using social network analysis to monitor a learners' creative capacity

Shane Dawson, Jennifer Pei Ling Tan, Erica McWilliam
2011 Australasian Journal of Educational Technology  
<span>Despite the burgeoning rhetoric from political, social and educational commentators regarding creativity and learning and teaching, there is a paucity of scalable and measurable examples of creativity-centric  ...  It then provides an initial case study of how social network analysis may be meaningfully applied to evaluate students' learning networks and creative capacities, and elaborates on how such an evaluative  ...  leading indicators of student learning dispositions and engagement in a learning network.  ... 
doi:10.14742/ajet.921 fatcat:nqbthpbtkbgshprzn2hqisnmli

Monitoring for Awareness and Reflection in Ubiquitous Learning Environments

Juan A. Muñoz-Cristóbal, María Jesús Rodríguez-Triana, Vanesa Gallego-Lema, Higinio F. Arribas-Cubero, Juan I. Asensio-Pérez, Alejandra Martínez-Monés
2017 International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction  
Nevertheless, in ubiquitous learning environments monitoring has been usually limited to activities taking place in a specific type of space (e.g., outdoors).  ...  In this paper we propose a monitoring system for ubiquitous learning, which was evaluated in three authentic studies, supporting the participants in the affordable monitoring of learning situations involving  ...  Main results of the evaluation process Topic Results Table 3 3 Design guidelines for monitoring solutions in ubiquitous learning environments, indicating the sources from which they emanated in the  ... 
doi:10.1080/10447318.2017.1331536 fatcat:ui5yedeqd5dc7owf4l4dl2byna

Online forum discussion interactions as an indicator of student community

Shane Dawson
2006 Australasian Journal of Educational Technology  
An implication emerging from these findings is the ability for the institution to implement evaluative measures to gauge levels of student sense of community in a just in time environment.  ...  As discussion interactions are automatically captured and reported, the data provides an indication of the degree of community developing among the student population at a specific snapshot in time.  ...  Deriving from this relationship is the capacity to ascertain levels of student sense of community in a just in time environment.  ... 
doi:10.14742/ajet.1282 fatcat:6bhudi4ixfgvdp6jnh45rwtssy

LECTOR: Towards Reengaging Students in the Educational Process Inside Smart Classrooms [chapter]

Maria Korozi, Asterios Leonidis, Margherita Antona, Constantine Stephanidis
2017 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
learning activity.  ...  This paper presents LECTOR, a system that helps educators in understanding when students have stopped paying attention to the educational process and assists them in reengaging the students to the current  ...  As a result, the quiz not only restored their interest, but also resulted in deeper learning. Monitoring the Attention Levels of an Individual Student.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-72038-8_11 fatcat:qg46qtxp4rct7cjnhoa5wcfkhu

Visualisation and Analysis of Students' Interaction Data in Exploratory earning Environments

Manolis Mavrikis, Zheng Zhu, Sergio Gutierrez-Santos, Alexandra Poulovassilis
2015 Proceedings of the 24th International Conference on World Wide Web - WWW '15 Companion  
Log files from adaptive Exploratory Learning Environments can contain prohibitively large quantities of data for visualisation and analysis.  ...  We also present some additional, more targeted, visualisations of the students' interaction data.  ...  We thank all the members of these projects for their help and insights.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2740908.2743046 dblp:conf/www/MavrikisZSP15 fatcat:rucsorjm7vbn5m5sn6igjxfy5q

3D Multi User Learning Environment Management - An Exploratory Study on Student Engagement with the Learning Environment [chapter]

Indika Perera, Colin Allison, Alan Miller
2012 Applications of Virtual Reality  
., 2010) project allows students to engage in a simulated archaeological excavation, and then explore a recreation of the site.  ...  Research on integrating 3D MUVE with e-Learning infrastructure with the objective of formulating a blended learning environment with 3D support is conducted (Perera et al., 2010; Perera et al., 2011a)  ...  Second Life region rental was supported in part by the University of St Andrews Fund for Innovations in Learning, Teaching and Assessment (FILTA).  ... 
doi:10.5772/36254 fatcat:fjpusbkwjvcsll6eey5mw6gbau

Analyzing the Users' Acceptance of an IoT Cloud Platform using the UTAUT/TAM Model

Antonio Robles-Gomez, Llanos Tobarra, Rafael Pastor-Vargas, Roberto Hernandez, Juan M. Haut
2021 IEEE Access  
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The authors are especially grateful to the UNED's students that took part in the opinion survey.  ...  These nodes interact across heterogeneous hardware and software platforms by including dedicated and embedded devices [2] . This way, it is possible to create scalable network environments flexibly.  ...  For instance, solutions for multiple fields of application are being proposed and experimented, such as e-health for people monitoring [5] , customized health-care [6] , or biosensors-based environments  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2021.3125497 fatcat:sdrulbakebfldojdrrivbj22aq

The Scalable Adapter Design Pattern: Enabling Interoperability Between Educational Software Tools

A. Harrer, N. Pinkwart, B.M. McLaren, O. Scheuer
2008 IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies  
Tutoring Systems and collaborative learning environments.  ...  In these cases, interoperability between learning tools-getting the pieces to talk to one another in a coherent, well-founded manner-is a crucial requirement that is often hard to achieve.  ...  We performed two exploratory studies in which dyads of students used our integrated BND software to collaborate in solving modeling tasks, such as that in Fig. 5 .  ... 
doi:10.1109/tlt.2008.18 fatcat:pdgwgp3fwzhlznaod4qm77y43e

Online Computer Games as Collaborative Learning Environments: Prospects and Challenges for Tertiary Education

Marina Papastergiou
2008 Journal of Educational Technology Systems  
This study is aimed at presenting a critical overview of recent research studies on the use of educational online games as collaborative learning environments in Tertiary Education (TE), namely higher  ...  within TE institutions; b) the impact of online games on students' motivation, academic performance and collaborative practices; c) the impact of the use of online games for educational purposes on faculty  ...  The game enables a human tutor to monitor student performance, and includes tools for student-tutor and student-student interaction.  ... 
doi:10.2190/et.37.1.c fatcat:wlzjolnmqvesldkg3ldbvnztdy

Learning Analytics Lens: Improving Quality of Higher Education

Monika Hooda
2020 International Journal of Emerging Trends in Engineering Research  
Analysis of the research questions, methodology, techniques, learning environment, associated projects, and findings of various published papers is done and is accordingly categorized.  ...  It has also helped in monitoring and motivating them, discovering undesirable learning behaviors and their emotional states, help educators and administrators to unlock big data potentials, and making  ...  The authors in [130] present the implementation of social learning analytics indicators to predict learner's performance in an online problem-based learning environment.  ... 
doi:10.30534/ijeter/2020/24852020 fatcat:rcsczjgrzzfq3c6n3ihdkxigpa

Promoting deep learning through online feedback in SPOCs

Renée Marianne Filius, Renske A.M. de Kleijn, Sabine G. Uijl, Frans J. Prins, Harold V.M. Rijen, Diederick E. Grobbee
2018 Frontline Learning Research  
We interviewed eleven instructors and four students and organized a focus group to formulate scalable design propositions for instructors in SPOCs to promote deep learning.  ...  To activate these mechanisms, scalable feedback interventions are described in three categories.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank Rianne Bouwmeester PhD from Utrecht Medical Center in the Netherlands (UMC) for contributing to this article by executing an audit.  ... 
doi:10.14786/flr.v6i2.350 fatcat:y4cmarpwzrgvrkjh63xinmthlm

Adaptive E-Learning

Valerie Shute, Brendon Towle
2003 Educational Psychologist  
In this article, we review some of the demonstrated effects of ATIs, describe how ATI research naturally leads to adaptive e-learning, and describe one way in which an adaptive e-learning system might  ...  Together with Lee Cronbach, Dick Snow formalized this interaction, consequently revolutionizing the thinking and researching of human abilities in the 1970s.  ...  One way learning environments differ is in the amount of student control supported during the learning process.  ... 
doi:10.1207/s15326985ep3802_5 fatcat:itlcqtisqve3bk4vkqwpgqepgq

Affective learning: improving engagement and enhancing learning with affect-aware feedback

Beate Grawemeyer, Manolis Mavrikis, Wayne Holmes, Sergio Gutiérrez-Santos, Michael Wiedmann, Nikol Rummel
2017 User modeling and user-adapted interaction  
plays in the adaptive delivery of formative feedback to support learning.  ...  This paper describes the design and ecologically valid evaluation of a learner model that lies at the heart of an intelligent learning environment called iTalk2Learn.  ...  In addition, in (Holmes et al., 2015a) we explore multiple dimensions of formative feedback provided while students are undertaking the learning activities in our exploratory learning environment.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11257-017-9188-z fatcat:4eacmcwygbhfxcjgxt73n5jrc4

The design of a system to support exploratory learning of algebraic generalisation

Richard Noss, Alexandra Poulovassilis, Eirini Geraniou, Sergio Gutierrez-Santos, Celia Hoyles, Ken Kahn, George D. Magoulas, Manolis Mavrikis
2012 Computers & Education  
We report the challenges involved in building a system that is both intelligent and exploratory, a learning environment in which both student and teacher are supported without explicit tutoring.  ...  This paper charts the design and application of a system to support 11-14 year old students' learning of algebraic generalisation, presenting students with the means to develop their understanding of the  ...  Acknolwedgements The MiGen project is funded by the ESRC and EPSRC the Technology Enhanced Learning programme (RES-139-25-0381).  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.compedu.2011.09.021 fatcat:cn6sexhping3jke3fwtggcnhcm
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